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Smoking banned on town property

Smoking ban

By Dan King Smoking has been banned on town property in Whitehall. The Town Board voted unanimously last week to ban “smoking of any kind” on all “real property controlled by the Town of Whitehall.” Town Attorney Erika Sellar-Ryan said the ordinance was originally going to ban smoking “within 50 feet of any town building,” […]

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New assessor working well with Amish

Agriculture tax exemptions are a priority for Whitehall’s new assessor, and that’s benefiting the town’s growing Amish community. Bruce Caza is making sure everyone who qualifies for an Ag exemption gets an Ag exemption on their taxes. The Amish are one group in particular that has benefited immensely from Caza’s focus. “On March 2 (Caza) […]

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Seniors set fundraisers for trip

Whitehall High School’s senior class has two upcoming fundraisers to help pay for a trip to Hershey, Pa. “We knew we needed two fundraisers and they had to be significant, if we wanted to go on an overnight senior trip,” said Topher Montville, class advisor. “We went with a basket party because it worked well […]

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Whitehall may target ‘loose animal’

By Dan King Letting your animals run loose could soon cost you a hefty penalty, if the Whitehall Town Board has any say in the matter. The board has asked Town Attorney Erika Sellar-Ryan to craft a proposal that would make it unlawful to let animals run wild, including horses, cows, goats and more. “We’re […]

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Whitehall School Board axes costly mower

By Dan King As the spring sports season inches closer, the Whitehall School Board voted Monday to reject a proposal to buy a $57,000 mower to cut the grass on school athletic fields. The board had discussed buying a Jacobsen R-311T lawn mower four times before taking the vote. Ultimately, the board decided to come […]

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Washington County eyes more lenient fireworks law

By Derek Liebig The skies over Washington County could be a little brighter this Independence Day. Washington County is considering a law that excludes certain items from the dangerous fireworks definition, thereby allowing the sale and use of “non-aerial sparkling devices and novelties.” A public hearing on the proposed law will be held Friday at […]

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Hampton fire destroys home

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By Dan King A home on County Route 18 home was consumed by fire on Monday morning. “It’s a total loss,” said Hampton Fire Chief Joe Mead. “One of our residents, the Briggs Family (Scott & Karrie) suffered a complete loss of house and possessions today during a fire this morning,” said Hampton Town Supervisor […]

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Missing dog found after 23 days

Missing Dog found

By Derek Liebig David Adams had resigned himself to the worst. On Feb. 7, Adams, of West Haven, Vt., let his two dogs, Gus and Casey, out. Although the dogs rarely left the property when alone, they had on a few occasions run off when they were together, usually in search of mice. But they […]

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The Roma sold again

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most prominent businesses will be changing hands, and its name – once The Roma – will change again too. Lucia’s Italian Restaurant has been sold to David and Shelly Carpenter and will be renamed Cook Street Station. The Carpenters said they will balance some of the great Roma/Lucia’s traditions […]

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Body cameras to be tested by Whitehall Police

Whitehall Police

By Dan King Whitehall police officers will soon be testing body cameras during their interactions with the public. “The sergeant has come up with a policy for a demo body camera,” said trustee Ken Bartholomew, police commissioner. “It’s mostly the same policy as the Sheriff’s Department.” Washington County Sheriff’s Department’s policy on body cameras, which […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22

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7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different […]

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Golden Horde teams to grace hall of fame

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By Derek Liebig A pair of fabled gridiron teams from Granville’s past will be enshrined in the Capital Region Football […]

Eleven petitions out for Whitehall Board of Education

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King A tumultuous school year has prompted a record number of candidates to seek seats on the Whitehall […]

Fans fawn over Mick Foley

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By Dan King While his act in the ring may have been barbaric, the mood of Mick Foley’s meet-and-greet in […]

Hope Ludwig to have photo in Hyde Collection

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By Derek Liebig An aspiring young photographer from Granville is among a select group of high school students who will […]

Granville tennis opens with win

Granville’s tennis team opened its season Monday afternoon with a win over Whitehall. The Horde swept both doubles matches and […]

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