Tag Archives: Money

School Board holds on some cuts

The School Board made adjustments in the proposed 2011-2012 budget Monday night, lowering the potential tax-rate impact, but the final decisions will be held off until a meeting scheduled for April 11. “We need to wait to find out a few more details, especially whether the state is going to put any funding back and […]

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County Board supports Youth Bureau

The Washington County Board of Selectmen sent messages of support for the County Youth Bureau and for farmers to the State Legislature and approved a Solid Waste Management Plan at their monthly meeting March 18. The board passed two resolutions regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposals. One resolution asks the State Legislature to keep the […]

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Tyke’s Tourney March 6

Tyke’s Fishing Derby is so much a part of a Whitehall winter that last year the ice-fishing tourney went on despite the fact there was no ice on South Bay. “We didn’t have any ice last year, and the kids still had a great time,” said Elaine Phillips, who is busty organizing for this year’s […]

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Rec center is bustling

Recreation director Dan Welch reported that his first Friday movie night drew about 25 youths to the rec center and added that he plans to continue to hold similar events. “That’s a really good turnout for the first time,” said Welch who is also arranging plans for a dance at the center. Welch said he […]

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Supervisors’ Corner: Meeting Jan. 12

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 […]

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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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1931 Times brings back memories

Richard Currier knew that he had an old copy of the Whitehall Times, but not until recently had he decided to take a closer look at it. “I had it in my library for a while and I thought that I should dig it out and make some copies of the pages,” said Currier about […]

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Town tackles employee policies

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. […]

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Power going out along wall?

The lights may soon go out for those along the Whitehall – Champlain Canal “free wall.” Whitehall Town Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon said he is now willing to bring the matter of the electricity provided along the wall to a vote at the next board meeting. “I think that we are going to have the […]

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Meeting held over future of the armory

The sign out front says the National Guard has moved out.   So would the town and village be the best choice to move in?   Members of the community met with a representative from U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy’s office on Nov. 18 to discuss the future of the Whitehall Armory.      

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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, […]