“I’ve had enough bank robberies to last a lifetime.” Molly Celani Little did anyone expect to see the Granville Main Street TD Bank get robbed for a second time in less than a week, certainly not one of the customers conducting business at the counter Saturday morning. Molly Celani said she was at [...]
Granville Village Police released photos of the bank robber who hit the Main Street TD Bank just before noon Saturday. The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was hurt, but several patrons were in the bank at the time of the robbery. Anyone with information on the robberies is asked [...]
Granville joined a number of area communities following a Thursday night decision to purchase a new piece of equipment for the highway department. The Granville Town Board joined town boards from Hartford, Hebron and several other Washington County communities by deciding to purchase a new loader following the announcement of state contract prices earlier this [...]
By Derek Liebig The Armory is off the table. After a few months of discussing the feasibility of relocating the town offices from the Canal Corp Visitor’s Center to the vacant Armory, at least one town official has decided it’s best to consider other options. Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon said Friday he has decided against [...]
By Derek Liebig Village taxes are expected to increase slightly after the Whitehall Village Board adopted the 2011-12 budget during a brief meeting Tuesday afternoon. The board recommended the hike in taxes to help offset a decrease in revenue generated by assessments. The budget calls for a tax levy (the amount of money generated by [...]
New Granville Mayor Brian LaRose kicked off his first year in office by joining the other village board members in passing a budget which will increase taxes while maintaining services. The $1.31 million budget includes a 3.13 percent tax increase on a tax levy of $968,370. The village tax rate will be $8.92 per $1,000 [...]
Could this be the end of a long-standing fundraising activity? After Whitehall police responded to a complaint from a Whitehall resident concerning the traffic pattern being blocked on Poultney Street due to an American Legion coin drop fundraiser, members of the local fire companies expressed concern that they would also be targeted. “We do our [...]
Bingo Longtime fundraisers fading away? Once upon a time the chairs were full every game night and local fire departments raised a fair amount of money through hosting a weekly bingo game. But those days seem to have gone away.
Assessments in the town of Whitehall will increase on average 15-percent. Town assessor Mary-Ellen Pierce said that based on state equalization rates, the town would be assessed at 85-percent if a change was not made.
New Year sees much progress on ‘Comfort care home’ As a structure begins to rise from the former site of the parsonage at the South Granville Congregational Church, excitement builds among organizers and volunteers – the Haynes House of Hope is close to becoming a reality.