Tag Archives: Docks

Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Spring huntings and fishing season off and running

From all reports, trout fishing is the best its been in years, mainly because of the low water in the Mettowee River and other trout streams. Some nice ones have been coming out of the Mettowee. Turkey season opener shows that some women out shot the men all to heck. A couple of 22 pound […]

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Wet to the bone: New Dockdogs groups comes to Lake Bomoseen

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Super-canine feats of athleticism and agility will be on display next weekend as a newly formed club holds its very first event on the waters of Lake Bomoseen. The Green Mountain Dockdogs will host a “dock-diving fun jump” beginning at noon on Sunday, May 20, at the Lake House Pub and Grill in Castleton. The […]

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Canal corp. releases, then cleans flood debris

Several days after Tropical Storm Irene moved through the area, its effects were still being felt in Whitehall last week and over the weekend, but not by high water and downed trees, but scattered debris that found its way into local water ways causing concern for local business owners. The storm dropped upwards of several […]

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‘The boating season has been dismal’

By Derek Liebig   It may be summer, but it doesn’t feel that way for local businesses and organizations that depend on tourism. Despite the passing of the Fourth of July Weekend two weeks ago and Canal Fest this past weekend, local business owners have said business is lagging behind previous years. That lack of […]

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Power going out along wall?

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The lights may soon go out for those along the Whitehall – Champlain Canal “free wall.” Whitehall Town Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon said he is now willing to bring the matter of the electricity provided along the wall to a vote at the next board meeting. “I think that we are going to have the […]

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Whitehall marinas closing their doors

Owners say they can’t compete with free wall, electricity along the canal The end of the boating season may very well be the end of the remaining Whitehall marinas. Champlain Harbor Marina owner Bob Elmy and Lock 12 Marina owner Ray Faville have both said they will not be opening their marinas next summer, citing […]

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Canal Bad for Business?

For Bob Elny, the free docking and use of electricity along the Champlain Canal is troubling as he sees business at the Champlain Harbor Marina drop. “Last week, I saw 21 boats docked along the canal,” said Elny, who addressed members of the Whitehall Town Board at their Aug. 11 meeting. “I did some quick […]

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Growth has taken toll on lake

  “People used to be able to dive off of their docks, now they can walk off of them,” head of the Poultney Mettowee Conservation District Marli Rupe might be exaggerating just a little bit for comedic effect when talking about Lake St. Catherine, but her point is entirely serious. (more…)

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over the weekend

    Labor Day fun   It’s a bit of a trip, but if you’re in Hudson Falls and you want a nice canoe or kayak trip I suggest you check out the feeder canal also known as the barge canal to some. I happened across it mostly by accident while exploring part of the […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 01/23/15

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]