Tag Archives: Whitehall Police Department

Police to collect unwanted drugs on Saturday

The Whitehall Police Department will be collecting unused prescription medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the police department. The department will be accepting any unused or expired medication and will dispose of them safely. The effort is part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “Take-Back” initiative. Participants in the agency’s […]

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Officials: Outdoor fires prohibited

The calendar may have officially turned to spring, and while the nice weather has some people thinking of clearing brush or enjoying a family get-together around the backyard campfire, local officials want to remind everyone that it is illegal to have outdoor fires. All residential brush burning is prohibited during New York state’s historically high […]

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Village elections on Tuesday

Village residents will have the choice of four candidates for two village trustee seats during Tuesday’s election. The field includes two incumbents, a former town councilman, and a retired correctional officer who has been involved with a number of civic groups. The candidates are Republicans Ken Bartholomew and Ron Rushia and Democrats Walt Sandford and […]

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Grinch attempts to steal Christmas: Woman tried to take lottery card Christmas tree during benefit for local cancer victim

The Whitehall Police Department expects to make an arrest is the case of a local Grinch who tried to steal Christmas. The department is investigating an attempted larceny that occurred at Big G’s Pub on Main Street on Thursday, Dec. 22 during a benefit for local cancer victim Danon Whiting. During the event, an unidentified […]

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New village website has all the answers

Do you have a hard time remembering the hours at the transfer station or have an important question to ask your elected official, but don’t know how to get a hold of them? Or maybe you wanted to know more about what’s going on in Whitehall? Now you can find the answers to all these […]

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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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Welch resigns as Rec director

The director of the Whitehall Recreation Center has resigned and is facing criminal charges following an incident in which a child was struck with a projectile from an air powered gun. Daniel Welch, 52, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with second degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Welch is […]

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Elmy indicted on three more felonies

A local businessman who was arrested and accused of beating his wife last month has been indicted on a handful of felony charges. Robert A. Elmy, 63, faces four felonies, including two counts of second-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment, and coercion. Elmy, who owns Champlain Harbor Marina and RV Park, is accused of beating his wife, […]

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Man arrested for assault

An illegal immigrant fromMexicowas arrested last week after he allegedly assaulted a woman and was then found to be in possession of false paperwork concerning his immigration status. Edgar L. Vazquez, 21, was arrested Saturday after he struck a woman following a dispute over a car they had purchased together. Following an investigation of the […]

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Woman arrested for check forgery

A local woman has been charged with forgery after she allegedly stole and forged a family member’s personal check. Kathleen Rozell, 27, of Whitehall was arrested and charged and with second degree forgery, a class D felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. Police have accused Rozell of entering a family member’s home and stealing a […]

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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 […]