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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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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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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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Soccer team starts season with win

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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Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren on Monday. Both matches were home matches for the Railroaders. Whitehall had three golfers shoot sectional qualifying rounds in both matches. A sectional qualifying round is any round eight over par or better, over the […]

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Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he wasted no time jumping right into the thick of things. The first vote after Prefountaine’s return seemed like it would be a pretty simple one; his fellow council members had proposed a speed limit reduction […]

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Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event helps raise funds for the grade school’s extracurricular activities. This year’s Applefest takes place this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fair Haven Park. There will be a farmers’ market, flea market, […]

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Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we could contact,” Rec Center Director Julie Eagan said. Eagan was referring to three children who attempted to swim in the canal on the opposite side of the Rec Center. However, with a growing number of […]

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Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not see around that property,” Amy Michaud, a Whitehall resident, told town board members last Wednesday. The property she is referring to is located at the intersection of County Route 12 and Greenmount Cemetery Lane. Michaud […]

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WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. After the Skenesborough Rescue Squad announced intentions to not renew the contract with WIC, much was made about finding a new home for the program. Churches and some community organizations rose to the forefront, but […]

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Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]

Soccer team tallies three goals in loss

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After being held to a single goal in each of its first two games, the boys soccer team finally found […]