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Trump, Sanders take Washington County


By Dan King An outspoken businessman and a democratic socialist walk into Washington County – and they leave victorious. During Tuesday’s presidential primary race, businessman Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders swept Washington County. Trump was the top Republican vote-getter in all six towns in our coverage area and Sanders was the top Democratic […]

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Canal Clean Sweep Thursday


By Jamie Norton Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to participate in the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep, the spring cleaning of the state canal system and Canalway Trail, on April 22-24. More than 100 events have been scheduled across the 524-mile-long canal system, providing nearly unlimited opportunities for residents to give back to their local community and to show […]

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Bartholomew proud of first year as mayor

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By Jamie Norton Ken Bartholomew has had a productive year in his first as mayor of the village of Whitehall. Reflecting on his accomplishments since he was sworn in a year ago this month, Bartholomew feels he, the board of trustees and the staff at the village office have done some good, positive things. And […]

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Skene Manor opening soon

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By Jamie Norton Ah, the signs of spring – the green grass, the chirping birds, the warmer temperatures. The opening of Skene Manor’s big, beautiful doors. The legendary manor will open for the season on April 22 and give visitors a chance to see one of Whitehall’s architectural gems up close for the first time […]

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300 show up for ‘Beast of Whitehall’


By Jamie Norton If there was any question about whether the mystery of Bigfoot in Whitehall was still a topic of interest, the 300 people who packed the gym at the Whitehall Athletic Club on Saturday answered it with an emphatic “Yes.” A subject that has seen its share of national exposure – and even […]

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On Target: Whitehall Rifle Club dynasty growing


By Jamie Norton It’s the dynasty no one is talking about. But it might be one of the greatest of all time. They’ve got a talented mix of youth and experience. They have a strong feeder program that keeps talent coming year in and year out. They’ve won more championships than the Yankees or the […]

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‘Beast of Whitehall’ to air Saturday at WAC

Beast of Whitehall

By Jamie Norton It’s been almost 40 years since Sasquatch was first spotted in the tight-knit town of Whitehall. And on Saturday, his story will be told. An area known nation-wide for its association with the big, hairy monster will bring Bigfoot back to the center of attention when the Small Town Monsters series premieres […]

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Whitehall’s finest compete in DYW Saturday

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By Jamie Norton There’s only one Miss America. But there are seven distinctly distinguished young Whitehall women. And on Saturday, they’ll all get a chance to shine. In a program that encourages high schoolers from across the nation to “be your best self,” the local friendly competition will feature some of Whitehall’s finest. Seven juniors […]

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Mud boggers aiming for compliance


By Dan King With the annual “Spring Fling” event at Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park tabbed for this weekend, Granville town officials are hoping for compliance from mud boggers, and the park’s owner says that will happen. The event will take place April 1-3, with gates opening at 8 a.m. Friday and closing Sunday at […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

Last year's memorial day parade

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control


By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016


Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon


By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 05/20/16

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