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

                  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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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 […]