Tag Archives: Five Points

Girls lose play-in game

The Whitehall girls basketball team’s season came to an end Friday night as it lost to Canajoharie 43-31 in the play-in game of the Section II Class C tournament. Despite a game high 14 points from Brittney Putorti, the Railroaders were unable to get past the Cougars who advanced to the next round. Whitehall made […]

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Points system will reward area’s top angler

This year’s ice fishing season, which kicks into high gear with this Saturday’s Benson Down Home Derby, will feature an added element of excitement for local anglers. The organizers of the Down Home, Lake Hortonia, Bomoseen and Great Benson Derbies are introducing the first-ever Central Vermont Lakes Region Ice Fishing series. The series will combine […]

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Defense leads way for girls in win

A dominating defensive performance led the Whitehall girls basketball team past Hadley-Luzerne 36-16 last Wednesday. The Railroaders limited the Eagles to a total of four points in the game’s first three quarters to and led 33-4 entering the four quarter. Rebecca Lavin scored a season high 18 points for the Railroaders who got five points […]

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Poor final quarters sends girls to fourth loss

A disappointing final quarter cost the Whitehall girls basketball team a win over Argyle last Friday. The Railroaders allowed a game high 18 points and scored a game low nine points in the fourth quarter of a 54-51 loss to Argyle. Victoria Christian scored a season high 19 points for Whitehall, fellow senior Rebecca Lavin […]

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Lady Railroaders beat Hartford

Whitehall’s girls basketball team scored a big win over Hartford last Wednesday. The Railroaders scored 26 points total in the second and third quarters and played tenacious defense in route to a 34-23 win over the Tanagers. Brittney Putorti scored a game high 10 points for Whitehall and Rebecca Lavin added eight points. Morgan Wicks’ […]

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Big second half sinks Railroaders

The Whitehall boys basketball game against Lake George was a tale of two halves. As well as the team played in the first half of Friday’s game, they played even worse in the second half as the Warriors rolled to a 73-44 win. The Railroaders went into the half trailing by only five points, but […]

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Railroaders fall to league’s best

If last week’s games were a barometer of how far the Whitehall girls basketball team has come since last season, they still have some work to do if they want to compete for a league title. The Railroaders squared off against Adirondack League division leaders Fort Edward and Lake George and ended up the wrong […]

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Late shot gives Whitehall win in season opener

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team won its season opener last Tuesday in dramatic fashion. Josh Hoagland hit the game winning shot with 9.6 seconds left in the game to give Whitehall a 57-55 victory over visiting Salem. Salem had an opportunity to tie the game on its final possession but the shot missed its mark. […]

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Whitehall girls tops Warrensburgh, pick up first win

    TheWhitehallgirl’s varsity basketball team picked up their first win of the season on Friday evening, defeating the Warrensburg Burghers 30-15. Whitehall relied on a suffocating defense and some key scoring from a pair of sophomores as they tallied their first victory of the season. The Railroader defense limited Warrensburg to five points in the […]

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Young Whitehall off to slow start, but starting to come together

By Derek Liebig       The Whitehall girl’s basketball game lost a hard-fought game to a more experienced Lake George squad in an Adirondack League game played Friday night. Lake George rode strong first and third quarter s to pull out a 33-25 victory over the Railroaders on their home court. Despite the loss, […]

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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, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]