Hebron holds off on revaluation

By Jaime Thomas Several weeks after a special meeting addressing Hebron residents’ concerns about revaluation, the town board did not vote on the issue at a monthly meeting last Monday.…

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Enrollment decline continues at WCS

Enrollment continues to decline within the Whitehall Central School District, reflecting what has become a countywide trend. The New York State Education Department released its district report cards for the…

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Four candidates compete for three slots on school board

By Jaime Thomas Four candidates are vying and only three slots are open on the Granville Board of Education as elections swiftly approach. In addition to incumbent candidates Kevin Ely,…

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Canal opens May 1

The Champlain Canal will soon be abuzz with activity as the New York State Canal Corp. is tentatively scheduled to open the state’s canal season for the 2013 navigation season…

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Large turnout at Hebron assessment meeting

By Jaime Thomas Nearly 50 people showed up to an informational meeting in Hebron last Wednesday about the possibility of a revaluation. And while several residents expressed disapproval of undergoing…

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GCS gets $211k back in state aid

By Jaime Thomas Local and statewide lobbying for increased educational funding yielded results last week as Cathy Somich, Granville School District’s business manager, received some good news. The district found…

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Hebron to see upgraded courtroom

By Jaime Thomas It’s hard to maintain order in a court when everyone from the defendants to the judge is overwhelmed by stifling heat. While this has previously been the…

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Poucher named New York’s Asst. Principal of the Year

By Jaime Thomas Out all the school districts in New York State, Granville High School’s own Dan Poucher was recently named Assistant Principal of the year. High School Principal Jim…

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Whitehall Police Department participates in tweet-a-thon

The Whitehall Police Department joined its counterparts around the world Friday in participating in the first ever, 24 hour global police tweet-a-thon. The event, which was organized by LAwS Communication,…

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