Tag Archives: Six Inches

No surprise in village elections

There were no unexpected results in Tuesday’s village elections. As expected, all four incumbents were reelected to office. Mayor Peter Telisky, Trustee Marge Mohn, and Justice Julie Eagan were reelected to a second term in office while longtime Trustee Mike LaChapelle was also chosen by his constituents to serve another term. The results didn’t come […]

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Snow storm causes no problems locally

Whitehall emerged unscathed from the first significant snowfall of the season. Whitehall Police Chief Matt Dickinson said there were no significant issues in the village and the New York State Police didn’t report any car accidents during the storm, which began on Wednesday night and didn’t end until early Thursday evening. The storm was the […]

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Rich wins league pole vault championship

Dave Rich had quite the week for Whitehall’s track team. The senior was crowned a Wasaren League champion in the pole vault last Wednesday after he cleared 11 feet, six inches at the league meet held in Schuylerville. He also finished third in the boys 110 meter hurdles at the same event. He followed up […]

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Sophomore wins pole vault

Whitehall’s track team received a pair of strong individual performances in limited action last week. Tyler Sweenor won the pole vault event at the Bemus Invitational held last Thursday at Greenwich High School. Sweenor cleared the bar at 10 feet, six inches, a foot higher than the runner-up. He was the only Whitehall athlete to […]

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Knitted gift to Special Olympics

Ardyce Bresett was searching for knitting patterns on the Internet, and what she found has led to a unique donation from patrons of the Pember Library and Museum. Bresett, the Pember librarian, was looking for a new project for herself, and she found the site of Special Olympics. Each year,  Special Olympics asks supporters who […]

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Town board meeting Sept. 8

Granville will get a bit of sprucing up just as soon as someone gets a small piece of free time to hang the four signs which have arrived to decorate the four entry ways into Granville the town board heard Thursday, Sept. 8. Supervisor Matt Hicks said the four ‘Welcome to Granville’ signs were purchased […]

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Little League Clean-Up Saturday

 It’s a long way until Opening Day, but Little League of Granville needs the community’s help now rather than later. A work day event has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for the fields, which are off Glen and Columbus streets, to deal with the damage left by the flooding caused by Tropical […]

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Factory Street, Rathbun Avenue residents banding together

  Perhaps the single residential area hardest hit by Tropical Storm Irene is Factory Street. Across the Mettowee River from the Slate Valley Museum the residents of the street and the spur off of its end, Rathbun Avenue, all had some measure of damage when the storm dropped six inches of rain bringing the river […]

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Irene bad for business(es)

Businesses at the intersection of Routes 22 and 149 took a massive hit from the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene Sunday. As more than six inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours, the Mettowee and Indian rivers both exceeded their banks by several feet. Reports from the National Weather Service have the rivers […]

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North end flooding still a concern

By Derek Liebig The state of flooding in the village’s north end has improved since last week, but remains a concern for residents who live along the canal and Lake Champlain. Several residents reported that water levels had dropped about a foot by the end of last week, but had subsequently gone back up with […]

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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, […]