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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

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By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]