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Woman charged with assault

A Whitehall woman was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting another woman. Heather J. Plude, 20, of Wheeler Avenue, was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor. Following the investigation of a reported domestic dispute, police arrested Plude for striking another person and causing physical injury. She was arraigned in village court and released to appear […]

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Men arrested for harassment

A pair of Hudson Falls men were arrested last Wednesday for reportedly sending harassing phone messages to a village resident. Fred Schaff, 49, and Justin Zimmerle, 26, both of Hudson Place, Hudson Falls, were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, a Class A misdemeanor. Schaff and Zimmerle are accused of initiating a series of unwanted, harassing […]

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Sheriff reaches out to town boards, residents

By Bill Toscano   The last six months have been a period of quick changes at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Jeff Murphy, who took over in January after Roger Leclaire’s 16 years as sheriff, was ready to make his own mark on the office. While many things have not changed, Murphy figures he […]

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Whitehall woman charged with selling cocaine

A local woman was arrested and charged with a pair of felonies for allegedly selling cocaine. Madeline Rosario, 49, of Broadway was charged with criminal sale of a narcotic drug and criminal possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Both counts are considered to be Class B felonies. She is accused of selling cocaine in […]

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Sex crime suspect attempts suicide by fire

A Granville man is in jail after attempting to set himself on fire prior to being arrested, accused of sexual contact with a child. New York State Police said Monday 43-year-old Michael Currier, of state Route 22 was being sought in a child sex case and became aware of the investigation possibly precipitating the incident. […]

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Police, village quiet with talks set to start

Neither side is willing to say much as the Village of Granville and the Granville Police union prepare to enter negotiations for a new contract. The four-year police contract expired June 1,  and negotiations have not started on the new labor agreement. A potentially costly provision of the recently expired contract provides health insurance for […]

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PBA, Village to start talks

Neither side is willing to say much as the Village of Granville and the Granville Police union prepare to enter negotiations for a new contract. The four-year police contract expired June ,  and negotiations have not started on the new labor agreement. A potentially costly provision of the recently expired contract provides health insurance for […]

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Court action keep officer on the job

The Granville Police officer facing the loss of his job over a residency question went back to work the night of April 28 instead of attending a disciplinary hearing. Village officials confirmed last week that officer Joseph Castle was scheduled to return to work following action in Washington County Court. Castle had faced a disciplinary […]

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Wind Whips Granville

Despite more than 24 hours of high winds last week, Granville managed to avoid serious property damage while authorities and residents were kept busy cleaning up debris. No injuries were reported as a result of the high winds on Dec. 1. Granville village police said they were busy for a few hours when the winds […]

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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, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]