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Mayor happy with bridge flow

By Dan King Single-lane traffic, the Labor Day Holiday, a town-wide yard sale and a coin drop could have made Route 4 a mess this past weekend, but luckily it wasn’t as bad as it could have been. Mayor Ken Bartholomew tried to lobby the state into opening the Poultney Street Bridge to two lanes […]

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Two teachers ‘absent’ first four days

By Dan King Four school days into the new school year, there have been two notable absentees at Whitehall Central School. English teacher Sue Ringer and math teacher Paul Gould have both missed the first four days of classes and a school source told the Times last week that both have had their mailboxes removed […]

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Head Start enrollment up, still open

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Enrollment is full at both the Whitehall and Granville Head Start buildings, but Traci Ross, program director for Washington County Head Start, said the program is still accepting enrollees. “Granville and Whitehall both do double sessions, so there are 17 children in one classroom, but there is a morning […]

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Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a presidential straw poll. Results of the poll, conducted at the Washington County Tea Party Patriots’ table, were similar to most of the recent national polls and those being conducted in early caucus states such as […]

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Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be recognized tomorrow by the New York State Naval Militia for their service. The Josephthal Award is given annually to one “unit” and one “individual” in the New York State Naval Militia as a way of […]

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Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 teens from the area will be taking with them the experiences and education they’ve earned over the summer as part of the Summer Youth Employment Program. The program was funded primarily from Temporary Assistance to […]

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Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the Sept. 10 Republican primary. Town supervisor Dave O’Brien is being challenged by former supervisor Lenny Reed. If Reed loses, his campaign is done as he is not on any other lines assuring him a spot […]

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Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is now working with the new backpack program at Whitehall Central School to help children in need. The We Care Project purchased 30 backpacks for the backpack program, which helps feed kids who may not have […]

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Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at the junior/senior high school or the elementary school, there are new administrators, a few new teachers and a few other changes from a year ago. At this time last school year students were welcomed by […]

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Townwide sale this weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall this Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The Chamber of Commerce will be putting on its annual townwide yard sales from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 5. Various individuals and businesses will be getting in on […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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