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Whitehall grads get advice, reflection

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Ashley Macy won’t soon forget her senior year, but not because of the good times with friends, or because it was her final year in high school. She’ll remember it because of what she accomplished in her final months at Whitehall High School. Macy could have coasted through her final year in high school, but […]

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Whitehall honors top athletes with awards

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Baseball Awards: Troy Nichols received the Coach’s Award and Brett Christian was named the team’s most valuable player.   Boys Academic Track Team: The boys track team was recognized as a scholar athlete team. The team compiled a cumulative grade point average of 90.5   Girls Academic Track Team: The girls track team was recognized […]

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Softball still in title hunt after 2-1 week

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Whitehall’s chances to claim an Adirondack League East division title took a serious hit after the team suffered a crushing loss to Argyle last Friday. The Scots defeated Whitehall 12-0 and took a two-game lead over the Railroaders entering the final week of the season. The game was played at Moreau Rec. because of poor […]

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Young but experienced softballers will play hard

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              First-year head coach Pam Putorti doesn’t like to make predictions, but she does guarantee Whitehall’s varsity softball players will put forth their full effort. “I don’t like to make predictions and I don’t like the girls to make predictions. We’re going to go out every game and try […]

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Gendron fifth in triple jump

Marion Gendron placed fifth in the girls’ triple jump during Sunday’s Indoor Track meet atHudsonValleyCommunity College. Gendron’s jump of 27 feet, 3.5 inches was good placed her just inside in the top five and earned the Railroaders two points. Gendron was the only athlete to score any points forWhitehall. Maggie Benjamin and Megan Redmond also […]

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Another record falls to Ferguson

PJ Ferguson continues to set school records. A week after breaking theWhitehallschool record in the boys 1600 meter race,Fergusonset the bar even higher, improving upon his own record last Saturday at an Indoor Track League meet, held atHudsonValleyCommunity College.  Fergusonbroke the previous record of5:29, set by Mickey Bezio in 2009, by 13 seconds when he […]

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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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English Honor Society students “Read for the Record”

Whitehallpre-kindergarten and kindergarten students joined five million of their peers in attempting to set a rather lofty record last week. Members of the two elementary school classes were part of the Read for the Record event, where students around the country all read from the book “Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anne Dewdney, on the […]

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Track athletes take titles

Seniors Kelsie Benjamin and Jake Evans and junior Marion Gendron came home winners from the Feb. 12 Section II, Division IV indoor track championships. Benjamin won the sectional shot put for the third time with a throw of 36 feet, 6 inches and also took the weight throw with a distance of 30 feet, 11 […]

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Railroader preview: indoor track and field

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The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team will return several champions and state contenders in 2010-11. “We have some very talented athletes,” said head coach Mike Collier, “just not enough bodies to compete in team score.” The squad will be headlined by Kelsie Benjamin, the two-time Section II champion in the shot put as […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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