Tag Archives: Heck

Beebe’s Bows Out

Carla Williams said she just woke up one day, and she’d had it. With another liquor license renewal coming up, the longtime owner of Beebe’s Thirst Parlor on Main Street decided that was that, she was not going to be a bar owner any more. After more than 20 years running the landmark bar arguably […]

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A fine finale

Kelsie Benjamin has had one heck of a year. The senior won nearly every track meet she entered, including the Wasaren League Championships, the Section II championships and state qualifiers. On Friday, she competed in the shot put event at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Caledonia High School. Although […]

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hot ticket

Basketball thoughts   While another hot ticket has the nation and probably the world preoccupied, I’m looking forward to Wednesday when the GRanville boys travel to Hoosick Falls. The Panther came to Granville early in the season before the Horde found thier groove and won by 11 or 13, a pretty fair margin. But I recall […]

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SMART new boards at school

  Whitehall Central School has been working with two new boards in classrooms this year. The school has installed a pair of SMART Boards, one each in the elementary and high school buildings.   (more…)

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New brick work, roof planned for Swanson Building

It might look like the Swanson Building got one heck of a haircut or lost half a floor after recent demolition work, but everything is proceeding according to schedule the building contractor said… (more…)

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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