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100 years of Whitehall football

By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World War I and this marks the 100th season of play for the Whitehall squad. The Railroaders are off to a good start in season 100; on Sept. 5, they defeated the Canajoharie Cougars by a […]

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Sidewalk project to resume

Those who walk along Quaker Street will soon find a smoother surface underfoot. The village and town plan to resume the final phase of a two-part sidewalk project along Quaker Street later this month of next. When complete, the project will result in a new concrete sidewalk on the west side of the street from […]

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Pember on path to recovery

The treasurer of the Pember Library and Museum says the institution is on the path to recovery. Less than six months after its executive director resigned and nine months after a state audit revealed the Pember Library and Museum was in a precarious state, Bob Tatko said the institution has stabilized its finances and begun […]

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School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on the Whitehall School District campus. “There is one on the elementary school, one on the high school and one on the bus garage.” Superintendent Elizabeth Legault said. The new banners display a new attitude at […]

Late Reports

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to the month of June. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issues permits to wastewater plants throughout the state, in order to establish an acceptable level of pollutant discharge into state water supplies. […]

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half points. The game was never in doubt for the Railroaders, right from the opening kickoff. Whitehall kicked off to start the game and Pine Plains muffed the kick, which was pounced on and recovered by […]

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By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last Thursday. The Railroaders dominated possession and racked up over 25 shots on goal during the course of the 90 minutes. Although Whitehall controlled possession in the first half, the Railroaders were unable to put one […]

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