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Sandford, Chaplin victorious

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By Dan King There will be some change on the Whitehall Village Board following Tuesday night’s election. When the ballots were counted up on Tuesday night, incumbent Democrat Walt Sandford was declared the leading vote-getter with 110 votes, followed by Republican challenger Dave Chaplin with 107. Those two will each take a three-year seat on […]

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Local couple starts theater group

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By Dan King For John Beck and his wife Sandee Rollins, theater has always been a passion. The couple is hoping to bring that passion to Whitehall this year. Whitehall Public Theater is the name of the group that Beck and Rollins have started, and this August they will be putting on a free production […]

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Gould wins coach of the year

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By Dan King This past season was one of the best in Whitehall football’s illustrious history. And the accolades keep pouring in. On March 8, first-year head coach Rich Gould was awarded the Class D Coach of Year award, following an undefeated regular season, a Section II Class D regular season title, a Section II […]

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Whitehall PD now wearing body cameras

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By Dan King It’s now official – Whitehall Police are the first in Washington County to use body cameras full-time. The police have received the cameras and adopted a procedure on when and how to use them. Now officers will begin wearing the clip-on cameras, which are about the size circa 1990 cell phones. “We’re […]

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Three vie for two seats on village board

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By Dan King Next Tuesday is your chance to have your voice heard in local government. Three candidates will be on the ballot and when the votes are tallied Tuesday night, two of them will be elected to the Whitehall Village Board. Incumbent Democrats Walt Sandford and Pat Roche look to hold onto the seats […]

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Closed lock causes flooding

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By Dan King Parts of Whitehall and the surrounding area were immersed in inches of water last Thursday and officials attributed the flooding to a problem at Lock 12 on the Champlain Canal. “You can just about attribute the flooding to the lock,” said Mayor Ken Bartholomew. “It didn’t open and nobody was on.” Bartholomew […]

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Whitehall legend Foote inducted into hall of fame

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By Dan King Gordon Foote was a legend in the Whitehall football program. Voters decided last week to enshrine that legend in the annals of Whitehall athletics forever. Coach Foote was the only candidate for the Whitehall Athletics Hall of Fame to receive enough votes for induction this year. Former Whitehall coach John Millett, whom […]

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Beast of Whitehall to air April 2

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By Dan King April 2 will be your chance to witness The Beast of Whitehall. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall in conjunction with the documentary filmmakers at Small Town Monsters has planned a free day dedicated to the elusive Sasquatch, which will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club on that day. The […]

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Granville could face fiscal stress, not the case in Whitehall

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By Dan King Granville is knocking on the door of fiscal stress, according to state data. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released village fiscal stress scores last week, and although the village of Granville is not currently fiscally stressed, the comptroller predicted that by fiscal year 2016 – beginning in June – the village of Granville […]

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Cook Street closing doors

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By Dan King The sign on the door reads “any concerns regards to Cook Street Station call David and Shelly,” but what that means is Whitehall has lost another business. Cook Street Station closed its doors last week, less than a year after Dave and Shelly Carpenter purchased the property from former owners Dave and […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

Armstrong won’t leave GOP

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By Dan King Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong is no fan of Donald Trump, but he no longer plans to leave […]

Whitehall to host All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Organizers are hoping it will be the event of the summer. The Whitehall High School All-Class Reunion […]

Pember Library sign vandalized

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By Krystle S. Morey A sign outside the Pember Library and Museum was vandalized this past weekend. Letters were swapped […]

‘Pokemon Go’ app takes village by storm

The Veterans Memorial Park is just one of several Pokestops in the village of Granville where players of the new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile app can go to earn points and gather props to advance in the game.

By Krystle S. Morey Pokemon are running rampant around town – and so are Pokemon hunters. David McFarren, of Whitehall, […]

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Granville school board rescinds Torres appointment

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Granville school officials said Monday night that the school does not have a varsity football coach. […]

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