Tag Archives: Hudson Falls

Girls track sweeps at home

Wasaren League track Granville girls dominate     Granville girls track took two of three relays to break a tie with Stillwater for the league dual meet lead April 26. Granville beat Stillwater and Lake George to take the meet and the lead in the Wasaren. Meghan O’Brien won four individual events with victories in […]

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Tigers, weather stops Horde cold

  Ken Burch called due to weather    Despite stepping out to several leads the Golden Horde were unable to hold on as they fell to the visiting Hudson Falls Tigers 15-8 Saturday April 16 in the first game of the Ken Burch Memorial Tournament. The Tigers were named winners of the tournament when the […]

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Hearing set for suspended officer

The fate of a Granville police officer on administrative leave because of a residency issue will be determined at a disciplinary hearing scheduled at the end of the month. Officer Joe Castle is facing firing for failing to provide documentation showing he has a New York state residency. The meeting is not open to the […]

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Shirley E. McEckron, 81

NEWVILLE, Pa. – Shirley E. (Stevens) McEckron, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at home and surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1929, at home in Mount Tabor, Vt., the daughter of Walter and Parmelia Stevens. First and foremost, her family was the love of her life. She also enjoyed growing a […]

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Shirley E. McEckron, 81

Shirley E. McEckron NEWVILLE, Pa. – Shirley E. (Stevens) McEckron, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at home and surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1929, at home in Mount Tabor, Vt., the daughter of Walter and Parmelia Stevens. First and foremost, her family was the love of her life. She also […]

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Hastings fifth in State

The Granville Golden Horde has a place finisher in the New York State Wrestling Championships as heavyweight Eric Hastings took fifth place at 285 pounds. Hastings was one of two Horde wrestlers to make the tournament with Karl Palmer gaining entry by claiming the Section II Division II title at 140 pounds. Hastings fell short […]

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Whitehall Police make arrests

  Whitehall police have charged a local woman with fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records and theft of services after she allegedly used her child’s name to open a National Grid account. Two of the charges against Melissa A. Smith, 34, are felonies. Police said her bill with National Grid was for $1,200. Police […]

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Students tackle tough issues

When the Council of Prevention wants to know about issues concerning teenagers, it goes directly to the students, surveying seventh- through 12th-graders at schools throughout Washington and Warren counties. So when prevention educator Melissa Thomas wondered what could be done to deal with some of those issues, she went right to the source and talked […]

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Whitehall shooters win a pair

By Jim Lafayette Jason Pratt and John Hollister each shot 197 to lead the Whitehall Rifle Club to a 980-949 win against Reynolds Road last week. This was the third time the two shooters shot matching scores; Hollister is averaging 197.6 and Pratt is at 196. Pete Steffan was the number-three shooter on the team […]

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John Diekel heads for states again

After losing the Section II title to Hudson Falls’ Noah Valastro for the second straight year, sophomore John Diekel was disappointed and honest. “He flat-out outwrestled me and beat me,” Diekel said after the 10-2 decision in the 119-pound championship match. “I am not going to stand here and make excuses.” Despite last year’s loss,  […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]