Tag Archives: Village Clerk Rick Roberts

Village cancels concerts into August

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By Matthew Saari Granville’s Summer Concert Series has been canceled for the foreseeable future. Village clerk Rick Roberts broke the news Tuesday, after Mayor Paul Labas contacted the state, seeking guidance on whether to move forward on this week’s concert. “Mayor Labas just called me after speaking with Sam Parker, our regional representative to the […]

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Another week, another concert canceled

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By Matthew Saari Although Thursday proved to be the wettest day in recent memory, it wasn’t the weather that canceled yet another of Granville’s summer concerts. Having sought guidance from the state whether an outdoor live concert would be permitted under current state guidelines and not receiving a response, the Village of Granville opted to […]

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Next two concerts canceled

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By Matthew Saari The next two concerts of Granville’s Summer Concert Series have been cancelled. Following the complaints filed locally and with the state concerning the Village of Granville moving ahead with its inaugural summer concert last week, local officials sought guidance from the state Monday about this week’s and future concerts. “I emailed (the […]

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Complaint filed over village concert series

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By Matthew Saari One concerned resident believes the Village of Granville needs to slow down on reopening. Last Friday, a grievance was filed with the state over the recent announcement that the village’s Summer Concert Series is a go. “My village is advertising a concert series in July,” read the anonymous report, entitled “Complaint referral […]

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State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town

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By Matthew Saari While public schools across the state sweat and ponder how much state money they will receive for the next academic year, for villages and towns it’s business as usual. Officials in both the village and town of Granville agree even if the state cuts funding unexpectedly, basic services will continue unabated. “I […]

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Tax deadline extended for village residents

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property tax payment. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into effect Executive Order 202.32, which extends the village property tax collection date from June 30 to July 21. “We’re glad the governor has granted that,” said Granville […]

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Tatko investigating village, town

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By Matthew Saari Former mayoral candidate Bob Tatko is investigating both the village and town of Granville in connection with the municipalities’ recent purchase of TD Bank. Local officials, who want to convert the bank into a shared government office, confirmed last week they were in receipt of several Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests […]

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Village, town receive grants

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville have received state grant funding which will go towards infrastructure upgrades. Announced in December, the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards doled out $84.1 million to dozens of communities throughout the state for 85 projects large and small. The North Country was a regional awardee, earning $67.9 […]

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Crowd delights in tree-lighting, Grinch

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By Matthew Saari “Christmas is over, Granville!” So shouted the Grinch as he kicked presents and dragged an uprooted Christmas tree down Granville’s Main Street, much to the shock and astonishment of local children. But the notoriously virescent grump couldn’t have been more wrong. Granville’s annual tree-lighting and First Friday festivities last Friday proved to […]

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Christmas in the Park kicks of Wednesday

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By Matthew Saari It may be only the second week of October, but a group of Granville residents is already prepping for this year’s Christmas in the Park event. The holiday lights committee will meet Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the village municipal center on Quaker Street to organize the show. The tree-lighting celebration will again […]

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Granville Sentinel 8.13.20

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Hartford withholds payment for poor-quality road work

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

By Jay Mullen Hastings Road in Hartford needs to be dug up and repaved because of the poor-quality materials used, […]

Obituary: Terry E. Knipes

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Terry E. Knipes, 58, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Terry was born on January 21, 1962. He was […]

School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state […]

Wells Village Library plans books and ice cream event

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On Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Wells Village Library will host an evening of books and […]

School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, […]

Florida computer company takes ownership of former TD Bank building

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By Matthew Saari The sale of the former TD Bank building on Main Street has closed. The buyer is Compu-Design […]

Obituary: Ronald J. Pekar

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Ronald Joseph Pekar, age 56, passed away at his home on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Ron was born on Dec. […]

Two charged with making meth in Whitehall

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Two Whitehall men were allegedly making methamphetamine in Whitehall’s Budget Inn on U.S. Route 4. At 1 a.m. Sunday, State […]

Ask Matt – Why didn’t ‘Modern Love’ on Prime Time get more Emmy love?

Question: None of the actresses from Modern Love on Prime got nominated in a comedy. Why do you think? –Mike, […]

Jessica Brown Findlay time travels from ‘Downton Abbey’ to a ‘Brave New World’

By Taylor Neumann Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) stars in the television adaptation of the classic dystopian novel Brave New […]

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