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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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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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry

It’s been awhile since I wrote my last column. I won’t bore you with all of this year’s hunting and fishing rules and regulations as by now most of you have gotten next year’s license and all the regulations that go with it. It was first stated that there would be youth big game weekend […]

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Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

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By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

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

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

Obituary: David J. Little

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Middle Granville, NY – David J. Little, age 60, passed away on March 29, 2020 at his home, with his […]

Obituary: Crispen Winterburn

Crispen Winterburn, 49, of Manchester, NH, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after a brief illness. […]

Town offices close April 1

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Granville offices will be closed to the public “until further notice” as of April […]

Village, school elections postponed until June

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By Matthew Saari The elections scheduled for both the Granville village and school boards have been pushed back several months. […]

Vermont schools closed, Granville eyes reopening

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By Matthew Saari   Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced last week that all schools in the Green Mountain State will […]

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 […]

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