Tag Archives: Emergency Squad

Whitehall good Samaritan retires

If you are cynical and think there are no Good Samaritans, stop by a fire house or rescue squad. Ruth Scribner, 68, one of Whitehall’s Good Samaritans, is stepping down after years as head of the Skenesborough Emergency Squad. The problem is most of the EMS workers that she has either trained and/or inspired do […]

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Arlene Rozell, 66

Arlene Rozell, 66, passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Cambridge, on March 25, 2012, after a 3 ½-year battle with ovarian cancer, with her loving family by her side. Arlene was born on April 1, 1945.  She was the daughter of the late Charles and Doris Matthews.   She was born […]

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Windfall: Local man leaves $822,000 to six Whitehall non-profits

Six local non-profit organizations are the benefactors of a generous posthumous gift left by a former graduate of Whitehall High School. Ed Scott, a former resident of Whitehall and a 1954 graduate of Whitehall High, donated over $822,000 to six organizations within the community.  Recognizing the difficult economic times which lie ahead, Scott established an […]

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Joyce M. Marviglio, 79

Joyce M. Marviglio, 79, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Great Barrington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Great Barrington, Mass. following a brief illness. She was born on August 18, 1932 in Whitehall., the daughter of Henry and Mary (Baker) Bruce. Joyce was united in marriage to the late Charles Marviglio on April […]

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Emergency responders complete helicopter training

A small crowd of firefighters, emergency squad members and police officers converged on a recreation field at the Whitehall Central School campus on Saturday July 9. As they waited, a bright blue and white helicopter flew out of the morning sky. It made a pass from southwest to northeast, circled and came in for a […]

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Ruth P. Hughes, 71

Ruth P. Hughes, 71, went peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Whitehall on May 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Peer of Whitehall. She graduated from Whitehall High School. […]

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Florence E. “Sis” Mulholland

Florence E. “Sis” Mulholland, 78, passed away peacefully at her home, in the loving arms of her family, Saturday, June 27.Sis valued her large family more than life itself and viewed the raising of her nine children as her proudest accomplishment.  She is survived by all of her children: Sheila Mulholland and her husband, Jonathan […]

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Fun and Fitness

It’s a day to promote fitness and healthy living in Whitehall. It’s also still a day to get your name in for a free bike, as well.

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Burleigh E. Douglass

Burleigh E. Douglass passed away at the age of 84 on Feb. 23, 2009 in Woodstock, Ga.  He was the son of the late Burleigh J. and Lois Clark Douglass. He was born on Oct 26, 1924 in Whitehall. He lived his childhood in Whitehall and joined the US Army in 1944. He served in […]

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Georgianna E. “Chick” Costantino

Georgianna E. "Chick" Costantino, 84, of Whitehall, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 at Indian River Nursing Home. She was born on July 31,1924 in Whitehall. She was the daughter of George "Del" Herron and Lillian (Collins) Herron. Mrs. Costantino graduated from Whitehall High School in 1942 and from Albany Business College in […]

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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 […]

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, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]