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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Classifieds 03/04/14

Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

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By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For […]

Granville MMA fighter to be featured on CNN

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By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who has spent two-and-a-half years training in mixed martial arts will have her story […]

Students, faculty join to boost school spirit

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By Derek Liebig Granville Central School pride was alive and well, at least for one night, as students, faculty and […]

Boy Scout Troop 83 Moving Forward

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By Dan King Boy Scout Troop 83 in Whitehall is in a transition, but new scoutmaster Jason Ashline says he’s […]

Whitehall golf second in state for GPA

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The fall 2014 season was great for Whitehall athletes on the course and field, and it continues in the classroom. […]

WHS to host musical Friday and Saturday

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Students at Whitehall High School will be performing a musical this weekend. March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each […]

Teacup auction

The Wells United Methodist Church will host a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, March 13, at the Modern Woodman Hall […]

Solomon Northup reenactor in Salem

The Salem Courthouse Community Center, 25 East Broadway, continues its March Civil War series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March […]

Village of Granville taxes to increase

By Derek Liebig A decrease in revenues will lead to a tax increase for village residents. The Granville Village Board […]

Ice fishing clinic at Carter’s Pond

Families who wish to learn the sport of ice fishing are welcome to attend a free ice fishing clinic taking […]

Granville man arrested for heroin

A Granville man is facing drug charges after he was found in possession of heroin and marijuana. Brian L. James, […]