Tag Archives: Poultney

The Pitch-Perfect Geek

By Burnham Holmes   “I refused to let this be the last time I ever wrote a book, the end of the story,” said Mickey Rapkin to an audience of 20 at the Horace Greeley Writers’ Conference at the Poultney Methodist Church on Main Street on Saturday, October 15th.   Rapkin, a 2000 graduate of […]

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Crowds enjoy lawn sale, nice weather

Hordes of shoppers and bargain hunters lined the streets ofWhitehallSaturday morning browsing the large assortment of items for sale on the lawns and in the garages of local residents during last weekend’s annual Town-Wide Lawn Sale. Shoppers from near and far turned out looking for bargains, hard to find items or even gifts for loved […]

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Cash available for grocery store

Representatives from the New York State Healthy Food and Healthy Communities Fund, a financing program that helps facilitate the development of food markets in under-served communities, has designatedWhitehallas a town that qualifies for assistance. Several local officials met with representatives from The Low Income Investment Fund, Pennsylvania-based organization The Food Trust, and Karl Benedikt from […]

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What a weekend

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The 30th of July may well be the busiest day of the summer in the Granville area. At 9 a.m. Saturday, the doors to the Mettawee Community School in Pawlet will open, allowing people to choose among the 30,000 books in one of the biggest book sales in Vermont. At noon, the throaty roar of […]

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Lobster bake funds mission trip

Appalachia is one of the poorest places in the United States and a group of local people are using a unique fund-raising method to pay for a mission trip to Eastern Kentucky to help out the neediest in that area. Pastor David Adams from the Wells, Fair Haven and Poultney United Methodist churches said his […]

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Attorney rules in favor of coin drops

By Derek Liebig   The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is expected to be able to hold a coin drop later this summer after the village attorneydetermined the practice was legal. Mayor Peter Telisky said he received a response from Tony Jordan Tuesday afternoon who saidhe believes that coin drops are permissible. “Tony can find nothing […]

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Chamber plants flowers at intersections

By Derek Liebig If you look closely you may notice a few pleasant changes along Whitehall’s roadways in the next few weeks. The Chamber of Commerce and the Village have been busy planting flowers at a few of the intersections in the community and plans are in place to replace some of the area’s welcome […]

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Whitehall Police Logs: Feb. 14-21

 Feb. 14 4:51 p.m. Civil complaint on First Avenue. Matter resolved. 5:04 p.m. Hit-and-run property damage vehicle accident reported on Saunders Street. Investigation continuing. 7:06 p.m. Mental health call on Elizabeth Street, Matter resolved. Feb. 15 7:54 a.m. Assisted with Department of Transportation check on Poultney Street. Inspected two trucks, took one out of service […]

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Whitehall Police Logs: Feb. 7-13

Feb. 7 12:38 p.m. Police were called to Saunders Street for a reported mental health and transported one person to the Glens Falls Hospital Behavioral Health Unit. 7:56 p.m. Called to assist fire company with traffic on Poultney Street 9:14 p.m. Williams Street resident reported dog missing. Neighbor later found and returned the dog. Feb. […]

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Free women’s cancer screening Feb. 2

Whitehall Family Medicine will host a free cancer screening for uninsured women who are 40 and older on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at its offices at 65 Poultney St. Kerin Devlin, an adult nurse practitioner, will conduct the clinic, which will include a PAP test, a breast exam and a colon exam. To make an appointment, […]

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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

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

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 […]