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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

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By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no longer the case. The business will not be reopening at its Route 4 location McDonald’s corporate officials confirmed last week. “McDonald’s will not be re-opening the restaurant that had been located on Route 4 in […]

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Weather excited Winterfest fever

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By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Supervisor George Armstrong will give opening remarks, Rev. Jim Peterson will lead a blessing and Bill Jones will sing “God Bless America.” Following that, the event […]

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Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

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By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and emotionally. A number of parents have come forward to say that Trowbridge has built great relationships with their children, but one story jumps out above the rest – that of Samuel Chaplin. Samuel’s mother Suzi, […]

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Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

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By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill Brina reported that “a restauranteur from the Adirondacks” had expressed interest in buying the once-popular inn and restaurant, but would not go into more detail. Now realtor Bethe Reynolds confirmed last Wednesday that the property […]

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Driver from rollover still hospitalized

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The driver of a log truck that rolled over on Route 4 last Thursday is still in the hospital at press time. At the time, responders said that no serious injuries were reported in the accident that occurred around 7:30 a.m. The accident involved a log truck that rolled over near a boat storage yard, […]

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Area schools not fiscally stressed

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By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress monitoring scores for the state’s school districts last week, and it was determined that neither Whitehall, Granville nor Hartford were fiscally stressed. Each district receives two scores: a fiscal score, which deals with stress indicators […]

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Undefeated, untied, unscored upon team to be inducted

1939 Chris Grady Touchdown

By Dan King Back then football was different, but Whitehall was still dominant. Players wore leather helmets and the 1939 season preview noted it was the first season that players could throw the ball from anywhere behind the line of scrimmage, the first season teams could bring in unlimited substitutes, and the first season those […]

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Mobile DMV coming to town

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By Dan King Nobody wants to drive all the way to Fort Edward to stand in line at the DMV, and soon people in Whitehall, Granville and Greenwich won’t have to. Washington County Department of Motor Vehicles will soon be bringing a mobile DMV unit once a month in Whitehall, so that residents don’t have […]

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Dresden weighing options at Chubb’s Dock

Chubbs Dock courtesy DEC

By Dan King Dresden Supervisor George Gang hopes that working with the Blueway Canal Group can help bring more tourists to Dresden. Gang met with the group in Whitehall recently to discuss plans regarding Chubb’s Dock on Lake Champlain in the town of Dresden. The dock, Gang said, was owned by his family and is […]

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Whitehall grad rates up

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By Dan King For the second year in a row, Whitehall Central School’s graduation rates are up. This year the increase is 5 percent from a year ago, state data released last week shows. The four-year graduation rate this year is at 81 percent, compared with 76 percent a year prior. The 81 percent figure […]

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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

McDonalds 1

By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no […]

Weather excited Winterfest fever

winterfest

By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. […]

Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

Principal

By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and […]

Slate of student art on display

SVM Art Show

By Jamie Norton Students and art teachers from throughout the region converged on the Slate Valley Museum in Granville last […]

Vermont tuition unchanged

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By Jamie Norton With many Act 46 issues still up in the air for Vermont taxpayers, at least one thing […]

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