Tag Archives: Department Of Social Services

Cooling assistance available

The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) has announced that its Cooling Assistance Program is making a limited number of home air conditioners available to eligible New Yorkers with medical conditions exacerbated by heat. The program, supported with $3 million in funding from the Home Energy Assistance Program, is now accepting applications. OTDA […]

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Woman charged with welfare fraud

A local woman was charged with welfare fraud last week after she allegedly received more than $1,000 in benefits to which she was not entitled. Charlene Bessette, 44, of Whitehall, was charged on March 5 with fourth degree grand larceny, a felony, following an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the Washington County […]

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Eye on fuel aid: Demand for energy assistance likely to be up this winter

The early onset of seasonably cool temperatures is expected to result in a greater demand for home heating assistance, officials with the Washington County Department of Social Services said. “My guess is the demand is going to be greater this year because it’s been cold already,” said Paula Reid, director of the home energy assistance […]

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Annual seniors picnic enjoyed by all

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It was warm Friday at the Washington County Park at Huletts Landing, but the heat and humidity did nothing to diminish the spirit of the people who attended the Washington County senior citizens picnic. Despite temperatures that reached into the high 80s and a dewpoint in the 60s, approximately 200 senior citizens from just about […]

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Senior shuttle service expands

Expanded shuttle use will pay Senior shuttle service has been expanded in Granville to include Medicaid patients village officials said Monday night.  (more…)

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Edna Pagones

 Edna Pagones, age 88, passed away at Rutland Regional Medical Center on June 12, 2008.Edna was born on March 29, 1920 in Granville, NY the daughter of Patrick and Anna (Powers) McGrath.Edna was a 1936 graduate of Granville High School. She graduated from Mildred Elley School and returned to Granville where she worked as a […]

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Sandra L. Brock, 82

  Sandra L. Brock, 82, of Poultney Street, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, Feb. 15, 2008.    Born on Oct. 8, 1925 in Whitehall, the daughter of the late Francis and Gertrude (Collins) Foster.  Sandra graduated from Whitehall High School and Albany Business College. In her early years, she worked for the […]

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

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