Tag Archives: Bartholomew

Village, DPW come to agreement

  The village and the union that represents seven Department of Public Works employees have agreed on a contract, giving the union its first contract since 2007. “I think both sides are happy with the way it worked out,” Village Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti. “It’s a little win for both sides.” The workers will receive […]

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Chamber Corner

By Bethe Reynolds Greetings from the Chamber. Come and meet the Candidates! The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum for the public to Meet The Candidates, Thursday, March 10, from 6:30-8:00 PM at the LGI Room at the Whitehall High School. This will be an opportunity to hear first hand each Village Mayoral […]

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Rathbun enters mayoral race

The race for mayor of the village of Whitehall will be a three-way affair. Former Granville resident Bill Rathbun, the former owner of Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House, has filed papers to be listed on the independent line in the March 15 election. He joins Republican Ken Bartholomew, who is currently a village trustee, and Democrat […]

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Granville sixth graders perform at Civic Center

Students from the Granville Elementary School sixth grade chorus performed at the Adirondack Phantoms hockey game on Friday, Jan. 28, at the Glens Falls Civic Center as part of Granville Night. Students opened the game singing the “Star Spangled Banner” under the direction of Brent Tuttle, right on center ice. Back row, from left: Abbie […]

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Gordon to push county for free voting machines

By Bill Toscano Whitehall Town Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon is on a mission, and while he’s focused on his own town, he’s also out to help Granville, Cambridge, Salem and Argyle in the process. At the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting Dec. 17, Gordon made it clear that he feels the county should provide […]

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Smoothing out the bumps

It came down to two new bumps in the road. Residents from Kirtland Street in the village of Whitehall were pleased to see the bumps, which they felt were a way to deter people from speeding along their street. However, others saw them as a nuisance. In the end, it came down to how the […]

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Village could move, too?

Could the Village of Whitehall follow the town into the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company? The Mayor certainly thinks so. “I think that we should have both of the offices in one place,” said Francis “Fra” Putorti during the Nov. 1 meeting of the board of trustees. “It makes sense to have everything together in one […]

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Big Bart Golf Tournament Ready for 10th Year

Not much has changed in the past 10 years. For Loren “Bart” Bartholomew, that means the dedication to the cause of hospice services has remained strong for a decade, now. “What I have been fortunate enough to see over the past 10 years is the dedication of the participants,” said Bartholomew as he prepares to […]

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Catherine A. (Kay) Belden, 66

Catherine A. (Kay) Belden, 66, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the Albany Medical Center after a long illness. Born Jan. 15, 1944, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Bartholomew and the late Anne (Costantino) Ward. She is survived by her stepmother, Lillian Bartholomew. Kay graduated from Whitehall […]

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Trustee field set

    Four for two.   That is the number of candidates for the number of trustee seats in the upcoming village elections.

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]