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Obituary: Stephen J. Vladyka

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Whitehall-Stephen Joseph Vladyka, 79, passed peacefully on August 1, 2020, at his home in Whitehall, NY. Mr. Vladyka was preceded by his mother, Dorothy, father, Stephen, and sister, Gloria Rich. He is survived by his wife, Jean (Lowell) Vladyka; his daughter, Teresa (Vladyka) Jero and her husband John of Fort Anne, NY, and their children […]

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Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

It Gives You Strength paperback cover

By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, Philip Brown decided to look at all the things he recalled as a child. He even brought his four kids to the places that filled him with great love. One such place was Hicks Orchard. […]

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Whitehall outlines school plans

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Superintendent Patrick Dee outlined the school district’s plan to reopen this fall in a YouTube video posted on Thursday. The video, as well as the PDF of the 20-page plan, can be found on the district’s website. The district plans to go ahead with the A/B schedule format that Dee outlined at […]

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Compliance officer hired by village

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By Jay Mullen   After about a year of searching for a replacement, the village of Whitehall finally has its new compliance officer in Dan Stycznski. He is tasked with replacing former officer Peter Telisky, who retired more than a year ago. Mayor Phil Smith said it hasn’t been an easy task finding a replacement. […]

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Nuisance law approved by village

A proposed law would give the Whitehall Village Board the authority to remove a structure’s license of occupancy.

By Matthew Saari The Village of Whitehall unanimously approved a nuisance property law after fielding only a few comments at its most recent monthly meeting. The meeting started with Mayor Phil Smith opening the public hearing, allowing the public – numbering two residents in the audience – to voice their questions and concerns on the […]

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Sewer grants available for village residents

There is still plenty of grant money dedicated to the Sewer Lateral Project.

By Jay Mullen Whitehall village residents with low to moderate incomes are eligible to qualify for grant money that would pay for sewer line upgrades. Mayor Phil Smith said that there is still plenty of money dedicated to the Sewer Lateral Project. Villagers will qualify based on their income but will not receive the grant […]

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Town to continue summer lunches

Whitehall Municipal Center.

By Jay Mullen The Whitehall Town Board voted on July 15 to continue the summer lunch program at the Recreation Center pending approval from the Board of Health. The motion was unanimously carried. The idea that was discussed by the board detailed a program that would involve a grab-and-go table for lunches. According to the […]

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Alternate 2-day classes not ‘ideal,’ but possible

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is leaning towards a new schedule format for the upcoming school year that would provide for alternating classroom attendance. School superintendent Patrick Dee informed the Board of Education at its July 20 meeting that he has been going over the possible outcomes to decide which path to take […]

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Manor using quilt raffle, donations to keep going

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By Joanne E. McFadden   When Jean Mead was a Brownie and later a Girl Scout, her troop took yearly field trips to Whitehall’s Skene Manor. “I always thought it was a magnificent place,” she said. “It was like a huge castle.” Traditionally, Whitehall Skene Manor Preservation Inc., the not-for-profit organization formed in 1995 to […]

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Obituary: Stephen J. Vladyka

Stephen J. Vladyka Obit Photo

Whitehall-Stephen Joseph Vladyka, 79, passed peacefully on August 1, 2020, at his home in Whitehall, NY. Mr. Vladyka was preceded […]

Obituary: Laurence E. Andrews

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Granville, NY – Laurence E. Andrews passed away on the family farm at the age of 99, holding hands with […]

Ask Matt – Will there really be new episodes to watch this fall?

Question: With the coronavirus epidemic and social distancing, will there be any new TV episodes this fall? –C Brown Matt […]

Morgan Kohan looks for ‘Love on Harbor Island’

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By Barb Oates Lake homes, romance and rescue dogs. We’re all in on Hallmark Channel’s latest original Love on Harbor […]

Rick’s Picks – ABC’s fall lineup

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By Rick Gables ABC’s primetime fall lineup will include David E. Kelly’s new drama Big Sky, Kari Lizar’s new comedy […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Kirk Douglas, the modern movie antihero

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Intense and hard-charging, Kirk Douglas didn’t just make great movies; he made movies worth watching. By Stephen Whitty, ReMIND Magazine […]

Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

It Gives You Strength paperback cover

By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, […]

Scott signs executive order setting Sept. 8 as school opening day

Governor Phil Scott has signed a directive officially setting Tuesday, Sept. 8 as the universal reopening date for Vermont schools. […]

Whitehall outlines school plans

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Superintendent Patrick Dee outlined the school district’s plan to reopen this fall in a YouTube video posted […]

Compliance officer hired by village

Whitehall Municipal Center.

By Jay Mullen   After about a year of searching for a replacement, the village of Whitehall finally has its […]

Nuisance law approved by village

A proposed law would give the Whitehall Village Board the authority to remove a structure’s license of occupancy.

By Matthew Saari The Village of Whitehall unanimously approved a nuisance property law after fielding only a few comments at […]

Lakes Region FreePress, July 31, 2020

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