Tag Archives: Friday Afternoon

Soccer team falls to top opponents

After opening their season with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Granville,Whitehall’s varsity soccer team had an opportunity to see how they matched up against two of the league’s best teams last week. The Railroaders faced off againstFortAnnand defending league championLake Georgeand it appears they have some work to do if they want to be […]

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I do, I do

Same-sex couples said “I do” all over New York beginning at midnight Sunday, but there was no call for ceremonies in the local area. In fact, there was a single ceremony done in all of Washington County. That was in Argyle, where Town Clerk Gianna Cross opened her office for three hours and issued one […]

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Students get hard lesson with mock crash

By Derek Liebig The screams coming from the mangled wreckage of the car were audible from nearly 50 yards away. Jen Bealmear and one of her best friends, Katie Barrett had just been struck by a drunk driver on Buckley Road. Bealmear was screaming for help; her friend was silent. Within minutes, emergency response crews […]

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DeRusha found his own niche at Skene Manor

By Derek Liebig When Jared DeRusha says he doesn’t mind doing dishes, he actually means it. A senior at Whitehall, DeRusha has been volunteering his time at the Skene Manor for the past three years. His duties have ranged from waiting tables to decorating the venerable estate, no easy task when you consider the Skene […]

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County Closes Bridge

Washington County workers close the Upper Turnpike Road.

‘Pancake’ hole causes closure A popular shortcut between Granville and Whitehall is no more after damage found to a North Granville bridge resulted in its likely permanent closure last Friday. The Upper Turnpike Bridge rests in a gully about 1 mile from Route 22 and is used as a pass through during the year for […]

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Upper Turnpike Road closed

A hole in the deck of the Upper Turnpike Bridge in North Granville resulted in its closure Friday afternoon. The span will remain closed, officials said, likely permanently.

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Town mourns popular teen

By Bill Toscano  His classmates will remember Tommy Pollinger as the guy who made them laugh, the athlete who seemed to wear most of the uniforms Whitehall had to offer and a friend with a quick smiling and a helping hand. They will remember attending his Bar Mitzvah, perhaps the only such celebration they had […]

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Fires

Busy weekend for firefighters A number of fires over the course of the weekend kept local volunteer firefighters busy with four calls within 48 hours. Firefighters responded to fires at Manchester Wood on North Street Sunday evening, a garage on Mettowee Street early Saturday, Taylor Hill on Saturday evening and a brush fire in Comstock […]

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‘New’ Senior Shuttle on-the-job

New Granville Senior Shuttle arrives and goes right to work     (more…)

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first tracks

Whoo-hoo The first responder to this blog should be seen on this site now. Thanks and yes, I’m hoping to have this be more conversational as well. Not quite the same as first tracks on the mountain while skiing but a thrill, no doubt. he-he. Had another post but it was either garbled or garbage. […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]