An appointment made last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will change the director of New York State Canal Corp., which controls the building the town has been using for its offices since 2006. Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton has been named to replace Carmella Mantello, who has been director of the corporation since 2005. Mantello has [...]
By Bill Toscano Last week’s Town Board meeting left the question of where the town offices will move to unanswered – yet again. With some of those attending expecting a definitive answer on the move, board members instead said there are far too many questions regarding the potential sites to make a decision now. There [...]
By Bill Toscano The renewal of interest in the town purchasing the Whitehall Armory has the potential to delay – or even derail – the planned move of the Whitehall town offices from the New York State Canal Corp. building to the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company building.Just as it appeared the town and village [...]
Washington County Budget Officer Brian Campbell addressed a group of 17 residents during the annual presentation of the 2011 preliminary county budget in Whitehall on Friday, Nov. 5. “It’s been quite a challenge and quite educational,” said Campbell, who is serving as the budget officer for the first time this year. “The biggest thing is [...]
Rodger Hurley claimed by heart attack Granville Supervisor Rodger Hurley got to serve just 61 of the 730 days he was elected to serve in November as the first two-term Democrat to hold the office in the history of the office in Granville.
Sad news hit the Granville community just hours after the Sentinel went to press Tuesday morning with word Supervisor Rodger Hurley died. At 70, Hurley was vital and energetic so that makes his death from a heart attack that much more shocking. “Just months into his second term after winning a nail-biter election that [...]
$5,000 fine ‘Fair’ mayor says The Granville Village Board agreed to pay a $5,000 civil fine Monday night resulting from the accidental discharge of partially treated wastewater into the Mettowee River on July 28.
The kids will have a place to play this summer after all – at Mary J. Tanner Primary School. The Granville Town Board decided Thursday night to move forward with the Summer Recreation Program and begin hiring workers to staff the program.
School, town to share expense of suit In a move to protect their common interest of tax revenue, the town and school district have agreed to share the cost of defending a suit brought by an area nursing home.
Discussion of the tentative 2009 Washington County budget became heated Nov. 12 as some Granville residents questioned a supervisor’s intensions towards the sheriff’s patrol.