Tag Archives: Department Of Transportation

Village officials unhappy with road closure

Williams Street closure

By Dan King The State Department of Transportation and contractors at Harrison and Burrowes are moving forward to close part of Williams Street – but village officials aren’t happy with the parameters. The DOT recently informed the village that it would be closing the portion of Williams Street near Clinton Avenue to tear down the […]

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

Route 4 Rock Slide (10)

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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Portion of Route 4 to be paved

A section of highway in Whitehall will receive repairs after it was included in a multi-million contract awarded by the New York State Department of Transportation as part of a New York Works project. The DOT announced last week that Route 4 between Ryder Road and Seventh Avenue in the village of Whitehall was one […]

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Village:Leak is a crisis

The village declared a state of emergency Monday afternoon in response to a burst water main that was releasing thousands of gallons of water beneath Route 22. Although the leak does not represent a safety hazard, officials declared the emergency so they could bypass the bidding process and immediately hire a contractor to fix the […]

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$1 million to rebuild track: New York gives grant to Vermont Rail System

By Derek Liebig   A section of rail line in Whitehall, which has been abandoned for three decades, will be replaced thanks to a grant of more than $1 million from the New York Capital Region Economic Development Council. Dave Wulfson, president of Vermont Rail System,  estimated those improvements would result in an 18-minute reduction […]

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Police Beat

Compiled by Derek Liebig   Nov. 1   7:30 a.m. Police investigated reports of a false alarm at aMain Streetbusiness.   10:04 a.m. Officers responded to complaints of endangering the welfare of a child at theWhitehallRec.Center. Matter is under investigation.   3:59 p.m. Police responded to the scene of anEMScall onQueen Streetinvolving an incident of […]

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Bridge Theatre may be torn down

The Clinton Street Bridge and the theater that rests upon its trusses may be removed after the village declined to take responsibility for the structure. The village was given the opportunity last month to assume all responsibilities for the bridge, including ownership and maintenance of the 100 year old structure but declined given the financial […]

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Attorney rules in favor of coin drops

By Derek Liebig   The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is expected to be able to hold a coin drop later this summer after the village attorneydetermined the practice was legal. Mayor Peter Telisky said he received a response from Tony Jordan Tuesday afternoon who saidhe believes that coin drops are permissible. “Tony can find nothing […]

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Youth League forced to raise fees

By Bill Toscano Local families will have to pay more for their children to participate in baseball and softball and will also be required to sell a specific number of raffle tickets as well. Whitehall Youth League President John Hoagland said the changes are a result of the elimination of coin-drop collections, which accounted for […]

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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]