Tag Archives: Animal Control Officer

Four to vie for town justice

There will be a four-person race for Whitehall Town Justice this fall. Virginia Rivette and Robert Putorti Jr. received the Democratic endorsement for this November’s townwide elections. They will oppose Republicans Ken Bartholomew and Tom Nichols for two open spots on the bench. Rivette and Putorti were chosen during their party’s caucus on Saturday. Scott […]

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Pitbulls attack local farmer and his livestock

As town animal control officer, town constable, village animal control officer and a dog control officer for New York State, Boyea deals with his fair share of trouble with area animals. He said he primarily deals with dog control and animal cruelty, and this month he saw an unfortunate incident that happens more often than […]

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Bear struck by car on Broadway

A young bear was struck by a car near on Broadway Thursday night. The bear was struck near the intersection of Fourth Avenue just after 8 p.m., police said. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. After it was struck, the bear, which police estimated at around 60 pounds, ran onto the porch on […]

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Hebron town board

The Hebron Town Board held its regular meeting Monday, June 13 in the West Hebron meeting hall. The board meets regularly on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. “The donkey is very happy now, he has a new home,” Hebron’s animal control officer Jessica Barrett told the board.  Robert D. Wilson, 37, […]

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Found hound in the pound.

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Animal Control Officer Ray Boyea reports this very young female hound/beagle mix was picked up on Dublin Road, Granville, on Jan. 13.  She had no microchip or tags, just a pink collar, he said. Boyea said he has received no calls seeking the dog so far. She has not gotten her canine teeth in yet, […]

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Hey All  – this just phoned in: There was a 2.5 years old kid bitten in  North Granville over the weekend. A woman with a rottweiler is being sought – she’s not in (much)trouble but authorities need to know if the dog had his shots or the kid will get some. Spread the word – call […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

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