Rebecca Lavin, a senior at Whitehall High School and winner of last fall’s local Distinguished Young Women program, recently competed at the state program in Albany. Eight young women from around the state participated in the program, which was held Feb. 23 in Albany, the first time it’s been held in the state’s capital. The [...]
The Whitehall girls basketball team is happy to have Brittany Putorti back in its lineup. In her first game back from an injury, the senior and emotional leader of the team, scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and blocked fours shots to lead Whitehall past Salem 42-27. Rebecca Lavin added 12 points and Victoria Christian [...]
A Whitehall couple was arrested after they allowed a minor to engage in sexual relations with an older teen. Robert A. Valastro and Christine A. Valastro, both 45, of Montcalm Avenue, were each charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. The Valastros allegedly knew and permitted Brittany [...]
The Whitehall girl’s soccer team’s season came to end last Thursday as they suffered a 3-1 loss to Waterford in the play-in game of the Class C Section II tournament. Ashley Lefebrve scored all three goals for Waterford, which in turn lost to Hoosic Falls on Saturday. Cariana Jones scored Whitehall’s only goal on an [...]
Ceil Brandi knew her team had the potential to compete in the Adirondack League but after a pair of disappointing losses to Lake George and Salem, she had yet to see it translate to the field. That potential was finally realized last Thursday as Whitehall scored a pair of goals two minutes apart early in [...]
A recent graduate of Whitehall High School set a school record earlier this year for the University of Vermont. Brittany St. Clair, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High, won the high jump event at the New England Championships held May 12 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Steinbrenner [...]
A Granville goal with less than 20 minutes left gave the Horde the 2-1 win and spilt the non-league season series with the Railroaders at a game each. Hunter Bassett knocked home a penalty kick at 18:21 to break a 1-1 tie in the second half. Whitehall broke open the scoring in the first half [...]
It’s off to Syracuse for a pair of Whitehall track and field athletes. Junior Brittany St. Clair won the Section II/Division II triple jump with a mark of 37 feet, 2 ½ inches, while also qualifying for the NYSPHSAA state meet in the long jump with a second place finish (17 feet, 5 ½ inches).