Tag Archives: Village of Granville

Bomb squad called to Granville village

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Street was abuzz with law enforcement activity Sunday afternoon. “They found a grenade,” said Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett. A Queensbury man, who was working to clean items out of the home, located the weapon and called Granville police. Officer Keith Seebode took the call. “I advised the caller to […]

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Audit faults village

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By Krystle S. Morey After thumbing through Granville’s financial records, state officials say the village has some work to do. An audit released by the New York State Comptroller’s Office examined whether the village board adopted realistic budgets for the sewer fund and whether it took appropriate action to maintain the village’s overall fiscal stability. […]

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Facing complaints, village vows to act against ‘eyesores’

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By Krystle S. Morey   Upon driving or walking around the village of Granville, some eyesore properties taint the landscape. Items piled on porches, trash in yards and unsightly fences are just a few. Though the properties may be in the minority, they stick out like a sore thumb. “There are three that are really […]

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Fire companies to operate out of one Granville station

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville’s Engine and Hose Company and Hook & Ladder Company have agreed to streamline emergency responses by housing apparatus and gear from both companies at one firehouse in the village. “For manpower issues and response staffing, we decided that we would come together and house everything at one station, and respond […]

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State: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not

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By Matthew Saari & Krystle S. Morey Granville A state report rates Granville the third-most fiscally stressed village in New York. The municipality earned a “moderate fiscal stress” rating with a score of 59.6 percent in the study completed recently by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office. “We assumed that was going to be,” said Mayor […]

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Granville Senior Shuttle to be run by non-profit

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Village Board voted unanimously Monday to contract out its Senior Shuttle services to a local non-profit. Washington County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. (EOC) will this spring take over providing transportation for town and village residents over the age of 55 to stores, medical offices, churches and more. The Fort […]

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Woman, 80, to be charged in hit-and-run

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By Krystle S. Morey An 80-year-old Granville woman will be charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident that seriously injured a Hebron man earlier this month. “Everything has been submitted to the D.A.’s office,” said Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett. The woman, Bassett said, is facing a charge of leaving the scene of a personal […]

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Former subdivision roads upgraded after 15 years

Washington County transferred ownership of the parcel containing River Valley Drive to the village last week.

By Krystle S. Morey They’re officially streets now. Granville has formally accepted River Valley Drive and Slate Valley Drive to its highway inventory. “The Village of Granville has received the title to a 20-plus-acre parcel located off North Street, known to contain the roadways of River Valley Drive and Slate Valley Drive,” said Mayor Brian […]

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Freezing, flood wreak havoc

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle Morey Only in the Northeast can communities have 50-degree weather and torrential rains one day, followed by near-zero temperatures and ice the very next. Friday’s warmer temperatures initially seemed a welcome relief but the accompanying rains brought only headaches to one Whitehall resident. Duane Oliver, of Elizabeth Street, found his […]

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Time to move veterans clock?

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By Krystle S. Morey Hung on Main Street, it has been a topic of discussion and an aesthetic staple in Granville for decades. However, the future of the World War II memorial clock, which stands in memory of those who served in World War II, is uncertain – as the property it sits on is […]

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North Country Freepress – 09/21/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/21/18

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518 Wheels – 09/20/18

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Bomb squad called to Granville village

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Street was abuzz with law enforcement activity Sunday afternoon. “They found a grenade,” said Granville […]

Class C looms as enrollment jumps

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall athletes may be looking at a future of competing against the likes of Cambridge, Greenwich, Hoosick […]

Safety officers take to school hallways

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari   A new school year has begun, and with it comes a new […]

Dresden firemen seek more funds

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By Matthew Saari The firemen in Dresden are seeking a budget increase – potentially the first in 15 years. Members […]

Sasquatch Calling Festival returns Sept. 29

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By Matthew Saari The hills and vales of the bucolic Whitehall countryside will be resonating with the deep, sonorous calls […]

North Country Freepress – 09/14/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/14/18

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518 Wheels – 09/13/18

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Village debates, OKs pig farm

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall trustees had to roll out extra chairs last Thursday to accommodate everyone interested in the proposed […]

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