Tag Archives: Hudson Railroad

Still working on the railroad: Years after retirement, Lafayette continues to work on “trains”

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Jim Lafayette spent nearly 40 years working for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad and more than a decade after his retirement he’s still working on trains, they’re just a lot smaller now. Tucked away on the second floor of Lafayette’s Adams Street home is a sprawling model train set the former railroad conductor has pieced […]

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Roy K. Baker, Jr., 82

Roy K. Baker Jr., 82, a lifelong resident of Mountain Street in Whitehall, passed quietly with his family at home Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Born on April 19,1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of Roy K. and Katherine Rowan Baker of Whitehall. Roy graduated from Whitehall High School where he excelled in basketball and […]

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Robert C. Hewitt, 89

Robert C. Hewitt, 89, of Main Street, South Glens Falls, passed away at his home on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, following a short illness surrounded by his loving family.    Born on June 16, 1920, in Plattsburgh, he was the son of the late Robert and Johanna (Jackstadt) Hewitt.  Robert was a veteran of the U. S. […]

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Honorable William J. Redmond

Honorable William J. Redmond, 65, of Maple Street, Whitehall, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a two year battle with cancer with his loving family by his side. Born on November 14, 1943 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Zakrzewski) Redmond. He […]

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Jeffery R. Rice , 64

Whitehall: Jeffery R. Rice , 64, of West Street, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.   Born in Glens Falls on Aug. 9, 1944, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Jane L. (Whittington) Rice.   […]

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Oscar E. (Pete) Lafayette, 88,

Passed away, surrounded by his family, at the Mountain View Center in Rutland, Vermont on November 12, 2008.  He was born on Main Street, Whitehall, on October 1, 1920 the son of Ernest and Martha (Parrott) Lafayette. He was a veteran of WWII having served as a PFC with the 9th US Army Air Force […]

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Eugene E. Robetor, 80

Eugene E. Robetor, 80, of Whitehall passed away on Friday, September 26, at his home due to heart failure. He was born on December 5, 1927 in Whitehall, NY to Robert and Mary (Rodd)Robetor. He was preceded in death by five siblings; Dorothy(Fields), Louise (Epifanio), Arthur, Leonard and Robert. He married Marguerite E. Rutherford on […]

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Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89

  Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89, of Fourth Avenue, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2007, at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville. Born on December 26, 1917, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late  Milton and Gladys (Marnes) Ross. Robert was a lifelong resident of Whitehall.  He was a trainman-brakeman for […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]