Tag Archives: Last Friday

Golf splits home opener

The Whitehall Golf varsity golf team hosted its first home match of the season last Friday at Skene Valley Country Club defeating Fort Edward and falling to Fort Ann. Colby LaChapelle, Chris Talbert and Adam Koeble all recorded wins forWhitehallin their match with the Flying Forts which they won 3.5 to 2.5. Garrett Beebe tied […]

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Skyline Closing

By Derek Liebig   Seventy-eight local residents will be out a job this fall after Skyline Corporation, a producer of manufactured homes and recreational vehicles, announced they will close its Fair Haven facility. The impending closure was confirmed last Friday by Mike Steed, Skyline’s Vice President of Human Resources. “It is not a rumor, it […]

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County Closes Bridge

Washington County workers close the Upper Turnpike Road.

‘Pancake’ hole causes closure A popular shortcut between Granville and Whitehall is no more after damage found to a North Granville bridge resulted in its likely permanent closure last Friday. The Upper Turnpike Bridge rests in a gully about 1 mile from Route 22 and is used as a pass through during the year for […]

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Chocolate Lovers Delight at Pember

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Is your chocolate treat championship quality? Take a break from shoveling and head into the kitchen because Friday the Friends of the Pember Library are offering the chance for chocolate immortality. Well, maybe not immortality but certainly bragging rights as the first-ever “Chocolate Lovers’ Delight Contest” will be held Friday evening at the West Main […]

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Celebrate chocolate at the Pember

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  It’s snowing outside. It’s cold. One way to fight the winter’s bitter chill is by cooking or baking up something hot and chocolaty; at least that’s what the Friends of the Pember hope to see people doing in just a few days. The Pember Library is inviting anyone and everyone to participate in a […]

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Manchester first at county oratorical contest

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It was a hard decision for the judges, but when all was said and done at last Friday’s Washington County Oratorical Contest, Granville High School senior John Manchester emerged as the winner, advancing to the New York State Departmental Competition on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Plattsburgh High School. Manchester placed first among six student orators […]

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LaRose eyeing run for mayor

Mayoral candidate Brian LaRose.

Following Mayor Jay Niles’ announcement last week that he will not seek re-election, speculation regarding who might throw their hat in the ring has begun to percolate in the village of Granville. A short time later current Trustee Brian LaRose announced his intention to seek the mayor’s chair in March. “I’m definitely going to run for […]

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School interested in gym, garage

By Bill Toscano       School Superintendent James Watson has a specific focus for what the Whitehall School District wants out of the National Guard Armory site. “We want the garages, and we want to be able to use the gym from November to April. That’s all we’re looking for,” said Watson, who toured […]

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Girls hoops split league games

Granville split a pair of Wasaren League games, falling to Hoosic Valley but defeating Stillwater in recent girls basketball action. In both games Emily Fuller led all scorers but with different results. On Dec. 14 Fuller’s 21 points paced Granville over the Stillwater Warriors, 43-31. Granville won two of the four quarters as it outscored […]

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Tatko to vote ‘No’ on 3 percent budget

  Although transfer stations have been restored in the county budget, residents continued to give members of the Washington County Board of Supervisors an earful about trash during a public hearing on Nov. 12. Since the closure of the county transfer stations was proposed last month as a part of an effort to reduce a […]

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Hartford schools on alert after ‘not specific’ threats

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By Krystle S. Morey Hartford Central School District officials are on high alert following the discovery of two threats against […]

Flat Iron falls

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By Matthew Saari As the Whitehall Village Board was proceeding with steps to demolish the decrepit building at 160 Main […]

Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian […]

Police proponents, opponents survey

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By Matthew Saari If there’s a strong push to disband the Whitehall Police Department to reduce village taxes, there’s an […]

Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought […]

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Should Whitehall retain its police department?

The entrance to the Whitehall Police Station.

By Matthew Saari Should the village of Whitehall continue having its own police department? It’s a controversial question that has […]

DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk […]

Village seeks ‘input on future of police department’

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By Matthew Saari Village trustees are “seeking input on the future of the police department,” and to that end have […]

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