Tag Archives: Saratoga County

Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Waterfowl season discussed

On Aug. 6 the Whitehall Fish and Game Club hosted a joint Waterfowl meeting at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad between Vermont and New York to set the 2013 season for duck hunters on Lake Champlain. This is one of two meetings held every year to get hunters’ suggestions on the upcoming duck season. The other […]

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Investigators arrest two for arson, 11 left temporarily homeless

By Jaime Thomas Police arrested two Saratoga County men for intentionally starting a fire at an apartment building at 44 Mettowee Street in Granville early Monday morning. Both 44-year-old Stephen J. Gyarmathy and 57-year-old Joseph L. Guerrier, of Porter Corners, were charged with second-degree arson and first-degree reckless endangerment for their act, which left at […]

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First Friday to celebrate history, art, food-more

From Welsh patron saints to local veterans, First Friday on March 1 will offer a diverse mix of art, history, culture, food and music. In honor of significant numbers of area descendents of Welsh immigrants, the Slate Valley Museum will celebrate St. David’s Day with various activities. “Centuries of slate quarrying in Wales gave these […]

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Washington County reaches agreement with regulating district

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement Friday with the Hudson River Black River Regulating District, potentially putting an end to a four-year legal battle. Supervisors agreed to make $299,833 in back payments and $138,238 per year through 2018. The settlement received the unanimous support of the board. In 2009, the regulating district […]

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Granville man charged with manslaughter

A Granville man was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter after he caused a two-car fatal accident Sunday afternoon. Marcus R. Young, 24, was traveling west on State Route 67 at the intersection of Division Street in the town of Charlton, when he crossed the center of the roadway  into the eastbound lane, and struck an […]

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Community Calendar 1/10/13

Thursday January 10 Snowshoe Walk GANSEVOORT A Nature in Winter Snowshoe Walk will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park’s Camp Saratoga, 80 Scout Road in Gansevoort. Learn about animal and plant adaptation to survive the winter. Snowshoe rentals will […]

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Decision Day 2012

While Tuesday’s election offers plenty of intrigue on the national level, things are a lot quieter on the local level. There are no local elections in Granville, Whitehall, Hampton, or Dresden. In Hartford, Republican Sharon Schofield is running against Hartford Proud nominee Sam Irwin for town justice and Democrat Robert Dillon is running unopposed for […]

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Election season arrives with primary voting

By Bill Toscano   On the local level, this election season is a quiet one, but Granville area residents will be choosing new state and federal legislators, as well as voting for president. There is a Republican primary for town justice in Hartford, Thursday, Sept. 13, between Sam Irwin and Sharon Scofield. Both are qualified […]

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Community Calendar 2/9/12

  Thursday February 9   Health Clinics RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, Rupert Firehouse; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 15, Dorset Nursing Assn.; 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15, The […]

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Fire Company applies for grant for training trailer

The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company has applied to FEMA 2011 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) through the office of Homeland Security for a portable live fire training simulator mounted on a trailer to expand its fire education resources. This unit is capable of being moved to locations that best suits the fire company needs. Safe […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]