Tag Archives: Frank Barber

Board extends Whitehall/Fort Ann merger


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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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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