Tag Archives: Dairy Farmer

Dairy farmers battle low milk prices, high cost

Ken Quick looks down the road and sees the past of dairy farming in Washington County. Up the road in either direction from his family farm and all around the area Quick said small dairy farms used to populate the landscape.

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Earl L. Steves

Earl L. Steves, 71, of State Route 4, Whitehall, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 at the Glens Falls Hospital with his loving family at his side. He was born on Nov. 28, 1937 in Whitehall on his family dairy farm, which he later purchased from his parents and operated for over 50 years.  […]

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Gordon J. Petty

  Gordon J. Petty of Hampton died May 30, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Raymond and Charlotte (Batease)   Petty. Gordon was born on August 8, 1943. He worked for many years at Green Mountain College and was also a self-employed dairy farmer. Gordon […]

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Gordon J. Petty

  Gordon J. Petty of Hampton died May 30, 2008 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Raymond and Charlotte (Batease)   Petty. Gordon was born on August 8, 1943. He worked for many years at Green Mountain College and was also a self-employed dairy farmer. Gordon […]

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Northshire Freepress 08/22/14

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

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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 […]