Tag Archives: Mead

State: Town not obligated to negotiate

The Hampton Town Board has no legal obligation to negotiate a contract with its volunteer fire department according to representative Mackenzie Jewell from the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Members of the fire department, however, continue to insist otherwise. Jewell told members of the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department that the town […]

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John Zellars, 58

John “Punk” Zellars, age 58, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. John was born on March 28, 1954 in Granville, N.Y., the son of the late John C. and Geraldine (Case) Zellars. Though never married himself, John knew the meaning of family. He came from a large […]

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Hampton fire dept. asking for increased funding

The Hampton Volunteer Fire Department’s president painted a bleak picture of the organization’s ability to remain solvent if the town doesn’t increase its budget. Eric Mead said without more money the department will have a difficult time covering its expenses. “Our expenditures are getting above our head,” Mead said. “There’s no more to cut.” The […]

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Town summer rec starts July 6

Time remains to sign up youth for the Town of Granville Summer Recreation Program organizers said recently. The program will be led by directors Megan Mead along with about a half dozen helpers including Katie Beecher, Chanleigh Casey, Sarah Bixby, Meghan O’Brien, Julianne Edwards and Jamie Hicks.  The program will offer indoor and outdoor activities […]

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In Memoriam Carol A. Nadeau & Beatrice A. Mead

Carol A. Nadeau Feb 13, 1944 – Oct 24, 2008 Beatrice A. Mead Feb 22, 1932 – Oct 14, 2007 A rose so rare One of a kind, Love and beauty a mother Yes mine. A rose without thorns Not a petal was torn, A perfect rose stood straight and tall My mother was the […]

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track-in'

Granville had another successful track season under coaches Jack Best and Jay Condon. These are just a few of the obvious successes in the program. Great work folks.       The State Qualifier Meet in Johnstown takes place Thursday, June 3 and Friday, June 4 with Granville qualifiers including:   Evan Miller – High Jump   Aaron […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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 […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]