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Need a lift? Senior shuttle offers important service

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By Jaime Thomas As a person gets older, it becomes harder and harder to maintain independence—both financially and physically. For those getting up in their years in Granville, getting around does not have to be a problem. The senior shuttle, which has been around for about five years, provides free, local rides to any residents […]

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Granville man on “The Price is Right”

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By Jaime Thomas Screaming, crying, hysterically-excited contestants wildly jumping around on a stage. It’s the classic vision of “The Price is Right.” Bob Schoonmaker fits this bill. The Granville resident and owner of Schoony’s Country Market recently competed on an episode of the game show that will air later this year. For his wife’s birthday […]

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Warren Tire plans summer opening

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One of the region’s largest automotive service providers is hoping to open a location in Whitehall later this year. Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire Service Center, confirmed last week his company is in negotiations to purchase the former Skenesborough Gardens property at 189 Broadway, directly across the road from the CVS shopping plaza. Kellogg […]

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Foreign students experience life locally

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By Jaime Thomas Jacopo Spezia comes from Arco, an alpine village in Northern Italy. Manuchehr Dorgabekov comes from Khorog, a Middle Eastern town located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Tajikistan. What do the two have in common? They’re both spending a year in Granville as foreign exchange students. The 17-year-old boys live with […]

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Benefit spaghetti dinner at Elks Lodge Thursday

A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held this evening to aid a local family whose home was destroyed in a late-night fire last week. The dinner will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 on North Williams Street. Besides spaghetti, the menu will include meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert. […]

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Police Departments offer holiday safety tips

The Whitehall Police Department has a number of tips to keep you and your family safe during the holidays whether you’re at home or shopping. Officers are encouraging people to stay alert when they’re shopping. Always keep your packages in sight especially in high traffic areas like the food court and busy stores. It’s also […]

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School to revive peer mentoring program

By Jaime Thomas When teenagers are upset, they don’t go to the nearest adult for advice — they talk to their peers. That thinking is the basis for a program called Natural Helpers, which is sponsored by the Washington County Council for Prevention. Students from Granville High School will attend a conference at Silver Bay […]

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New book salutes local WWII veterans

Former Granville resident Michelle Yauger will return in mid-October, and she will be bringing an important piece of Granville history with her. The town has always been proud of its veterans, especially the 32 Granville men who died in World War II. The Main Street clock stands in memory of the town’s veterans, and the […]

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Arrest made in latest Champman’s burglary

Two people have been arrested following yet another break-in at Chapman’s Store in Middle Granville. This is at least the third time since March the store has been burglarized. A local man has already pleaded guilty in relation to one of the break-ins. In the latest case, which police said took place Sept. 1, two […]

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Hampton looking to develop agricultural plan

The Hampton planning board is in the early stages of creating a road map for the future development of farming in the community. The plan would be a resource that current and prospective farmers could use as they look to establish or expand their operations. “Because you have Green Mountain College doing so much with […]

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Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow […]

School board gives merger go-ahead

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By Matthew Saari Following much discussion, the Granville Board of Education granted school superintendent Tom McGurl the ability to contact […]

Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar […]

Crowd delights in tree-lighting, Grinch

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By Matthew Saari “Christmas is over, Granville!” So shouted the Grinch as he kicked presents and dragged an uprooted Christmas […]

Whitehall rings in the holidays

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By Matthew Saari Below freezing temperatures did little to deter more than 300 Whitehallers from converging on Skenesborough Park and […]

Obituary: Robert S. Banks

Dresden-Robert S. Banks, 71, of Blue Goose passed away unexpectedly, after a long illness. Bob was born in the Bronx, […]

North Country Freepress – 12/06/19

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