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Railroader preview: bowling

Here is the 2010-11 Whitehall varsity bowling schedule. All matches start at 4:15 p.m.  Tuesday, Nov. 30 vs. Luzerne Thursday, Dec. 2  at Fort Edward Tuesday, Dec. 7   at Schuylerville Thursday, Dec. 9  at NW and Lake George Tuesday, Dec. 14 vs. Hoosick Falls Thursday, Dec. 16         vs. North Warren Tuesday, Dec. 21 at Corinth […]

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Railroader preview: girls basketball

A new season brings a new head coach and four new members in the starting lineup, but the Whitehall varsity girls basketball team is ready to prove itself again a year removed from a Section II/Class D finals appearance. “We have seen many changes from last year,” said new head coach Jim Birgey, who replaces […]

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December meetings in Whitehall

Whitehall Village Board of Trustees, Monday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m., village offices. Regular board meeting. Whitehall Town Council, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 12 p.m., Pavilion town offices. Regular Board meeting. Dresden Town Board, Monday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., town offices. Regular board meeting. Hampton Town Board, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., town offices. Regular board meeting. […]

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Railroader preview: cheerleading

The Whitehall varsity cheerleading squad is ready for its most challenging season under coaches Lindsey Brown and Rachel Sharrow. “This is our strongest squad to date,” said Brown, who is coaching solo while Sharrow is on maternity leave. “We have very strong seniors and juniors and equally strong upcoming freshman and sophomores.” Brown said the […]

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Mark Bolos at Faith Chapel

The public is invited to Faith Chapel on Route 4 in Whitehall on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. for a coffeehouse with Mark Bolos of New Hartford. Bolos is the owner of Big Apple music in New Hartford and travels spreading the good news of Jesus Christ through word and song. Most of the […]

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Elks holding memorial service

The Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has mandated that the first Sunday in December be set aside as the day for all lodges to hold a memorial service for departed members. On Sunday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. Whitehall Lodge 1491 will hold its 86th annual Memorial Service. One of […]

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Railroader preview: wrestling

The Whitehall varsity wrestling program enters the 2010-11 season knowing it will have the biggest meet of the year on its home mats. The school will host the Section II/Class D tournament in February, and will look to have several members of the team who will compete for the Class D title as well as […]

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Scout food drive collection Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by making a food donation. If people are unable to donate food items at this time, they are asked to contact 499-9177 or 499-0297 for a […]

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Hoops Shoot this Saturday

The annual Whitehall Elks Free Throw “Hoop Shoot” Contest will be held on Dec. 4 at the Whitehall Central School.  This is for all girls and boys – ages 8-13.  The age group will be determined by their age as of April 1, 2011.  Sign-up will be at 9:30 a.m. and shooting will begin at […]

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Railroader preview: indoor track and field

The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team will return several champions and state contenders in 2010-11. “We have some very talented athletes,” said head coach Mike Collier, “just not enough bodies to compete in team score.” The squad will be headlined by Kelsie Benjamin, the two-time Section II champion in the shot put as […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]