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Assault trial to begin for Elmy

The trial of a Whitehall marina owner accused of drugging and injuring his wife is set to begin next Monday. Robert A. Elmy will stand trial beginning on Monday, April 30. He faces two counts of second-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, and first degree coercion, all felonies. Elmy, 63, is accused of beating his wife, […]

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Police to collect unwanted drugs on Saturday

The Whitehall Police Department will be collecting unused prescription medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the police department. The department will be accepting any unused or expired medication and will dispose of them safely. The effort is part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “Take-Back” initiative. Participants in the agency’s […]

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WVFC to sponsor weeklong girls Utica fire camp

The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is looking for a few good women. The company is sponsoring applicants for a unique program for teenage girls who want to explore service opportunities in fire and emergency services. The Phoenix Firecamp, which was created by Fire Service for Women in New York State in 2007, brings girls ages […]

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Man charged with felony sexual abuse

A local man was jailed last week amid allegations he had sexual conduct with a 4-year-old child last year. Joseph Choppy, 29, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, following an investigation by state police. He was accused of having sexual conduct with the child at a home in Dresden […]

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Man, 71, arrested for sexual abuse

A local man was arrested and charged with second-degree sexual abuse last week for allegedly having sexual contact with a child. Stanley A. Forrest, 71, of Whitehall, is accused of having a 14-year-old child, with whom he was acquainted, touch him sexually. In New York State, second-degree sexual abuse is considered a misdemeanor. It becomes […]

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Vt. police seek driver in hit and run

Fair Haven police are searching for the driver of a silver car following a hit-and-run accident last week. Bradley Fleming of Benson, Vt., was walking along Route 22A near the Vermont-New York border at about 10 p.m. on Sunday night when he was struck by a car. Witnesses described the car as a silver Honda […]

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Raino selected to attend Empire Girls’ State

Raino selected to attend Empire State girls

                Jackie Raino has been selected to represent Whitehall High School at this year’s Empire Girls’ State seminar at SUNY Brockport. Raino was selected by members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 83 and guidance counselor Kristen Carey following a series of interviews at the high school. Heather Donovan […]

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Essay contest helps students fly the flag

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              “Why am I proud to pledge the allegiance to our flag?” That was the question posed to local middle school students by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1491 during this year’s Americanism Essay Contest. Two hundred seventy-five fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from […]

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Drama club’s ‘Annie’ earns rave reviews

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            The Whitehall Central School Drama Club capped off nearly four months of preparation last weekend as they staged “Annie” to rave reviews. Several hundred people made their way into the high school auditorium for one of three performances and everyone walked away impressed. “They did an excellent job said […]

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First quarters vexing as Whitehall girls drop pair of games

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              An overpowering first half by Fort Ann was all it needed to defeat Whitehall last Thursday in a girls basketball game held in Fort Ann. The Cardinals (9-3, 10-3) outscored Whitehall  37-5 in the first half en route to a 56-22 victory. The Railroaders had no answer for […]

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North Country Freepress – 02/21/20

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Lakes Classifieds – 02/21/20

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Obituary: Helene Dianne Gravelle

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Middle Granville, NY – Helene Dianne Gravelle, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in the home she […]

Classifieds 02/19/20

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518 Wheels – 02/20/20

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Obituary: William J. Moore

Pawlet, Vermont – William J Moore, 91, passed away at Rutland Regional Medical Center on February 17, 2020 after a […]

Obituary: James W. Mead Jr.

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Hampton, NY – James W. Mead Jr. passed away following a long illness. Jim was born on November 10, 1960 […]

Obituary: Helen M. Mead

Granville, NY – Helen Martin Mead, age 93, went home to be with her Lord on February 14, 2020 from […]

Obituary: Lori Ann (Bruce Paddock) Dashnaw

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South Glens Falls-Lori Ann (Bruce Paddock) Dashnaw, 61, passed into the loving arms of the Lord at her home on […]

Obituary: Stanley L. “Bug” Hurley

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Granville, NY – Stanley L. “Bug” Hurley, age 73, passed away at Slate Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in North […]

Obituary: Martin H. Kelly

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Wells, VT – On February 13,2020 Martin Henry Kelly, 76, passed away at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York due […]

Obituary: Marilyn J. Loomis

Granville, NY – Marilyn Joanne Loomis, passed away at her home on February 13, 2020 following a long illness. Marilyn […]

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