Tag Archives: Hudson Falls

Rifle Club strong on home range

After having suffered a disappointing two point loss at Galway, the Whitehall Rifle Club returned to their Hollister Road Range where they tend to feel right at home. On Jan. 17 they defeated a dangerous Hartford team 980-966, then on Jan. 24 they out-shot Fort Edward with an impressive 985-935 win. At the Hartford match, […]

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Jones out as budget officer: Supervisor cites cost savings as reason

Kathy Jones was replaced last week as the Town of Whitehall’s budget officer in a cost-cutting move Supervisor George Armstrong said will save the town tens of thousands of dollars. Armstrong chose last Wednesday not to reappoint Jones who has served as budget officer, Supervisor’s clerk, and the town highway superintendent’s clerk for the past […]

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Toys for Tots facing uncertain year

A charitable endeavor that provided more than 200 children with gifts last December is facing an uncertain future. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve which has for years delivered toys to children in need is no longer participating in the Toys for Tots program because of budget cuts and increased combat deployments. And while the program […]

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Sheriff’s office to offer Police Explorers program

Long before he became Washington County’s sheriff, Jeff Murphy was a member of the sheriff’s office’s Law Enforcement Explorers program. “I was a member when I was in high school in Hudson Falls, and some of the guys I was in it with are people I still work with today,” said Murphy, who has been […]

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Men arrested for harassment

A pair of Hudson Falls men were arrested last Wednesday for reportedly sending harassing phone messages to a village resident. Fred Schaff, 49, and Justin Zimmerle, 26, both of Hudson Place, Hudson Falls, were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, a Class A misdemeanor. Schaff and Zimmerle are accused of initiating a series of unwanted, harassing […]

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Bridge Theatre season begins Saturday

  One of the area’s premier party bands will kick off the Bridge Theatre’s 2012 cabaret season next weekend. The Jonathan Newell Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, in the theater’s new venue at the Whitehall Armory. The seven-piece act, which includes female vocals, keyboards, guitar, saxophone, and percussion, has been […]

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Second arrest made in arson

A Hudson Falls woman was arrested for aiding a local man who allegedly set a car on fire last month. Hillary E. DeLuca, 25, of Broad Street, was charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal facilitation and criminal solicitation. Police said she drove Eric. H. Ripley, of Whitehall, to Fifth Street where he set a 2000 […]

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Peter James Plisko, 65

WEST PAWLET, Vt. — Peter James Plisko passed away unexpectedly May 3, 2012. Peter was born June 12, 1946, the son of William Sr. and Susan (Dirga) Plisko. He attended Granville School then enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served from 1963 until 1971. He spent time in Germany and with the 10 1st […]

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Odyssey of the Mind places second

              The Whitehall Division II team placed second at the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition at Hudson Falls High School on Saturday, March 10. There were 70 teams competing this year. This is Whitehall’s second year in a row that they placed in the top three. Whitehall faced teams from Saratoga […]

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Arthur Tompkins, 68

Arthur Rupert Tompkins, 68, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Art was born on Sept.22, 1943 in Granville, New York the son of the late Ernest Rupert  and Ida Belle (Gould) Tompkins. Art had been employed for 27 years at Sandy Hill in Hudson Falls. Most recently he worked as […]

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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 […]