Tag Archives: Armory

New gun range most recent improvement to former Whitehall Armory

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By Lee Tugas Once upon a time, the former Whitehall Armory contained a gun range, but it was decommissioned and taken out. Now the armory, better known as the Whitehall Athletic Club, has a basement gun range once again. Athletic Club Owner Greg Gross said that the steel-enclosed range contains three mechanically operated targets and […]

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Rocking at WAC: Whitehall native hired to promote concerts

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The Whitehall Athletic Club has hired a local musician to plan and organize concerts inside the converted Armory. Club owner Greg Gross announced last week that he has hired Alex Hyatt, a 1989 graduate of Whitehall High School, as director of music events. “Alex will be the point man for show budgeting, booking talent, concert […]

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Community Calendar 1/3/13

Thursday January 3 Tobacco Cessation BENNINGTON/MANCHESTER The state of Vermont will offer its free Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Program as follows: Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Jan. 8 through 29; Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m., Jan. 3 through 24; Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Feb. 5 through 26, and Thursdays from 1 to […]

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Whitehall: A look back at 2012

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New town halls, water woes, more staffing cuts within the Whitehall School district, and a historic building reopens after a series of ambitious renovations. A beloved local event celebrates a significant milestone, the county tries to unload services, and a tiny insect invades the Champlain Canal. All of these reflect some of the top stories […]

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Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

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If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser […]

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Armory to host pro boxing next month

Professional boxing is coming to Whitehall. “The Battle of Whitehall” will be held on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The main title event will feature a female world title bout between pound-for-pound champion Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback against Victoria Cisneros. The two will vie for the WIBA world junior welterweight title. […]

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Bridge Theatre moving to Armory: Troupe releases summer schedule

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The Bridge Theatre is once again changing its locale, but this time it’s choosing to do so. “The big news this season is the move to the Armory,” said Martin Kelly, artistic director for the Bridge Theatre. The Bridge will stage its upcoming cabaret season in the basement of the newly restored Armory. Kelly said […]

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Armory vision nears completion

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The vision Gregory Gross has conceived for the armory is coming to fruition. Gross purchased the historic building, which was home to the local National Guard unit for more than a century, at a public auction last September for $165,000 and is in the process of transforming it into a fitness center, catering space, and […]

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Year in Review: the final six months

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The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary:   July 7   Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages […]

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2011 in Review: The first six months

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As it turned out, 2011 was a news-worthy year in Whitehall, and some stories – most notably the still-pending move of the Town Hall – provided news at least twice a month, sometimes more. Voters elected new political leadership in the village and town and residents saw the town’s most notable landmark – the armory, […]

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Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

Whitehall High School

By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

Obituary: David J. Little

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Middle Granville, NY – David J. Little, age 60, passed away on March 29, 2020 at his home, with his […]

Obituary: Crispen Winterburn

Crispen Winterburn, 49, of Manchester, NH, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after a brief illness. […]

Town offices close April 1

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Granville offices will be closed to the public “until further notice” as of April […]

Village, school elections postponed until June

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By Matthew Saari The elections scheduled for both the Granville village and school boards have been pushed back several months. […]

Vermont schools closed, Granville eyes reopening

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By Matthew Saari   Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced last week that all schools in the Green Mountain State will […]

Washington County: Visitors, stay away

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County is urging visitors, weekenders, second-home owners and short-term rental owners to stay away during the […]

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