Tag Archives: Post Office

Hartford residents angry at planned at post office cutbacks

By Jaime Thomas Residents of Hartford expressed their displeasure at a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future operation of their post office. About 30 people attended the meeting, which was held to share the results of a recent U.S. Postal Service survey and to open discussion about the issue. Daniel Cronin, post office operations […]

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Area post offices’ hours cut

The Clemons post office has been saved after the U.S. Postal Service reversed course on a plan that would have closed thousands of offices around the country. But while the plan ensures that the small one-room post office will remain operational, it and several other offices in the region will see their retail hours reduced, […]

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Fate of Clemons PO awaits Congress

A measure in front of the U.S. House of Representatives could delay the closure of thousands of post offices, including one in Clemons, but it appears unlikely the rural office will be permanently spared from the chopping block. The Clemons post office is one of thousands around the country slated to close on May 15 […]

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Year in Review: the final six months

The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary:   July 7   Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages […]

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Post office closure delayed until May

The Clemons Post Office was granted a stay of execution last week after the U.S. Postal Service agreed to a five month moratorium on closings nationwide. The agency agreed last Tuesday to postpone the closing of 3,700 post offices, including the Clemons branch until mid-May. Clemons Postmaster Debbie Winkler confirmed that she had received a […]

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Basket Party for Gidget Connors

A basket party will be held beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday April 16 at Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 to benefit Gidget Machiski Connors. Organizers are looking for donations for baskets and for help setting up on the day of the party. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $3. Baskets may be dropped off […]

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Ex-postal worker in plea deal

Federal case involved $3,500 in stolen refunds A Whitehall resident has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge related to his time as a U.S. Postal Service worker in Granville. Anthony Huntington, a former employee at one of the post office branches in Granville, pleaded guilty on Monday, Oct. 4, in U.S. District Court in […]

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Quilters enjoy weekend

    The celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of what is now Whitehall had its feature event over the weekend.      

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Stamping the celebration

    The town of Whitehall will be commemorated by a stamp cancellation this summer.  

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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, […]