Tag Archives: Granville

Women business owners learning to be successful

Female business owners 6x4

By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks Pub for a “roundtable” discussion about the joys, hardships and personal successes of operating in a small town. Susan Knapp of Slate Town Brewing Company, Lisa Brill of Pine Grove Diner, Vicky Hale of On […]

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Gemini Fitness reopening in Granville

Gemini Fitness reopening

By Jay Mullen Granville’s local fitness center, Gemini Fitness, will be reopening in compliance with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s safety protocols on Monday, Aug. 24 at 5 a.m. The safety protocols include wearing masks at all times. Gov. Cuomo announced on Aug. 17 that gyms and fitness centers will be allowed to reopen at 33% occupancy […]

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Jordan Flower to exhibit at Pember Aug. 23

Middle Bridge by Jordan Flower

The Pember Library and Museum will host an art show on Sunday, Aug. 23, with artist Jordan Flower. Flower is well-known throughout the area for his paintings of locations in Granville and nearby Vermont, as well as scenes of Glens Falls and Fort Edward. The Granville community has become familiar with and enamored of Flower’s […]

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My View: Granville school plan ‘not good’


To the Editor: I cannot in good conscience sit back and watch what is unfolding at the Granville High School with regards to the reopening plan put together and promoted by our school superintendent. In last week’s Sentinel he is quoted as stating: “The plan is very similar to the districts throughout the Capital Region.” […]

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School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided


By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state does not allocate the necessary funds. At the moment there has been no state funding allocated to school districts throughout the state for Universal Pre-kindergarten (UPK) programs, according to Granville school superintendent Thomas McGurl. UPK […]

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Florida computer company takes ownership of former TD Bank building

td bank

By Matthew Saari The sale of the former TD Bank building on Main Street has closed. The buyer is Compu-Design USA, a Florida-based retailer of computer hardware, software, accessories and telecommunication devices. Laura Chadwick, Washington County’s director of Real Property, confirmed the property deed was filed on Thursday, Aug. 6. “It finally did come through,” […]

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Three drunk drivers nabbed in one day

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By Matthew Saari Granville police had their hands full during the closing days of July, arresting three local men and charging them with driving while intoxicated. “It was just about 24 hours,” Granville Sgt. Ryan Pedone said. “It was busy – well above average.” The trio of arrests, which occurred over a span of 25 […]

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Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

It Gives You Strength paperback cover

By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, Philip Brown decided to look at all the things he recalled as a child. He even brought his four kids to the places that filled him with great love. One such place was Hicks Orchard. […]

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Granville unveils school reopening plans


By Matthew Saari “We’re really reinventing education…it is going to be a very different school day.” That was how Granville schools superintendent Tom McGurl summarized his district’s – and every school district dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic – plans for reopening for the 2020-2021 academic year. Granville released its plans, entitled “Golden Opportunities Return; A […]

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Village cancels concerts into August

Magill Mombo

By Matthew Saari Granville’s Summer Concert Series has been canceled for the foreseeable future. Village clerk Rick Roberts broke the news Tuesday, after Mayor Paul Labas contacted the state, seeking guidance on whether to move forward on this week’s concert. “Mayor Labas just called me after speaking with Sam Parker, our regional representative to the […]

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Women business owners learning to be successful

Female business owners 6x4

By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26


A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

Chasin Racin #20

By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim


By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

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