Tag Archives: Rushia

Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Group dontates time to teach youth safety

Several weeks ago I wrote in my column about the Department of Civilian Marksmanship program that we had here in Whitehall. This was held at the Whitehall’s Senior Rifle Clubs building, which was at the north end of Main Street. It was there that the first hunter training courses were held. The members of the […]

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Railroaders of the day named

The following students were named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School for the period of Jan. 7 through Jan. 18 and received “Caught You Being Good Cards.” Students received the honor for behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Rachel Hart, Ms. Legnard; Jacob Hurley, Mrs. […]

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Incumbents return to office: Bartholomew leads all candidates with 153 votes

The village board received a vote of confidence Tuesday as voters re-elected both incumbent candidates. Republican Ken Bartholomew and Democrat Walter Sandford defeated their opponents and will return in their roles as village trustees. Bartholomew garnered the most support, receiving 153 votes, while Sandford had 135. Fellow Democrat Jim Putorti finished with 119 votes and […]

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Village elections on Tuesday

Village residents will have the choice of four candidates for two village trustee seats during Tuesday’s election. The field includes two incumbents, a former town councilman, and a retired correctional officer who has been involved with a number of civic groups. The candidates are Republicans Ken Bartholomew and Ron Rushia and Democrats Walt Sandford and […]

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Candidate profile: Ron Rushia

Candidate-Ron Rushia

                  What is your occupation? Retired from the Department of Corrections and the National Guard. Past political experience or community involvement? Past American Legion Commander three times, past Youth League President for 10 years, and past National Guard member for 25 years. Why do you want hold […]

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Joseph H. Golden, 89

 Joseph H. Golden, 89, of Williams Street, passed away at the Haynes House of Hope in South Granville, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 following a short illness. Born on July 24, 1921 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late William and Isabelle (Trombley) Golden. He retired as a postal carrier for the U. […]

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Joseph H. Golden, 89

  WHITEHALL: Joseph H. Golden, 89, of Williams Street, passed away at the Haynes House of Hope in South Granville, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 following a short illness. Born on July 24, 1921 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late William and Isabelle (Trombley) Golden. He retired as a postal carrier for […]

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Legion responds after coin drop stop

Four days after members of the Whitehall American Legion were cited for disorderly conduct over being in a state road conducting a coin drop, the Legion responded to the situation at the end of its annual Veterans Day ceremonies. “We are sworn to uphold the Constitution, which gives the right to the complainant or complainants […]

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Whitehall Man Collects Overdue Awards

Vietnam Vet Gets 12 Medals Retired Sgt. Ronald Rushia received a dozen combined medals and honors Friday, listed below. Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze service stars; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with numeral 2; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with one silver oak leaf cluster; Army Service Ribbon, Army […]

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Lester R. Gordon, 87

    Lester R. Gordon, 87, of Poultney Street, Whitehall, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 at Glens Falls Hospital.     He was born on Feb. 19, 1920 in Whitehall, at the "Elbow", the son of the late George William and Roseanna (Rushia) Gordon.    During the depression, he and his brother, Richard, joined […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]