Tag Archives: Firefighters

Two boys rescued on river

Two North Street youths got a dunk in ice cold water and a serious scare but were otherwise unharmed after falling into the Mettowee River late Monday afternoon. Officials said the boys, one 9 and one 12, were playing in the area behind Manchester Wood along the banks of the Mettowee River when the pair […]

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Schoony’s to Rebuild

  Bob Schoonmaker didn’t hesitate when the inevitable question came up Friday night. When asked what he planned to do following the fire that heavily damaged the family business, Schoony’s North Granville Grocery, Schoonmaker didn’t miss a beat when he said: “We’ll rebuild; oh yeah definitely, we’ll rebuild.” Less than an hour after the call […]

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Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

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Fire leads to Arson charge

Juvenile charged with Arson

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Siren effort ends

Cost halts siren search

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Game Suppers

Local residents will have a chance to enjoy a taste of the wild side over the next two weekends as several communities hold their annual game suppers. In Pawlet, the annual Wild Game and Chicken Pie Supper will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Pawlet Fire Department. Food will be served starting at […]

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Stolen Signs a Safety Concern for Town

John Tanner is missing some signs and it’s got him concerned. The town superintendent of highways told the Granville Town Board on Sept. 9 the recent rash of street sign thefts has him bothered and just a little hot under the collar.   While the problem is not a new one, Tanner said, it is an […]

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Murphy meets Firefighters, Village

Murphy meets Firefighters, Village Communication is always key. Companies, schools, organizations and individuals are always looking for ways to improve their communication.

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Brush fires keep companies busy

    As members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company packed up their equipment from an afternoon of containing a brush fire, the call came out again.

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Crowd packs slate valley museum to listen to Congressmen Murphy

“I’ll never get this theater in the round thing, not everyone’s going to hear me. I’m not Shakespeare.” Congressman Scott Murphy when moving to the middle of the crowd Friday after his microphone quit.  

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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 […]