Tag Archives: Whitehall

Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow removal was stopped, look no further than the closed North Williams Street. While an engineer’s report provided by the New York State Canal Corporation advised that the village remove snow as quickly as possible from […]

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Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar Ryan PLLC. Matthew Fuller of Meyer, Fuller & Stockwell PLCC, in Lake George, has been named as the new legal representative for the village. Fuller has been practicing law since 2001, representing municipalities in Warren, […]

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Whitehall rings in the holidays

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By Matthew Saari Below freezing temperatures did little to deter more than 300 Whitehallers from converging on Skenesborough Park and ringing in the holidays with this year’s tree-lighting ceremony. This year’s event – which is the third organized by Dawn Chittenden and a group of volunteers – started in earnest with the Whitehall High School […]

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Budget Inn for sale

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By PJ Ferguson Often a site of controversy, the Budget Inn on Route 4 in Whitehall is officially for sale. According to town supervisor John Rozell, he spoke with the new prospective owner but would not disclose his name until the sale was finalized. He did note that the sale was “almost finalized” and that […]

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Waste-to-energy questions abound

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By PJ Ferguson Whitehall village officials and residents are seeking answers to several questions about the proposed waste-to-energy plant before a decision is made. Holding a special meeting on Monday to discuss the matter, Mayor Phil Smith said he hoped more residents would turn out to express their opinions. “There is chatter around town, but […]

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Toys for Tots brings holiday cheer

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By PJ Ferguson “For a small community we can pull off something big for the kids,” said Danielle Jones, a volunteer organizer for American Legion Post 83’s Toys for Tots event held last Sunday. With the Legion’s dining room packed to the brim with families drinking hot cocoa and delving into Santa’s cookie stash, the […]

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Bottled water bails out village

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By PJ Ferguson Armed with cases of bottled water, village officials jumped to combat the Whitehall water crisis last week. Members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and village officials stood outside the firehouse in freezing temperatures giving cases of water to those in need and delivering to those who couldn’t make the drive. Coordinating […]

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Faulty canal wall poses danger

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By PJ Ferguson The failing canal wall situation that has closed North Williams Street indefinitely is not getting better anytime soon. “I view this as an emergency situation,” declared Mayor Phil Smith. A damning engineering report by the New York State Canal Corporation recommended that the section of the wall be completely replaced before the […]

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Manchester Newspapers sold

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Capital Region Independent Media has acquired Manchester Newspapers and all associated digital and print products, according to John Thomas Cribb, of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Manchester family in the sale. Manchester Newspapers is a weekly newspaper and specialty publishing company that prints five newspapers each week as well as 40-plus specialty publications […]

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Officials, residents skeptical of waste-to-energy plant

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By PJ Ferguson   Tuesday night’s presentation from Airgid Global and Edison Energy representatives regarding the proposed waste-to-energy plant was met with skepticism by those in attendance. Despite providing information on how the plant would benefit the village of Whitehall, the answers were not satisfying enough for some. “I don’t want our town to be […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/13/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 12/13/19

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518 Wheels – 12/12/19

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Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow […]

School board gives merger go-ahead

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By Matthew Saari Following much discussion, the Granville Board of Education granted school superintendent Tom McGurl the ability to contact […]

Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar […]

Crowd delights in tree-lighting, Grinch

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By Matthew Saari “Christmas is over, Granville!” So shouted the Grinch as he kicked presents and dragged an uprooted Christmas […]

Whitehall rings in the holidays

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By Matthew Saari Below freezing temperatures did little to deter more than 300 Whitehallers from converging on Skenesborough Park and […]

Obituary: Robert S. Banks

Dresden-Robert S. Banks, 71, of Blue Goose passed away unexpectedly, after a long illness. Bob was born in the Bronx, […]

North Country Freepress – 12/06/19

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