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Granville could face fiscal stress, not the case in Whitehall

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By Dan King Granville is knocking on the door of fiscal stress, according to state data. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released village fiscal stress scores last week, and although the village of Granville is not currently fiscally stressed, the comptroller predicted that by fiscal year 2016 – beginning in June – the village of Granville […]

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Cook Street closing doors

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By Dan King The sign on the door reads “any concerns regards to Cook Street Station call David and Shelly,” but what that means is Whitehall has lost another business. Cook Street Station closed its doors last week, less than a year after Dave and Shelly Carpenter purchased the property from former owners Dave and […]

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Speed limit reduction approved

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By Dan King Watch your speed – that’s what the state Department of Transportation is saying to some drivers in Whitehall. DOT informed the Whitehall Town Board last week that it has approved speed limit reductions on three roads in the town of Whitehall – Beckett Road, Hatch Hill Road and Upper Turnpike Road. The […]

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Winterfest goers take the plunge

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By Dan King It took a special kind of brave (or perhaps crazy) to participate in the Penguin Plunge at the Whitehall Winterfest Saturday. Frigid temperatures, blustery wind and freezing waters were enough to turn the most hardened winter fanatic into a human icicle. Still, that didn’t stop 15 people from trotting in for an […]

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Finch and Chubb becoming apartments

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By Dan King The Whitehall building formerly known as the Finch and Chubb will no longer be a restaurant. Bill Brina of Dagon Enterprises told the Times last week that he has sold the property to a buyer who will convert the former restaurant and marina into a residence and apartments. “Dagon Enterprises has sold […]

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Local highway budgets continue to benefit

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By Dan King At this point last year, Sasquatch was up to his knees in snow and town highway budgets were being hit with overtime expenses and salt and sand expenses – this year it’s the exact opposite. Even with some snow over the last week, the total impact of the weather on highway budgets […]

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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

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By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no longer the case. The business will not be reopening at its Route 4 location McDonald’s corporate officials confirmed last week. “McDonald’s will not be re-opening the restaurant that had been located on Route 4 in […]

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Weather excited Winterfest fever

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By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Supervisor George Armstrong will give opening remarks, Rev. Jim Peterson will lead a blessing and Bill Jones will sing “God Bless America.” Following that, the event […]

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Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

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By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and emotionally. A number of parents have come forward to say that Trowbridge has built great relationships with their children, but one story jumps out above the rest – that of Samuel Chaplin. Samuel’s mother Suzi, […]

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Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

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By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill Brina reported that “a restauranteur from the Adirondacks” had expressed interest in buying the once-popular inn and restaurant, but would not go into more detail. Now realtor Bethe Reynolds confirmed last Wednesday that the property […]

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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

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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

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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

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

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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

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