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 […]
Businessman Richard Corsetti received applause both before and after he presented his plan for creating a community cultural center in the Whitehall Armory to the town board at its Jan. 12 meeting. Despite it being a very snowy day, more than 15 people turned out for the presentation in which Corsetti laid out the details […]
In a one-hour meeting on a snowy Tuesday evening, the Whitehall Board of Education made a series of decisions that may have far-reaching effects next school year and in the future. The board voted to move forward with preliminary plans for a possible $550,000 renovation of the auditorium, made its third set budget cuts, including […]
By Bill Toscano The renewal of interest in the town purchasing the Whitehall Armory has the potential to delay – or even derail – the planned move of the Whitehall town offices from the New York State Canal Corp. building to the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company building.Just as it appeared the town and village […]
By Bill Toscano Richard Corsetti knows his name is unfamiliar to residents of Whitehall, but he also wants to them to know that he has the skills and desire to help preserve the Whitehall Armory and turn it into an asset for the town and the region. “This is not my hometown,” said Corsetti, who […]
By Bill Toscano After languishing, seemingly unnoticed, for more than a year, the Whitehall Armory is suddenly the center of attention from several directions. The renewed interest could delay or derail plans to move the town offices from the New York State Canal Corp.’s visitor center to the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company building across […]
By Richard “Geezer” Gordon On Jan.12 the 2011 Town Board organizational meeting will take place at 7 p.m. This should take about a half hour. The regular meeting will begin right after. On the agenda is a vote by the board on the local law for two retirees to be paid a buyout instead of […]
The sign out front says the National Guard has moved out. So would the town and village be the best choice to move in? Members of the community met with a representative from U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy’s office on Nov. 18 to discuss the future of the Whitehall Armory.
Another site has been proposed for the new town and village offices, but the officials who may make the final decision are not overly eager to pursue it. The latest option was pitched by Dick Emerson, the owner of The Line Townhouses in Whitehall.
The trucks are leaving, but the repair shop is staying. For one more year, at least. The New York State Army National Guard’s 1427th Medium Truck Company will be moving permanently to the Queensbury Readiness Center over the next few weeks, but the Guard will continue to operate a regional field maintenance shop at the […]