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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 […]

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Police: Baby used to smuggle drugs

A local woman was arrested last week after she allegedly used her 1-year old child to smuggle drugs to her boyfriend who was incarcerated at Marble Valley Correctional Facility in Rutland, Vt. On March 31 Michelle L. Doaner, 25, brought her 1-year old child to visit inmate Gregory T. Munukka, Jr., Doaner’s boyfriend and the […]

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Board of education to vote on budget Monday

The Whitehall Board of Education will consider Monday a budget that increases spending but stays within the two-percent tax cap. Business Manager Joe Karas said the district has put together a preliminary budget for the 2014-2015 school year that, if approved, would increase spending by approximately 5 percent. Karas said the money would be used […]

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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. […]

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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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Mettowee sixth graders to stage play April 10

The public is invited to attend the Mettowee Community School’s sixth grade performance of “The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate” on Thursday, April 10 at 1 and 7 p.m.. “We hope everyone will come out to enjoy this year’s presentation of the Sixth Grade Play, which has been guided by our very talented director-in-residence John Hadden,” […]

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Ward appointed at code enforcement officer

John Ward, a former Whitehall resident, is already a Washington County code enforcement officer. And since last Tuesday, he has been code enforcement officer for the Town of Whitehall. At a special meeting of the town board, the board members unanimously approved Ward’s appointment, replacing Jamie Huntington, who had stepped down some time ago due […]

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Students restore Costa Rican mangrove on trip

A group of students from Whitehall recently escaped winter’s icy grip for a nine-day excursion to Costa Rica, but the itinerary was far different than what you would find on your normal spring break getaway. Instead of lounging on a beach or taking in the typical tourist sites, a contingent of 25 juniors and seniors […]

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Rozell named Exalted Ruler of Elks

“I have homework to do,” Hillary Rozell said, referring to her major goal as the new Exalted Ruler of Whitehall Elks 1491. And what is that goal? “I would like to apply for grants to support our youth activities,” said Mrs. Rozell, wife of Joseph Rozell, who is also an Elks member. Mrs. Rozell will […]

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Group may help with Rec. Center repairs

As the town board mulls over the idea of spending $10,000 to get $400,000, new Councilman John Rozell reported to the board an offer for a week’s worth of expert repairs to the Whitehall Recreation Center by skilled workmen from Arkansas. The town board has yet to formally reject an idea to apply for a […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/18/14

Northshire Freepress 04/18/14

North Country Freepress – 04/18/14

Weekender 04/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/18/14

Community Calendar 04/17/14

Thursday, April 17   Grant for Salem SALEM Salem Courthouse Community Garden asks area residents to help the SCC Garden […]

Classifieds 04/16/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/11/14

Northshire Freepress 04/11/14

North Country Freepress – 04/11/14

Weekender 04/11/14

Lakes Classifieds – 04/11/14