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Parades, ceremonies to observe Veterans Day

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By Krystle S. Morey and Ellen Ricks Granville’s Veterans Day parade is Saturday, Nov. 11. The day’s festivities begin at 9 a.m. at the monument on the front lawn of Granville High School, includes a short dedication service, laying of a wreath, “Taps” by buglers from the high school band, and a salute to the […]

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Local candidates bid for town offices

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall is one of only a few towns in the region that has a political race, which voters will have the opportunity to decide next Tuesday. The Whitehall Recreation Center will host the polls which will be open from 6 a.m. till 9 p.m. A number of seats […]

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‘Honor system’ decline dismays local produce vendor

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By Matthew Saari Drivers traveling north along Route 22 in Whitehall have probably noticed a small, Amish-built shed at the corner of Clinton Street, as it’s been a fixture there for several years with its owner, Bill Rathbun, hawking gourds and vegetables, depending on the season. Not for much longer. And it’s not because Rathbun, […]

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Old rivalry inspires food drive

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By Matthew Saari The age old Granville-Whitehall rivalry is spilling over from the gridiron into the local food pantries. John Hoagland, president of Skene Valley Group, and Deb Brosseau, marketing representative for Manchester Newspapers, have been organizing a friendly competition between the communities of Whitehall and Granville in an effort to stock up the food […]

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Halloween Happenings

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By Ellen Ricks   Happy Halloween! Hope you have your costumes all picked out and ready to go because there are so many events to attend. Whether you enjoy a little Halloween fun with your family or prefer to be spooky out of your socks, there’s something for everyone.  NEW YORK Argyle Stiles Haunted House […]

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Boardman Cemetery making helpful friends

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s Boardman and Smith Street Cemetery has four friends and is looking for more. That’s because Pete Terry has formed the Friends of Boardman Street Cemetery Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding and revitalizing the weathered, time-worn Boardman and Smith Street Cemetery. “The main reason for forming this group of concerned […]

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Drug take back day Oct. 28

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey In an effort to get dangerous prescription medications off the street, police agencies throughout the region will be participating Saturday in the National Drug Take Back, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency. “There is an epidemic of drug abuse,” said Fair Haven police chief Bill Humphries.  The drug […]

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Railroaders roll over Horde, 55-12

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By Matthew Saari An age-old rivalry was revived Friday night when the Whitehall football team traveled to neighboring Granville for a battle on the gridiron. “You always want to give them your best game,” said Whitehall coach Rich Gould. “Usually, records don’t mean anything when you play this game. We emphasized that all week.” The […]

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Hampton native, wife travel world

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By Matthew Saari When the Whitehall Times last spoke with Hampton native Ethan Atwood, a Whitehall High School graduate, he was on his way to India and Bangladesh and had just eaten a pickle which made his tongue go numb. Many months and incalculable miles later, Ethan has returned to his family home in Hampton, […]

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Brooks resigns from fire company

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By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company may have just lost their president. Mayor Phil Smith opened Tuesday’s village trustee meeting with a public comments section, at which time fire president Brian Brooks Sr. took the floor. Brooks brought before the board his concerns over the ongoing subdivision of the parcel on which the […]

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Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers […]

Village seeks funds for Flat Iron demo

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall village officials are seeking a state grant to fund the demolition of the notorious Flat Iron […]

Resident, village battle over sewage spill

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By Matthew Saari Something stinks in the village of Whitehall. For more than two months resident Christina Steves has battled […]

Quarrymen call proposed zoning a business ‘killer’

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  By Krystle S. Morey More than 40 slate quarry owners and industry workers turned out at Poultney’s Select Board […]

Kitten-thrower pleads guilty

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By Krystle S. Morey Justice has been served on behalf of a small orange kitten that was thrown out of […]

Northshire Freepress – 12/08/17

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North Country Freepress – 12/08/17

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Weekender – 12/08/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/08/17

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518 Wheels – 12/07/17

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Toys train delivers smiles

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By Matthew Saari Nearly 300 children had their Christmas brightened more than a little Sunday morning when the 2017 Marine […]

County to buy 3 village properties

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By Krystle S. Morey Washington County will purchase three properties in the village of Granville that officials say will provide […]

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