Tag Archives: Fire Company

Truck raffle is a go

For the last time, holiday cheer will include the chance to drive away a winner. The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is currently holding its final Truck Raffle in the event’s current format, with members of the department selling the $100 raffle tickets up until the annual dinner and raffle event on Dec. 4. Michael Putorti, […]

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Besides basements, no flooding here

The rains came down and the winds came up. But other than some basement flooding, Whitehall stood strong. The two-part storm that dropped massive rains and produced major winds on the town to help usher in the month of October did not lead to any serious situations, according to town and village officials. “We had […]

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Haunted house saved by firefighters

The Haunted House that wouldn’t Die In horror movies it’s the crazy slasher villain who gets shot, stabbed and even burned, but just keeps coming back – he’s unstoppable. In the Granville variation of that tale, the haunted house no one expected to return does so when least expected and scares a few bucks up […]

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Home Sweet Home?

The town of Whitehall is set to decide on Thursday whether or not to call the Skenesborough firehouse its new home.

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Fires

Busy weekend for firefighters A number of fires over the course of the weekend kept local volunteer firefighters busy with four calls within 48 hours. Firefighters responded to fires at Manchester Wood on North Street Sunday evening, a garage on Mettowee Street early Saturday, Taylor Hill on Saturday evening and a brush fire in Comstock […]

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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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Animal lifesaver

Donation helps four-legged fire victims  A donation from the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association could help the West Pawlet Fire Department save some four-legged lives.

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Members to mull poll status

Membership mulls polling place pass After public outcry over the decision to remove Independence Hall as a polling place, the members of the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Company will examine the matter again Tuesday night, fire company officials said.

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Town discusses fire commission

Is there a way to centralize fire service in the town of Whitehall? That was the question asked by the Whitehall town board at the April 15 meeting.      

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Five injured after Mettowee River crash

All injured in scary crash A 14-year-old girl is being credited with saving the life of a fellow passenger after a crash Saturday evening on Route 22 that saw the vehicle they were riding in come to rest upside-down in the Mettowee River, pinning one of the occupants in the water.

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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, […]