Tag Archives: Charter Member

Rizzo remembered for serving others

By Jaime Thomas There’s no question about it that Salvatore Rizzo liked to help out. He was dedicated, handy and knew how to make people laugh. Still active in the fire department and the community, he died last week at his home. He was 77. Originally from Hawthorne, N.Y., Rizzo started his 60 years of […]

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DeLorme youngest top five

The Whitehall Rifle Team remained on a collision course with Galway by downing visiting Moreau last Thursday, 974-950. With one match to go, both teams are 12-1. A win by both this week would mean a shoot off in Hudson Falls on April 18. In last week’s match a bit of history was made in […]

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Bridge Theater to honor DeGroff

Winifred (Winnie) DeGroff, 79, of Glens Falls who was buried earlier this month in her native Whitehall, will be honored this summer as the Bridge Theater at the Whitehall Armory dedicates its summer season in her honor and memory. DeGroff was among the Whitehall community leaders who helped form the Bridge Theater in 2000. Now […]

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Helen Cleveland, 95

Helen Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Indian River Nursing Home. Helen was born in Middletown Springs, Vt., on Sept. 30, 1916, the daughter of Arthur and Espy (Edmunds) Hubbard. Helen graduated, as valedictorian, from Middletown Springs High School in 1934. She enjoyed acting in the community theater groups and had […]

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Evelyn Leggett, 84

Evelyn Lorrraine Leggett, 84, of Broadway, died on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at the Pleasant Valley Infirmary in Argyle after a short illness. Born in Whitehall on September 25, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Pike) Leggett . She was devoted to her family and worked hard, retiring from GE […]

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Bonnie J. Davis, 62

Whitehall — Bonnie J. Davis, 62, of State Route 4, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 1, 2011 at her home. Born on May 7, 1948, she was the daughter of Reta ( Kovalosky) Parrott and the late Elmer Parrott. She was a charter member of the Whitehall Lions Club and served in various offices, […]

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Frank E. Mahusky, 94

Frank E. Mahusky, born Jan. 9, 1917, in Newburgh, son of the late Michael and Sophia (Kazukaitis) Mahusky, died peacefully after a short illness on Feb. 15, 2011. Frank was predeceased by his son, Van Edward Mahusky, his sisters, Stella Heil of Lexington, Ky., Helen Russio of New Windsor, and Anna Siskowski of Syrace. Survivors […]

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Mary Barber, 93

Mary Barber, 93, of William Street, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at her residence. Born on Feb. 20, 1917, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Catone) Pippo. Mary was in the clothing business for years in Whitehall, having assumed the role of proprietress of Barber’s Clothing Store. […]

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Everest Tatko, 76

Everest Tatko passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 30, 2010, at his home. Evey was born on Oct. 16, 1923, in West Rutland, Vt., the son of Peter and Stephania (Socinski) Tatko. Evey was the former owner of Hilltop Slate in Middle Granville. He was a World War II veteran and a 60-year member of the […]

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Marjorie Potter Vanderminden

South Hadley, Mass. – Marjorie P. Vanderminden, 75, of 20 Bayon Drive, #117, died Thursday (November 6, 2008) at her home from complications related to pulmonary fibrosis. She was surrounded by her loving family. Born July 23, 1933 in Granville, NY she was the daughter of Katherine (Tanner) Potter and Charles W. Potter. She attended […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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, […]