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

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

  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

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

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

  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

  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

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

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

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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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, […]