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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Trout in Mettowee

If it ever stops raining we might have a decent summer. Haven’t found time to go fishing, have too much lawn to mow. The Lake Champlain Invitational fishing derby last weekend had thousands of fishermen entered from all over the country. I didn’t notice any big winners from Whitehall. There are numerous categories to fish […]

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Putnam Honor Roll announced

PutnamCentralSchool has announced its list of honor students for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year. The students (listed by grade level) are: Sixth Grade High Honors: Cheyenne Bowman, Brett Moore, Emily Purkey and Savannah Smith.   Fifth Grade Honors: Steven Barnaby and David Bechard, Jr. High Honors: Conall Tierney   Fourth Grade Honors: […]

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Reading program offered at library

Dig Into Reading is the theme for the summer reading program that will be held at the Whitehall Library. Children are asked to stop in the library this week to register. They will be able to sign up for the program that is geared towards their specific age group. Pre-school through grade 2 will meet with Kathi […]

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Man arrested for felony assault

A Whitehall man was charged with felony assault following an incident of horseplay gone wrong. Police say Jason A. Brown, 30, of Saunders Street, stuffed another man’s face into a fish tank and punched him repeatedly in the incident. The victim suffered minor facial injuries but was not seriously hurt. Brown and the victim were […]

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Man charged with strangulation

A local man was indicted on multiple felonies for allegedly choking a woman unconscious earlier this month. A Washington County Grand Jury handed up the indictment against Travis M. Carr, 26, of Whitehall on Thursday. Carr is accused of attacking a woman with whom he was acquainted at a home in Dresden on June 8. […]

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Hampton shows support for Head Start

The Town of Hampton formally threw its support behind Washington County Head Start. The town board unanimously endorsed a request by the beleaguered organization to include the community on a letter urging Congress to reconsider spending cuts that have left the program in dire straits. The Washington County Head Start program has seen a $201,371 […]

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Grads told to define themselves

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When U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Michael Greenwood graduated from Whitehall High School in 1998 he never thought he’d return years later to address the Class of 2013. At the time, he didn’t even know what he’d be doing that fall. “I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t prepare and I didn’t care,” Greenwood […]

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Village: Mow your lawns or we will

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The village is begrudgingly entering the landscaping business.  Frustrated by the number of unkempt lawns and property owners’ indifference toward addressing the problem, the village is moving forward with a plan to mow the lawns itself and recoup costs from owners. “I’m fed up, and at this point, I’ve had enough,” said Mayor Peter Telisky, […]

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Rec. Center offering summer programs for children

Rec Center Summer programs

Tomorrow marks the official start of summer vacation for Whitehall-area youth, and kids looking for a way to fill their suddenly clear schedules will find plenty of recreational opportunities at the Rec. Center. The center has released its slate of summer programs and the list includes everything from crafts to sports. Most programs will begin […]

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Students conduct own verison of Mythbusters

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If you eat a piece of food that’s been on the floor less than five seconds, can you avoid ingesting any germs? And which bounces higher, a frozen tennis ball or a heated tennis ball? These questions and many more were considered, hypothesized, and tested as part of Whitehall Elementary School’s annual Science Fair, held […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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