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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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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