Tag Archives: Huletts Landing

One year later, few complaints about hour reduction

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By Dan King It’s been a little over a year since the Huletts Landing Post Office cut its weekday lobby hours in half, and officials say they haven’t had too many complaints. “USPS Albany District officials have received no complaints over the last few months after adjusting weekday hours at the Huletts Landing Post Office […]

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Dresden to county: keep beach open

By Dan King Despite an effort by Washington County to close its beach at Huletts Landing when there is no lifeguard on duty, the Dresden Town Board is working to keep it open year-round. “The county said they’re going to close the beach year-round when there isn’t a lifeguard, but I’ve been working with them […]

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Snail Mail gets slower

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By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery of First Class mail. In January the US. Postal Service amended its delivery service standards for single-piece First Class mail, to better fit the ever-changing world. That means people sending or receiving First Class mail […]

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Whitehall avoids worst of storm

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Whitehall emerged relatively unscathed from a violent storm that uprooted trees and left thousands without power last Wednesday. Louie Pratt, Whitehall Highway Superintendent, said a half dozen or so trees were toppled in the southeast part of town near Hatch Hill and Tanner Hill Roads. On Hatch Hill Road, a telephone pole was snapped in […]

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Gang to challenge Banks for Supervisor

Dresden Supervisor Robert Banks will be challenged for another term by a longtime resident of the community. George Gang, who has lived in Dresden for three-and-a-half decades, will oppose Banks for supervisor in this fall’s election. Gang received the Democratic nomination during that party’s caucus on Aug. 6. A part-time tax preparer for H&R Block, […]

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Huletts busy replacing equipment

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What a difference two years can make. In the past two years, the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company has replaced and updated its entire fleet of fire fighting apparatus. Last summer, the all-volunteer organization purchased a pump truck from its counterparts in Brant Lake. The four-wheel drive truck has a front pumper and is the […]

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Art show and auction in Huletts

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing will host their third annual art show and auction the week of Aug. 12. Local artists have submitted a variety of pieces for inclusion in the show and to be sold during an auction at the Huletts Library and Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 17. A […]

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Colonader Girl

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They were all told they were too young. Todd Colitti was 35. Molly McMaster Morgoslepov had just turned 23. Dana Holbrook was 22. Danielle Ripley Burgess was only 17. And despite their age, they were all diagnosed with colon cancer. “All our stories are the same. Our doctors said you are too young,” said Colitti, […]

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Area post offices’ hours cut

The Clemons post office has been saved after the U.S. Postal Service reversed course on a plan that would have closed thousands of offices around the country. But while the plan ensures that the small one-room post office will remain operational, it and several other offices in the region will see their retail hours reduced, […]

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Hullets Landing cell tower approved

  By Bill Toscano More than a year after an initial proposal, the Adirondack Park Agency has approved a 90-foot tall cell tower in Hullets Landing. The APA wound up choosing the second of two proposals. The initial plan called for a tower at the Huletts Landing Fire Department, but after “balloon tests,” the APA […]

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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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