Tag Archives: Whitehall Police

Whitehall PD now wearing body cameras

Body cameras

By Dan King It’s now official – Whitehall Police are the first in Washington County to use body cameras full-time. The police have received the cameras and adopted a procedure on when and how to use them. Now officers will begin wearing the clip-on cameras, which are about the size circa 1990 cell phones. “We’re […]

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Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same role with Whitehall Police on a part-time basis. Since that time, the two village boards have been working on the logistics of Bassett’s contract, and officials report they are close to finalizing it. “We’re very […]

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Body cameras to be tested by Whitehall Police

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By Dan King Whitehall police officers will soon be testing body cameras during their interactions with the public. “The sergeant has come up with a policy for a demo body camera,” said trustee Ken Bartholomew, police commissioner. “It’s mostly the same policy as the Sheriff’s Department.” Washington County Sheriff’s Department’s policy on body cameras, which […]

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A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 a.m. Monday, when I arrived at the Whitehall Village Police Station, Patrolman Joel Archambault was looking through records. Fifteen minutes later, Archambault and I ventured out of the station to what he referred to as […]

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School to host “sexting” assemblies

By Derek Liebig The Whitehall Central School District will seek to educate students and parents about the repercussions of “sexting” during a pair of forums next Tuesday. Representatives from the FBI, New York state police, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Sexual Trauma and Recovery Services (STAR) and the Whitehall Police Department will speak with […]

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Water leak prompts boil water notice in Whitehall

Whitehall Police announced that as of 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, village residents should boil their water. Police received the notice from Public Works Superintendent Don Williams shortly before 10, informing them of the boil water notice. Williams told police that public works crews would be working on a water leak on Elbo Street, […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

Last year's memorial day parade

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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