Tag Archives: Job

Village Board settles dispute over sewer-line mistake

The village board of trustees resolved a nearly three year dispute with local resident Dave Waters, who had to complete work to his mother’s Potter Street home after the village inadvertently cut off the sewer line to her home. The board agreed to pay Waters $792.98 in restitution for repairs Waters completed at the home […]

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School asks for parents help in curbing cell phone use

School officials are trying to cut down on cell-phone related distractions and are asking parents to lend a helping hand. High School principal Kelly McHugh said the school has a policy of no cell phone use between7:30 a.m.and2:30 p.m.Students are permitted to carry a cell phone with them but they aren’t supposed to be visible. […]

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Bassett takes his final bow after 33 years

Bassett “retires” Little League still a part of daily life for Granville’s ‘Mr. Baseball’     After 33 years the man many think of when the think of Granville Little League is stepping down. Ernie Bassett has retired from his role as president. With granddaughters playing high school sports and a grandson starting T-ball, Bassett […]

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Welcome Back Mrs. Arquette

Teachers and staff at Granville Elementary School show thier support for sixth grade teacher Carrie Arquette, center in the front row, in her battle against breast cancer. Monday was Arquette;s first day back on the job at the school and she was greeted by a seas of pink t-shirts bearing the words: “Believe – Hope, […]

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Residents get last look at Revitalization

With implementation of the Mettowee River Revitalization Strategy right around the corner, Granville Mayor Jay Niles urged those who turned out Monday night for the final look to get involved. “Pursue your interests,” Niles told the 20 people in attendance on the snowy night. The Granville Village Board convened the special meeting to get a […]

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Is there anybody out there?

The blog is back   After some moving around as we update and renew our website, the most famous blog in Granville is back on line. Just kidding Ardyce gets much more attention over at the Pember for the great job she does on that website/blog. If you haven’t – check it out. Same goes […]

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quick one

  Who knew? Latest word is that Matt Rathbun changed his mind about taking the interim supervisor’s position. After giving every indication he planned to accept the job, Rathbun said today he will not be named tonight at the special 7 p.m. board meeting.   Haven’t heard yet if this changes anything at the county […]

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Millet to step down

The town of Whitehall is looking for a new clerk. Julie Millett, who was appointed as the Whitehall town clerk in January 2008 and was elected to the post the following November, will be stepping down from the position at the end of this week.  

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Granville turns tables on police training bill

and Keith Lobdell Granville turns table on officer claim  After considering a municipal law regarding a bill from Whitehall for police officer training expenses, the Granville Village Board has voted to seek its own claims.

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A marina for the community

Changes are on the way at the Whitehall Marina.  

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Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]