Tag Archives: Last Friday

County pays first of nursing home fines

Washington County has agreed to pay the first of at least two significant fines that have or will be levied against the county because of issues with the Pleasant Valley nursing home. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted last Friday to pay the state Health Department $44,000 for issues uncovered by state inspectors in 2011 […]

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Student starts ‘Friday Fun Club’

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Michael Kalanquin spends a lot of time in school doing his homework and by Friday afternoon, he’s ready to unwind. But until recently there wasn’t much to do so Kalanquin decided to take things into his own hands. Kalanquin, a middle school student at Whitehall High School, recently organized a new club designed specifically to […]

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Teen arrested on sex charges

A local teen was arrested last Friday for allegedly having sexual contact with two underage girls. Patrick B. LaPan, 18, of Potter Street was charged with second degree rape, a felony, for allegedly having sex with a 14 year old girl. He was also charged with sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor, for allegedly having sex with […]

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Lufkin’s record night sinks boys basketball team

The Whitehall boys basketball team likely went to bed last Friday haunted by visions of Argyle’s Joey Lufkin making shot after shot. Lufkin, the unquestioned leader of an undefeated Argyle squad and the area’s leading scorer, put up 54 points, an Argyle record, in a 96-47 win over Whitehall on Friday night. Lufkin was 8 […]

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Poor final quarters sends girls to fourth loss

A disappointing final quarter cost the Whitehall girls basketball team a win over Argyle last Friday. The Railroaders allowed a game high 18 points and scored a game low nine points in the fourth quarter of a 54-51 loss to Argyle. Victoria Christian scored a season high 19 points for Whitehall, fellow senior Rebecca Lavin […]

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Winters sets school record in triple jump

Whitehall’s Morgan Winters set a school record in the indoor triple jump at a league meet held last Friday at Union College. Winters’ mark of 30 feet 1.5 inches breaks the previous record of 29 feet 7 inches set in 2002 by Melissa Senecal. The mark is made all the more impressive by the fact […]

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Students told to be sweethearts or heroes

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More than 100 students sat in the Whitehall High School auditorium last Friday transfixed at what they saw on the screen in front of them. For three minutes, they watched a video of Tom Murphy, a 6’1”, 230 pound bundle of kinetic energy and fast twitch muscles batter opponents with fists, knees and feet. When […]

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X-C team wraps up season

PJ Ferguson led the way for Whitehall’s cross-country team as it wrapped its season last Friday at the Section II Championships in Saratoga Springs. Ferguson finished 13th in the race to pace Whitehall, which finished ninth out of 14 teams. He covered the 3.1 mile race in 17:19.15. Greenwich’s Jeremy Spiezo won the race in […]

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Season, varsity career comes to an end for seniors

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Following Whitehall’s season-ending 54-28 loss to Rensselaer last Friday, head coach Justin Culligan spoke to his seniors about where they had come from and what they had accomplished in four years. He reminded them how their first season they had won only a single game but in three years since, had posted winning records and […]

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County board OKs pay raises for administrators

The Washington County Board of Supervisors established the new salaries of a dozen county administrators during their monthly board meeting last Friday. The new salaries are the result of a pay increase approved by the finance committee earlier this month and will go into effect on Dec. 20. Supervisors had already approved a 1.5 percent […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

Logan Pease

By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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