West Pawlet ready for festival this weekend

By Jaime Thomas After all the excitement it’s finally time for the 10th annual Woodchuck Festival at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet tomorrow, Feb.2. And while the lack…

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West Pawlet Firefighters to aid NYC

A group of volunteer firefighters from West Pawlet will lend a hand to a small neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Queens that was hurt by Hurricane Sandy. Meadowmere Park,…

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Fire claims vacant building

Several area fire departments responded to a structure fire Friday night on State Route 22 in Middle Granville. Officials believe a shorted entry wire sparked the 1,600-square-foot building around 6…

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Hampton firefighters save barn

As Hampton Fire Chief Joe Mead pulled up to 120 Campbell Lane on the afternoon of Friday, July 27, he didn’t like what he saw. “I wondered if we were…

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Firefighters lend a hand
Stephanie VanGuilder with Santa, hoilding 16-month-old Maeranda in the North Granville Community Center Christmas Eve 2011.

Firefighters lend a hand

Community comes together to help homeless fire victims     The Granville community came together Christmas Eve to help out two people who only days before lost everything they had…

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Skenesborough to dissolve

  After months of debating whether to dissolve, members of the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company decided last week that it was time to cease operations. Acting fire chief, Jeff Benjamin,…

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A dream up in smoke

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…

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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…

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