The time is approaching for the annual Haynes House of Hope Sweetheart Dance. The dance’s fourth year kicks off in the ballroom at the Forum on Saturday, Feb. 12, with dinner and dancing to a live band. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and dinner starts at 7 p.m. Dancing starts [...]
By Richard “Geezer” Gordon On Jan.12 the 2011 Town Board organizational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. This should take about a half hour. The regular meeting will begin right after. On the agenda is a vote by the board on the local law for two retirees to be paid a buyout instead of [...]
“We all really appreciate the outpouring of support from the community,” Schoony’s Bob Schoonmaker said. People have been stopping in and offering to help since before the fire was even fully extinguished and Dorie, Rachel and Renee wanted to thank everyone for their help. Schoonmaker said Sunday night he had been in touch with his [...]
The town of Whitehall looked to remedy a pair of previous employee situations at its monthly board meeting on Nov. 10. In the first situation, the board looked into the practice of offering retired employees an insurance buyout, something that had been in practice but had not properly been acted upon with a local law. [...]
The news did not get any better for the Whitehall town budget in the past week. At the public hearing on the preliminary 2011 spending plan on Nov. 4, town budget officer Kathy Jones said there was an increase to the tax rate due to new figures. “We got new information about retirement figures,” said [...]
It took three years but the support staff of the Granville School District has a contract. The new three-year agreement includes a pay raise balanced with concessions on health insurance. The Granville Board of Education voted to approve a contract providing for a raise but one that also asks employees to shoulder an additional portion [...]
When in doubt, check it out Chances are most people have heard of one of the scams being used around the area to try to separate honest, hard-working people from their money, but somehow people still end of falling for it, police said.
Zero base/sum workshops yield 2.95 increase The Granville village board expects to present to the public a budget with a nearly three percent increase in village taxes when they hold their monthly meeting on Monday, March 2.