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Supervisor Armstrong will not seek re-election

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall Town Supervisor George Armstrong said Monday he will not seek reelection this fall. Armstrong, who has served in the job for six years, cited “health concerns” as his reason to step down. “It’s a community that I’ve grown to love and appreciate,” he said. “I’m leaving with a very positive attitude.” […]

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Former Granville mayor accused of ‘peeping’ on boys

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville Mayor Thomas Scott is facing child endangerment charges and harassment after two underage boys he coached on a school track team claimed that Scott touched them inappropriately while massaging them and watched one of them while he was in the shower. One teen who lived with Scott and competed […]

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Railroaders hand Horde first loss of season

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By Keith Harrington The Whitehall boys basketball team may have had a little extra incentive as Granville entered their Adirondack League game with a record of 11-0, and it paid off with a stunning 66-58 victory for the Railroaders. Whitehall coach Keith Redmond has one of the area’s leading scorers in Evan St. Claire who […]

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‘Lack of weather’ cancels snow races

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By Krystle S. Morey Mettowee Off Road Extreme Park was set to trade in its mud for snow – but Mother Nature didn’t want to cooperate. Next weekend the park planned to welcome snowmobilers to test their sleds on its off-road playground, which is usually intended for Jeeps and four-wheelers. Snowmobile races, scheduled for Feb. […]

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Whitehall fire eyes training, facility upgrades

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By Matthew Saari An outdated electrical system, rotting floor and mold are just a few of the problems facing the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company. That’s why the department is working to obtain a $175,000 loan to fund some much-needed updates to its 104-year-old building. Many of the prospective projects are to repair and update systems […]

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Three years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the New York-Vermont border. Jonathan Schaff, who was 23 at the time, hasn’t been seen since, but police say they are not giving up efforts to determine what happened to him. The Vermont State Police and […]

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Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his leg was amputated below the knee from an ATV accident last May, the 11-year-old from Whitehall took his first steps with a prosthetic mold. Pease had several setbacks since the accident as his leg wasn’t […]

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Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States – and Granville native Brooke Stanley will be there to witness it. Trump, who won the presidency in November with 306 Electoral College votes, will take the oath of office at the Capitol […]

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Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’

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By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood for the Royal Air Force in the making of its mosquito bombers during World War II. Today, 77 years later, the mill still stands off Route 4, providing those who pass by with a glimpse […]

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‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

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By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door to the library was a surprise. It was all that was left of a long-vacant building situated between the library and the Tarantino building, formerly Marion’s Dress Shop. “You could see the dust from Historic […]

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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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