Tag Archives: Money

School Board holds on some cuts

The School Board made adjustments in the proposed 2011-2012 budget Monday night, lowering the potential tax-rate impact, but the final decisions will be held off until a meeting scheduled for April 11. “We need to wait to find out a few more details, especially whether the state is going to put any funding back and […]

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County Board supports Youth Bureau

The Washington County Board of Selectmen sent messages of support for the County Youth Bureau and for farmers to the State Legislature and approved a Solid Waste Management Plan at their monthly meeting March 18. The board passed two resolutions regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposals. One resolution asks the State Legislature to keep the […]

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Tyke’s Tourney March 6

Tyke’s Fishing Derby is so much a part of a Whitehall winter that last year the ice-fishing tourney went on despite the fact there was no ice on South Bay. “We didn’t have any ice last year, and the kids still had a great time,” said Elaine Phillips, who is busty organizing for this year’s […]

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Rec center is bustling

Recreation director Dan Welch reported that his first Friday movie night drew about 25 youths to the rec center and added that he plans to continue to hold similar events. “That’s a really good turnout for the first time,” said Welch who is also arranging plans for a dance at the center. Welch said he […]

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Supervisors’ Corner: Meeting Jan. 12

By Richard “Geezer” Gordon On Jan.12 the 2011 Town Board organizational meeting will take place at 7  p.m. This should take about a half hour. The regular meeting will begin right after. On the agenda is a vote by the board on the local law for two retirees to be paid a buyout instead of […]

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Residents get last look at Revitalization

With implementation of the Mettowee River Revitalization Strategy right around the corner, Granville Mayor Jay Niles urged those who turned out Monday night for the final look to get involved. “Pursue your interests,” Niles told the 20 people in attendance on the snowy night. The Granville Village Board convened the special meeting to get a […]

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1931 Times brings back memories

Richard Currier knew that he had an old copy of the Whitehall Times, but not until recently had he decided to take a closer look at it. “I had it in my library for a while and I thought that I should dig it out and make some copies of the pages,” said Currier about […]

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Town tackles employee policies

The town of Whitehall looked to remedy a pair of previous employee situations at its monthly board meeting on Nov. 10. In the first situation, the board looked into the practice of offering retired employees an insurance buyout, something that had been in practice but had not properly been acted upon with a local law. […]

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Power going out along wall?

The lights may soon go out for those along the Whitehall – Champlain Canal “free wall.” Whitehall Town Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon said he is now willing to bring the matter of the electricity provided along the wall to a vote at the next board meeting. “I think that we are going to have the […]

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Meeting held over future of the armory

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.      

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]