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Winterfest goers take the plunge

Winterfest front

By Dan King It took a special kind of brave (or perhaps crazy) to participate in the Penguin Plunge at the Whitehall Winterfest Saturday. Frigid temperatures, blustery wind and freezing waters were enough to turn the most hardened winter fanatic into a human icicle. Still, that didn’t stop 15 people from trotting in for an […]

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Finch and Chubb becoming apartments

Finch and Chubb

By Dan King The Whitehall building formerly known as the Finch and Chubb will no longer be a restaurant. Bill Brina of Dagon Enterprises told the Times last week that he has sold the property to a buyer who will convert the former restaurant and marina into a residence and apartments. “Dagon Enterprises has sold […]

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Local highway budgets continue to benefit

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By Dan King At this point last year, Sasquatch was up to his knees in snow and town highway budgets were being hit with overtime expenses and salt and sand expenses – this year it’s the exact opposite. Even with some snow over the last week, the total impact of the weather on highway budgets […]

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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

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By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no longer the case. The business will not be reopening at its Route 4 location McDonald’s corporate officials confirmed last week. “McDonald’s will not be re-opening the restaurant that had been located on Route 4 in […]

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Weather excited Winterfest fever

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By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Mayor Ken Bartholomew and Supervisor George Armstrong will give opening remarks, Rev. Jim Peterson will lead a blessing and Bill Jones will sing “God Bless America.” Following that, the event […]

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Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

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By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and emotionally. A number of parents have come forward to say that Trowbridge has built great relationships with their children, but one story jumps out above the rest – that of Samuel Chaplin. Samuel’s mother Suzi, […]

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Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

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By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill Brina reported that “a restauranteur from the Adirondacks” had expressed interest in buying the once-popular inn and restaurant, but would not go into more detail. Now realtor Bethe Reynolds confirmed last Wednesday that the property […]

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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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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

Classifieds 06/22/16

State: No audit slated despite village request

Napa Auto Parts Manager Ken Towne said he’s worried about the time it will take a fire department to respond if his store, located across the street from the shut-down Hook & Ladder Co., were to have a fire.

By Krystle S. Morey The state Comptroller’s Office said it will not perform an audit on the Granville Hook & […]

Moratorium OK’d by board

Solar front

By Dan King No new solar farms will be going up in the town of Whitehall for the next three […]

Rivette, Rocque clash again over conference

By Dan King For the second straight meeting of the Whitehall Board of Education, the right side of the table […]

47 to graduate Whitehall High School Friday

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By Dan King Forty-seven Railroaders are getting ready to join the college ranks, the military and the workforce. Whitehall High […]

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