The town of Whitehall is set to decide on Thursday whether or not to call the Skenesborough firehouse its new home.
The sign out front says the National Guard has moved out. So would the town and village be the best choice to move in? Members of the community met with a representative from U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy’s office on Nov. 18 to discuss the future of the Whitehall Armory.
Another site has been proposed for the new town and village offices, but the officials who may make the final decision are not overly eager to pursue it. The latest option was pitched by Dick Emerson, the owner of The Line Townhouses in Whitehall.
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.
The meeting has yet to happen. Whitehall Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti and his Granville counterpart, Jay Niles, said in August they planned to meet together sometime after the Labor Day holiday to discuss the situation regarding monies owed to Whitehall.
It took a little longer than usual, but the Whitehall town supervisor Republican primary did have a winner by the end of the night on Tuesday.
Whitehall has not been isolated from the recent wave of criminal activity throughout the region.
A very tight debate between two foresters went to the deciding vote of Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti at the Whitehall Village Board meeting on July 20.