Tag Archives: Chad

Sporting goods shop owners not supportive of SAFE Act

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By Jaime Thomas A year after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the New York SAFE Act, the controversy and effects surrounding it have not died down. Last Wednesday, which marked one year since the bill passed, was also an important deadline for both gun and business owners. New York state residents who own what the act […]

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Baseball and softball signups

South Bay may be covered under a sheet of ice and no one is ready to put away their snow blower, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t time to start thinking about the baseball and softball seasons. The Whitehall Youth League will hold mandatory sign-ups for boys and girls ages four through 15 who are […]

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Individuals fare well at Lansingburgh Tournament

Four members of Whitehall’s wrestling team recorded at least seven wins at the Lansingburgh Duals last weekend. John Diekel (138) was undefeated, finishing with an 8-0 record, including five wins by pin. He also picked up his 200th varsity win. Al Aubin (120/126) went 7-1, as did Austin Rich (106), and Chad Amerio (113). Dominic […]

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Diekel, Aubin win at Eastern States

John Diekel was one of only three local wrestlers to advance into the second round of the Eastern States Classic, held last weekend at Sullivan Community College. Diekel, who was seeded sixth at 138 pounds, lost his first consolation match of the second day of the tournament, 14-3 to Thomas Dutton of Rocky Point. On […]

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Wrestling team falls to Warrensburg

Whitehall’s wrestling team opened its league slate last Wednesday falling to Warrensburg 62-21. The Burgers recorded six pins in route to the win. Austin Rich (106) and John Diekel (138) won by fall for Whitehall and Al Aubin (126) defeated his opponent on points 8-3. Chad Amerio picked up a win via forfeit. Diekel pinned […]

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Grapplers finish 4-3 at duals

Whitehall’s wrestling team had a successful weekend, going 4-3 at the Columbia Duals. The Railroaders defeated Lansingburgh 39-20 on Friday night and bested Columbia’s “B-team” 63-24, Tamarac 49-39, and Shaker’s “B-team” 76-6, on Saturday. “I thought we wrestled well,” said head coach Bob Diekel. “We beat the teams I’d thought we beat.” John Diekel finished […]

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Young wrestling team has season’s sights set high

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A youthful but talented and potential-laden wrestling team is hoping to be in the mix for an Adirondack League title. Despite a roster that features only two seniors and lost the program’s most accomplished wrestler, Zach Diekel, longtime head coach Robert Diekel believes the team has the components for a successful season. “We have a […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

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Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]