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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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, […]