Tag Archives: Ladder

50s themed sock hop next week

By Jaime Thomas Locals will have a chance to step back in time to the 1950s next weekend at a sock hop at the Granville Hook and Ladder. The inaugural event, which organizers Steve “Skeeter” Morse and Dan Roberts hope to make an annual happening, will take place Saturday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. “There’s […]

Read More

Breaking news: woman hurt in head-on crash

One woman was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center with head injuries following a car between her Jeep and a heavy-duty pickup truck towing a boat on a trailer, on Route 22A in Raceville early Wednesday afternoon. State police did not immediately have information on the names of the drivers, but the man driving the […]

Read More

Skenesborough to dissolve

  After months of debating whether to dissolve, members of the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Company decided last week that it was time to cease operations. Acting fire chief, Jeff Benjamin, said members of the company held a second vote and have decided to dissolve. Although he couldn’t recall exactly how the vote shook out, he […]

Read More

‘Fooling around’ cited in crash

A scary head on crash on Potter Avenue sent both drivers to the hospital and resulted in several tickets for one. Peter J. Penor Jr., 16, of DeKalb Road was ticketed for speeding in a school zone, using prohibited (studded) tires, failing to keep right and not wearing a seatbelt after the crash that took […]

Read More

Fireman’s fireworks

A small sampling of the fireworks show from the June 18 finale’ of the Hook & Ladder fireman’s carnival. Hand held and a little shaky, this clip provides a quick look at a show that started after some people’s bedtimes.

Read More

Comedy at Hook & Ladder

Funny fundraiser from Fat Jonny’s The Granville Hook & Ladder just want to make you laugh. March 19 at the firehouse on Quaker Street the Hooks host an evening of comedy by a group known as Fat Jonny’s Comedy Show. “You’ve got to see these guys, they’re just a riot,” treasurer Dan Roberts said Friday. […]

Read More

Hooks Resume BINGO Feb. 26

Back by popular demand Bingo will return to the village starting Feb. 26, officials with the Granville Hook & Ladder Fire Company said Monday. “The biggest thing is we need fundraisers,” Hooks treasurer Dan Roberts said. “Heating oil costs have hit us this year.” And members of the public have been asking for the return […]

Read More

Yummy

  Find the chicken to go with the biscuits at the Granville Hook & Ladder on Quaker Street. The Granville Hook & Ladder will host a chicken and biscuits dinner Friday, Feb. 18 starting at 4:30 p.m. The dinner features a chicken and biscuits meal for $8 and children under 10 years of age cost […]

Read More

Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

Read More

Fire leads to Arson charge

Juvenile charged with Arson

Read More

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14

Lakes Region Freepress 08/22/14

Weekender 08/22/14

North Country Freepress – 08/22/14

Lakes Classifieds – 08/22/14

2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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 […]