Tag Archives: Motor Vehicle Accident

Dresden Supervisor charged with DWI after crash

Dresden Town Supervisor Robert Banks has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident last week in the village of Whitehall. Banks, 63, of Dresden was arrested Tuesday afternoon under suspicion he had been drinking when he crashed his car. According to police, at approximately 9:41 p.m. on […]

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Pair of felonies in DWI, burglary: 19 year old charged in incidents hours apart

A local man faces two felonies after he was accused of breaking into a church and its parsonage Dec. 4 just hours after being arrested for driving while intoxicated.   Whitehall Police charged Christopher D. Carpenter, 19, with felony counts of second and third degree burglary saying he broke a basement window some time aftermidnightatGraceBaptistChurchonQueen Streetand […]

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Police Beat

Police Beat   Nov. 14   6:30 a.m. Police took a report of a property damage motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle and a car south of the village on Route 4.   11:11 a.m. Police responded a 911-related hang-up from a Main Street building. Officers inspected the building and found the property to be […]

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Police Beat

Compiled by Derek Liebig   Nov. 1   7:30 a.m. Police investigated reports of a false alarm at aMain Streetbusiness.   10:04 a.m. Officers responded to complaints of endangering the welfare of a child at theWhitehallRec.Center. Matter is under investigation.   3:59 p.m. Police responded to the scene of anEMScall onQueen Streetinvolving an incident of […]

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Accident reports now available on internet

By Derek Liebig   The next time you’re involved in a fender bender inWhitehall, you’ll find it a little easier to receive your accident report. The Whitehall Police Department recently entered into an agreement with the company  PoliceReports.us, to provide a database to house Motor Vehicle Accident reports completed by the local police department. “It […]

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Arrest leads to 10 charges against illegal immigrant

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 […]

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Whitehall Police make arrests

  Whitehall police have charged a local woman with fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and theft of services after she allegedly used her child’s name to open a National Grid account. Two of the charges against Melissa A. Smith, 34, are felonies. Police said her bill with National Grid was for $1,200. Police […]

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Town mourns popular teen

By Bill Toscano  His classmates will remember Tommy Pollinger as the guy who made them laugh, the athlete who seemed to wear most of the uniforms Whitehall had to offer and a friend with a quick smiling and a helping hand. They will remember attending his Bar Mitzvah, perhaps the only such celebration they had […]

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Francis L. Wilbur, 44

  Francis L. Wilbur,44, of Clemons, passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2008 as a result of a motor vehicle accident on County Route 41 in Kingsbury. Born on July 23, 1964 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Leon "Pete" Wilbur and Fannie Marie (Marino) Wilbur.  For many years in this area, he […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]