Tag Archives: Orphan

Meeting on Affordable Care Act

An informational meeting on the Affordable Care Act will be hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 in Hudson Falls. This meeting is intended for farms, small businesses and individuals and will seek to answers questions those groups may have. The meeting will be held in Annex II Building at […]

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Washington Co. Band to close Whitehall concert series Friday

Whall concert

All good things must come to an end and the Whitehall Music in the Park Summer Concert Series will host its season finale tomorrow night as the Washington County Concert Band takes the bandstand stage. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and feature the big band sounds of the Washington County Concert Band. Admission […]

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Sons to hold chicken BBQ

Chicken is on the menu. The Sons of the American Legion will host a chicken barbecue beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Post 83 on Main Street in Whitehall. The cost of the meal is $9 and local delivery will be available at no charge. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sons’ […]

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Clothing and backpack give-a-way Saturday

Parents looking to complete some back-to-school shopping will have a very affordable and close-to-home opportunity to do so this weekend. Grace Baptist Church will host a Kids’ Clothing Closet and Backpack and school supplies giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the church on Queen Street. Fall and winter clothing for […]

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Fair starts Monday

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Bring on the funnel cakes and the cows, the biggest event of the year is only days away. The Washington County Fair kicks off on Monday and continues through Aug. 25. Held in Greenwich, the event has been held every summer for the last 123 years and is the third-largest county fair in the state. […]

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Whitehall test scores lag behind state, county averages

Test Score Chart

Students in the Whitehall Central School District continue to lag behind their peers across the state and county on standardized state tests. According to test results released by the state last week, the percentage of Whitehall students in grades three through eight who achieved proficiency on English Language Arts and math exams was below state […]

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Warren Tire officially opens for business

Warren Tire Service Center officially opened the doors to its Whitehall location on Monday after weeks of extensive renovations. “We’re very happy to be in the area. Everyone who stopped said they were very happy to have us here,” said Don Villa, who is general manager of the company and has worked for Warren Tire […]

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New shop in Whitehall caters to families

New cosignment shop

One of Whitehall’s newest businesses is a family affair. Evie Dean, owner of Once Upon a Time Consignment Shop, describes the venture “as a family-run business reaching out to families.” “I feel there is a real need for affordable clothing, especially for families,” Evie said. “We’re offering clothing at very affordable prices.” The shop, which […]

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Small business program to begin September

The Washington County Local Development Corporation, Warren County LDC along with SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education, will be conducting the Fall 2013 series of the Microenterprise Assistance Small Business Program beginning Sept. 9, at the SUNY Adirondack campus in Washington Hall. The Course is held Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. This 10-week course is […]

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Familiar face, new business on Route 4

Orson Kingsley New Business (1)

A familiar face has opened a new business. Orson Kingsley, a lifetime resident of Whitehall, recently opened Kingsley’s Sales and Service, an automotive sales and repair business located at 10148 State Route 4, just east of the village. “I just opened two weeks ago,” said Kingsley. “This is just the start of it.” Although the […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]