Tag Archives: Tony Jordan

Public urged to take new approach to drug abuse

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By Jamie Norton “We need to stop investing in the problem and start investing in the solution.” Those powerful words reverberated through the Granville High School auditorium last week, spoken by Bob Lindsey, CEO of Friends of Recovery New York. They were about the increasing presence of heroin and other opiates in the region. Lindsey […]

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Drug forum set for Wednesday

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By Jamie Norton It’s time to talk about it. The spread of heroin through not only the Granville area but from Rutland, Vt., and all the way to Hudson Falls and beyond has caught Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan’s attention. It was no secret to him that the highly addictive drug was spreading through […]

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DWI convictions carry steep consequences

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By Linda Ellingsworth Tis the season for good cheer, and many people will be out celebrating this week to bring in the New Year. With the party atmosphere that New Year’s Eve brings, it’s tempting to over-indulge in adult beverages. That’s not a problem, unless afterward you get behind the wheel to drive yourself or […]

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Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area

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By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing concern for law enforcement agencies throughout the region. Washington County Undersheriff John Winchell described Suboxone as “the methadone of today.” “We have a troubling development of people obtaining a Suboxone prescription and selling it for […]

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Code violations could be criminal

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By Dan King Washington County and the municipalities within it have been looking for a way to add more “teeth” when enforcing codes, and they may have found it. From now on, the Washington County District Attorney’s Office will prosecute code violators. The Washington County Code Enforcement Office and the District’s Attorney’s Office met last […]

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Community Calendar 8/8/13

  Thursday August 8   Glen Lake Walk RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. invites everyone to a walk along the shore of Glen Lake on Thursday, Aug. 8. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street to carpool. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Information: Jean Hinson at […]

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Community Calendar 6/13/13

Thursday June 13   Farmers’ Market CASTLETON The Castleton Farmer’s Market, next to Citizens Bank on Main Street in Castleton Village, will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 3. Fresh local produce, jams/jellies, maple products and more will be offered. Robert Wuagneux will provide music, too. Information: Lori Barker at […]

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Grand opening

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Senator Betty Little, owner Virginia Curran and Assemblyman Tony Jordan look on as Hebron Supervisor Brian Campbell cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Bedlam Corners general store last Saturday. Despite chilly, rainy weather, a crowd turned out to check out the new store in West Hebron. Little, Jordan and Campbell all gave […]

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Jordan touts statewide firefighter recruitment day

Assembly Minority Leader Pro Tem Tony Jordan (R,C,I-Jackson) is pleased to announce that the RecruitNY program will take place again at volunteer fire departments throughout the state Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. Volunteer fire departments will be opening their doors to educate the public about becoming a volunteer first responder. This is done […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry

It’s been awhile since I wrote my last column. I won’t bore you with all of this year’s hunting and fishing rules and regulations as by now most of you have gotten next year’s license and all the regulations that go with it. It was first stated that there would be youth big game weekend […]

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518 Wheels – 08/16/18

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Helping hands extended; Manchester Wood mum

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By Krystle S. Morey   After hearing the news of Manchester Wood’s impending closing, local officials extended helping hands to […]

Granville Hooks absorbed by Engine Co.

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville’s Hook & Ladder Company is no more. As of last Thursday, the 115-year-old volunteer fire […]

Local mayors discuss cost-savings measures

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By Matthew Saari The ever-increasing costs of government have local officials putting their heads together in an effort to save […]

Elizabeth Street still unpaved 9 months later

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By Matthew Saari When will Elizabeth Street be paved? That’s the question on the minds of many Whitehall village residents. […]

County Fair starts Monday

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By Matthew Saari Holy smokes! It’s fair time! One of the most popular county fairs is just a stone’s throw […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/10/18

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North Country Freepress – 08/10/18

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518 Wheels – 08/09/18

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Manchester Wood closes after 42 years

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By Krystle S. Morey After 42 years of manufacturing solid wood furniture, Manchester Wood announced last week that it would […]

Amtrak derails Toys for Tots tradition

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By Matthew Saari One of Whitehall’s most cherished holiday traditions may be at an end. Amtrak announced last week that […]

Whitehall coach accepted into Hall of Fame

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By Matthew Saari Legendary Whitehall football coach Ambrose Gilligan has been memorialized among the region’s greatest football icons. The Capital […]

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