Tag Archives: Hebron

County supervisors examine transfer stations’ role-again

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By Bill Toscano   A year after deciding to keep its transfer stations open with a slight increase in fees, Washington County is again looking at ways to eliminate the expenditure going into the five stations. “We’ve had a $400,000 loss already, and we could lose another $600,000,” said Matt Hicks, Granville’s town supervisor and […]

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Service unit looks to expand into Whitehall, Hampton

  The organizers of a very successful charitable endeavor held last year in Granville are hoping to branch out into the surrounding communities. Reverend Jim Peterson, the pastor at the Granville Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Whitehall, said the Granville Service Unit of the Salvation Army is hoping to extend its reach […]

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Granville, Hartford others buying loaders

Granville joined a number of area communities following a Thursday night decision to purchase a new piece of equipment for the highway department. The Granville Town Board joined town boards from Hartford, Hebron and several other Washington County communities by deciding to purchase a new loader following the announcement of state contract prices earlier this […]

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Poland with Lily

It’s a site a little off the beaten path for a summer internship abroad and even the intern admits the choice was a little ‘random’ but Granville graduate Lily McDermott of Hebron said she learned a lot during a summer spent teaching English in Poland. Heading into her junior year at the California Polytechnic State […]

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I do, I do

Same-sex couples said “I do” all over New York beginning at midnight Sunday, but there was no call for ceremonies in the local area. In fact, there was a single ceremony done in all of Washington County. That was in Argyle, where Town Clerk Gianna Cross opened her office for three hours and issued one […]

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Rathbun and crew prepare for Maplesugar weather

Matt Rathbun checks on lines near the Granville town line.

As the mercury crested 50 degrees last week, most people in the area were thinking spring, but just a handful were doing something about it. Matt Rathbun and a crew of four men were checking lines, tapping trees and running new lines, getting ready to collect ample maple sap when it begins to flow.  “Trying […]

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FFA’s 24-foot-tall scarecrow comes to life

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By Alissa Dunavan Granville FFA Reporter The time has finally come for the Granville Future Farmers of America’s 24-foot-tall scarecrow to stand tall next to their chapter store on Route 22 in Hebron. On Sunday, Sept. 19, the Granville FFA members worked hard as a team to finish sewing the clothes and stuffing the scarecrow. […]

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Hit-hit-hit-hit-and-run accident

A driver who allegedly refused to stop despite a number of crashes in Hebron on Aug. 25 was later arrested for driving while intoxicated. (more…)

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Douglas William Holcomb, Sr., 24

Douglas William Holcomb, Sr., died on Friday, March 6 at his residence from complications sustained in an accident three years ago. Douglas was born on May 31, 1984, the son of Pete Holcomb and Sandra (Bickford) Dewey. Prior to his accident Douglas had been employed at numerous slate quarries as well as Manchester Wood. Douglas’s […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]