Read more about the article A safe space to celebrate and soar
Mettawee fifth- and sixth-grade girls reach in for a final cheer at the end of a Heart and Sole practice.

A safe space to celebrate and soar

By Robert J. Niles Girls on the Run (GOTR) may sound like an athletic program designed to introduce young girls to competitive running, but it is so much more. While…

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Read more about the article Memorial Day ceremonies will be normal
Community members gathered in Riverside Park last year after the Memorial Day parade for a ceremony honoring the fallen. (Photo by Caton Deuso)

Memorial Day ceremonies will be normal

Memorial Day is right around the corner and American Legion Post 83 is preparing for the annual Memorial Day parade and ceremonies. Master of ceremonies Mike Rocque said all the…

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Teacher shortage prompts school closure

Whitehall High School students attended their classrooms virtually on Friday, May 13, not just because of an increase in Covid-19 cases but because of a lack of substitute teachers. Whitehall…

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Read more about the article Brooke Benjamin April Student of the Month
Brooke Benjamin was awarded Student of the Month for April. The softball player and soon-to-be high school graduate talked about her experiences of high school during a pandemic and her after-graduation plans. (Photo courtesy of Brooke Benjamin)

Brooke Benjamin April Student of the Month

Whitehall High School senior Brooke Benjamin was awarded the Student of the Month Award for April and she discussed her senior year and plans for after graduation and is excited…

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Read more about the article Devastated twice, Kelley looks forward
Busty’s Brew and BBQ caught fire around 5 a.m. last Tuesday. (Photo by Caton Deuso)

Devastated twice, Kelley looks forward

In August 2020, Joe Kelley of Joe’s Pizza, Sweet Genevieve’s and Busty’s Brew and BBQ, lost his location on Broadway Avenue when a flood devastated much of Whitehall. Now he…

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Read more about the article Man crashes car into garage, flees, then caught by K-9 dog
The garage belonging to Jean Ehntholt at 2695 County Route 17 that was crashed into by Anthony Mullahey, of Waterford, on May 13.

Man crashes car into garage, flees, then caught by K-9 dog

“Friday the 13th” lived up to its name for Jean Ehntholt of North Granville when a Waterford man drove off the road and crashed into her garage and two of…

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Read more about the article Granville schools focus on ‘positive behavior’
Model courtesy of Paul Morcone. The three-tiered Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports model followed by Mary J. Tanner School and Granville Elementary School assessing interventions at a universal, targeted and intensive approach based on a student’s needs.

Granville schools focus on ‘positive behavior’

The three Granville Central School District principals delivered a presentation on the importance of character education and how their respective schools are aiming to reinforce and implement positive behavioral development.…

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Read more about the article Fire company seeks status change:  Non-profit qualifies for grant money
From left, Granville Town Board members Jim Bradt and Tom Cosey, supervisor Matt Hicks and board members Matt Rathbun and Ken Quick on May 12.

Fire company seeks status change: Non-profit qualifies for grant money

The Granville Town Board will host a public hearing on June 9 at 7:30 p.m. to allow the public to speak on the North Granville Hose Company’s desire to amend…

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Read more about the article Safety study set for N. Granville intersection
Photo courtesy of Caton Deuso. Constance C. Whitmer’s 2009 Cadillac sedan following a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Route 40 and County Route 17 in North Granville on May 9.

Safety study set for N. Granville intersection

Another motor vehicle accident at the intersection of State Route 40 and County Route 17 in North Granville that hospitalized a woman has led Washington County Department of Public Works…

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Read more about the article Granville-Whitehall football coach ‘excited’
Photo courtesy of Whitehall CSD. Granville-Whitehall varsity football coach Darin Eggleston.

Granville-Whitehall football coach ‘excited’

The Granville-Whitehall football team is coming together as summer quickly approaches, and head coach Darin Eggleston couldn't be more enthusiastic. “I am very excited about how things have been lining…

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