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

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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

Jonathan Newell Band

  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

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              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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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

Philip A. Berke

By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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