Tag Archives: Ticonderoga

Fort Ti receives grant

Fort Ticonderoga has received a grant from the Perkin Fund which will support dendrochronological research on the 19th-century Pell house located on the Fort Ticonderoga peninsula. According to Beth Hill, Fort Ticonderoga President and CEO, the grant will provide funding for vital research to help Fort Ticonderoga date the construction of the Pell home, known […]

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StreetFest next Saturday

The fifth annual Ticonderoga StreetFest returns to the Montcalm Street district next weekend. StreetFest is an annual celebration with sidewalk sales, arts and crafts, shopping, food, fun, entertainment, and family activities to bring people to Ticonderoga’s historic Montcalm Street district. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 27. “A […]

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Town hopes to address weed-choked ship

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Two hundred years ago, the U.S.S. Ticonderoga sailed through the emerald green waters of Lake Champlain. Today it’s trapped in a sea of tangled green vegetation and the town is hoping to do something about it. Carol Greenough, heritage area director and head of the Skenesborough Museum, is trying to initiate an effort to remove […]

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Where are they now? Kathryn Barnes Bogart Class of 1997

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            “I wanted to be a nurse when I was younger,” said Katie in a recent email. “I remember that I did a report on Florence Nightingale in fourth grade. My favorite cousin was a nurse, and I wanted to be just like her. I got away from that in high school, but after having […]

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Whitehall native to get own bobblehead; Dan Miner to be honored by Adirondack Phantoms

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  Dan Minor thought it was a joke. When members of the Adirondack Phantoms marketing department approached the popular radio broadcaster about the possibility of turning his likeness into a bobble head, Miner chalked it up to work-place shenanigans. “I thought they were joking when they brought it up. I didn’t believe it would happen […]

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Medical center celebrates anniversary

Whitehall Family Medicine has been servicing the community for 25 years. Employees Linda Bennett and Marilyn Bascue have been with the health center since it opened in 1988. Front row (L to R):  Sandi Kelly,LPN; Bascue, Xray Tech; Bennett, RN
Back row (L to R):  Jodi Austin, Amy Thomas, both Medical Secretaries, Max Crossman, MD, ; Anne Mason, Office Manager; Kerin Devlin, FNP

During the past quarter century, Whitehall Family Medicine has undergone a major renovation, received a new name and experienced a fundamental change in what constitutes medical care, and Linda Bennett and Marilyn Bascue have bore witness to it all. Bennett, a registered nurse, and Bascue, an X-ray technician, have been with the medical center, a […]

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Warren Tire plans summer opening

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One of the region’s largest automotive service providers is hoping to open a location in Whitehall later this year. Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire Service Center, confirmed last week his company is in negotiations to purchase the former Skenesborough Gardens property at 189 Broadway, directly across the road from the CVS shopping plaza. Kellogg […]

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Lavin attends state DYW program

Cutline: Rebecca Lavin, back row, far left, recently participated in the New York State Distinguished Young Women program in Albany. Others who participated were: Back Row (L to R): Lavin, Veronica Schuver, Lakewood; Maria Ostafew, Albion; Alaina Bevilacqua, Ticonderoga; and Taylor Booth, Crown Point.
Front Row (L to R): Samantha Bowers, Williamsville, Distinguished Young Women of New York 2013; Brittany Egnot, Albany; and Angelyn Brown, Alden.

Rebecca Lavin, a senior at Whitehall High School and winner of last fall’s local Distinguished Young Women program, recently competed at the state program in Albany. Eight young women from around the state participated in the program, which was held Feb. 23 in Albany, the first time it’s been held in the state’s capital. The […]

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Whitehall Elks announce essay contest winners

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America’s most recognizable and patriotic song was the topic of the Whitehall Elks’ American Essay contest. Fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Whitehall and Fair Haven were asked to answer the question, “What the National Anthem Means to Me,” all in 250 words or less. “It was quite a history lesson to read […]

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Opening of food co-op in Ticonderoga explored

A Ticonderoga non-profit is exploring the possibility of bringing a natural food store to the area. Pride of Ticonderoga recently completed a market study that found the community’s population and lack of viable competition makes it an attractive location for a food co-op. The group is looking at three potential sites in downtown Ticonderoga for […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

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By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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