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Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit of 55 miles per hour, but that could be changing soon. With a growing population and an increase in what town board members referred to as “slow moving vehicles,” the Town of Whitehall is hoping […]

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Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of resignation from John Ward officially made its way to Town Supervisor George Armstrong. “I have received the letter of resignation from John Ward Jr. and I would like to entertain a motion to accept it.” […]

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Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday, running from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. “This is the first one ever, so we are kind of new at organizing it,” Kathy Huntington, who helped organize the […]

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Board declines to reappoint Culligan as football coach

By Dan King The Whitehall High School football team has qualified for sectionals for the last four years, including three under head coach Justin Culligan, but on Monday the Board of Education declined to appoint Culligan for the upcoming season. After the vote on Culligan, speculation grew about the potential of a return by longtime […]

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Seniors enjoy county picnic

By Dan King Last Friday the horse barn at the Washington County Fairground was decked out in tye-dye, as seniors from all over the county made their way to Greenwich for the annual Washington County Senior Picnic. There were 270 people in attendance for this year’s picnic and they had the opportunity to enjoy games, […]

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Lawrence E. Stevens, 72

Lawrence E. Stevens, 72, of South Glens Falls, NY passed away on July 13, 2014, at The Pines after a 15 year battle with chordoma cancer. Born September 17, 1941 in Troy, NY, he was the son to the late Edwin C. “Cliff” and Anna M. (Krogel) Stevens. Known to many as Larry or “Big […]

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Edward Harold LaMay, 85

Edward Harold LaMay, a native of Whitehall, died June 24 of natural causes in Durham, N.C. He was 85 years old. Ed was born in a farmhouse near Whitehall on Nov. 16, 1928, the second child and son of Mabel Hammond LaMay and Joseph Charles LaMay. His first name was given in honor of the […]

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Village to work on stricter nuisance laws

By Dan King Nuisance issues have been one of the top priorities for Mayor Peter Telisky and he has done everything within his power to crackdown on these problems. “We’ve gotten very aggressive on these issues; we’re turning off water for ongoing water debts, we’re cutting overrun lawns.” Telisky said. So far that power has […]

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Police to carry Tasers

Whitehall Police Department has released intentions to equip its officers with electronic control devices, more commonly known by their brand name ‘Tasers,’ in order to help deter crime. Village Trustee Ken Bartholomew said, “I met with the guys in the department, they all want to have a Taser.” The department has drafted a four-page, electronic […]

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School to hold informational meeting

Whitehall School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault will be holding an informational meeting for all parents at the elementary and secondary levels on Tuesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The meeting will cover new initiatives that are being implemented within the district, mainly the transition to block scheduling for the upcoming […]

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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, […]