Tag Archives: Marge Mohn

Canal Clean Sweep Thursday

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By Jamie Norton Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to participate in the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep, the spring cleaning of the state canal system and Canalway Trail, on April 22-24. More than 100 events have been scheduled across the 524-mile-long canal system, providing nearly unlimited opportunities for residents to give back to their local community and to show […]

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Beast of Whitehall to air April 2

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By Dan King April 2 will be your chance to witness The Beast of Whitehall. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall in conjunction with the documentary filmmakers at Small Town Monsters has planned a free day dedicated to the elusive Sasquatch, which will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club on that day. The […]

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Winterfest goers take the plunge

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By Dan King It took a special kind of brave (or perhaps crazy) to participate in the Penguin Plunge at the Whitehall Winterfest Saturday. Frigid temperatures, blustery wind and freezing waters were enough to turn the most hardened winter fanatic into a human icicle. Still, that didn’t stop 15 people from trotting in for an […]

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Weather excited Winterfest fever

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By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Supervisor George Armstrong will give opening remarks, Rev. Jim Peterson will lead a blessing and Bill Jones will sing “God Bless America.” Following that, the event […]

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Village officials vote to change terms to four years

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By Dan King By a narrow margin, Whitehall village officials have approved a change in village election terms from two to four years – but that’s not the end of the issue. After hearing feedback from residents for a second consecutive meeting last Tuesday, the board passed the measure, 3-2. Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Trustees […]

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Winterfest revival planned

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By Dan King With the weather so mild, most people aren’t thinking about winter – but for others, it’s on the forefront. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall is in the preliminary phases of reorganizing the popular Whitehall Winterfest, which was axed last year after former organizer Dana Grant stepped away. At the time […]

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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 Chamber of Commerce will be putting on its annual townwide yard sales from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 5. Various individuals and businesses will be getting in on the […]

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Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

Canal Trail

By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the town and village of Whitehall – all that’s left is for officials to vote on signing them. Both Supervisor George Armstrong and Mayor Ken Bartholomew say they favor the trail, which is being spearheaded on […]

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Cameras considered for park vandalism

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By Dan King Whitehall officials are concerned about a perceived rise in vandalism at both the town and village parks. “The amphitheatre is totally being destroyed,” said Village Trustee Marge Mohn, who serves as commissioner of parks and recreation for the village. Mohn said she has seen kids removing stones and bricks from the amphitheatre. […]

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Will Whitehall ever get a supermarket?

By Dan King One longstanding concern for Whitehall residents has been if the village will ever get a supermarket. “The number of times the question ‘what are you going to do to get a grocery store in Whitehall?’ has been asked of me since being elected to the board seven years ago is uncountable,” said […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 05/20/16

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