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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

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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: Hilda Elizabeth (O’dell) Hamel

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Hilda Elizabeth Hamel (O’dell), 84, of Ticonderoga, New York, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at her home with her loving daughter Friedora, her son Paul and granddaughter Shaunna at her side. Hilda was born on Aug. 1, 1935, in Ticonderoga, New York, to Dewey Everett O’dell and Elizabeth Marie O’dell (Harris). In […]

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What will fall sports look like?

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By Keith Harrington   If one thing has become obvious during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is to not make any long-term plans because the situation changes at a rapid pace. Just when school superintendents and athletic directors were starting to become frustrated over the lack of guidance for the start of the school year and […]

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Whitehall library to open Aug. 4

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The Whitehall Free Library will reopen on Tuesday, Aug 4, at Level 2 of service. Level 2 will allow patrons to access curbside service, which will make it possible for patrons to pick up items ordered through interlibrary loan. The staff also will be available to help patrons order items by calling the library during […]

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Obituary: Ernest L. Steves Sr.

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Mr. Ernest L Steves Sr. age 91, of Whitehall /Fort Ann, NY, passed away Wednesday July 22, 2020, at Glens Falls Hospital. Ernest Steves was born on November 14, 1928 in Whitehall son of Lee Steves and Agnes Wood Steves. Ernest Steves and wife Lillian (Balch) Steves were united in marriage on July 23,1950, in […]

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Whitehall Times 7.23.20

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Whitehall man arrested after 3-hour standoff

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By Matthew Saari A three-hour standoff came to end just after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning after Whitehall police took a 32-year-old local man into custody. David Downing, of Whitehall, was arrested on a felony fugitive from justice charge in connection with crimes in Fair Haven, Vermont, as well as obstruction of governmental administration and resisting […]

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Wells Village Library plans books and ice cream event

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On Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Wells Village Library will host an evening of books and […]

School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, […]

Florida computer company takes ownership of former TD Bank building

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By Matthew Saari The sale of the former TD Bank building on Main Street has closed. The buyer is Compu-Design […]

Obituary: Ronald J. Pekar

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Ronald Joseph Pekar, age 56, passed away at his home on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Ron was born on Dec. […]

Two charged with making meth in Whitehall

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Two Whitehall men were allegedly making methamphetamine in Whitehall’s Budget Inn on U.S. Route 4. At 1 a.m. Sunday, State […]

Ask Matt – Why didn’t ‘Modern Love’ on Prime Time get more Emmy love?

Question: None of the actresses from Modern Love on Prime got nominated in a comedy. Why do you think? –Mike, […]

Jessica Brown Findlay time travels from ‘Downton Abbey’ to a ‘Brave New World’

By Taylor Neumann Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) stars in the television adaptation of the classic dystopian novel Brave New […]

Rick’s Picks – NBC’s fall preview

By Rick Gables NBC will enter the fall season with a strong schedule of 16 returning dramas, comedies and alternative […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Owning a piece of the King

One lifelong collector shows how being a fan means there’s never enough Elvis. By David Cohea, ReMIND Magazine Joe Krein, […]

Cheers & Jeers – ‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ and Food Network

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By Damian Holbrook Cheers to At Home with Amy Sedaris for bringing down the house. With guest stars like Paul […]

Putorti’s Market is for sale

Putorti's Market on Broadway in Whitehall, New York.

By Jay Mullen Fra and Cheryl Putorti were working behind the counter, serving the line of customers in their market […]

Canal maintenance finished, Lock 12 reopening

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By Jay Mullen After months of waiting, Lock 12 of the Champlain Canal will be reopening Friday, Aug. 6, at […]

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