Tag Archives: Armory

New Armory owner already busy at work

A week after securing the winning bid for the Whitehall armory, Gregory Gross has already immersed himself in the process of transforming the historic building into an upscale athletic club. Gross, who secured the keys to the building with a winning bid of $165,000 during a public auction held at the Canal Corp. Visitors Center […]

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Armory Sold

An Orange County businessman and entrepreneur who owns an historic ski lodge in Vermont and property on Gray Lane along the Mettowee River secured the winning bid for the Whitehall Armory during a public auction held at the Canal Corp. Visitors Center Tuesday afternoon. Gregory Gross put forward a winning bid of $165,000 and beat […]

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Palmer recalls duty after Sept. 11

By Matthew Rice     Like many Americans that September day 10 years ago the first inkling Steve Palmer had something was wrong came from a news report about what seemed to be an improbable plane crash. Over the next few hours the National Guard member made contact with his unit, knowing he would likely […]

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Town considering Skenesborough Fire House

The long search for a town hall may be coming to an end. After flirting with the Armory and more recently, the former Garden Time building just outside the village on Route 4, the town is once again considering a move to the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company building. “I have every intention of moving to […]

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For Sale: Whitehall Armory

By Derek Liebig   After sitting vacant for nearly two years and attracting its fair share of interest from residents, business owners and elected officials who eyed the building as a potential municipal center, the defunct Armory will be sent to auction later this fall. The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) confirmed […]

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Town rejects moving to armory

By Derek Liebig The Armory is off the table. After a few months of discussing the feasibility of relocating the town offices from the Canal Corp Visitor’s Center to the vacant Armory, at least one town official has decided it’s best to consider other options. Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon said Friday he has decided against […]

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Armory committee presents findings

By Derek Liebig The committee charged with examining the costs of the town buying and renovating the Whitehall Amory presented its preliminary findings during the Town Board’s monthly meeting last Wednesday. Betty Newell , a member of the committee, spelled out what the group determined to be the pros and cons of the building and […]

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Questions answered on Armory

By Derek Liebig Handicapped accessibility, heating costs, roof repairs and the presence of mold were just a few of the questions local residents raised at last month’s town board meeting regarding the potential purchase of the Amory. In response, Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon proposed the creation of a committee to explore those issues and more. […]

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Gordon: time for armory

By Derek Liebig The dormant Whitehall Armory may soon be given new life if Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon has his way. Gordon said Monday that he is going to propose the town obtain the armory. “After many sleepless nights and a lot of soul searching about what to do, I decided we should go for […]

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Mayoral candidates state their cases

By Derek Liebig Village taxes, the state of the armory, and consolidation of services were just a few of the issues discussed by candidates during last Thursday’s mayoral forum held at the Whitehall Central School. More than two dozen residents showed up on a wet and gloomy evening to watch mayoral candidates Kenneth Bartholomew, Peter […]

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Skene Manor opens for season Saturday

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By Matthew Saari For many people spring heralds longer days, chirping birds, greener trees and warmer temperatures. For Whitehallers, it […]

Earth Day activities throughout the region

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By Serena Kovalosky Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, and locals are bringing their gloves, rakes and community spirit to […]

Granville raises tuition for Vermont students

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education, after considering the loss of designation and other changes in Vermont […]

Whitehall teen charged for ‘terroristic threat’

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By Matthew Saari State Police arrested a 14-year-old Whitehall student last week, charging him with making a “terroristic threat,” a […]

Locals eye board seats in three school districts

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall There will be a bit of a race this year as three […]

518 Wheels – 04/19/18

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No tax hike: Village to tap into reserves for budget

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By Matthew Saari In an effort to keep the tax rate flat, the Whitehall Village Board has decided to dip […]

Demolition done, new store to rise

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By Krystle S. Morey Demolition of three homes on Quaker Street to make room for a new Stewart’s Shops store […]

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