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Santa visits Whitehall

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By Krystle S. Morey “It’s coming!” Children and adults alike cheered and waved as Amtrak train #69 rolled into Whitehall on Sunday. The door opened and the conductor announced: “I have a very special somebody here to meet you all.” Santa stepped out onto the platform carrying a bag of gifts and ringing a golden […]

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Village home found ‘unfit for occupancy’

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By Krystle S. Morey   The Lincoln Street residence that was found to be infested with cockroaches, mold, trash and leaks has been deemed “unfit for human occupancy.” After remaining mum for several weeks, county officials visited the property Monday, posting a notice at the entrance of each of the three apartments. “This structure is […]

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Man stabbed after argument

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By Matthew Saari A Whitehall man was stabbed multiple times in his head after he asked two teenagers to tone down their argument, police said. Whitehall police were called to a fight in progress at 207 Broadway on Monday, Dec. 3, at 7:40 p.m. On arrival police found two men holding a 19-year-old on the […]

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Grievances spark highway work law reform

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By Matthew Saari In a bid to assuage constituents, the Whitehall Town Board is rethinking its proposed highway work law. Several board members announced at the board’s November meeting that many townsfolk have contacted them, voicing discontent over the measure. “I’ll tell you I’ve gotten several calls from people,” said board member Tim Kingsley. “They’re […]

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Museum gifted U.S. Naval flag

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By Matthew Saari Sasquatch may be getting a lot of press lately but Whitehall’s notoriety as being the Birthplace of the U.S. Navy is alive and well. Whitehall’s heritage director Carol Greenough announced to the town board recently that the Skenesborough Museum is now the proud owner of a flag flown by the USS Enterprise […]

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All Saints Hall has been sold

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By Krystle S. Morey All Saints Hall on Morrison Avenue in Granville has been sold. The former Polish place of worship, built in 1950, will be the new home of the Granville Area Food Pantry and Community Service. “We are just thrilled,” said Syndy Anoe, food pantry director. The food pantry for several decades has […]

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Church cuts ties with scouts

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By Krystle S. Morey Citing new bylaws adopted by the national Boy Scouts of America organization, including the allowance of homosexual scouts and leaders and female members, the Granville Baptist Church has cut ties with the local cub scouts. “We felt, as a bible-believing church, we just could not be supporting that in an official […]

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Whitehall rallies, saves Toys for Tots

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By Matthew Saari In the face of obstacles caused by corporate America, nearly every organization in Whitehall is coming together this holiday season to ensure that less fortunate children have a Merry Christmas. Members of the Whitehall Police Department, Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491, along with Good Samaritans from the community, […]

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State data reveals Whitehall struggles with mathematics

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By Matthew Saari Recent state test data reveals Whitehall students are having a tough time comprehending mathematic principles. High school principal Jeff Keller delivered a presentation to the Whitehall Board of Education last Monday, reviewing the results of the state’s English Language Arts and math tests. “Math for us is a weak area,” Keller said. […]

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Tree-lighting, parade, festivals on tap in Granville

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By Krystle S. Morey Each year at this time, Granville is overtaken with holiday cheer. Its village streets, parks, bridges and light posts are decorated with garland lights and more, transforming the village into a winter wonderland. The holiday fun kicks off on the First Friday in December each year. This year’s event, on Dec. […]

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Obituary: Lillian Bartholomew

Whitehall – Lillian Bartholomew, 91, passed away June 12, 2019 after a short illness. She is now in the arms […]

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Obituary: Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey

Danby, Vt. – Gladys Leona (Greene) Corey, 95, passed away June 8, 2019 at the Slate Valley Center in North […]

Obituary: Francis R. (Rudy) Golden

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Granville-Francis R (Rudy) Golden 73, passed away unexpectedly on March 24, 2019. A graveside service with full military honors will […]

Obituary: George R. Morehouse

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Granville, NY – Our Dad, George R. Morehouse, age 87 (21 ¾), passed to a better place on June 4, […]

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