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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Community Calendar 5/23/13

  Thursday May 23   Chicken and Biscuit SALEM The handicap-accessible Salem United Methodist Church on W. Broadway invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children, free age 5 and younger, at the door. Information: 854-7588.   Chicken and […]

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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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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

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By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

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By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

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Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

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