Tag Archives: Fire Chief

Long night for First Responders

As Granville was getting out of bed wondering what damage Tropical Storm Irene and a day’s worth of torrential rains had caused, the volunteer force of first responders were starting their second day of work relating to the storm.  Over the course of an eventful 24 hours, fire fighters, EMS and crews from the village […]

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One killed in Saturday Blaze

Despite a quick response by local firefighters, an early-morning fire in West Pawlet, Vt ., killed one man and destroyed two buildings, including a long-time neighborhood grocery, on March 26. The owners of Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet, Vt., Eric Swanson and Will Kuban, were initially trapped by the flames, but escaped from the […]

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Simple steps make a happy holiday, village chief says

Picture that idyllic holiday scene — roaring fire in the fireplace, gifts piled high under a glimmering and glowing Christmas tree, maybe some candles softly shimmering in the background on top of a table loaded with a big holiday bird. One or all of the features in this scene, however, can be a source of […]

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Hebron Landmark Destroyed

It was a general store, a historic landmark, a business and a home, but now it’s gone. A fire heavily damaged the Bedlam Corners General Store in Hebron Friday morning, Dec. 10, leaving two people without a place to live, a business to operate and a community without a place to get a cup of […]

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Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

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Whistle may return

Mayor proposes return of unique timepiece Just as the streets of Granville had not heard the chimes of the Veterans Memorial Clock in many years, the mayor proposed the return of another unique timepiece to Granville Monday night. Mayor Jay Niles asked the board if there was interest among the board members in bringing back […]

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Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86

Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86, of Granville went into the arms of the Lord on Feb. 10, 2010, with his loving family by his side. Roger was born in Granville, on Aug. 15, 1923, the eldest son of the late John and Alice Evans. He attended Granville High School, graduating in 1941. In 1943, Roger enlisted in […]

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Bingo fundraisers feeling the pinch

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.  

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Community rallies to family

A Monday fire left seven people looking for a place to stay and residents rallying around them.      

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Bingo no more?

Economy, declining numbers could force closure of long time fundraiser

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Weekender 08/29/14

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]