Tag Archives: Quaker Street

Local efforts to save historic structure

By Jaime Thomas As mixed messages surface about the immediate future of the Quaker meeting house slated for demolition, efforts continue to preserve the very history that gave Quaker Street its name. “I have no plans at the current time,” said Tom Burke, owner of the plot that houses the schoolhouse, the former veterinarian office […]

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Asbestos discovery delays demolition

By Jaime Thomas The discovery of asbestos in the old schoolhouse on Quaker Street has thrown a small monkey wrench in demolition proceedings.  The delay, however, is only temporary. Jesse Howard, owner of Jesse Howard Properties and Building Co., told the Sentinel Tuesday that he has been hired by property owners Tom and Jerry Burke […]

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Historic building eyed for destruction

Large piece of Granville history to be demolished There were two classrooms, two cloakrooms and two teachers in the old school house on Quaker Street in Granville, and some grades consisted of only a handful of students. Everyone started the day by singing a patriotic anthem and saying the Lord’s Prayer, and then the teachers […]

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Village hopes to complete sidewalk project by Friday

Workers expect to complete the current sidewalk project by the end of this week if weather allows. Highway Superintendent Dan Williams said the collaborative work effort between the town, the village and hired contractors has been going very well. “We poured in 10 more yards this morning, so we’re about three-quarters of the way done,” […]

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Big Lots opening Nov. 16

The sign is going up, the help-wanted ads have appeared, and Granville residents will finally get a chance to shop at the new Big Lots on Friday, Nov. 16. Advertising officials at the overstock merchandiser said that will be the day the store opens its new facility in the old Ames building on Quaker Street. […]

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Much ado about everything

Some weekends, it takes a fair bit of time just to find something to do. Other weekends – like this one – it can take even longer to choose among all the choices. For instance, today you can go to a carnival, eat and judge chili, run in a road race, buy books, ride a […]

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Quaker St. eatery to feature hot dogs

Vinnie Covino loves fair food, and he’s convinced a lot of other people do, too. That’s why he and his wife Julie are opening “What’s Up Dawgs?” at 70 Quaker St. “I go to the fair to get sausage and peppers, and you can’t find them anywhere else,” said Covino, who is the director of […]

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New barbershop to open Oct. 1

Paige Daigle could be working in a beauty salon. She’s got the training, and she’s got the experience. Instead, the Granville resident is branching out in a different direction and will open VIP Barber Shop on Quaker Street Oct. 1. The business is designed as a place where men and boys can get a variety […]

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Community Calendar 8/30/12

  Thursday August 30   Plymouth Hike RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department will offer a Hike for senior citizens at Camp Plymouth State Park in Plymouth on Thursday, Aug. 30. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland and carpool to Plymouth for a moderate hike on the […]

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Garden Club gives beautification awards

By Bill Toscano   The Slate Valley Garden Club’s annual Beautification Awards keep getting bigger and bigger. “It’s great to see so many people here,” project coordinator Nancy Williams said to the more than 50 people at the annual awards luncheon Aug. 1 at the Slate Valley Museum. “We have so many wonderful yards and […]

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Weekender 08/29/14

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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, […]