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Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation officers to carry firearms. The resolution is contingent on a firearms policy that will be drafted by Sheriff Jeff Murphy and the board’s Public Safety Committee. Once that policy has been finalized, all 13 county […]

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No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward the Vermont border and police are no closer to finding him today than they were a year ago. Vermont State Police, the lead agency on the case, said earlier this week there no new updates. […]

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Boys’ basketball downed by Hoosick Falls

Granville’s boys’ basketball team played one of its best halves of basketball but was unable to contain an undefeated Hoosick Falls team in the second half. The Panthers outscored Granville 31-16 in the second half on their way to a 57-40 victory. Connor McCart led Hoosick Falls with 26 points. Jacob Young led Granville with […]

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Hebron seeks to abandon roads

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By Derek Liebig The Town of Hebron is considering abandoning four seldom-used roads to reduce its liability. Hebron Supervisor Brian Campbell said the roads are Oak Hill Road, Pfitzie Road, West Campbell Lane and Wilson Lane. In each instance, the roads see very little traffic, and some, such as Wilson Lane, have essentially become private […]

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Hartford eyes money use policies

By Dan King The Hartford Town Board is looking into developing three new policies regarding the use of town money. Town Supervisor Dana Haff said the goal was to avoid confusion and fraud. A debit card policy would require that both Haff and Town Clerk Denise Petteys be informed before any purchases are made with […]

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Town mulls buying Camp Hebron

By Derek Liebig The Town of Hebron is exploring the feasibility of acquiring a portion of Camp Hebron. Supervisor Brian Campbell said the town has been approached about the possibility of purchasing 70 acres of the 427-acre camp, owned by the Presbytery of Albany. Once a children’s camp, it has been for sale for a […]

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Lady Long Rider

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A woman in the midst of an 8,000 mile transcontinental journey astride a horse will present a slide show on her trip next week at the Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The presentation will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Bernice Ende is a teacher who decided to spend her retirement traveling […]

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Wrestling team second at Tartan Duals

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Granville’s wrestling team capped a successful week by going 3-2 at the Tartan Duals in Scotia. The Horde defeated Albany 60-20, Cairo Durham 55-30 and Cambridge 60-23 and lost to Scotia 42-36 and Catskill 52-30. Catskill won the duals with a sterling 5-0 record while Granville edged Scotia for second place. Anthony Arbuckle was named […]

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Hartford Town Board approved appointees

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By Dan King The Hartford Town Board appointed personnel and renewed policies last Tuesday during its organizational meeting. Resolutions were passed regarding the established rules of procedure for town board meetings, authority of the supervisor, code of ethics, conflicts of interest and designating a depository. Supervisor Dana Haff said that not all of the policies […]

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Girls’ beat by undefeated Panthers

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Granville’s girls basketball team fell to undefeated Hoosick Falls 65-22 Friday night. The Panthers held Granville to single digit scoring in all four quarters on their way to their eighth win of the season. Liz Ryan scored a game-high 14 points and was one of four Panthers to reach double digit scoring. Marissa Brown led […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]