Machines at cleanup site

A n excavator and dump truck were at the site of the pile of rubble on Main Street Tuesday morning.

Though employees from Edgeco Environmental, Inc., told Granville officials last week the cleanup would begin this past Monday, a mechanical problem got in the way.

John Winn, an attorney who has been representing one of the former buildings’ owners, said Edgeco officials told him Monday they were waiting to hear from a company that was fixing a hydraulic problem with one of their machines, and they expected the call to come later that day.

“They told me they’re bringing the equipment up to start work as soon as possible,” Winn said.

On Tuesday, Mayor Brian LaRose said he was glad to hear Edgeco’s equipment had been mobilized to Granville.

“It’s been a long time coming. My understanding was it would start last week, and then they said it would start on Monday. When I came home last night and I saw it was still there, I was disappointed,” LaRose said.

He said the village did everything in its means to move the process along, but many people don’t’ realize how layered the cleanup process was.

“We need to get this thing basically done and over. We wish those folks well and hope it gets done as soon as possible,” he said.

At least three Edgeco vehicles were in the lot behind Main Street as of Tuesday afternoon, and the excavator was picking up some debris.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Northshire Freepress – 02/05/16

North Country Freepress – 02/05/16

Weekender – 02/05/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 02/05/16

Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

Finch and Chubb 1

By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill […]

Village of Granville overrides tax cap

dollar

By Dan King If you live in the village of Granville, your taxes will go up this year – the […]

Driver from rollover still hospitalized

Rollover 2

The driver of a log truck that rolled over on Route 4 last Thursday is still in the hospital at […]

Area schools not fiscally stressed

School

By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress […]

Lively trivia night in Granville

trivia night winners

By Linda Ellingsworth Whether it was divine intervention or just plain superlative knowledge, the Looking Upward team trounced all other […]

Northshire Freepress – 01/29/16

North Country Freepress – 01/29/16

Weekender – 01/29/16