Tag Archives: Last Tuesday

Ferguson finishes 2nd; team falls to N. Warren

Lake George’s Dan Jardine edged PJ Ferguson by three seconds to claim first place in an Adirondack League cross-country race held last Tuesday in Whitehall. Jardine finished the 2.64-mile race in 15 minutes, one second, just ahead of Ferguson. John Farrone of Lake George finished third, but North Warren pushed across the next five runners […]

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Youth held on child endangerment

A local youth was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly threatened a 10-year-old boy at a residence on Broadway. Steven A. Woodard, 17, of Whitehall was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. Police said Woodard become upset with the child and threatened him with physical violence. He was issued […]

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Cemetery close; village weighs risk

Village officials have closed the Boardman Street cemetery while they determine the extent to which they are liable for injuries caused by damaged or toppled headstones and monuments. Following last Tuesday’s board meeting, officials asked that the gates to the municipally owned cemetery be closed until their insurance provider assessed the risk to those visiting […]

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Man arrested for smashing TV

A local man was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s house and destroyed a television. Brandon L. Wilbur, 29, of Broadway, was charged with second-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, in connection with the incident which occurred on Adams Street. Police said Wilbur entered the home without permission and remained […]

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Run-off election to break tie

The Whitehall Central School district will hold a run-off election to determine the winner of the final Board of Education position. The election will settle a tie between Mark Ives and current board member Joyce Corcoran, each of whom garnered 13 write-in votes during last Tuesday’s Board of Education elections. Going into last week’s election, […]

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Village board OKs budget

The village Board of Trustees officially approved the 2012-13 budget during a meeting held last week. The budget calls for a 1.5 percent increase in the tax levy, the amount of money it collects through taxes. The tax levy increased by 4.4 percent last year. The current tax rate is $17.67 per $1,000 of assessed […]

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New owner: Lock 12 fixture to reopen in spring

An Albany man who purchased Lock 12 Marina and Finch and Chubb restaurant at auction last week says both businesses will reopen later this spring. “We intend to reopen the restaurant as quickly as we can,” said Bill Brina, who secured the property for $100,000 last Tuesday. He says he expects to close the sale […]

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Post office closure delayed until May

The Clemons Post Office was granted a stay of execution last week after the U.S. Postal Service agreed to a five month moratorium on closings nationwide. The agency agreed last Tuesday to postpone the closing of 3,700 post offices, including the Clemons branch until mid-May. Clemons Postmaster Debbie Winkler confirmed that she had received a […]

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Bowlers off to solid start

Whitehall’s bowling team is off to a strong start after the team won its first two matches of the season. Whitehall opened the season on the road with a wins against North Warren and Hadley-Luzerne. The Railroaders defeated North Warren on Nov. 29 3-1 and following that with another 3-1 decision over Hadley Luzerne last […]

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Police, village quiet with talks set to start

Neither side is willing to say much as the Village of Granville and the Granville Police union prepare to enter negotiations for a new contract. The four-year police contract expired June 1,  and negotiations have not started on the new labor agreement. A potentially costly provision of the recently expired contract provides health insurance for […]

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Northshire Freepress 12/19/14

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]