Tag Archives: Gilligan

Second half sinks Railroaders, 40-30

A second-half rally by Lake George sent Whitehall to its third loss of the season and essentially puts the Railroaders in a must-win scenario for each of the next two weeks. Lake George scored 40 unanswered points, including 34 in the second half, as they erased a 24-0 deficit on their way to a 40-30 […]

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Familiar opponent in season opener

The Whitehall football team will open its season against a familiar opponent, the Rensselaer Rams, tomorrow night at Ambrose Gilligan Field. The teams, each of whom has qualified for Sectionals the past two years, have played each other three times in the last two years. Rensselaer has won all three games. “This game will be […]

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Skene Manor to open Friday

                    Every year the Skene Manor undergoes a number of renovations and that will be the case again this summer as the venerable estate prepares to open. The Skene Manor will open its doors for the 2012 season this Friday, April 20, and will be open […]

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Hall of fame adds 6 members

A local legend is among six men who will be inducted into the Whitehall Athletic Hall of Fame later this evening at Whitehall High School. Ambrose Gilligan will headline a class that includes John Millett, John Neary, Paul D’Amico, Edward “Ebba” St. Claire, and Anthony “Tony” Barber. Gilligan, Neary and St. Claire will all be […]

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Hall of Fame tickets on sale

The Whitehall Central School Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, inside the high school cafeteria. Six people will be inducted into the hall of fame. They are: John Neary, John Millett, Paul Damico, Anthony Barber, Ebba St. Claire and Ambrose Gilligan. Tickets for the […]

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Windfall: Local man leaves $822,000 to six Whitehall non-profits

Six local non-profit organizations are the benefactors of a generous posthumous gift left by a former graduate of Whitehall High School. Ed Scott, a former resident of Whitehall and a 1954 graduate of Whitehall High, donated over $822,000 to six organizations within the community.  Recognizing the difficult economic times which lie ahead, Scott established an […]

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Wind, rain and a heartbreaker; Whitehall falls in double OT

On a day when Whitehall was held to its lowest offensive output of the season, it was fitting that the final outcome of Saturday’s annual Homecoming game was determined by mere inches.  With winds approaching30 mphand rain showers making Ambrose Gilligan Field a mud pit, Whitehall’s offense was unable to gain any traction, managing only […]

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Railroaders ride again

Josh Hoagland could barely control his excitement moments after Friday’s home-opener at Ambrose Gilligan field. The junior tailback had just wrapped up a dominating 21 carry, 244 yard, two-touchdown performance that helped the Railroaders improve to 2-0 on the young season. Hoagland had touchdowns of 71 and 57 yards and senior end Brett Christian added […]

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Millett replaced

By Derek Liebig The Whitehall Central School varsity football team will have a new coach roaming the sidelines of Ambrose Gilligan Field next fall. The Board of Education voted Monday night to appoint assistant coach Justin Culligan as its next head coach. Culligan received five of seven votes (board members Michael Putorti and Theodore LaRose […]

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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 […]