Tag Archives: Nature Conservancy

State adds Dresden land to forest preserve

A sizable tract of land in Dresden has been given to the state by The Nature Conservancy. Joe Martens, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, announced Tuesday that 156 acres on southern Lake Champlain will be added to the forest preserve. Known as the Chubbs Dock property, the land features 2,140 feet of […]

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Nature Conservancy up next in lecture series

The Nature Conservancy’s conservation activities will be the subject of a lecture next week at the Cooke’s Island Recreation Center in Whitehall. The lecture, “Plant, animal, and water conservation in the Southern Lake Champlain Valley” will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Cherie Mosher, a member of Americorps program working with the […]

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Lecture series features a wide range of topics

The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall has announced its 2012 summer lecture series. The series features weekly talks on topics of local interest. Local author and business owner George T. Kapusinski will speak on “The Huletts Hotel Fire,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the Cooke’s Island Recreation Center on Lower Main […]

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Moose discussion Feb. 23

The Nature Conservancy will present “On the Scent of the Adirondack Moose” starting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Whitehall Cental School. Heidi Kretser, the group’s Livelihoods and Conservation Coordinator will the discuss the resurgence of moose in the region. he will also discuss how her group is using working dogs to sniff out […]

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Peter K. Leszczynski, 74

Peter K. Leszczynski, 74, of Hulett Road, Granville, passed away at home Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2010, following a lengthy illness. Born on June 11, 1936, in Gerdauen, East Prussia, Germany, he was the son of the late Wolfgang and Elise Leszczynski. Peter along with his parents and three brothers came to this country on Feb. […]

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Brush fires keep companies busy

    As members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company packed up their equipment from an afternoon of containing a brush fire, the call came out again. (more…)

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]