Tag Archives: Hampton

Open meetings law suspended by state

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By Matthew Saari A directive from the state has suspended the open meetings law, meaning residents are now unable to attend public meetings held by villages, towns and schools. On Friday, March 13, Gov. Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.1 which suspends Article 7 of the Public Officers Law – more commonly known as Open Meetings […]

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Municipalities close offices to public

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Matthew Saari As COVID-19 cases increase and spread throughout the state, most municipalities are shuttering their doors to the public for the next two weeks. Without exception, villages and towns throughout Washington County have reduced staffing and closed offices during the past week, at least until March 31. In every case, however, personnel remain present […]

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Supervisors argue over budget officer

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By Matthew Saari Washington County’s supervisors are at odds over who should be in charge of the county’s $120 million budget. Last week Easton supervisor Dan Shaw was re-elected to the position of county budget officer, despite receiving only seven votes from his fellow supervisors compared to nine for his challenger, Hebron supervisor Brian Campbell. […]

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Christmas services across region

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Churches across the Lakes Region will be celebrating Christmas with Christmas Eve services and one Christmas pageant. Most services will include candlelight, special music and a meditation on the birth of Christ. NEW YORK Granville United Church of Granville will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. […]

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Hampton residents question tax hike

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By Matthew Saari Nearly two dozen Hamptonites turned out Monday evening to learn about and argue the need for the town to exceed the state-imposed tax cap. Hampton supervisor Dave O’Brien opened the meeting by establishing expected conduct for public participation and then, for nearly an hour, residents grilled the town board on what they […]

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Route 22A paving resumes

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By Krystle S. Morey Paving work has resumed on Route 22A where repairs are slated from Middle Granville to Fair Haven, Vermont. Portions of the 10.7-mile stretch were reduced to one lane last week as crews were busy with repairs at the intersection of Route 22, near Mary J. Tanner School. “They’re out there working […]

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Hampton ’roundtable’ group formed

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By Krystle S. Morey   A group of Hampton residents has started a committee to facilitate relationships between neighbors and address town-wide woes. The Hampton Roundtable’s mission ranges from starting conversation among the town’s residents to addressing the years-long battle with the lack of reliable internet coverage in Hampton. The Hampton Roundtable started almost a […]

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State to fund Route 22A repair

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By Krystle S. Morey We all know that bumpy, pothole-ridden stretch of Route 22A that runs from Granville to Fair Haven, Vermont. It’s a nightmare for any driver, whether they’re on four wheels or two – but not for much longer. Route 22A, from near Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville to the Vermont […]

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RV Dealer eyes Hampton site

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By Matthew Saari   A Vermont-based recreational vehicle dealership is planning on setting up shop in Hampton. Brandon RV of Pittsford is in the process of purchasing the former roadhouse, Finius T. Flubberbuster’s, on Route 4 in Hampton with the goal of setting up a small RV sales office. James Borne, owner of Brandon RV, […]

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State to issue limited Sasquatch hunting permits

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By Matthew Saari It’s no secret that Whitehall has had an elevated level of Sasquatch sightings. The mythical animal is as much a part of the town’s persona as the railroad is. It is exactly because of this heightened level of sightings that the state Department of Environmental Conservation, in an act that is 180 […]

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Whitehall Times 10.1.20

Granville Sentinel 10.1.20

School reopens after one day

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By Jay Mullen After one day of closure, Whitehall Elementary School is ready to open its doors for in-person learning […]

Vermont Press Association condemns burning of ‘Seven Days’ issues by protesters

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The Vermont Press Association executive board has voted to condemn the confiscation and burning of piles of Seven Days newspapers […]

Slate museum reopens

Mural made in 1939 by Martha Levy illustrating the slate quarry workers in Granville.

By Austin Crosier Honoring local history, celebrating generations of families and culture and informing curious minds is what the Slate […]

Public hearing Oct. 8: Tentative town budget approved

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By Austin Crosier Led by Town Supervisor Matt Hicks and Granville Town Board members James Bradt and Tom Cosey, the […]

Budget workshop Sept. 30

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The Whitehall Town Board will host a budget workshop on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Center. The […]

Elementary school has COVID-19 case

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District has confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 and the elementary school will […]

James A. Stanley

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Granville, NY – James Albert Stanley, age 88, passed away at his home following a short illness. Jim was born […]

Jim Brooks: ‘Always the go-to guy’

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By Jay Mullen Overwhelming. That was the word Kathleen Brooks repeated when talking about the recent passing of her brother […]

Angela (Siraco) Carroll

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Whitehall-Angela (Siraco) Carroll, 97, passed away from natural causes in Simsbury CT on September 20th 2020. She was born on […]

Women business owners learning to be successful

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By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

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