Fire camp for kids Aug. 2-6

Deputy Fire Chief Brian Brooks has scheduled the fifth-annual Fire Camp for youth in Whitehall for the first week of August, when kids will be able to learn about fire…

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Brooks asks for worker’s insurance change
Members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company pose for a picture with Jim Brooks at the fire house.

Brooks asks for worker’s insurance change

Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brian Brooks Sr. is asking Washington County to change its workers’ compensation insurance company, Benetech Inc., because, he said, a state review showed that “87…

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Firemen upset over worker’s comp denial
Members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company pose for a picture with Jim Brooks at the fire house.

Firemen upset over worker’s comp denial

A worker’s compensation claim denial has some members of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company raising concerns over their future as volunteer firefighters. The claim in question is that of James…

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Town, village, firemen discuss joint fire district
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Town, village, firemen discuss joint fire district

By Matthew Saari Officials from the town and village of Whitehall met with the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company last Tuesday to discuss the possibility of forming a joint fire district.…

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Village transfers land to fire company

By Darren Marcy   The Whitehall Village Board has approved the transfer of the land beneath the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company to the department. The move is subject to a…

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Whitehall firehouse eyed for historic designation
The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Co. owns the Skenesborough Drive firehouse but the village owns the property its built on.

Whitehall firehouse eyed for historic designation

By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company’s firehouse on Main Street is among 23 properties recommended for inclusion on the State and National Registers of Historic Places, Gov. Andrew…

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Brooks resigns from fire company
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Brooks resigns from fire company

By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company may have just lost their president. Mayor Phil Smith opened Tuesday’s village trustee meeting with a public comments section, at which time…

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Village agrees to sell property to firemen
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Village agrees to sell property to firemen

By Matthew Saari After months of back-and-forth, the village of Whitehall and the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company appears to have ended their disagreement about the land on which the fire…

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Fire Company threatens suit
The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Co. owns the Skenesborough Drive firehouse but the village owns the property its built on.

Fire Company threatens suit

By Matthew Saari The disagreement between the village of Whitehall and the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company continues to heat up and could ignite into a full-blown lawsuit. The latest development…

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