Tag Archives: Village of Whitehall

Health center to reopen

Whitehall Health Center

By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Health Center will reopen next week. Whitehall town supervisor John Rozell announced Thursday he had received notice of the opening earlier in the week. “Whitehall Health Center will be open two days a week, starting next week,” Rozell said. Glens Falls Hospital vice president Ray Agnew confirmed the statement, also […]

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Village may go to court over canal wall ownership


By PJ Ferguson   The Whitehall Village Board is pursuing taking the New York State Canal Corporation to court over ownership of the damaged canal wall. “To go down that path and sort out who actually owns it is kind of a long-term thing,” cautioned Mayor Phil Smith. Since the damage to the canal wall […]

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Village OK sought for power line; hearing on June 16

tdi route

By PJ Ferguson   A new project could bring in excess of $200,000 in additional property taxes per year to the village of Whitehall. The Champlain Hudson Power Express is seeking approval to run its 330-mile renewable energy transmission line that runs from Quebec to New York City through the village. The company will be […]

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Two men charged following fracas


Two men, one from Halfmoon, the other of Whitehall, face several misdemeanor charges after a Tuesday fracas on Montcalm Avenue. Just after 6 p.m. Whitehall police, state Department of Environmental Conservation and State Police were dispatched to a fight in progress on Montcalm Avenue. On arrival, police found several people screaming at each other. Police […]

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Two charged for allowing 15-year-old to get tattoo


A Whitehall woman and her Queensbury boyfriend face misdemeanor charges after allegedly allowing the woman’s 15-year-old daughter to get a tattoo. On Tuesday, Whitehall police received a referral from Washington County Child Protection Service, indicating a child had received an illegal tattoo. Police said Lettie L. Easton, 42, was interviewed regarding the allegation and Easton […]

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Drunk teen, mom facing charges


By Matthew Saari A Whitehall teenager and his mother face misdemeanor charges after a drunken incident in which the teen allegedly struck a man in the groin with a dog leash. On Thursday, April 23, Whitehall police were dispatched to Broadway to investigate a youth striking someone with a dog leash. On the scene, a […]

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Police: Drunk man almost drove car into stream; returns to station hours later, beer in hand


By Matthew Saari A 39-year-old Gansevoort man was arrested last week after allegedly almost driving his car into a stream, the result of a blood alcohol content more than double the state legal limit. Just after 4 p.m. Sunday, April 12, Whitehall police were dispatched to Old State Route 22 for a car off the […]

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Truck knocks out hydrant


By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s Department of Public Works employees were working till midnight Thursday after a truck struck a fire hydrant. DPW foreman Steve Brock said he was alerted to the situation at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. “We got two phone calls…that (a truck) clipped a fire hydrant,” he said. The hydrant, at the corner of […]

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Municipalities close offices to public


Matthew Saari As COVID-19 cases increase and spread throughout the state, most municipalities are shuttering their doors to the public for the next two weeks. Without exception, villages and towns throughout Washington County have reduced staffing and closed offices during the past week, at least until March 31. In every case, however, personnel remain present […]

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Comprehensive plan unveiled

A mockup of the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Poultney Street and Broadway.

By PJ Ferguson   The Whitehall Village Board has introduced the first draft of a revitalization comprehensive plan, written by the engineering firm Chazen Companies, which calls for major steps to encourage pass-through travelers to stop and see the village. For starters, the plan proposes changing the Broadway/Poultney Street intersection into a roundabout, with a […]

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Obituary: Donald Herman Herbst

Herbst, Donald

Whitehall-Donald Herman Herbst, 81, of Champlain Ave., passed away peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a valiant fight with […]

Man shot after hitting cop with car


Two Rutland, Vermont men were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a shootout and chase with police. Just after midnight […]

Obituary: Jason C. Thomas

Jason Thomas obit photo

Jason C. Thomas, 44, of Willow Spring, NC (formerly of Granville, NY) passed away peacefully with family by his side […]

Backpack program marks 14 years

Skyler (left) and Melody Schinski, Ann Schinski’s grandchildren, show off some of the gear that will be given away at Saturday’s backpack drive.

By Matthew Saari School is scheduled to start in a little more than a month, so it’s time to think […]

Man shot by Rutland police


Two men were sent to the hospital Wednesday following a shootout and chase with police in Rutland, Vermont. Just after […]

Local businesses get big money from feds


By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S […]

Village, town order cuts in water usage


By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

Whitehall Times 7.9.20

Granville Sentinel 7.9.20

Poultney man charged with arson

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A Poultney, Vermont man has been arrested in connection with a May fire in Middletown Springs, Vermont. On Monday, Vermont […]

Magill to host virtual concert

Magill and Macri 3 cover

By Matthew Saari The show must go on. Despite all of the COVID-19 social-distancing guidelines in place, Daryl Magill is […]

Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda welcomes ‘Jeffer,’ Jeff Heotzler

By Mark Kane Who would have ever thought when you looked out the window early Saturday morning or right up […]

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