Low-cost loans offered to flood victims

Low-interest loans are available for homeowners and businesses alike who were affected by the flooding that took place at the end of August in Whitehall and surrounding communities. Essex, Rensselaer,…

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Supervisors’ salaries vary widely

By Derek Liebig When it comes to supervisors’ salaries, no two are the same. While salaries of the 17 county supervisors are equal at the county level—with exception of the…

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A Homecoming seven decades later

When Henry Gurney returned home after serving in World War II, there was no crowd or parade trumpeting his return. His parents met him at the station and he went…

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Bids coming in for Hartford land parcel

Bids continue to roll in on a daily basis for the 485-plus Eldridge Lane property in Hartford. This time, Town Supervisor Dana Haff is hoping a sale will actually go…

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Sheriff’s Office pulls up marijuana plants

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department removed and destroyed several thousand marijuana plants last week. On Aug. 28 and 29, two helicopters from New York State Police Aviation and the Vermont…

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Small business program to begin September

The Washington County Local Development Corporation, Warren County LDC along with SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education, will be conducting the Fall 2013 series of the Microenterprise Assistance Small Business Program beginning…

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Whitehall fares well on fiscal stress test

Communities in Washington County are not stressed fiscally according to a report released by the state comptroller’s office earlier this summer. Of the 14 towns that filed end-of-the-year reports with…

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Supervisors debate support for SUNY Adirondack

A handful of Washington County Supervisors are questioning whether the county should continue to sponsor SUNY Adirondack even as the number of local students attending the institution increases. Warren and…

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Area departments partake in drill

By Jaime Thomas Huge flames lit up the night sky and surrounding area as firefighters combated a propane burn in Hartford last Monday and Tuesday nights. Five or six departments…

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry

Last week’s column on the new gun laws coming down the pike stirred up a lot of phone calls over the weekend. I couldn’t cover all of the laws and…

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