Tag Archives: Montcalm

Work begins on police station

A project that will result in a more modern and centralized police station is underway and officials are hopeful the community’s law enforcement agency will be in new digs in several months time. “The rooms have all been delineated,” village trustee Ken Bartholomew said. “We’re hoping to be in by the end of the summer. […]

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Three arrested in connection with sexual misconduct

Mughot Robert Valastro

A Whitehall couple was arrested after they allowed a minor to engage in sexual relations with an older teen. Robert A. Valastro and Christine A. Valastro, both 45, of Montcalm Avenue, were each charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. The Valastros allegedly knew and permitted Brittany […]

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Its 1777 over again at Fort Ti


The climatic summer of 1777 will be experienced anew as Fort Ticonderoga presents its “Defiance and Independence” battle re-enactment this weekend. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. The weekend brings to life the surprising American retreat and British capture of Fort Ticonderoga in […]

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Police Blotter

Nov. 28   7:49 p.m. Police took statements regarding a burglary on Second Avenue. The matter is currently under investigation.   9:11 p.m. Two residents were arrested following a domestic incident on Elizabeth Street. Leanne Round, 32, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with harassment in the second degree. She was arraigned and released on […]

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Shelia L. Parrott, 67

Shelia L. Parrott, 67 of Montcalm Avenue, in Whitehall died unexpectedly on Monday, May 2, 2011.  Shelia was born on February 18, 1944, the daughter of Randall and Evelyn (Morse) Parrott. She attended Whitehall schools. Shelia had an amazing will to persevere any hardship that was handed her. She was an inspiration to all that knew […]

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Train derailment investigation continues

By Bill Toscano Train service between Vermont and New York was disrupted for part of last weekend following a train derailment on the Vermont Rail lines that cross South Williams Street early Saturday morning and could have caused public safety issues in the village. The Amtrak Ethan Allen Express that regularly runs from Rutland, Vt., […]

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Catherine A. (Kay) Belden, 66

Catherine A. (Kay) Belden, 66, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the Albany Medical Center after a long illness. Born Jan. 15, 1944, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Bartholomew and the late Anne (Costantino) Ward. She is survived by her stepmother, Lillian Bartholomew. Kay graduated from Whitehall […]

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Smoking up the sewer lines

The village of Whitehall will begin smoke testing on its sewer system in the coming weeks.  (more…)

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Northshire Freepress – 11/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/27/15

Weekender – 11/27/15

North Country Freepress – 11/27/15

Classifieds 11/25/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

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