Warren Tire plans summer opening

O ne of the region’s largest automotive service providers is hoping to open a location in Whitehall later this year.

Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire Service Center, confirmed last week his company is in negotiations to purchase the former Skenesborough Gardens property at 189 Broadway, directly across the road from the CVS shopping plaza.

Kellogg said he is hoping to close on the sale next month and is planning an early summer opening.

“We’ve been interested in that area, the Route 4 corridor for some time,” said Kellogg who has been actively seeking a location in the area since the end of last year. “We have customers from Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Rutland, Poultney, Granville and Whitehall and we think by doing this we will be able to better serve their needs.”

The location would be a complete auto service center and like other branches, offer the company’s full line of tires.

Kellogg said the location may even include one of the company’s road service trucks for replacing tires on large trucks, such as tractor trailers and construction vehicles.

The shop would be the company’s third location in Washington County (there are others in Greenwich and Hudson Falls) and its 15th overall. It would also be the company’s northern-most location.

Kellogg said Warren Tire employs 110 people and the Whitehall location would have a staff of four. He said a manager has already been designated and the company will be looking to hire an additional three employees. He said he has already received an application from a Whitehall resident.

Once the sale has been completed, Kellogg said the building will be renovated and the shop would open shortly thereafter.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Classifieds 12/17/14

Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

Author

By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]

Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and […]