Tag Archives: Armory

New gun range most recent improvement to former Whitehall Armory

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By Lee Tugas Once upon a time, the former Whitehall Armory contained a gun range, but it was decommissioned and taken out. Now the armory, better known as the Whitehall Athletic Club, has a basement gun range once again. Athletic Club Owner Greg Gross said that the steel-enclosed range contains three mechanically operated targets and […]

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Community Calendar 5/2/13

  Thursday May 2   Catamount Exhibit BENNINGTON An exhibition on the “Disappearance of the Catamount from Vermont” will be on display from May 2 through July 30 at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.   Walk Fit Group SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Walk Fit group will meet […]

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Rocking at WAC: Whitehall native hired to promote concerts

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The Whitehall Athletic Club has hired a local musician to plan and organize concerts inside the converted Armory. Club owner Greg Gross announced last week that he has hired Alex Hyatt, a 1989 graduate of Whitehall High School, as director of music events. “Alex will be the point man for show budgeting, booking talent, concert […]

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Community Calendar 1/3/13

Thursday January 3 Tobacco Cessation BENNINGTON/MANCHESTER The state of Vermont will offer its free Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Program as follows: Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Jan. 8 through 29; Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m., Jan. 3 through 24; Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Feb. 5 through 26, and Thursdays from 1 to […]

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Whitehall: A look back at 2012

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New town halls, water woes, more staffing cuts within the Whitehall School district, and a historic building reopens after a series of ambitious renovations. A beloved local event celebrates a significant milestone, the county tries to unload services, and a tiny insect invades the Champlain Canal. All of these reflect some of the top stories […]

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Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

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If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser […]

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Armory to host pro boxing next month

Professional boxing is coming to Whitehall. “The Battle of Whitehall” will be held on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The main title event will feature a female world title bout between pound-for-pound champion Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback against Victoria Cisneros. The two will vie for the WIBA world junior welterweight title. […]

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Bridge Theatre moving to Armory: Troupe releases summer schedule

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The Bridge Theatre is once again changing its locale, but this time it’s choosing to do so. “The big news this season is the move to the Armory,” said Martin Kelly, artistic director for the Bridge Theatre. The Bridge will stage its upcoming cabaret season in the basement of the newly restored Armory. Kelly said […]

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Armory vision nears completion

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The vision Gregory Gross has conceived for the armory is coming to fruition. Gross purchased the historic building, which was home to the local National Guard unit for more than a century, at a public auction last September for $165,000 and is in the process of transforming it into a fitness center, catering space, and […]

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Year in Review: the final six months

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The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary:   July 7   Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]