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

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

            “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

  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

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

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

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

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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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 […]