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New court facility to be more accessible

New Whitehall town and village court accessible to handicapped and to everyone Is the new Whitehall town and village court, shortly to be completed, handicapped accessible? Well, if you don’t believe the handicapped should climb an L-shaped flight of narrow stairs, past a blackened radiator, then the new courtroom indeed is accessible to everyone. Village […]

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Ward appointed at code enforcement officer

John Ward, a former Whitehall resident, is already a Washington County code enforcement officer. And since last Tuesday, he has been code enforcement officer for the Town of Whitehall. At a special meeting of the town board, the board members unanimously approved Ward’s appointment, replacing Jamie Huntington, who had stepped down some time ago due […]

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Students restore Costa Rican mangrove on trip

A group of students from Whitehall recently escaped winter’s icy grip for a nine-day excursion to Costa Rica, but the itinerary was far different than what you would find on your normal spring break getaway. Instead of lounging on a beach or taking in the typical tourist sites, a contingent of 25 juniors and seniors […]

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Rozell named Exalted Ruler of Elks

“I have homework to do,” Hillary Rozell said, referring to her major goal as the new Exalted Ruler of Whitehall Elks 1491. And what is that goal? “I would like to apply for grants to support our youth activities,” said Mrs. Rozell, wife of Joseph Rozell, who is also an Elks member. Mrs. Rozell will […]

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Group may help with Rec. Center repairs

As the town board mulls over the idea of spending $10,000 to get $400,000, new Councilman John Rozell reported to the board an offer for a week’s worth of expert repairs to the Whitehall Recreation Center by skilled workmen from Arkansas. The town board has yet to formally reject an idea to apply for a […]

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Business owner credits community for success

If the cliché is true that self-made men seldom credit those who gave them their start, then Joe Kelly of Whitehall is not a self-made man. Whether they want to be known or not, Kelly recently named each and every supporter who helped him make Joe’s Pizza on Broadway a reality. Kelly, who may as […]

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First Friday to feature music, bread

 The Pember Library will be honoring former director Pat Wesner during this month’s First Friday event on Friday, April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. This delightful event will include music from Phil Hoyt. Photographer, George Bouret, will be there all evening taking portraits of people. There will be an assortment of food and beverages […]

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Granville town hall nominated for inclusion on national registery

Granville Town Hall has been nominated for the State and National Registers of Historic Places by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation. The building provides a salient connection to Granville’s development into a regional commercial center at the turn of the twentieth century, at which time the slate quarrying industry spurred local growth […]

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Supervisors consider alternative voting methods

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is exploring alternative ways of voting. Recently several supervisors expressed interest in possibly getting away from the traditional method of voting at county board meetings. Currently, when there is a role call vote, supervisors vote alphabetically by town, starting with the Argyle Supervisor and ending with the Whitehall Supervisor. […]

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Tour of the Battenkill returns to Washington County

North America’s largest Pro/Am road cycling race returns to Washington County on April 5 and 6, when the 10th Annual Tour of the Battenkill takes place in Cambridge. Around 3,000 cyclists are expected to compete in the race, which drew participants from 45 states and 15 countries in 2013. Styled after spring classics like the […]

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Lakes Region Freepress 04/11/14

Northshire Freepress 04/11/14

North Country Freepress – 04/11/14

Weekender 04/11/14

Lakes Classifieds – 04/11/14

Bob Preston Chase, 85

  Robert Preston Chase, (Bob), 85, of Poughkeepsie and Granville, N.Y. passed away on April 4, 2014, He succumbed to […]

Classifieds 04/09/14

Community Calendar 04/10/14

Thursday, April 10   Gardening Books ARLINGTON For $3, Martha Canfield Library has “Gardening Book Bundles,” an individual assortment of […]

Village seeks to improve Main Street

The Village Board discussed bringing back a Business Façade Improvement policy and possibly new sidewalks on Church Street at their […]

Slate Museum hosting national art exhibit

Get ready to be blown away by Slate Valley Museum’s first ever National Art Exhibition – “Slate as Muse” that […]

Food pantry, Stewart’s makes donation

The Hartford Food Pantry and Stewarts donated $400 dollars to the Hartford Central School’s lunch program Wednesday, March 26. Pete […]

Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82

Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82, passed away on April 7, 2014, at Schuyler Ridge residential health care facility in Clifton […]