Tag Archives: Post Office

Hartford residents angry at planned at post office cutbacks

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By Jaime Thomas Residents of Hartford expressed their displeasure at a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future operation of their post office. About 30 people attended the meeting, which was held to share the results of a recent U.S. Postal Service survey and to open discussion about the issue. Daniel Cronin, post office operations […]

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Area post offices’ hours cut

The Clemons post office has been saved after the U.S. Postal Service reversed course on a plan that would have closed thousands of offices around the country. But while the plan ensures that the small one-room post office will remain operational, it and several other offices in the region will see their retail hours reduced, […]

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Fate of Clemons PO awaits Congress

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A measure in front of the U.S. House of Representatives could delay the closure of thousands of post offices, including one in Clemons, but it appears unlikely the rural office will be permanently spared from the chopping block. The Clemons post office is one of thousands around the country slated to close on May 15 […]

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Year in Review: the final six months

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The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary:   July 7   Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages […]

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Post office closure delayed until May

The Clemons Post Office was granted a stay of execution last week after the U.S. Postal Service agreed to a five month moratorium on closings nationwide. The agency agreed last Tuesday to postpone the closing of 3,700 post offices, including the Clemons branch until mid-May. Clemons Postmaster Debbie Winkler confirmed that she had received a […]

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Basket Party for Gidget Connors

A basket party will be held beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday April 16 at Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 to benefit Gidget Machiski Connors. Organizers are looking for donations for baskets and for help setting up on the day of the party. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $3. Baskets may be dropped off […]

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Ex-postal worker in plea deal

Federal case involved $3,500 in stolen refunds A Whitehall resident has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge related to his time as a U.S. Postal Service worker in Granville. Anthony Huntington, a former employee at one of the post office branches in Granville, pleaded guilty on Monday, Oct. 4, in U.S. District Court in […]

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Quilters enjoy weekend

    The celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of what is now Whitehall had its feature event over the weekend.       (more…)

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Stamping the celebration

    The town of Whitehall will be commemorated by a stamp cancellation this summer.   (more…)

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Classifieds 09/17/14

Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]