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Village hires four new police officers

By Jaime Thomas After a long search and an ongoing pool of applicants, the Granville Police Department hired four new part-time officers between this month and last. One officer was hired in August, and on Monday the village board approved the hiring of three more. The four men, Edward Ashley, Scott Alkinburgh, Jason Vadenburgh and […]

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Waterline project begins

A long awaited waterline project that will result in the replacement of several hundred feet of antiquated pipes got underway last week. Riznick Construction broke ground on the project last week. The project will replace approximately 1,000 feet of old waterline alongside Route 22 near South Bay up to the intersection of Neddo Street with […]

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Village of Whitehall seeks partial abatement of bill; Dam property sold

The village plans to ask for the partial abatement of expenses related to the replacement of a sewer line completed earlier this fall. The board of trustees will ask Cutting Edge, the company that completed the work, to reduce the village’s $51,000 bill by $4,000. Officials claim that figure represents the amount of money the […]

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Waterline work gets go-ahead

The Board of Trustees approved bids for the second portion of a waterline project in the village and officials expect work to get under way before the onslaught of winter. The village accepted a bid from Riznick Construction of Crown Point to replace several hundred feet of a water main alongside Route 22 near the […]

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Village OKs sewer work

The village board approved the expenditure of $51,000 to address a problem in the village’s troubled sewer system during a special meeting on Friday afternoon. The money will be used to drill a hole horizontally and install nearly 250 feet of new sewer pipe near the corner of Williams and Saunders Streets. While installing sewer […]

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Dresden Supervisor charged with DWI after crash

Dresden Town Supervisor Robert Banks has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident last week in the village of Whitehall. Banks, 63, of Dresden was arrested Tuesday afternoon under suspicion he had been drinking when he crashed his car. According to police, at approximately 9:41 p.m. on […]

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Diekel, Hoagland honored

After a successful 5-4 season, the accolades are rolling in for the Whitehall Railroaders football team. A pair of players, led by Offensive Player of the Year Josh Hoagland, was selected as Class D all-stars last week. Zach Diekel was selected to first team defense for his play along the defensive line. Hoagland, a junior, […]

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Cambridge closes book on Whitehall

For a split-second it appeared Whitehall had a chance in Saturday’s rematch with undefeatedCambridge. Moments into the game, Whitehall found itself inside Indians’ territory after Codie Bascue recovered a Cambridge fumble on the opening kickoff. The Railroaders had avoided the disastrous start that had haunted them in the first match-up withCambridgetwo weeks earlier and it […]

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Railroaders get another shot at unbeaten Indians

By Bill Toscano   Facing an unbeaten team in the opening game of the playoffs is never an easy task, especially when that team pinned a 48-0 loss on your team two weeks ago. That’s what’s coming up for theWhitehallfootball team, which playsCambridgein the Class D sectional semifinals at 1 p.m. Saturday atSchuylervilleHigh School. But […]

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Round One: Cambridge wins in rout; rematch looms in playoffs

Cambridge’s football team confirmed what theWhitehallcoaching staff already knew, that the Indians are a good team. The undefeated Cambridge Indians (7-0) dismantled the Railroaders 48-0 inWhitehall’s final regular season game, held Saturday afternoon inCambridge. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,Cambridgeliterally ran byWhitehall, racking up 446 yards on the ground as they displayed the […]

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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, […]