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A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 a.m. Monday, when I arrived at the Whitehall Village Police Station, Patrolman Joel Archambault was looking through records. Fifteen minutes later, Archambault and I ventured out of the station to what he referred to as […]

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Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an effort to curtail behavioral issues at the school, the behavioral specialist program employs four specialists across the district’s two schools, at a cost of $28,000 each. Approval of the extension is contingent upon a review […]

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Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery of First Class mail. In January the US. Postal Service amended its delivery service standards for single-piece First Class mail, to better fit the ever-changing world. That means people sending or receiving First Class mail […]

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Whitehall Rifle Club still perfect

The Whitehall Rifle Club finished the first half of the season 7-0 with its strongest outing of the year, by out shooting Reynolds Road on their home range 982-936. The win leaves undefeated Whitehall on top of the league, with Hartford snapping at their heels at 6-1. Hartford shot 977 in their win over Fort […]

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Bascue chosen as one of six drivers

Whitehall-native Codie Bascue was selected as one of six drivers to represent Team USA at the 2015 World Championships in Winterberg, Germany. Bascue will team with Aaron Victorian of Laie, Hawaii for the two-man bobsled format. Bascue will also be the driver for a four-man bobsled team, which will include Casey Wickline of Greenville, S.C.; […]

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Sidewalk buried

Wheeler Avenue sidewalk frozen

By Dan King Some sidewalks in the Village of Whitehall simply can’t be cleared of snow at this point, officials say. “We’ve tried to clear some of the bad sidewalks, but some of that snow up on the sidewalks is so frozen and hard, you just can’t move it anywhere,” said DPW Supervisor Don Williams. […]

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Whitehall tops Duanesburg, downed by Greenwich

Justin Hoagland contends Justin Carruthers' jump shot

By Dan King The comeback was courtesy of a 17-1 run in the final 3:26 of the game for Whitehall. After making the two hour trek to Duanesburg, the Railroaders came out ready to play in the first quarter. The Railroaders were able to get the Eagles’ top player, Kevin Lenehan, in early foul trouble. […]

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Longtin shows his skills

Jr. Rifle Lukas Longtin

The Whitehall Junior Shooting Program completed its 3rd week with 26 youths on hand for the training. Many of the shooters are beginning to show real progress and are moving up in their level of training. At least six of the juniors are involved in competition in the Tri County Rifle League against some of […]

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State, village agree on Williams Street closure

DOT workers have begun removing parts of the Clinton Avenue Bridge

By Dan King After weeks of back-and-forth discourse, state and Whitehall village officials have come to an agreement on the upcoming closure of North Williams Street. The street will be closed north of the village offices at the end of this month, for four weeks, so the state can tear down the Clinton Avenue Bridge. […]

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House of Pizza getting a “facelift”

House of Pizza

By Dan King One of Whitehall’s oldest pizza joints is under new ownership and being renovated. The House of Pizza on Route 4 is closed now while owner Nadab Bhatti and manager Leann Ingalls give the interior a makeover. “Everything in here kind of had a 60’s décor to it,” Bhatti said. “It needed a […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

Statue 2

By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]