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Driver from rollover still hospitalized

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The driver of a log truck that rolled over on Route 4 last Thursday is still in the hospital at press time. At the time, responders said that no serious injuries were reported in the accident that occurred around 7:30 a.m. The accident involved a log truck that rolled over near a boat storage yard, […]

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Area schools not fiscally stressed

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By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress monitoring scores for the state’s school districts last week, and it was determined that neither Whitehall, Granville nor Hartford were fiscally stressed. Each district receives two scores: a fiscal score, which deals with stress indicators […]

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Undefeated, untied, unscored upon team to be inducted

1939 Chris Grady Touchdown

By Dan King Back then football was different, but Whitehall was still dominant. Players wore leather helmets and the 1939 season preview noted it was the first season that players could throw the ball from anywhere behind the line of scrimmage, the first season teams could bring in unlimited substitutes, and the first season those […]

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Mobile DMV coming to town

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By Dan King Nobody wants to drive all the way to Fort Edward to stand in line at the DMV, and soon people in Whitehall, Granville and Greenwich won’t have to. Washington County Department of Motor Vehicles will soon be bringing a mobile DMV unit once a month in Whitehall, so that residents don’t have […]

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Dresden weighing options at Chubb’s Dock

Chubbs Dock courtesy DEC

By Dan King Dresden Supervisor George Gang hopes that working with the Blueway Canal Group can help bring more tourists to Dresden. Gang met with the group in Whitehall recently to discuss plans regarding Chubb’s Dock on Lake Champlain in the town of Dresden. The dock, Gang said, was owned by his family and is […]

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Whitehall grad rates up

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By Dan King For the second year in a row, Whitehall Central School’s graduation rates are up. This year the increase is 5 percent from a year ago, state data released last week shows. The four-year graduation rate this year is at 81 percent, compared with 76 percent a year prior. The 81 percent figure […]

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Village officials vote to change terms to four years

Village Board

By Dan King By a narrow margin, Whitehall village officials have approved a change in village election terms from two to four years – but that’s not the end of the issue. After hearing feedback from residents for a second consecutive meeting last Tuesday, the board passed the measure, 3-2. Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Trustees […]

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Man circulating petition, wants ‘incentives’ for supermarkets

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By Dan King David Molenaar has lived in Whitehall for only about two years, but he’s taking an active role in the community. The North Williams Street resident is going door-to-door around the village with a petition to bring a supermarket to Whitehall. He said he already has about 300 signatures. “People have responded very […]

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Donations sought for fire victims

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By Dan King An electrical fire destroyed a Hampton mobile home Saturday afternoon, killing a dog. Friends and family of homeowner Pete Spaulding are seeking donations to help. “Unfortunately, on Jan. 2, 2016, my father lost everything he owned in a horrible mobile home fire,” said Spaulding’s daughter, Heather Spaudling-Gale. She said her father was […]

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Whitehall second at annual Holiday Tournament

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By Dan King A slow second quarter and Fair Haven’s size were tough obstacles to overcome for the Whitehall team in the finals of the Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament last Wednesday. “The second quarter was huge,” said Coach Keith Redmond. “We were totally outrebounded – they’re big and physical on the inside.” Undefeated Fair Haven […]

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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

Last year's memorial day parade

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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Putorti, Gordon elected to Whitehall School Board

School Board

By Dan King Some things will change and some things will stay the same on the Whitehall Board of Education. […]

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