Tag Archives: Queensbury

Director pleads case for fixing Whitehall Recreation Center

By Lee Tugas Whitehall Recreation Director Julie Egan doesn’t care how it’s done, but she feels the Rec. Center needs to be fixed. “This place is used by the broadest spectrum of town and village residents, from children to seniors.” Egan said. “And it is free.” “I would love to get a $400,000 grant, but […]

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Haff: Resources should be spent on Heroin eradication, not marijuana

By Derek Liebig At least one local supervisor believes the county is allocating too many resources to the eradication of marijuana. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff said the county should devote more funding to the elimination of heroin and not marijuana. “I’m going to be very politically incorrect, but we need to look at our cannabis […]

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Bids coming in for Hartford land parcel

Bids continue to roll in on a daily basis for the 485-plus Eldridge Lane property in Hartford. This time, Town Supervisor Dana Haff is hoping a sale will actually go through. “I’m hoping when everything closes, the county won’t second guess. It needs to go back on the tax rolls and be on ownership other […]

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Supervisors debate support for SUNY Adirondack

A handful of Washington County Supervisors are questioning whether the county should continue to sponsor SUNY Adirondack even as the number of local students attending the institution increases. Warren and Washington Counties sponsor the college and each makes a monetary contribution based on representative student enrollment. SUNY Adirondack’s proposed operational budget would see the county’s […]

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Granville BOE updates cellphone policy

By Jaime Thomas As new technology continues to become more easily available, new rules and regulations must inevitably be created. In school systems, for example, administrators are now fighting a new distraction among their students: cell phones. A recently published study found that 78 percent of teens now have a cellphone, and almost half (47 […]

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Town eyeing improvements to Rec. Center: Public meeting May 14

The town is exploring ways to make improvements to the Recreation Center and is encouraging residents who use the facility to attend a special public hearing later this month to learn more about the proposed plan. Officials hope to apply for a grant through the New York State Office of Community Renewal to facilitate the […]

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Whitehall students win regional Odyssey of the Mind contest

Whitehall’s Odyssey of the Mind team is headed to Binghamton after winning the regional competition Saturday in Queensbury. Whitehall finished first among division II teams in the Pet Project and earned a chance to participate in the state competition on March 23. They are the first team from Whitehall to win a regional Odyssey of […]

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Edith McKee, 85

Edith R. McKee, 85, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, following several weeks in Glens Falls Hospital.   She was born on December 23, 1927 in Whitehall, N.Y., the daughter of the late Martino and Maria (Natale) Gallo.   Edith attended Whitehall High School graduating with […]

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Paul Lyons Miller, 87

  Paul Lyons Miller, 87, of Park Avenue, died peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, with his family by his side on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.   Born on July 31, 1925 in Haverhill, N.H., he was the youngest child of the late Dr. Clarence and Gladys (Lyons) Miller of Orwell, Vt.   On Oct. […]

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Marathon Man: Granville native conquers 100 mile race

By Bill Toscano   John Ehntholt stood at the starting line in the dark. It was 4 a.m., July 21, and when the starting gun sounded, Ehntholt would be 100 miles and, as it turned out, 20 hours and 30 minutes from the finish line. Ehntholt, a Granville native who is a certified welder and […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]