Tag Archives: Adirondacks

Local men become ‘Forty-Sixers’

Some local mountain climbers have earned their membership in the Adirondack Forty-Sixers. Dan Krueger #7633, Edward Vladyka #7766 and Ray Cooper #7767 have completed hiking all of the 46 high peaks and were awarded their climbing numbers and certificates of accomplishment at the 2013 ADK 46-R gathering in Lake Placid in May. The Adirondack Forty-Sixers […]

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Rocking at WAC: Whitehall native hired to promote concerts

The Whitehall Athletic Club has hired a local musician to plan and organize concerts inside the converted Armory. Club owner Greg Gross announced last week that he has hired Alex Hyatt, a 1989 graduate of Whitehall High School, as director of music events. “Alex will be the point man for show budgeting, booking talent, concert […]

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My ride with Rick Vogel

By Krystle Morey Before the ride, we stopped at one of the many local gas stations to fill up. Passing a handful of bikes on our way, they all shared this wave and appreciation of the road. The weather proved cloudy and cool with a chance of rain in the afternoon. As we pulled into […]

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No surprises in Dresden elections

The town wide elections in Dresden offer little intrigue this year as the six incumbent candidates running for reelection do so unopposed. The Dresden democratic party failed to nominate any candidates during their caucus earlier this season so everyone of the Republican incumbents in this year’s election are poised to return to their positions. It’s […]

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Chamber plants flowers at intersections

By Derek Liebig If you look closely you may notice a few pleasant changes along Whitehall’s roadways in the next few weeks. The Chamber of Commerce and the Village have been busy planting flowers at a few of the intersections in the community and plans are in place to replace some of the area’s welcome […]

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Local mailman becomes a “46er”

By Derek Liebig By morning Dave Senecal is a rural mail carrier. By afternoon he is an accomplished hiker who has conquered some of the most challenging peaks in the Adirondacks. For the past three years the Fair Haven resident and Whitehall native has spent mornings delivering mail and afternoons trekking through the High Peaks […]

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Mt. Carmel Church sold

For those who used to worship there before the doors closed, Our Lady of Mount Carmel was a place they loved, where they went for weddings and funerals and came together during good times and bad. Following a sale in February, at least one person is going to love the reoccupied building for meals and […]

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Where are they now…Mary LaPlante Nairn

By Michael Emond “I wanted to be a teacher early on, and played teacher with my siblings.” Said Mary recently, “I was all set to attend a local Vermont college, but while working my senior summer at Rutland Hospital, the nurses there persuaded me to go into nursing.” And so began her career.       She […]

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Weather postpones fishing derby

The weather is too cold for Hank Neddo to hold his annual ice-fishing tournament. The Southbay Great Northern fishing contest, known as “Race For The Gold,” has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, after heavy snowfall resulted in more than a foot of slush on the ice on South Bay, making it almost impossible for […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]