Post Office hours cut in half

By Dan King Postal Service officials announced on Monday that the Huletts Landing Post Office would remain open, but that the hours of operation would be reduced to four hours per day. In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying communities of potential changes to their […]

A life spent outdoors

By Dan King If you are a reader of the Times, chances are at one point or another you have come across the column known as “Outdoors in Whitehall.” Through his column, Gene Terry has been exercising his first amendment right to free speech for quite some time now. As far as Terry can recall, […]

Fair gets underway Monday

Washington County’s largest event gets underway next week. The Washington County Fair kicks off on Monday, Aug. 18 and continues through Aug. 24. Held in Greenwich, the event has been held every summer for the past 124 years and is one of the largest county fairs in the state. The fair is home to over […]

St. Mary’s embarks on $200,000 capital campaign

The parishioners of one of Granville’s finest churches have announced an ambitious campaign they hope will preserve the sanctuary for years to come. The congregation of St. Mary’s Catholic Church announced last month a $200,000 capital campaign aimed at renovating the parish’s aging infrastructure. Rev. Joseph Arockiasamy said the project is about connecting the past […]

Hartford Community Band to bid director farewell

A lifetime dedicated to music will be celebrated this weekend in Hartford. A retirement party in honor of Sheldon Binns will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Hartford Firehouse, located at the corner of Routes 149 and 40. Binns retired earlier this summer after a quarter-century as the […]

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Jennie Fragnoli Hadeka, 95

Jennie F. Hadeka Jennie Fragnoli Hadeka, age 95, of Granville died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Indian River Nursing And Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. Jennie was born on December 31, 1918 in Granville, NY the daughter of the late John and Mary (Maurilla) Fragnoli. Jennie worked at the A&P, and the Grand Union […]

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Frank E. Holman, Sr., 82

Frank E. Holman, Sr., 82, of Maple Street, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 peacefully at his home of natural causes. He was born July 7, 1932 in Clemons, New York and graduated from Whitehall Central School in 1949. He married the love of his life, Shirley Brace, and was married for 59 years […]

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Brick church to host annual service

The East Whitehall Brick Church has been closed for many years now, but annually the church holds a summer service. This year’s summer service will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. at the church’s location on County Route 18. Reverend John Greenough will be conducting a sermon, with bagpipe playing supplied by […]

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Church to host music festival

Out of the Box Worship Center will be holding a free Christian music concert at Skenesborough Parkon Saturday, Aug. 16 from 3 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. There will be four Christian bands/musicians present at the event, including The Angel Band, Nate Fiorino, Agape Blues Company, and Mike and Michelle and Bright Star. The Graceful Dancers […]

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Airtight to perform Friday in Whitehall

The four-part classic rock band, Airtight, will be next to perform for the Whitehall crowd at the summer concert series. Airtight is comprised of Art Schult, Bob Tressler, Paul Finch and Billi Jones. The group focuses predominately on classic rock, but performs anything from the 19050s through the present, including some country/pop crossover music. Art […]

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Village to hold hearing on proposed parking changes

During a special meeting on August 4, the Whitehall Village Board introduced a potential new parking law and scheduled a public hearing for August 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss the proposed legislation. The public hearing will allow residents the opportunity to discuss the board’s proposal for a new parking law, aimed at deterring people […]

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Village receives figures in repairs

The Whitehall Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park both have some fixtures that need to be refurbished for safety purposes and the village recently received estimates on the costs of fixing these structures. The list of estimates that the village board received for potential upgrades was ranked based on the urgency of […]

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Water line estimates lower than expected

Some faulty waterlines in the village may soon seem some necessary repairs. A water line spanning the Poultney Street Bridge and a second running along Buckley Road are in need of repair and the village may receive state funding to see that they are. The initial estimate for the waterline issues on the Poultney Street […]

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Castleton Colonial Days Saturday

Visitors to Castleton this weekend can catch a glimpse of the beautiful homes and art that existed during the colonial era. As they have been doing for 76 years, the Castleton Women’s Club is holding its annual fundraiser, Colonial House Day Tour on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be […]

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Legion ride to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

A motorcycle ride that will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project will be held this Saturday. American Legion Riders Post 323 is organizing the event. Interested riders can register from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 16 at the Legion Post at 10 Columbus Street. The cost is $20 per bike or $35 per couple and […]

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Wells Carnival gets underway Wendesday; parade Saturday

A local tradition for more than three-quarters of a century, the Wells Carnival returns to the grounds of the Modern […]

Blood drive to be held Aug. 22

The Granville Rotary will sponsor its annual August Bloodmobile from 1 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, at the […]

Panel to discuss Slate Valley and Stone Valley

The Slate Valley Museum will host a panel discussion, “Slate Valley, Stone Valley,” that will explore the historical and current […]

TS Ensemble to perform Thursday

A group that bills itself as “New York’s premiere event band” will grace the stage of Veterans Memorial Park this […]

Garden Club presents annual awards

By Dan King Since 1995 the Slate Valley Garden Club has been giving out awards to those around the Village […]

Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71

Elizabeth A. Dunbar, 71, of Wells, Vt. passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in […]

Margaret Mahusky, 64

Margg, as she was known to her friends, passed away June 25, 2014 at the age of 64. She was […]

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