Brooks family seeking fireman law

Last September, the Whitehall community lost a native who did more for Whitehall than he did for himself. James Brooks Jr., better known as Jim, succumbed at the age of…

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Kindergarten registration is coming soon

Whitehall Elementary School has started getting its next class of kindergarteners set up for the fall semester. Principal Judy Gould spoke about how the process has changed because of COVID-19…

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Paving – a ‘major deal’ – begins soon
A road sign on Quaker Street near Walgreens warning drivers of road work.

Paving – a ‘major deal’ – begins soon

By Austin Crosier Several  important announcements were made at the Granville Town Board meeting on April 8 by town supervisor Matt Hicks. Another picture of the road sign on Quaker…

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At first ‘live’ meeting, village OKs budget
Photo courtesy of the Town of Granville's website. A "Welcome to Granville" sign.

At first ‘live’ meeting, village OKs budget

Allowing a maximum of 25 people to attend in person at board meetings for the first time since the announcement of exclusive meetings on March 19, 2020, the Granville Village…

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Amish buggies struck, 3 injured
A broken-down buggy next to Hampton Volunteer Fire Company trucks.

Amish buggies struck, 3 injured

Two horse-drawn Amish buggies were rear-ended by a Toyota 4-Runner on U.S. Route 4 in Hampton at about 6 p.m. on April 6, injuring three people. Hampton Volunteer Fire Company…

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Highway department is always on the go

The Whitehall Highway Department is in constant motion throughout the year and sometimes its deeds go unseen. During evening hours in the winter, for example, they’re hard at work when…

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Historic Slyboro schoolhouse could be re-born
The Slyboro schoolhouse shining in the sunlight.

Historic Slyboro schoolhouse could be re-born

When looking back at one’s life, the recollection of memories, whether good or bad, ultimately define an individual’s experience in their lifetime and the decisions they chose to make. Long…

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Granville DPW, highway department lauded
Photo courtesy of the Town of Granville's website. A "Welcome to Granville" sign.

Granville DPW, highway department lauded

The transition from winter to spring is never an easy one for anyone in upstate New York. For Granville village department of public works superintendent Scott Mackey and Granville town…

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