Tag Archives: Fire Fighters

A dream up in smoke

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Ten years of work up in flames in Truthville   A dream went up in smoke Nov. 2 as fire claimed a Truthville home just before noon. The DeKalb Road home of Betty David was consumed by fire as fire fighters from eight area departments responded to the scene, but were unable to halt the […]

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Building a new generation of fire safety

Like fire fighting, fire prevention is something that gets into the blood. As fire fighters from two area companies gathered at the Mary J. Tanner Primary School Friday, fire fighters spanning two generations worked to spread the knowledge of how to be safe in a fire to kids. Middle Granville Fire Chief Milt Dunbar said […]

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Irene bad for business(es)

Businesses at the intersection of Routes 22 and 149 took a massive hit from the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene Sunday. As more than six inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours, the Mettowee and Indian rivers both exceeded their banks by several feet. Reports from the National Weather Service have the rivers […]

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Weather tosses a wrench in Cruise In

No one was happy with the weather Sunday night in North Granville. The 23 brave car enthusiasts who defied the weatherman and came to the annual North Granville Engine and Hose fundraiser car show had few cars other than their own to look at. Firefighters were kicking themselves for switching the dates of what is […]

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Hooks’ host summer favorite

The Granville Fireman’s Carnival will provide evenings of old fashioned summer fun starting June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The final night of the carnival features an evening parade through the streets of the village, live music and ends with a fireworks show. “We’re hoping everyone will come out and […]

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Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16

  The third year of the reincarnation of the Granville Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The summer fireman’s carnival was brought back by the Hook & Ladder Company in 2009 after the joint carnival with all of the fire companies in the village halted in 2007. […]

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DWI crash

A 57-year-old Troy man faces multiple charges including driving while intoxicated following a single car crash in North Granville Wednesday afternoon, May 25. David E. Cooney’s blue Saturn station wagon failed to follow Upper Turnpike as it curves out to the west to meet Route 22 near D & K Automotive and drove over an […]

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Penrhyn Car Show Saturday

Saturday evening provides a great chance to get out and enjoy the suddenly summer weather while getting an eyeful of some of the finest automobiles the region has to offer right here in Middle Granville.  Push, peddle or trailer in – the fire fighters of the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Co. just want to see […]

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Look at the cool cars (and trucks) in Middle Granville

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Bring out your best looking ride Saturday, June 4 and come to Middle Granville for the kickoff car show of the region. Push, peddle or trailer in – the fire fighters of the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Co. just want to see a field full of competitors for the judging of this annual event. For […]

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Schoony’s set to open by summer

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It was a long, cold winter for the Schoonmakers. Bob and Dorie and the kids, friends and family along with members of the community watched helplessly as Black Friday took on a whole new meaning for North Granville. The fire, spotted by a passerby who returned to the store to inform the clerks working inside, […]

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Washington County: Visitors, stay away

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County is urging visitors, weekenders, second-home owners and short-term rental owners to stay away during the […]

Whitehall fiscal health ‘good’

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall is in good fiscal health, according to the annual fiscal stress report by […]

Cumberland Farms robbery suspect arrested

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By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Cumberland Farms armed robbery suspect has found and arrested, police say. Nathan Kupiec, 21, of […]

U.S. Marshals arrest parole absconder in Granville

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By Matthew Saari A U.S. Marshals task force was deployed to the Village of Granville Wednesday evening to apprehend a […]

Village improves fiscal stress rating

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By Matthew Saari For the second year running, the Village of Granville improved its fiscal stress score. The state Comptroller’s […]

Obituary: Joan R. Monger

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RUTLAND — Joan R. Monger 87, formally of Fair Haven, passed away on March 15, 2020, at The Pines at […]

Car hits fallen electric pole

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Occupants stay inside for 90 minutes till power shut off By PJ Ferguson A vehicle drove into a fallen electrical […]

Alcohol, dog droppings concern village

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By PJ Ferguson Whitehall Village Board member Teresa Austin aired multiple concerns she received from individuals regarding allowing the sale […]

Store robbed at knifepoint

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By PJ Ferguson A man armed with a knife robbed the Cumberland Farms store in Whitehall on Monday afternoon. At […]

Officials quash martial law rumors

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By Matthew Saari Rumors have been spreading faster than the novel coronavirus in recent days, following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 100% […]

Restrictions have little effect in Hartford

The Hartford town hall will still be open for its regular business hours.

By PJ Ferguson The town of Hartford’s operations will go largely unaffected by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order to shut […]

Truck knocks out hydrant

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s Department of Public Works employees were working till midnight Thursday after a truck struck a fire […]

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