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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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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