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

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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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]