Tag Archives: Whitehall

Town denies graduation in park

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By PJ Ferguson   The town of Whitehall will not permit use of Skenesborough Park for any graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020. Supervisor John Rozell proposed the idea to the town board on Wednesday after receiving inquiries from community members after it was announced that the Whitehall Central School District will be holding […]

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Parade salutes injured fireman

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By PJ Ferguson   Whitehall is a community that always rises to the occasion when it comes to coming together to show love and support for one of its members in despair. Despite COVID-19, Saturday morning was no different. More than 25 emergency rescue and fire departments from surrounding towns gathered on Skenesborough Drive to […]

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Whitehall school to keep programs, staff with 1.96% levy increase

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By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Central School District’s budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year passed unanimously at Monday’s Board of Education meeting, and voters will get their say via absentee ballot on June 9. The proposed budget, which totals $17,083,791, is a 1.12% increase from the 2019-2020 school budget. This equates to a 1.95% tax […]

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Flags to be placed on veterans’ graves

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By PJ Ferguson While Whitehall’s Memorial Day Parade has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, American Legion Post 83 will not let our deceased veterans go without tribute for the holiday. On Saturday, May 23, Legion members, along with those who wish to volunteer, will be placing flags on veterans’ graves at […]

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Two men charged following fracas

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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

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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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County’s beaches will open while supervisors debate

The beach at Huletts Landing.

By PJ Ferguson The Washington County beaches at Huletts Landing and Lake Lauderdale will open Memorial Day weekend at 50 percent staffing. After the government operation committee voted 4-3 on Tuesday to close the beaches for the summer by fencing them off and not allowing reservations of the pavilion in Huletts, the board of supervisors […]

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Local business owner faces felony charge

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A local business owner faces a felony criminal mischief charge after allegedly smashing a Broadway resident’s car. On Tuesday, April 28 just before 4:30 p.m. Whitehall police were dispatched to a disturbance in front of Joe’s Pizza on Broadway. Police said on arrival a 33-year-old Broadway man claimed the pizzeria’s proprietor, Joe Kelley, 44, smashed […]

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Woman charged after Broadway spat

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A 31-year-old Broadway woman is facing two misdemeanor charges after an argument on Broadway involving herself, her 62-year-old mother and a 32-year-old man. On May 7, Whitehall police were dispatched to a verbal altercation on Broadway. On arrival, police saw Nicole M. White holding a three-foot stick, poised as though she was going to strike […]

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School athletes’ hopes dashed

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By Keith Harrington Six weeks ago local spring sports teams were a week and a half into practice for the season. Many squads envisioned lofty goals. Seniors knew this was their final go-round – one last opportunity to claim a league, sectional, or maybe even a state championship. Then on March 16 Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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‘Anon’ website seeks photos of local women

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By Matthew Saari There exists a website, frequented by hundreds of thousands of users, which allows people to request and […]

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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