Tag Archives: Beckwith Road

Lillian M. Beckwith, 95

Lillian M. Beckwith, 95, of Beckwith Road, passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. She was born on January 26, 1918 in Granville, the daughter of the late Frank and Aura (Tillison) DeKalb. Trained in Peabody, Massachusetts, she received her degree in licensed practical nursing in 1940.  She was a nurse during […]

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Man dies in Whitehall accident

An elderly man died Wednesday morning after a minivan he was driving was struck by a log truck. Police have not released the name of the victim. The accident happened on Route 4, several miles east of the village of Whitehall. Police said the driver was approaching Route 4 on County Route 9B when he […]

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George H. Benway, 83

George H. Benway, 83, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. He was born on Nov. 4, 1928, in Danby, Vt., the son of the late George and Anna (Dennison) Benway. George was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Whitehall and a former […]

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Thelma F. Lipka, 87

Thelma F. Lipka, 87, of County Route 21, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, at her home.  Born on Feb. 9, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Earl L. Frazier and Lucy (Beckwith) Frazier Sisson.  She was a graduate of Whitehall Central School. She married Stephen J. Lipka on Feb. 12, 1942. They were married 56 […]

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Evelyn Sleight Benjamin, 100

Evelyn Sleight Benjamin of Beckwith Road, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital. She was born on June 21, 1908 in Fort Edward and recently celebrated her 100th birthday among family and friends. She attended and received her teaching certificate from Plattsburgh Normal School in 1928 and began her teaching […]

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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 […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]