Tag Archives: Kortright

Prescription drug abuse a local problem

By Jaime Thomas It gives a whole new meaning to basket party, but not in a good way. Teenagers dump various prescription medications into a bin, pick one at random and take it to get high. It has been dubbed ‘pharming,’ and it’s a serious trend that’s sweeping the nation and hitting hard locally, too. […]

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Grand jury hears testimony in shooting

A Washington County grand jury began hearing testimony last week in the case against two Connecticut men charged with firing multiple rifle rounds into a home at the Whitehall Mobile Home Park. The grand jury began hearing testimony last Thursday and as of Tuesday afternoon the panel had not yet voted on whether to indict […]

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Preliminary hearing for arsonist, district attorney to push murder charge

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By Jaime Thomas Stephen Gyarmathy did not intend to burn the building at 44 Mettowee St. when he poured gasoline on the stairwell and set it alight. At least that’s what he said in a written statement taken by state police hours after the deed was done. On Thursday, Gyarmathy had a preliminary hearing in […]

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Elmy guilty on one of five charges

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                    A local business owner accused of assault against his wife last fall was found guilty of one felony count by a Washington County jury on Friday afternoon. The jury found Robert A. Elmy guilty of second-degree assault but acquitted him on additional charges. Elmy, 63, […]

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Bank robbery suspects to be indicted

The Vermont couple accused of a series of bank robberies, including two at TD Bank on Main Street in Granville, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Vermont. John W. Maynard, 30, and Jill M. Ludwig, 30, who were from Castleton, were indicted in the U.S. District Court in Rutland on three counts […]

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Charges against Banks to be dropped

The Warren County District Attorney’s office will seek the dismissal of a driving while intoxicated charge against Dresden Supervisor Robert Banks after a second blood alcohol test showed that he had no alcohol or drugs in his system when he crashed a car into a home late last year. Banks was charged with misdemeanor DWI […]

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Suspects await court

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The two suspects in a series of bank robberies in the region remain in jail as their case makes it was through the first of what could be several legal jurisdictions. Officials with the Rutland District Court in Rutland, Vt. said Jill Ludwig and John Maynard each await further court action following their arraignments Nov. […]

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Making a Federal case of it? No word yet

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Washington County District Attorney Kevin Kortright said the couple arrested in Castleton accused of striking five area banks on both sides of the state border over an eight week period will remain in Vermont custody for some time but their fate afterwards in somewhat murky. Kortright said he had not yet spoken with Federal authorities […]

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Elmy indicted on three more felonies

A local businessman who was arrested and accused of beating his wife last month has been indicted on a handful of felony charges. Robert A. Elmy, 63, faces four felonies, including two counts of second-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment, and coercion. Elmy, who owns Champlain Harbor Marina and RV Park, is accused of beating his wife, […]

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Elmy may face more charges; victim of attack out of hospital

By Bill Toscano The police investigation into a serious assault against a woman in Granville Oct. 12 is still actively continuing, and the suspect, Robert A. Elmy, may face additional charges pending the outcome of a grand just investigation. Elmy, 63, of Whitehall, who runs the Champlain Harbor Marina and RV Park has been released […]

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Classifieds 03/04/14

Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

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By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For […]

Granville MMA fighter to be featured on CNN

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By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who has spent two-and-a-half years training in mixed martial arts will have her story […]

Students, faculty join to boost school spirit

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By Derek Liebig Granville Central School pride was alive and well, at least for one night, as students, faculty and […]

Boy Scout Troop 83 Moving Forward

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By Dan King Boy Scout Troop 83 in Whitehall is in a transition, but new scoutmaster Jason Ashline says he’s […]

Whitehall golf second in state for GPA

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The fall 2014 season was great for Whitehall athletes on the course and field, and it continues in the classroom. […]

WHS to host musical Friday and Saturday

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Students at Whitehall High School will be performing a musical this weekend. March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each […]

Teacup auction

The Wells United Methodist Church will host a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, March 13, at the Modern Woodman Hall […]

Solomon Northup reenactor in Salem

The Salem Courthouse Community Center, 25 East Broadway, continues its March Civil War series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March […]

Village of Granville taxes to increase

By Derek Liebig A decrease in revenues will lead to a tax increase for village residents. The Granville Village Board […]

Ice fishing clinic at Carter’s Pond

Families who wish to learn the sport of ice fishing are welcome to attend a free ice fishing clinic taking […]

Granville man arrested for heroin

A Granville man is facing drug charges after he was found in possession of heroin and marijuana. Brian L. James, […]