Tag Archives: Telescope Casual Furniture

Huge mural to celebrate Telescope’s centennial

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Artist Jordan Flower is back again this summer to paint a 3,700-square-foot mural celebrating Telescope Casual Furniture’s 100 years in Granville. The artist, who lives and teaches in Richmond, Virginia, is spending every other weekend in Granville working on the mural, which is being painted on the side of the furniture company’s buildings facing Church […]

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Local businesses get big money from feds

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By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) released data Monday highlighting how much employers across the nation received as a part of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. In Granville, the top recipient was Telescope Casual Furniture, which […]

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Telescope offers production services, state remains mum

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By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal protection equipment (PPE) in its own backyard. Telescope Casual Furniture, a pillar of the Granville community, has a one-million-square-foot production facility, including 30-plus sewing machines, CNC mills, CNC routers, CNC lathes and a full metal […]

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Telescope shuts down

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By Matthew Saari Hot on the heels of a statewide, countywide state of emergency and regional schools closing, a pillar of the Granville community has also announced its closure. Telescope Casual Furniture announced Tuesday it will close its doors until April 1. “As a leading employer in this community, we feel it is our civic […]

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Habitat build draws interest, volunteers

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By Krystle S. Morey Since Habitat for Humanity announced it would erect a home on a vacant lot on Potter Avenue in Granville, the project has gained traction with sponsors and prospective volunteers. Interest in the build is flourishing, even five months before construction is set to start. About 50 people attended a Community Outreach […]

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Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers of America are employing to decorate their tractor for this Friday’s lighted tractor parade, said FFA member Abigail Armstrong. “As many as possible,” she said. About 45 tractors, ATVs and monster trucks are set to […]

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Harvey relief: Region rallies to provide help

Jacob Terry, 6, of Whitehall, raised money to purchase supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

By Krystle S. Morey When 6-year-old Jacob Terry saw on TV the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, he thought: “We need to help them.” Terry and his mother, Tabitha Terry, of Whitehall, watched news coverage of the hurricane on television and online. “He was extremely touched,” Terry said of her son’s reaction the […]

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‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville in the last week. It’s hard to miss them. The signs are part of an effort by local parents to paint the town blue and gold in support of their school, sports and the community. […]

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Annual auction tonight

By Jaime Thomas Anything and everything will be up for bid at the Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department’s annual auction tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. Jon Weiss, department captain, said the long-standing auction, which takes place outside the fire house on Route 133 in Pawlet Village, typically offers “anything under the sun.” Among other items there […]

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Lending a hand: Telescope, Six Flags, town and village crews pitch in

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By Jaime Thomas Volunteers made improvements throughout Granville last week through a couple of separate efforts. Employees from Telescope Casual Furniture worked on a new playground, while Six Flags Great Escape staff cleaned up the Slate Valley Museum. In a collaborative effort with the village and town of Granville, Telescope workers installed a new playground […]

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Women business owners learning to be successful

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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