Tag Archives: State Police

Traffic stop leads to arrest

A seemingly routine traffic stop Saturday afternoon turned into a pair of arrests and left a Whitehall Police officer with a hand injury. According to police reports, William Smith, 46, was pulled over on Broadway after another driver reported seeing him drive erractically and cross the center line numerous times. He was arrested and charged […]

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Burglary ring busted

Four local teens by have been charged by State Police and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in a series of arrests tied to a series of burglaries this past summer. Police arrested two teens Tuesday, Sept. 20 charging each with one count of the Class D Felony third-degree burglary. Charged, and remanded at the time […]

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Arrests in run-away case

By Derek Liebig The 15-year-old girl who ran away from home last Monday, triggering an extensive all-day search, was apparently aided by a convicted level 2 sex offender and his girlfriend. Joshua E. Kearsley, 25, and Cristy Woodard, 20, both of Schroon, were charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child […]

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Whitehall Police make arrests

  Whitehall police have charged a local woman with fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and theft of services after she allegedly used her child’s name to open a National Grid account. Two of the charges against Melissa A. Smith, 34, are felonies. Police said her bill with National Grid was for $1,200. Police […]

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Four students suspended for drugs

Four Whitehall Central School students were suspended for drug-related incidents Jan. 25, and at least one has been arrested. “It’s scary, and it’s sad. It’s a huge blow,” said Principal Kelly McHugh, who was open about the incident. “I think it has had a huge impact on the students and the faculty,” she said. “Some […]

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No quiet night

  Village PD reports anything but ‘Silent Night’ on the New Year Although it was the holiday season, New Year’s Eve was anything but a silent night in the village, police said. (more…)

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‘Grinch’ tries to steal Christmas

Grinch or Grinches strike four area homes before holiday It’s more “bah humbug” than “ho ho ho” this holiday season for some area families, who were victims of a rash of daytime burglaries early last week. (more…)

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Granville man arrested at gunpoint

A North Maple Street man was sent to jail facing a felony charge after pointing a gun at another man Nov. 11. (more…)

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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