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Vacation Bible school scheduled

The town’s five churches will come together for a vacation Bible school Feb. 20 to 22 at the Whitehall United Methodist Church on Greenmount Cemetery Road. “We’ve worked together before, and this is just an extension of that,” said UMC Pastor the Rev. Ginny Deyo, who noted the churches have worked together on summer Bible […]

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‘Winter Festival on the Hill’ Saturday

The Whitehall United Methodist Church has long been open for sledding and other snow sports during the annual Winter Festival. This year, the church on the hill on Greenmount Cemetery Road is the center of it all. When the Rev. Ginny Deyo got word that the festival committee had decided to take a year off […]

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Scaled-down Winter Festival Feb. 5

By Bill Toscano A limited version of the Whitehall Winter Festival will be held this year, and organizers said the full festival will return in 2012. Event coordinator Marge Mohn had said late last week that the group that runs the annual winter event has decided to take this year off, due to a variety […]

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Phillip J. Neddo, 66

Neddo Phillip WT obit

Phillip J. Neddo, 66, of North Williams Street, passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, following a long illness. Born on March 3, 1944, he was the son of the late Charles F. Neddo and Evangeline Neddo. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, […]

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That’s the Spirit

Doug Baker carves up some turkey Sunday afternoon in Raceville as the United Methodist Church put on its inaugural Thanksgiving dinner.

Sometimes it’s the people who give of themselves who end up the most thankful during the holiday season. From one end of the former milking parlor now known as the Raceville Community Hall to the other, Sunday’s smiling faces told the story of a fun but tiring day and the joy of a home-cooked meal […]

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Holiday trains return

  On Monday, children of all ages can welcome Santa Claus as he pulls into the Whitehall Amtrak Station.       (more…)

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Edna Mae Brassaw

Edna Mae Brassaw, 80, formerly of Saunders Street, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 20, 2009, at the Glens Falls Hospital.   Born on Oct. 12, 1928, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Salome (Hunter) Brassaw.   Edna graduated as salutatorian from the Whitehall High School. In her early years, she worked as […]

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UMC celebrates 40 years on the hill

For 40 years, the “church on the hill” has been there for parishioners and community members alike.   (more…)

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Train brings cheer, donations

  As the band started to play, the snow began to fall. The feel of the holidays was in the air as hundreds of residents came out to the Amtrak Station to meet the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train on Sunday, Nov. 30. (more…)

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DP Rail holiday cheer

  The tracks are the place to be on Sunday. For the 20th year, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be rolling through communities throughout the region. (more…)

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Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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Whitehall, Granville seek crossover game

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By Dan King After a 10-year hiatus, the Whitehall-Granville football rivalry could make a comeback this year. Whitehall athletic director […]

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