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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]