A local pharmacist was who worked at the CVS store on Broadway was arrested last week for forging documents to obtain prescription medications. Brandon M. Cigana, 31, of Route 4 in Whitehall, was charged with two counts of second degree forgery, a felony, for allegedly filling unauthorized requests for prescriptions. Police allege that Cigana twice [...]
Mark Koeble, director of the Whitehall Community Food Pantry, set a record last month he hopes he never breaks. “We provided food to 71 families this month (January). That’s the most I’ve done since I started doing this and I’ve been here 10 years. Every week I’m seeing more and more new faces.” Last Wednesday [...]
The owner of a mobile home park whose residents face the prospect of having their water service cut off later this month expects to reach an agreement with the village by the end of the week, if not sooner. Kevin Gordon, owner of Molinero’s Trailer Park just south of the village on State Route 4, [...]
Whitehall’s newest restaurant is a family affair. For the past five months, Dave and Roxanne Waters, and their three sons, Dylan and Grant Burns and Matt Waters, have been transforming one of Whitehall’s most popular eateries, The Roma, into Lucia’s, an Italian-American restaurant. “This is a family venture. You shouldn’t be surprised to see any [...]
An illegal immigrant fromMexicowas arrested last week after he allegedly assaulted a woman and was then found to be in possession of false paperwork concerning his immigration status. Edgar L. Vazquez, 21, was arrested Saturday after he struck a woman following a dispute over a car they had purchased together. Following an investigation of the [...]
If your property or home suffered damage from this spring’s flooding, the village would like to hear from you. Village trustee Michael LaChapelle has made up a questionnaire that has been distributed to flood victims throughout the community and any residents who have not received one are urged to contact village officials. “We are trying [...]
Mayor-elect Brian LaRose took a break from a Sunday afternoon of doing paperwork and sat down for a chat with the Sentinel between phone calls, answering e-mails and reading through a stack of weekly paperwork. What are you doing right now as mayor-elect? What are you looking at going forward? “Well [...]
Board institues new policies on gas Loose ends are being tied up. That was the goal of the Whitehall town board on Nov. 12 as they passed a new policy on use of town property and personal vehicles and enacted a new reporting system on fuel and equipment used at the town highway garage.