Tag Archives: Town Of Granville

Rail Trail vandalism concerns officials

By Jaime Thomas Officials are looking to take action after someone vandalized a recently completed section of the rail trail last weekend. John Tanner, the town of Granville’s highway superintendent, said he agrees 100 percent with Supervisor Matt Hick’s desire to find the culprit. “If you let it go and you overlook it, you’re just […]

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Lending a hand: Telescope, Six Flags, town and village crews pitch in

By Jaime Thomas Volunteers made improvements throughout Granville last week through a couple of separate efforts. Employees from Telescope Casual Furniture worked on a new playground, while Six Flags Great Escape staff cleaned up the Slate Valley Museum. In a collaborative effort with the village and town of Granville, Telescope workers installed a new playground […]

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Slate Valley Museum preserves historic lithographs

Despite working through recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Irene, the Slate Valley Museum recently completed the conservation of three culturally significant lithographs thanks to a conservation grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network. Guided by the museum’s collections assessment program survey and funded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which concluded that “the […]

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Black bear forages in Granville

The signs have been few and far between. A garbage can knocked over, the contents sifted through and some eaten. Sightings have been brief, but intense. A large black bear has been spotted in Granville several times in the past week, in close proximity to the public, prompting police to urge residents to be cautious […]

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Local farmland protection a work in progress

Farmland protection a work in progress   Results from a recently completed survey have given the town committee charged with developing a farmland protection plan a lot of material to work with as a part of the ongoing effort to preserve local agriculture. As part of its efforts to develop a farm and farmland protection […]

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Town summer rec starts July 6

Time remains to sign up youth for the Town of Granville Summer Recreation Program organizers said recently. The program will be led by directors Megan Mead along with about a half dozen helpers including Katie Beecher, Chanleigh Casey, Sarah Bixby, Meghan O’Brien, Julianne Edwards and Jamie Hicks.  The program will offer indoor and outdoor activities […]

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Town survey to look at use of farmland

  The Town of Granville will be mailing a survey to all farmers and farmland owners in the town this week. The survey is designed to help the town understand how farmers and farmland owners feel about farming in Granville and about the types and extent of farming activities taking place. Granville received a grant […]

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Sand

Sand (and salt) has been in the news lately and it’s brought attention to free sand provided by many area municipalities. Residents are permitted to come to the Granville town garage and take ‘reasonable’ amounts of sand to their homes for use on driveways and walkways and other areas where traction might be needed during […]

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Meet your Granville Village Candidates

    Brian LaRose Occupation: Production Management / Supervisor Position Sought: Mayor  Why do you want to hold this office? I have been a life long resident of Granville, raised my family here, and have always loved its small town ambiance, local history and heritage. As Mayor, I want to help preserve what makes Granville […]

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Property meeting Feb. 25th

The impact notices slated to arrive in early March will have tentative values that can be disputed by property owners.

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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, […]