Tag Archives: Neighbor

Food shelf seeks assistance

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By Jaime Thomas The decorations and the Christmas trees have (hopefully) been put away, and with them, the season’s spirit of giving has disappeared as well. Our Neighbor’s Table food bank in Wells knows this too well. Director Michelle Bates said between January and April is the worst time of the year for donations, which […]

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Police Departments offer holiday safety tips

The Whitehall Police Department has a number of tips to keep you and your family safe during the holidays whether you’re at home or shopping. Officers are encouraging people to stay alert when they’re shopping. Always keep your packages in sight especially in high traffic areas like the food court and busy stores. It’s also […]

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Woman organizes “Communities Against Cancer”

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                Kathi Brooks was inspired by a childhood neighbor to help out her hometown of Whitehall. When Brooks saw a picture of Carrianne Ripley, a younger neighbor who grew up just down from Jones on School Street, as one of the faces of Glens Falls Hospital Foundation’s “Communities […]

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Town Board oks nuisance law

Board passes ‘public safety, public health law’   The Granville Town Board approved a nuisance law Thursday night, a tool to help convince some residents to take care of issues on their own property that impacts neighbors, officials said.  “It’s a public health, public safety-type law,” Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks said. “It’s just basically going […]

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Village eyes property eyesores

If your neighbors’ lawn is too long or they don’t take care of their garbage and you live in the village, you might have called Granville Village Ordinance Officer Gary Didier into action. As part of the duties of the part-time position, Didier is tasked with keeping an eye out for property owners or tenants […]

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Residents seek help with flooding issues

By Derek Liebig About three dozen residents attended a public hearing Tuesday evening with a single question on their minds: How can you help us? The question was posed by home owners, tenants and land owners who have been affected by flooding along Lake Champlain and was directed at public officials and representatives from local […]

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Rotary Club presents dictionaries to third graders

Rotary keeps up tradition with presentation to third graders   It’s not every day kids get excited over a book. Granville’s third graders celebrated their return to Granville Elementary with the Granville Rotary Thursday, March 10 as the service organization continued its long-standing tradition and presented each of the students with a new dictionary. Each […]

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From the ‘Glad it wasn’t me’ files….

Don DeKalb finishes clearing off the roof of his residence on Beecher Road Thursday afternoon. DeKalb said he'd spent most of the morning on the nearly two feet of snow on top of the house.

Vermont man buried when clearing roof Watch out Cleaning snow off a roof can be dangerous as one Vermont man found on Feb. 4. Vermont State Police report 52-year-old Jean Butler of Newfane became trapped under a massive pile of snow when he was working to clear off the roof of his garage just after […]

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Lights

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Does your neighbor have the best Christmas lights setup in town; do you? Do the lights on your street dim when you power up your outside display? Have passing airplanes lined up your driveway thing it’s an airport? Subtle, super or just plain over the top, let us know about your neighbor’s holiday decorations, or […]

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Show off your Lights

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Do you have the best Christmas lights setup in town? Would Clark Griswold be jealous of you holiday lighting display? Do passing airplanes sometimes line up your driveway? Subtle, super or just plain over the top, let us know about yours or your neighbor’s holiday decorations and we’ll come take a look. If we decide […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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