Tag Archives: Last Thursday

Singer shares encouraging message

              A singer and songwriter whose music has appeared on MTV shared his message of hope and self-belief with a capacity crowd at Whitehall High School last Thursday. Jared Campbell, an accomplished musician from Binghamton, performed uplifting songs and shared stories about his own experiences with several hundred students […]

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Sophomore wins pole vault

Whitehall’s track team received a pair of strong individual performances in limited action last week. Tyler Sweenor won the pole vault event at the Bemus Invitational held last Thursday at Greenwich High School. Sweenor cleared the bar at 10 feet, six inches, a foot higher than the runner-up. He was the only Whitehall athlete to […]

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Gunfire in arguement leads to charges

A local man was arrested last Thursday after he allegedly fired a shot from a handgun following an argument with subjects inside his home. Charles P. Kendall, 42, of Whitehall, is accused of firing a round from a handgun into a floor in the house. According to witnesses, Kendall became upset with some people at […]

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Rifle club claims county title

The Whitehall Rifle Club cemented its place as champion of the Tri-County Rifle League by defeating Reynolds Road 977-938 last Thursday. Whitehall was led by John Hollister who fired his second perfect 200 of the season and finished as the league’s top shooter with a sterling average of 197.7. Jason Pratt had the second-highest score […]

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Town gets grant for Troy Shirt Factory

Christmas arrived a little early for the Whitehall Town Board. At last Thursday’s monthly board meeting, Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon announced that Whitehall was the recent recipient of a $50,000 grant that will help cover some of the cost of cleanup efforts at the Troy Shirt Factory. The funding, which is nearly two years in […]

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Clemons Post Office to close: Low mail volume cited; last day open is Jan. 6

After months of speculation, the U.S. Postal Service has confirmed that the Clemons Post Office will be closing next month. U.S. Postal Service Northeast area spokesperson Maureen Marion announced last Thursday that the small post office, located in a log cabin style building on the western side of Route 22 in Clemons, will close following […]

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Bowlers off to solid start

Whitehall’s bowling team is off to a strong start after the team won its first two matches of the season. Whitehall opened the season on the road with a wins against North Warren and Hadley-Luzerne. The Railroaders defeated North Warren on Nov. 29 3-1 and following that with another 3-1 decision over Hadley Luzerne last […]

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Town rejects LaFlamme’s move; for now

The town board decided against moving into the LaFlamme’s building at last week’s monthly meeting, meaning the long search for a home continues. The board unanimously rejected an offer to move into the building at 120 Main St,, which owned by Brenda and Stan Woodruff, despite the support of the move by supervisor-elect George Armstrong. […]

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Ferguson wins Adirondack crown

Several moments into last Thursday’s Adirondack League Cross Country Championships, Whitehall’s PJ Ferguson found himself running from an unfamiliar position, from behind. However, it didn’t take long for Ferguson to gain ground and several hundred yards into the race he had moved into the top three and by the halfway point he led the race […]

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Firefighters bring message to students

 Last Thursday, kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students atWhitehalltook a break from their reading, writing and arithmetic lessons to learn a few lessons that could perhaps save their life one day. About a dozen firefighters from the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company presented a lesson in being prepared and knowing what to do during a fire as part […]

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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, […]