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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be Pat Norton, Mike Rocque, and Tony Scrimo. Norton was the leading vote-getter with 313, Rocque was in a very close second with 310, and Scrimo recorded 286 votes. Because he was the third leading vote-getter, […]

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Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county continues to grow. Last week, the town of Whitehall joined the towns of Hartford, Dresden and Jackson in supporting the proposed growing facility at a former mushroom-growing location in the town of Jackson. The Washington […]

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Communities prepare for Memorial Day

Parade 1

Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns in the area are vamping up their preparation for the Memorial Day holiday and the subsequent parades. Whitehall In Whitehall, the youngest students will be getting patriotic today, as the elementary school hosts its 42nd […]

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Armstrong, Bartholomew at odds on park vandalism

By Dan King The top elected official in the town of Whitehall and the top elected official in the village of Whitehall aren’t seeing eye to eye on how to protect Whitehall’s town park and village park. Both the town board and village board have brought concerns about how to deal with park vandalism to […]

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Washington County towns to get more back in sales tax

County Board

By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to allocate 7 percent of all total sales tax revenue back to the towns. Under the previous policy, regardless of how much sales tax revenue the county brought in, it would distribute $1 million to the towns, dividing that money using a complex formula […]

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Town of Whitehall targets loose animals

By Dan King Whitehall town officials are looking to crack down on those who let their animals run loose. Officials said they were concerned with animals getting off their owners’ property and running around the town, so the board asked town attorney Erika Sellar-Ryan to draft a proposed law to stop the practice. The law […]

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Filing cabinets sealed for State Education probe

Liz Legault

By Dan King Last week an anonymous tip read: “Big doings at the school, state education crime scene tape in a couple classrooms.” The state Department of Education was investigating unspecified issues with standardized testing at Whitehall, after being tipped to the issues by BOCES, which had received information from then-superintendent Liz Legault. Although no […]

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Board extends Whitehall/Fort Ann merger

Merger

By Dan King Despite opposition from board member Frank Barber, the Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to extend a wrestling merger, which reportedly saves the district over $1,100. After hearing some points from head wrestling coach Bob Diekel, Athletic Director Keith Redmond and members of the Whitehall Wrestling Booster Club, the board voted 8-1 […]

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Memorial Day ceremonies planned in Whitehall

Last year's memorial day parade

By Dan King Two great Memorial Day traditions in Whitehall will be taking place in the next week and a half. First, Whitehall’s youngest students will be getting patriotic next Thursday as the elementary school hosts its 42nd annual Memorial Day Ceremony outside the elementary school at 10 a.m. Ordinarily the event is held outside, […]

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Railroaders blow by Hadley-Luzerne, Poultney

Hoagland

By Dan King Runs keep coming easy for the Whitehall varsity baseball team and the pitching has stymied opponents’ offenses. Last Wednesday, the Railroaders were at Hadley-Luzerne to do battle with the Eagles, and toppled them, 14-1. Pitchers Justin Hoagland, Christian Poczobut and Tyler Thomas threw a combined one-hitter for Whitehall, with the lone Hadley-Luzerne […]

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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

Parade 1

Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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