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Obituary: Joan Ann Johnson

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Joan Ann McCullough Johnson, 62, beloved mother, wife, aunt and sister passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Joan was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, on March 9, 1957, the daughter of Joseph and Florence Marie (Ackerly) McCullough. She moved to Florida with her family as a teenager and graduated in 1976 from […]

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Village gets sewer grants

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By PJ Ferguson The New York State Consolidated Funding Application has granted several upstate municipalities monies for various projects. The village of Whitehall received two sizeable grants, one for $100,000 for a sewer inflow and infiltration study. The engineering study’s purpose is to evaluate actions to reduce infiltration and inflow to its wastewater collection and […]

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Suicidal man taken into custody

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By PJ Ferguson On Dec. 26 at 2:21 a.m., Whitehall police received a tip from the Albany Police Department through the veterans’ crisis hotline regarding a suicidal man with a possible firearm. The man refused to give his name and initially reported that he had a gun but later stated he didn’t. Police ran his […]

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Exciting year for Whitehall

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By Matthew Saari Despite being a small, rural community in upstate New York, Whitehall certainly kept The Times on its toes this past year. It was quite a newsworthy year for Whitehall, with eye-catching headlines – both good and bad – being produced almost every week. It seems like a year doesn’t go by without […]

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Obituary: Stella L. Mickel

Whitehall, -Stella L. (Winning-Baldwin) Mickel, 76, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital following a brief illness. She was born on May 20, 1943 in Ticonderoga, N.Y. the daughter of the late Kenneth Winning and Mildred (Chadwick) Winning. Stella was a graduate of Fort Ann High School, Class of 1961. She […]

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Football merger shot down, again

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By Matthew Saari Although Whitehall Board of Education members claim they’re “not opposed to a merger” of its football program with Granville’s, their actions say something entirely different as they again rejected the concept by a 2-5 vote. Whitehall school superintendent Patrick Dee brought the matter before the board during its monthly meeting Monday, saying […]

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Lafayette’s conductor job ‘never done’

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By PJ Ferguson If you live or have lived in Whitehall, you have come across Jim Lafayette at some point in your life. He is a man wearing many hats. From helming the operations of the annual local Toys for Tots charity event since the 1990’s, to serving as the Washington County commander at American […]

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Christmas services across region

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Churches across the Lakes Region will be celebrating Christmas with Christmas Eve services and one Christmas pageant. Most services will include candlelight, special music and a meditation on the birth of Christ. NEW YORK Granville United Church of Granville will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. […]

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Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow removal was stopped, look no further than the closed North Williams Street. While an engineer’s report provided by the New York State Canal Corporation advised that the village remove snow as quickly as possible from […]

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Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar Ryan PLLC. Matthew Fuller of Meyer, Fuller & Stockwell PLCC, in Lake George, has been named as the new legal representative for the village. Fuller has been practicing law since 2001, representing municipalities in Warren, […]

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Obituary: James Kelly

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Wells, VT –  James Kelly (Jim), 76 years of age, of Wells, VT; passed away Friday January 17, 2020 in […]

Obituary: Robert Joseph Pekar Sr

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Robert Joseph Pekar Sr., 82 of  Bonita Springs, Fl. passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at JoAnne’s House in Bonita […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/17/20

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North Country Freepress – 01/17/20

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Lakes Classifieds – 01/17/20

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518 Wheels – 01/15/20

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Classifieds 01/16/20

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Ferguson retracts apology

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By Matthew Saari Two weeks after issuing a formal, public apology to town clerk Marcinda Wilbur, Dresden supervisor Paul Ferguson […]

Granville man awarded $4.8 million

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By PJ Ferguson   David Gibson of Granville has been awarded more than $4.8 million for the 2015 drunk-driving crash […]

Village’s goal: Reopen Williams Street

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By PJ Ferguson Progress is finally being made towards repairing the damaged canal wall and re-opening North Williams Street. Albeit […]

Town grilled by residents over bank purchase

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By Matthew Saari The interrogation of local officials which began at a Granville Village Board last Monday continued on Thursday […]

Martin Luther King Jr. events in the region

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Martin Luther King Jr. events Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the birthday of this influential American civil rights leader. […]

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