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Village receives figures in repairs

The Whitehall Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park both have some fixtures that need to be refurbished for safety purposes and the village recently received estimates on the costs of fixing these structures. The list of estimates that the village board received for potential upgrades was ranked based on the urgency of […]

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Water line estimates lower than expected

Some faulty waterlines in the village may soon seem some necessary repairs. A water line spanning the Poultney Street Bridge and a second running along Buckley Road are in need of repair and the village may receive state funding to see that they are. The initial estimate for the waterline issues on the Poultney Street […]

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Post Office hours cut in half

Huletts Landing Post Office

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

Gene Terry

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

Whitehall Police

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

Bird Group Settles 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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Railroaders trounce Bombers

Morse breaks a tackle 2

By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]