Tag Archives: Town Board

Whitehall Town Board weighs fee policy for non and profit groups in town buildings

By Lee Tugas To charge or not to charge, that was the question the Whitehall Town Board considered regarding non-profit and profit groups using space in town buildings. At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, the board agreed that it needed to “formulate a policy,” as Supervisor George Armstrong phrased it, about charging fees […]

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Whitehall Town Board mulls over grant chase to fix recreation center

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By Lee Tugas The Whitehall Town Board gave itself a month to decide if it wants to spend money to get money. The money it would get, up to $400,000, would be used to rehabilitate the town Recreation Center. The money it would spend would be about $9,500, on a grant application, a feasibility analysis […]

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Whitehall Town Board explores ways and means to beef up code enforcement

By Lee Tugas At its recent combined organizational-regular meeting, the Whitehall Town Board discussed ways and means to beef up code enforcement for building permits and maintenance. The Planning Board recommended that Jamie Huntington, town compliance officer, be given the authority to write tickets for those in violation of town code enforcement laws. Huntington explained […]

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Whitehall Town Board passes more than a dozen resolutions at organizational meeting

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By Lee Tugas The Whitehall Town Board recently passed more than a dozen resolutions during its organizational meeting last week. Councilmen David Hollister and John Rozell were sworn in by new Town Justice Bob Putorti. Hollister was appointed deputy supervisor and given the authority to write checks for the town in Armstrong’s absence so that […]

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Skenesborough Museum to update security system

By Lee Tugas In the coming months, the Skenesborough Museum will be more secure. Reporting to the Whitehall Town Board recently, Carol Greenough, director of the Skenesborough Museum, announced that the museum would shortly be upgrading its security system. Greenough reported to the board that the security system, installed in 1991, had developed problems. “The […]

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Tanner retiring, Towne appointed as highway super

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By Jaime Thomas After 20 years of service to the town of Granville, Highway Superintendent John Tanner will retire at the end of the month. The Town Board reluctantly accepted his resignation as of Dec. 31 at a meeting Thursday night. Town Supervisor Matt Hicks jokingly asked fellow board members what would happen if they […]

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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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