Tag Archives: Whitehall

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 Small Business Administration (SBA) released data Monday highlighting how much employers across the nation received as a part of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. In Granville, the top recipient was Telescope Casual Furniture, which […]

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Music in Park canceled

Summer Concert Enerjazz

By Matthew Saari For the first time in more than 30 years, Whitehall will not have a musical summer. Citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizers confirmed this year’s Music in the Park summer concert series has been canceled. “There was no way we could keep people separated,” said series organizer Carol Greenough. This is the […]

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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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Whitehall school increases its regional ranking


By Matthew Saari Whitehall Central School jumped 15 spots in a ranking of regional schools. Every year, Albany Business Review publishes a ranking of Capital Region public school districts. The publication collates data from the state Education Department’s School Report Card data and uses a weighted system to determine rankings. “The overall score…is a weighted […]

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Upstart Bigfoot fest proposed

The top three adult winners of the Sasquatch Calling Contest.

By PJ Ferguson   COVID-19 or not, Whitehall will not rest on celebrating their beloved mascot. While the Sasquatch Calling Festival has been canceled this year because of the pandemic, an event celebrating the mythical creature may still occur on Sept. 26, provided the town permits it. Paul Thompson, owner of Vermont Marble, Granite, Slate […]

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Teen hit by car


A Whitehall teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening after being struck by a car. Whitehall police and EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Poultney Street and South Williams Street Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for a reported car v. pedestrian accident. Police found a 13-year-old girl being attended by  EMS personnel. Police said […]

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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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Skene Manor to remain closed


Although it is expected that the Capital Region, including Whitehall, will enter Phase Three of the reopening of businesses following the closures ordered to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus, Skene Manor, the historic home in Whitehall, will not reopen immediately. “We do not believe we have the staff to implement the mandated requirements […]

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Boat memorial restored

Boat memorial

By PJ Ferguson Members of American Legion Post 83 helped to rebuild the boat memorial that stands on the corner of Poultney Street and Broadway. The monument is named and modeled after the U.S.S. Liberty, Benedict Arnold’s ship that was built in 1775 in the town of Skenesboro on Lake Champlain, giving Whitehall their claim […]

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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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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 […]

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Poultney man charged with arson

police lights

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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