By Jaime Thomas Model cars, rickshaws, motorcycles and tractors — they’ll all be on display at the seventh annual Penrhyn Engine and Hose Company Car Rally next month. On June 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Middle Granville Carnival Grounds, local car aficionados can look at entries from Granville, Rutland, Hudson Falls and […]
Kathy Jones was replaced last week as the Town of Whitehall’s budget officer in a cost-cutting move Supervisor George Armstrong said will save the town tens of thousands of dollars. Armstrong chose last Wednesday not to reappoint Jones who has served as budget officer, Supervisor’s clerk, and the town highway superintendent’s clerk for the past […]
Half a dozen local organizations that were the beneficiaries of a generous posthumous gift honored the donor at a ceremony held Sunday afternoon at the Skene Manor. Family, friends and benefactors remembered Ed Scott as a charitable man who never forgot his hometown. The recipients said his gift will help their organizations remain solvent during […]
The final seat on the Whitehall Board of Education will be determined during a special run-off election next Tuesday. The election will settle a tie between Mark Ives and Joyce Corcoran, each of whom received 13 write-in votes during last month’s Board of Education election. The two candidates will vie for the remaining four years […]
Six local non-profit organizations are the benefactors of a generous posthumous gift left by a former graduate of Whitehall High School. Ed Scott, a former resident of Whitehall and a 1954 graduate of Whitehall High, donated over $822,000 to six organizations within the community. Recognizing the difficult economic times which lie ahead, Scott established an […]
First meeting under new format In a move designed to make school board actions more transparent, the Granville Board of Education met Monday night with a new style agenda. Under the new agenda, board members will have to identify any item they might wish to discuss in an executive session at the beginning […]
Both the current superintendent of the Granville School District, and his predecessor will forego raises under their current budget plans. Superintendent Mark Bessen and business manager Cathy Somich previously stated they plan to go without a pay increase in the next year, saving the district just short of $7,000. Bessen’s raise would have been $4,500 […]
Board considers layoffs to meet 0 percent goal The Granville Board of Education heard Monday night the only way to get to its tax rate goal for the 2010-2011budget is to lay off four school staff personnel and spend up to $500,000 of its fund balance.
On Monday, children of all ages can welcome Santa Claus as he pulls into the Whitehall Amtrak Station.