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Whitehall school board runoff vote June 20

Whitehall Elementary School

By Matthew Saari A special runoff election will be held on June 20 to determine who will fill the final seat on the Whitehall Board of Education. Voting will be in the high school gymnasium from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Michele Redmond and Roxanne Waters each received 140 votes in the regular election on […]

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Rail Trail 5K race is Saturday

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The eighth annual running of the Rail Trail to the Footbridge 5K is this Saturday, June 3. A week before the starting gun was set to go off, 80 athletes had preregistered and more will likely sign up the day of the race, said Kerri Thomas, race founder and organizer. Last year, 124 runners competed, […]

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Memorial Day parades, ceremonies on tap

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By Krystle S. Morey, Matthew Saari and Donna Frischknecht Memorial Day will be the focus of area communities throughout New York and Vermont this weekend. Towns large and small will have parades, ceremonies and even a commemorative plaque-unveiling to honor the men and women who fought and died in service to the United States of […]

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Village: Trailer must go by June 1

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By Matthew Saari “I’m not a mean person. But you came to us back in March. You’ve had ample time.” So spoke Whitehall Village Board member Teresa Austin when Brenda Redford, who has been living in a travel trailer for a year at 4 Skenesborough Drive with her boyfriend, Allan Mears, asked for more time […]

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New York trailblazer for free college tuition

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By Matthew Saari Beginning this fall, resident-students young and old will be able to attend New York state colleges and universities without having to bear the burden of tuition costs. Roberta Reardon, commissioner of the state Department of Labor, outlined the workings of the Excelsior scholarship program at a seminar at SUNY Adirondack last Tuesday, […]

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School budget, board votes are in

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By Krystle S. Morey and Mathew Saari Area voters went to the polls Tuesday to vote on spending plans and officials for their respective school districts. Here’s a look at the results: Granville Suzanne McEachron will keep her seat on the Granville Board of Education – and two first-timers will join her. Nearly 450 district […]

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Granville town-wide sales this weekend

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By Krystle S. Morey After a week of non-stop rain and chilly weather, it looks like the clouds will part and the sun will shine this weekend – just in time for Granville’s town-wide garage sales. Residents have been busy cleaning out their garages, closets, attics and basements, and pruning their lawns, in preparation for […]

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Roadblocks hinder Whitehall’s blight fight

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By Matthew Saari It’s a building that should need no introduction to village residents – it sits but a stone’s throw away from the heart of Whitehall’s government, cordoned off with caution tape as though some horrible crime had been committed there. The windows are boarded up and one brick wall is broken and bowed. […]

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TD Bank to consolidate; close Main Street store

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By Krystle S. Morey Soon, Granville will have just one TD Bank office. The company has decided to consolidate its banking services at its newly renovated Quaker Street location and close its Main Street location. Traffic patterns and store transaction volumes contributed to the New Jersey-based company’s decision, said Lisa Sawicki, TD’s vice president of […]

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Adventurers pause and enjoy Whitehall

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By Matthew Saari Drivers along County Route 12 on Tuesday afternoon probably saw the most unusual sight: More than a dozen young men and women pedaling their bicycles, each fully laden with backpacks and food supplies. No, they’re not post-apocalyptic survivors; they’re students, hailing from as far west as Los Angeles and as far south […]

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Garage steals headlines…again

Poultney Street garage

By Matthew Saari The garage located at 45 Poultney St. is proving to be akin to a bad penny for […]

Village now owns River Valley Drive

Washington County transferred ownership of the parcel containing River Valley Drive to the village last week.

By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville now owns 2.1 acres of the former Mettowee Fields subdivision off North […]

Students’ graffiti defended

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By Matthew Saari A Whitehall “tradition” came under heavy fire from an irritated resident at a town board meeting last […]

Attendance at summer concerts ‘good’

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By Krystle S. Morey The 2017 Granville Summer Concert Series will come to a close tonight with a performance by […]

Firefighter to run 5K in full gear

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By Matthew Saari In an effort fueled by a devotion to fitness, one Whitehall firefighter is hoping to inspire others […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/18/17

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Northshire Freepress – 08/18/17

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North Country Freepress – 08/18/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/18/17

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Weekender – 08/18/17

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518 Wheels – 08/16/17

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Fire Company, village resolving their quarrel

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By Matthew Saari The months-long feud between the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and the village of Whitehall may soon come […]

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