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Police to carry Tasers

Whitehall Police Department has released intentions to equip its officers with electronic control devices, more commonly known by their brand name ‘Tasers,’ in order to help deter crime. Village Trustee Ken Bartholomew said, “I met with the guys in the department, they all want to have a Taser.” The department has drafted a four-page, electronic […]

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School to hold informational meeting

Whitehall School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault will be holding an informational meeting for all parents at the elementary and secondary levels on Tuesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The meeting will cover new initiatives that are being implemented within the district, mainly the transition to block scheduling for the upcoming […]

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Spiny water flea nearing Lake Champlain

By Dan King Spiny water fleas, an invasive species from Europe and Asia, are creeping closer to Lake Champlain. The water fleas have predominately found themselves in the Feeder Canal and have worked their way to the Champlain Canal. Concern looms that they may have already made their way to the Lake as well. “This […]

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Supervisors approve tax exemptions

Some Washington County residents will be getting a break on their property taxes. The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted last Friday to amend tax exemptions for veteran’s, senior citizens and people with disabilities and passed a law that would provide an exemption to Gold Star Parents. All three amendments increase the exemption amount while […]

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47 to graduate from WHS

Middle School and High School Principal Kelly McHugh has been able to see the Whitehall class of 2014 grow right in front of her eyes, from seventh graders to soon-to-be graduates. The 47 person class will be the 130th group to graduate from Whitehall, on Friday at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “I […]

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Fireworks to light up area skies

Every holiday has its tradition. Halloween has trick or treating, Easter has egg hunts, Memorial Day has parades and remembrance ceremonies. But the most raucous, and perhaps the most stunning tradition—fireworks—are reserved for Independence Day. Fireworks have become synonymous with the Fourth of July and for many the holiday isn’t complete without seeing the sky […]

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County throws chips behind OTB-proposed casino

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is throwing its chips behind an Off-Track Betting proposed gaming facility. The board voted last Friday to approve a resolution in support of a proposed casino at De Laet’s Landing in Rensselaer. Saratoga Casino and Raceway, in partnership with Churchill Downs, has also proposed building a casino in Rensselaer […]

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Friends of Historic Huletts Landing hosting art exhibit

For the third year, Friends of Historic Huletts Landing will be holding its annual art exhibit, which gets underway on Saturday, June 28, with the opening reception at 5 p.m. The exhibit will take place on the corner of county Routes 6 and 6A in Huletts Landing and will feature the mother and son combination […]

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Town: Skenesborough EMS no longer wishes to host WIC

Recently the Skenesborough Rescue Squad informed the town that it no longer wishes to host the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program. At the June 11 town board meeting, this issue was presented by Supervisor George Armstrong who said that he plans to convince the Rescue Squad to allow this program to continue within their […]

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Agnes “Aggie” LaMore, 87

Agnes R. “Aggie” LaMore, 87, of Elizabeth Street, passed away at the Glens Falls Hospital on Monday, June 23, 2014, following a brief illness. Born on July 20, 1926 in Whitehall, she was the sixth of 15 children of the late Roland and Louise (Lewis) Burke. She was a lifelong resident of Whitehall, attended Whitehall […]

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GCS switching to one-tier bus system

School may be out for summer but the head of transportation for the Granville Central School District has had plenty […]

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

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