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Post Office hours cut in half

By Dan King Postal Service officials announced on Monday that the Huletts Landing Post Office would remain open, but that the hours of operation would be reduced to four hours per day. In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying communities of potential changes to their […]

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A life spent outdoors

By Dan King If you are a reader of the Times, chances are at one point or another you have come across the column known as “Outdoors in Whitehall.” Through his column, Gene Terry has been exercising his first amendment right to free speech for quite some time now. As far as Terry can recall, […]

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Elmy gets time served

Former Champlain Harbor Marina & RV Park Owner Robert Elmy has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in connection with an October 2011 incident. Elmy was convicted of second degree assault in 2012, after a trial regarding injuries that his former wife Patricia Elmy obtained during the 2011 incident. Despite his guilty plea, Elmy will […]

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Whitehall PD hires new officers

The Whitehall Village Board held a special meeting on Monday morning at 9 a.m. with the sole intent of hiring some new police officers for the department. The board first had to, with regrets, accept the resignation of Jeff Grenier from the department. Grenier will be moving on to work with Warren County and the […]

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Mom Prom to benefit students in need

“I see it every day at the store, teachers see it every day at the school, we all see it around the community.” Cheryl Putorti, co-owner of Putorti’s Market said. What Putorti is referring to is children and teens who are in need, around the Whitehall community. Instead of just talking about it, Putorti and […]

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Officials discuss rail safety

In a town where the high school sports teams are called the “Railroaders” one can assume that trains and railroads play a prominent role in the community. The importance of railroads is quite evident for Whitehall, as well as many other towns and villages in the area. With trains playing an important role in Whitehall, […]

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Bird group settling into Whitehall

By Dan King Friends of the Washington County Grasslands Important Birding Area, or Friends of the IBA for short, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, recently relocated its office to the former Canal Corporation welcome center on Skenesborough Drive. Now that the organization is settling into its new Whitehall location, it is looking to begin filling […]

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Joseph Prefontaine, 65

Joseph Prefontaine, age 65, passed away on July 28, 2014 at the Pines at Glens Falls Nursing Home following a short illness. Born in Granville on December 16, 1948, he was the son of the late Robert Joseph and Ruth (Rovelli) Prefontaine. He graduated from Whitehall High School. He joined the U.S. Navy after graduation […]

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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 Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, with his loving family by his side. Huzzy dedicated his life to the community of Whitehall and to Washington County. He was a […]

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Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a successful summer and potentially a busy fall as well. Julie Eagan, the recreation center’s director called June a “busy month” and that was even before the summer program got started last Monday. “We had 18 […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]