Tag Archives: Last Thursday

Soccer team finishing well

The Whitehall girls’ soccer team may be peaking at the perfect time. With the Adirondack League regular season coming to an end and Sectionals quickly approaching, the Railroaders have played inspired soccer over the last two weeks, defeating Fort Ann 1-0 on Oct. 11 and playing a thriller against Hadley Luzerne last Thursday. Rebecca Lavin […]

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Lavin, Raino get goals; defense sets pace for soccer team

The Whitehall girls soccer team played a pair of tight matches last week tying Salem in overtime and defeating Hadley Luzerne , 1-0. On Sept. 20 the Railroaders hosted Salem and both teams play a spirited defensive game holding each other scoreless until through the first half. It appeared the game was going to stay […]

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Whitehall Gives Fort Ann a Game

What a difference a year makes. The Whitehall baseball team opened its season last Thursday with a hard fought 4-3 loss to defending state champion Fort Ann. Whitehall was paced by junior Brett Christian who pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on six hits, while fanning seven batters. Fort Ann scratched across the […]

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Penny Wars

Apathy is one vocabulary word Olivia Ruby hasn’t learned this year. Ruby, a student in Michael Thorton’s third grade class at Whitehall Elementary school, was instrumental in starting a fundraising effort that rose $2400 for victims of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan. Students at the school spent the week before spring break collecting […]

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Mayoral candidates state their cases

By Derek Liebig Village taxes, the state of the armory, and consolidation of services were just a few of the issues discussed by candidates during last Thursday’s mayoral forum held at the Whitehall Central School. More than two dozen residents showed up on a wet and gloomy evening to watch mayoral candidates Kenneth Bartholomew, Peter […]

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Hastings hits 100 wins

Coaches Mike Gordon, Steve Palmer and O.C. West flank the newest addition to the Granville Golden Horde's 100-win club: Eric Hastings. Hastings' pin of Alex Deluso at 285 pounds in 2:38 put him over the top and into the pantheon of Horde wrestling joining teammate Karl Palmer, the all-time wins leader.

When the referee hit the mat last Thursday night to end Eric Hastings’ match against Alex D’Urso of Tamarac at 285 pounds, the smack marked more than one milestone. As Granville put the icing on the Wasaren League title cake, Eric Hastings worked to add an exclamation point to his Granville High School wrestling career […]

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Forum changes hands, but not families

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The name remains the same, but the Forum with its white tower has been sold. Ron and Michelle “Shelley” Daigle confirmed last Thursday they recently purchased the restaurant, bar and ballroom facility from his brother Kevin and his wife, Donna. Ron Daigle said his brother had been working at the Forum every day since 1998 […]

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Basketball abounds

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Due to the storm the Granville girls basketball team kicks off their run in the Whitehall Holiday Tournament today at 3 p.m. The team will play again tomorrow at 3 or 4:30 depending on the results of the first game. For the Whitehall boys thier tournament begins today with games at 6 p.m. and 7:30 […]

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Wrestlers win close opener

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When Eric Hastings the last Golden Horde wrestler, walked on to the mat last Thursday night, the team’s “pin to win” motto was truer than ever. With two surprise results going in favor of the visiting Warrensburg Burgers at 119 and 125, Hastings had to win and do it with a pin or Granville would […]

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Horde team ‘under the lights’ next week

Tradition continues under the lights Lights Week returns to Granville for the fifth time Sept. 21 to Sept. 25 with a schedule of games under the lights for outdoor varsity sports. (more…)

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Classifieds 01/28/14

Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners

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By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

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By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help

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By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]

Cop: School district ‘as safe as can be’

By Dan King Despite some parents’ concerns, a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy says Whitehall Central School is “as safe as […]

DeLorme’s 199 paces rifle club

Young Joe DeLorme has a career night, shooting a near perfect 199, including a 50 in the difficult standing position. […]

Cheerleaders to perform in competition

The Whitehall varsity cheerleaders will be performing in a cheer competition this weekend. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. on […]

Mayor LaRose to seek reelection

By Derek Liebig Granville Mayor Brian LaRose confirmed last week he will seek a second term in office, saying there […]

Rotary trivia night this weekend

The community’s brightest minds will compete Saturday to determine who has the greatest knowledge of trivia. The Granville Rotary Club […]