Tag Archives: Comstock

Route 4 to be closed for two weeks as rock is removed

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The state Department of Transportation has decided to close both lanes of Route 4 in Comstock as they remove additional rock from the area near last month’s rock slide. The department has initially planned to keep one lane open for the duration of the six- to eight-week project, which began Monday. But it was determined […]

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Route 4 down to single lane

The state Department of Transportation will reduce traffic to one lane between Kelsey Pond Road and Route 22 in Comstock. The lane closure will be effective through Friday (Nov. 8 and 9) as crews complete repairs to the roadway, which was damaged last month when thousands of tons of rock fell into the road. For […]

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Whitehall Food Pantry in need of donations

The Whitehall Food Pantry needs your help. “Donations had started to pick up but now they have fizzled out in the last couple of weeks,” said Mark Koeble, director of the pantry. He said the pantry is in need of a variety of nonperishable food items to help replenish its stock. The items most in […]

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Organizer: Rick’s Ride a success

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Despite a poor weather forecast and a smaller-than usual turnout, LuAnn Vogel-Stanley said Saturday’s eighth annual Rick’s Ride was still a success. “We made $2,700, and that’s pretty good, especially considering the weather forecast,” said Stanley-Vogel, who had been particularly concerned 45 minutes before the ride when the number of motorcycles at the Granville Knights […]

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Food pantry needs donations

By Derek Liebig   An increase in the demand for non-perishable food items and a decrease in donations have left the shelves of the Whitehall Ecumenical Food Pantry as bare as Old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard. Mark Koeble, executive director of the food pantry, has seen lean times during his eight years running the food pantry, […]

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border fire

Early reports are coming in regarding a fire near the border in North Granville. The fire broke out around 6 p.m. in a trailer park across from Vittengl (spelling?) Ford in the Comstock/ Fort Ann area just up Route 22 from the North Granville border. Fire companies from North, Middle Granville and Fort Ann and […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]