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Funding elimination forces closure of early warning flood gauges: One site in Granville, one in Lake Champlain

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By Derek Liebig   Two flood gauges which served as early-warning systems during this year’s heavy flooding will be turned off in March, because there is no more funding available for them. One of the gauges is located on the Mettowee River, 110 feet downstream from the bridge on County Route 21 in Middle Granville, […]

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$1 million to rebuild track: New York gives grant to Vermont Rail System

By Derek Liebig   A section of rail line in Whitehall, which has been abandoned for three decades, will be replaced thanks to a grant of more than $1 million from the New York Capital Region Economic Development Council. Dave Wulfson, president of Vermont Rail System,  estimated those improvements would result in an 18-minute reduction […]

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Orange you impressed with her ingenuity? Third-graders donates doll beds made out of clementine boxes

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  By Derek Liebig   Kylie Touchette loves clementines. She eats several of the small citrus fruits every day and she’s been known to bring three or four to bed with her as late night snacks. And the craving appears to be genetic, because her younger brother loves them as well. And while the inclusion […]

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Whitehall native pens books about daughter’s first day of school

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By Derek Liebig   Casey Nicole enjoys the first day of school, but it wasn’t always that way The 2003 graduate of Whitehall High is in the process of completing her Master’s Degree at Russell Sage, meaning she’s experienced around 22 first days of school. However, it’s her very first day of school and the […]

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Young Whitehall off to slow start, but starting to come together

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By Derek Liebig       The Whitehall girl’s basketball game lost a hard-fought game to a more experienced Lake George squad in an Adirondack League game played Friday night. Lake George rode strong first and third quarter s to pull out a 33-25 victory over the Railroaders on their home court. Despite the loss, […]

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Top teams prove tough for Railroaders

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall boy’s basketball team faced off against three of the league’s top teams over last week and although the effort was there, the results were not. Whitehall dropped contests to Argyle, Fort Ann and Lake George. Despite the start, head coach Keith Redmond said the team has played […]

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Gendron, Ferguson lead way for track team

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team hopes a near record turnout will help them overcome the loss of several top performers from last year’s squad. “We have more kids out than we’ve ever had,” said head coach Mike Collier. “We have a lot of newcomers trying out.” […]

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Deep, experienced team should do well

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By Derek Liebig   The Whitehall varsity bowling squad has more depth and experience than it’s had in years. Head coach Martha Beayon said that with 14 kids turning out this year, it’s one of the biggest teams she’s ever had. The team also boasts plenty of experience. “We’re an older squad. We have six […]

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Elks remember those they have lost: Emotional annual memorial service focuses on nine members gone in last year

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By Derek Liebig   Members of Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 paid tribute to their former members during an emotionally touching ceremony held at the lodge on Sunday afternoon. Members were joined by friends, family, members of the youth Antlers group, Boy Scout Troop 83, Girl Scout Troop 3435, and local dignitaries in honoring nine […]

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Little Impact from opening of new bridge

Lake Champlain Bridge

By Derek Liebig   Last month, theLake ChamplainBridge, commonly known as theCrown PointBridgelocally, opened to the public for the first time in two years. While the opening was a momentous occasion for the communities near the bridge it has had little impact in Whitehall, business owners say. When the bridge closed in Oct. of 2009, […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]