Slate Museum hosting national art exhibit

Get ready to be blown away by Slate Valley Museum’s first ever National Art Exhibition – “Slate as Muse” that will be starting on June 6. It will be a five month exhibition, which will open with a reception for the general public, will feature 19 artists, from all over the United States, and 27 […]

Food pantry, Stewart’s makes donation

The Hartford Food Pantry and Stewarts donated $400 dollars to the Hartford Central School’s lunch program Wednesday, March 26. Pete Klaiber, a volunteer for the pantry, applied to the Stewarts Holiday Match Program last November.  The Holiday Match Program is a donation program where Stewarts will match the amount of donations they receive. Customers of […]

Senior facility undergoes extensive renovations

An ambitious renovation project, costing a half million dollars, has recently been completed at the Skenesborough Harbor. National Church Residence of Columbus, Ohio operates Skenesborough Harbor, a living facility for seniors 62 or older, or for adults 18 and older who require specialized housing and who meet need requirements. Manager Janice Slichko made several phone […]

High, cold water delaying trout season

New York state’s trout season may have officially started last Tuesday but it may be a few weeks before the fish start to bite. A long and prolific winter left many lakes and ponds covered under ice through last week and a thick snow pack has made for high and cold water on area streams. […]

New court facility to be more accessible

New Whitehall town and village court accessible to handicapped and to everyone Is the new Whitehall town and village court, shortly to be completed, handicapped accessible? Well, if you don’t believe the handicapped should climb an L-shaped flight of narrow stairs, past a blackened radiator, then the new courtroom indeed is accessible to everyone. Village […]

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Bob Preston Chase, 85

  Robert Preston Chase, (Bob), 85, of Poughkeepsie and Granville, N.Y. passed away on April 4, 2014, He succumbed to Parkinson’s disease.        Bob was born July 16, 1928, to Louis Edith Louise (Fuller) Chase in Boston, Mass. In his youth, Bob loved to roller-skate competitively. After his 1946 graduation, he was not content with traditional […]

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Village seeks to improve Main Street

The Village Board discussed bringing back a Business Façade Improvement policy and possibly new sidewalks on Church Street at their meeting Monday, April 7. The Microenterprise Façade Improvement Program originally started out as a grant based program where local businesses on Main Street could apply for money in order to do façade improvements on their […]

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Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82

Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82, passed away on April 7, 2014, at Schuyler Ridge residential health care facility in Clifton Park, after a short illness. Kay was born in Troy, spent most of her adult life as a resident of Whitehall and lived the last four years at Coburg Village in Rexford, N.Y. Kay was […]

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John Glendon LaRose, 83

John Glendon LaRose, 83, of Hatch Hill Road, passed away into the arms of the Lord on Monday, April  7, 2014, at Indian River Nursing Home while recuperating from surgery.   Born Jan. 1, 1931, in Volcano, Calif., he was the son of the late Clifford C. and Gladys (Manell) LaRose.   John loved spending […]

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Earl J. “Yogi” Belden, 80

Earl J. “Yogi” Belden, 80, of Gilmore Street, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. Born on September 21, 1933, in Fort Ann, he was the son of the late Earl and Minnie (Stark) Belden. Earl attended Fort Ann School and enlisted in the United […]

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Rifle Club completes undefeated season

Jason Pratt shot a perfect 200 to lead the Whitehall Rifle Club to its 93rd straight win on its home range.  There was no doubt about this 200, every shot was a center shot making the job of the scorers very easy. This is Jason’s third career perfect score. He finishes the season with a […]

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Young, but deep tennis team focusing on fundamentals

Numbers will not be a problem for Whitehall’s tennis team. More than a dozen kids turned out for this year’s team, giving longtime head coach Charlie Bascue his deepest roster in years. “We only had eight kids last year,” Bascue said. “We have a bunch of underclassmen, including five or six freshmen.” The team’s youth […]

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Village makes annual appointments

At its Tuesday night organizational meeting, the Whitehall Village Board re-appointed either board members or village employees to roughly 25 posts covering issues ranging from history to waste water treatment. Trustee Marge Mohn was named deputy mayor. Stephanie LaChapelle was re-appointed clerk-treasurer, and Julie Van Guilder was reappointed deputy clerk. Steve Brock was named assistant […]

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