Tag Archives: Last Friday

Haff: Resources should be spent on Heroin eradication, not marijuana

By Derek Liebig At least one local supervisor believes the county is allocating too many resources to the eradication of marijuana. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff said the county should devote more funding to the elimination of heroin and not marijuana. “I’m going to be very politically incorrect, but we need to look at our cannabis […]

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Big plays doom Railroaders

By the time Whitehall found its rhythm, it was too late. The Railroaders’ offense was stymied through the first three quarters in last Friday’s 14-7 loss to Canajoharie. A week after racking up more than 400 yards of total offense, Whitehall managed only 155 yards against a physical Canajoharie defense. The Railroaders nearly made a […]

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Lake George out-hustled and outplayed Whitehall in its season and home opener last Friday. The Warriors were strong offensively and defensively as they beat the Railroaders 6-1. “They beat us to the ball,” said head coach Ceil Brandi, who was disappointed with her team’s play. “They played well and we didn’t.” Emma Donnelly led the […]

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Supervisor proposes tax relief for ill residents

By Derek Liebig A local supervisor is asking his peers to consider a program that would cover a year’s worth of property taxes for local residents who have experienced financial hardship due to a medical crisis. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff asked his fellow supervisors to consider the Health Crisis Tax Relief Program, during last Friday’s […]

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Family celebrates two-year anniversary together

By Jaime Thomas Father’s Day can mean a lot to a man. But for Bill Walker, this Sunday marks his first as a father to not one, but four, new daughters. He and his wife, Nickie, both of whom are in their early thirties, adopted three of his nieces this past Christmas Eve, and he […]

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Officials discuss speed zone on Church Street

By Jaime Thomas Village drivers and through-traffic alike may have to slow down on Church Street if a proposed speed zoned is approved next month. At a village board meeting Monday night, officials discussed instituting a 20-mph zone on from Main Street to Water Street, in order to help traffic flow more smoothly. “Over the […]

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Railroaders baseball split four game road trip

An opportunistic Warrensburg team took advantage of several Whitehall errors to pull out a dramatic 3-2 win on Monday evening. Joe Brunelle drove in the winning run on a double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Burgers won their sixth game of the season. The Railroaders got a good […]

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Sheriff’s Departments teaches students self defense

A group of two dozen young women at Whitehall High School received a lesson last Friday in empowerment and self defense. The students, all seniors, took a break from their normal routine to participate in a Rape Aggression Defense course (R.A.D. for short) offered by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. The program was the first […]

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Lady Horde has high game, takes home pair of losses

By Jaime Thomas The Lady Horde basketball team scored its highest game yet last Friday in a 52-40 loss to Schuylerville. “Granville came out strong in the first quarter and the only time with the lead, but Schuylerville finished in the fourth with their press,” Coach Jenn Goff said. The end of the first quarter […]

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Boys lose three

Despite scoring a game high 18 points in the fourth quarter, the Whitehall boys basketball team was unable to complete a comeback against Warrensburg on Monday night, falling 54-48. Trailing by ten points entering the final quarter, the Railroaders managed to cut the lead to as few as six points but were unable to get […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]