Tag Archives: Frank Barber

Board extends Whitehall/Fort Ann merger

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By Dan King Despite opposition from board member Frank Barber, the Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to extend a wrestling merger, which reportedly saves the district over $1,100. After hearing some points from head wrestling coach Bob Diekel, Athletic Director Keith Redmond and members of the Whitehall Wrestling Booster Club, the board voted 8-1 […]

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Whitehall/Fort Ann merger in jeopardy?

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By Dan King Members of the Whitehall Board of Education aren’t sure if they want to continue the district’s merger with Fort Ann in the sport of wrestling. After a lengthy discussion, in which board members brought up concerns about the efficacy of the merger, the board decided last week to table any decision and […]

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Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas isn’t worried. Barber looked at the monthly budget status report and saw what on the surface appeared to be some alarming deficits in some of the district’s funds, including going over by $140,557.25 in instructional […]

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Whitehall School Board axes costly mower

By Dan King As the spring sports season inches closer, the Whitehall School Board voted Monday to reject a proposal to buy a $57,000 mower to cut the grass on school athletic fields. The board had discussed buying a Jacobsen R-311T lawn mower four times before taking the vote. Ultimately, the board decided to come […]

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Whitehall School Board meets privately

The Whitehall Board of Education discussed district issues in a two-hour closed-door session before its regular meeting Monday and reentered a second executive session afterward. The meeting reportedly involved litigation, personnel issues and contract negotiations. Board member Frank Barber stared at Superintendent Liz Legault with a grin on his face when asking for a second […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 05/20/16

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