Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The flyers have been in existence for over 20 years and originally used the Rutland Airport for their shows. However, when the Fair Haven Airport closed the […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit of 55 miles per hour, but that could be changing soon. With a growing population and an increase in what town board members referred to as “slow moving vehicles,” the Town of Whitehall is hoping […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying communities of potential changes to their post office hours and this process has now made its way to Huletts Landing. About 13,000 post offices nationwide have seen their hours reduced by this program, some dropping […]

North Granville Hose Co. to close Firefighter Hall

The North Granville Hose Company is closing Firefighter Hall. Scott McCullen, chief of the company, said the department doesn’t have the resources to keep the building open. “We just can’t afford it. It needs some maintenance but we don’t have the money. The members aren’t even using it,” McCullen said. “We got to cut somewhere […]

Broadband soon to be available in parts of Hebron, Hartford

Local residents who don’t have access to high-speed internet may soon be able to surf the web. Jason Guzzo, general manager of Hudson Valley Wireless, told Washington County supervisors last week that installation and construction of antenna towers capable of providing broadband internet access has begun and service could be available in the next few […]

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, with his loving family by his side. Huzzy dedicated his life to the community of Whitehall and to Washington County. He was a […]

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Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a successful summer and potentially a busy fall as well. Julie Eagan, the recreation center’s director called June a “busy month” and that was even before the summer program got started last Monday. “We had 18 […]

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Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of resignation from John Ward officially made its way to Town Supervisor George Armstrong. “I have received the letter of resignation from John Ward Jr. and I would like to entertain a motion to accept it.” […]

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Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday, running from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. “This is the first one ever, so we are kind of new at organizing it,” Kathy Huntington, who helped organize the […]

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Board declines to reappoint Culligan as football coach

By Dan King The Whitehall High School football team has qualified for sectionals for the last four years, including three under head coach Justin Culligan, but on Monday the Board of Education declined to appoint Culligan for the upcoming season. After the vote on Culligan, speculation grew about the potential of a return by longtime […]

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Seniors enjoy county picnic

By Dan King Last Friday the horse barn at the Washington County Fairground was decked out in tye-dye, as seniors from all over the county made their way to Greenwich for the annual Washington County Senior Picnic. There were 270 people in attendance for this year’s picnic and they had the opportunity to enjoy games, […]

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River work to begin next month

Nearly three years since Hurricane Irene devastated the area, the process of repairing the Mettawee River in Granville is expected to get underway next month. Village officials expect the revitalization of the river bottom near the Slate Valley Museum to begin in August and be complete later this fall. The village received two bids for […]

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County changes polling location

The planned closure of the North Granville Firefighter Hall and a shortage of personnel has forced Washington County officials to change the polling location for registered voters in this November’s general election. The Washington County Board of Elections will consolidate the polling location for Districts 4 and 5. Citizens who had previously cast their votes […]

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Business fulfills life long dream

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Hartford codifies laws

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Lawrence E. Stevens, 72

Lawrence E. Stevens, 72, of South Glens Falls, NY passed away on July 13, 2014, at The Pines after a […]

Sharon Ruth Moyer, 75

Sharon Ruth Moyer, age 75 , passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Glens Falls Hospital. Sharon was […]

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