Tag Archives: Police Chief

Firearms are stolen from store

Guns stolen, store owner offers reward The owner of a Granville village business is offering a reward for information after a break-in on Sept. 24 at Whitney’s Archery on Church Street. Granville police said they were withholding information regarding specifics on the case but said “several firearms” were taken from the 2 Church St. address, […]

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Trustee field set

    Four for two.   That is the number of candidates for the number of trustee seats in the upcoming village elections. (more…)

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Burglary suspects nabbed in attempted Dockside Jewelry heist

“Hello, this is your store. I am being robbed.” That may have not been exactly what Robert Merkert heard when his phone rang at just after 2 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, but the security system that he had for his store, Dockside Jewelers, did call to notify both him and the Whitehall Police Department […]

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Police still looking for car vandal

When Keith Pratt went outside at about 8 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10, he noticed something wasn’t quite right with his car.   (more…)

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Scams strike locally

When in doubt, check it out Chances are most people have heard of one of the scams being used around the area to try to separate honest, hard-working people from their money, but somehow people still end of falling for it, police said. (more…)

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Granville prepares a bill

  Granville village officials say they are in the process of figuring out what they believe they are owed by Whitehall and Fort Edward for the costs of training police officers when they left the village before three years elapsed. (more…)

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26 cars reportedly burgarlized locally

Car larceny   Thieves strike village cars Police continue to investigate a series of thefts from vehicles that took place in the early morning hours of Sunday in the village. Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett Jr. said at least 26 vehicles were entered by a thief or thieves, according to complaints already reported.   (more…)

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Granville turns tables on police training bill

and Keith Lobdell Granville turns table on officer claim  After considering a municipal law regarding a bill from Whitehall for police officer training expenses, the Granville Village Board has voted to seek its own claims. (more…)

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Murder suspect nabbed

A man wanted for murder in Philadelphia was found when Whitehall police officer Daniel Price made a routine traffic stop early Tuesday.     (more…)

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Thieves hit three stores

Whitehall has not been isolated from the recent wave of criminal activity throughout the region.     (more…)

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518 Wheels – 09/20/18

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Bomb squad called to Granville village

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Street was abuzz with law enforcement activity Sunday afternoon. “They found a grenade,” said Granville […]

Class C looms as enrollment jumps

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall athletes may be looking at a future of competing against the likes of Cambridge, Greenwich, Hoosick […]

Safety officers take to school hallways

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari   A new school year has begun, and with it comes a new […]

Dresden firemen seek more funds

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By Matthew Saari The firemen in Dresden are seeking a budget increase – potentially the first in 15 years. Members […]

Sasquatch Calling Festival returns Sept. 29

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By Matthew Saari The hills and vales of the bucolic Whitehall countryside will be resonating with the deep, sonorous calls […]

North Country Freepress – 09/14/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 09/14/18

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518 Wheels – 09/13/18

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Village debates, OKs pig farm

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall trustees had to roll out extra chairs last Thursday to accommodate everyone interested in the proposed […]

Manchester Wood closes Sunday

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By Krystle S. Morey This is Manchester Wood’s “official” last week of business. Its last day is set for Sunday, […]

Town, village, firemen discuss joint fire district

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By Matthew Saari Officials from the town and village of Whitehall met with the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company last Tuesday […]

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