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Hampton fire destroys home

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By Dan King A home on County Route 18 home was consumed by fire on Monday morning. “It’s a total loss,” said Hampton Fire Chief Joe Mead. “One of our residents, the Briggs Family (Scott & Karrie) suffered a complete loss of house and possessions today during a fire this morning,” said Hampton Town Supervisor […]

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Missing dog found after 23 days

Missing Dog found

By Derek Liebig David Adams had resigned himself to the worst. On Feb. 7, Adams, of West Haven, Vt., let his two dogs, Gus and Casey, out. Although the dogs rarely left the property when alone, they had on a few occasions run off when they were together, usually in search of mice. But they […]

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The Roma sold again

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most prominent businesses will be changing hands, and its name – once The Roma – will change again too. Lucia’s Italian Restaurant has been sold to David and Shelly Carpenter and will be renamed Cook Street Station. The Carpenters said they will balance some of the great Roma/Lucia’s traditions […]

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Body cameras to be tested by Whitehall Police

Whitehall Police

By Dan King Whitehall police officers will soon be testing body cameras during their interactions with the public. “The sergeant has come up with a policy for a demo body camera,” said trustee Ken Bartholomew, police commissioner. “It’s mostly the same policy as the Sheriff’s Department.” Washington County Sheriff’s Department’s policy on body cameras, which […]

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‘No further action’ needed on auto lot

Smith Street Auto’s lot on Poultney Street needs no more action to fix environmental issues and is back on the village tax roll. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation filed a No Further Action letter for the property, which essentially means that no further action is needed in the process of remediating contamination […]

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Roma an ‘institution’ in Whitehall

By Dan King Whitehall natives will swear that The Roma, during its heyday, had the best pizza in the world; not New York City, not Chicago, not Italy … Whitehall. As Whitehall Village Trustee Walt Sandford put it, the Roma restaurant, regardless of its name, has been “an institution in this community.” That “institution” began […]

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Rifle Club blows out Fort Ann, edges Galway; stays unbeaten

The Whitehall Rifle Club remained undefeated with a 979-916 win over visiting Fort Ann two Thursdays ago and then beat No. 3 Galway in a nail-bitter the following week, 970-967. The wins keep the club on top of the pile but the going doesn’t get any easier with Hartford on the schedule for this week. […]

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Whitehall DPW flooded with work

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By Dan King With milder weather on tap, the Whitehall DPW may finally get some relief on village water breaks. The past few weeks have been increasingly burdensome on members of the department and residents of Whitehall, with many pipe freeze-ups and water main breaks throughout the village, said Trustee Mike LaChapelle, who oversees the […]

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Village of Whitehall election to be uneventful

By Dan King Voters in the Village of Whitehall will go to the polls next Wednesday but there won’t be any mystery about the outcome, as all three candidates are running unopposed. Balloting at the Town Municipal Center on Skenesborough Drive will begin at noon and end at 9 p.m. On the mayoral ticket, the […]

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Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

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By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For starters, the feet of snow and cold weather have made for a banner year for area recreation seekers. “We’ve had three real good years, the last three years, but this year has been the best […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]