Tag Archives: Welfare

Three arrested in connection with sexual misconduct

A Whitehall couple was arrested after they allowed a minor to engage in sexual relations with an older teen. Robert A. Valastro and Christine A. Valastro, both 45, of Montcalm Avenue, were each charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. The Valastros allegedly knew and permitted Brittany […]

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Youth held on child endangerment

A local youth was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly threatened a 10-year-old boy at a residence on Broadway. Steven A. Woodard, 17, of Whitehall was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. Police said Woodard become upset with the child and threatened him with physical violence. He was issued […]

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Mother arrested for leaving children unattended in park

A local woman has been accused of leaving her two young children unattended as they played in the park. Jessica L. Hawkins, 22, of Williams Street, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. At approximately 5 p.m. on July 11, police were dispatched to Riverside Veterans Memorial […]

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Welch pleads guilty to non-criminal offense

The former Whitehall Rec. director who resigned last month amid allegations he shot a child with an air-powered rifle pleaded guilty to a non-criminal charge during a village court hearing last week. Daniel Welch, 52, of Whitehall was charged with second degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, following the Oct. […]

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Man arrested for DUI with child in car

A local man was arrested Monday in Fair Haven for driving under the influence of drugs with a young child in the car. Gary A. Parker, 42, of Whitehall was arrested Monday afternoon after police pulled him over for swerving onto and off the road several times with a two year old child in the […]

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Man arrested in infant’s injury

Whitehall Police arrested William S. Mitchell, 33, of Whitehall, following an investigation into an injury of an infant that occurred while in his care and charged him with the mesdemeanor crimes of third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a minor. Police said the incident occurred while the child was in Mitchell’s care in December. Mitchell was […]

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Police arrest corrections officer

Whitehall police have charged a corrections officers with five counts of endangering the welfare of a minor after he allegedly approached several teen-age girls and offered them rides in his car and sex. Police said most of the incidents involving Joshua J. Davison, 25, of West Chazy, occurred while he was commuting to work at […]

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Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

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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 […]