The Whitehall Police Department will have two new employees after the village hired a pair of officers for the department last week. The village board agreed to hire two part time police officers at a special board meeting on Friday, Aug. 26. Randy Bevins, an officer with the Ticonderoga Police Department and Rich Rizzo are […]
By Derek Liebig A long night on the town could lead to a long trip home for an illegal immigrant accused of trying to bribe police officers after he was stopped for a motor vehicle accident and found to be drunk early Sunday morning. Jairo Figeroa, 22, who lives on Maple Street, was charged with […]
By Derek Liebig The screams coming from the mangled wreckage of the car were audible from nearly 50 yards away. Jen Bealmear and one of her best friends, Katie Barrett had just been struck by a drunk driver on Buckley Road. Bealmear was screaming for help; her friend was silent. Within minutes, emergency response crews […]
By Derek Liebig Village taxes are expected to increase slightly after the Whitehall Village Board adopted the 2011-12 budget during a brief meeting Tuesday afternoon. The board recommended the hike in taxes to help offset a decrease in revenue generated by assessments. The budget calls for a tax levy (the amount of money generated by […]
Granville village officials say they are in the process of figuring out what they believe they are owed by Whitehall and Fort Edward for the costs of training police officers when they left the village before three years elapsed.
and Keith Lobdell Granville turns table on officer claim After considering a municipal law regarding a bill from Whitehall for police officer training expenses, the Granville Village Board has voted to seek its own claims.
There are plenty of leads for the Whitehall Village Police Department. For Chief Matt Dickinson, the challenge remains the same: sort out the credible ones from the rest.