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Whitehall town and village highway crews take first major snowstorm in stride

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By Lee Tugas A powerful winter storm may have dropped nearly a foot of snow on Warren and Washington counties, but both village and town highway workers reported no major problems. According to the National Weather Service, snowfall total ranged five inches to a foot in Washington and Warren Counties. “It was a good practice […]

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Four to vie for town justice

There will be a four-person race for Whitehall Town Justice this fall. Virginia Rivette and Robert Putorti Jr. received the Democratic endorsement for this November’s townwide elections. They will oppose Republicans Ken Bartholomew and Tom Nichols for two open spots on the bench. Rivette and Putorti were chosen during their party’s caucus on Saturday. Scott […]

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Village caucuses Saturday

  The Republican and Democratic parties of Whitehall will choose candidates Saturday for the upcoming village elections in March. The Republicans will conduct a caucus to determine candidates for the March 19 village elections from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Whitehall Municipal Center. Any registered Republican in the village of Whitehall […]

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Railroaders of the day named

The following students were named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School for the period of Jan. 7 through Jan. 18 and received “Caught You Being Good Cards.” Students received the honor for behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Rachel Hart, Ms. Legnard; Jacob Hurley, Mrs. […]

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Young tennis team looking to future

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              A young and inexperienced Whitehall tennis team will look for a way to compete in a tough league while building for the future. “We are a very young team in a tough league,” said head coach Charlie Bascue. “I’m working with them for the future.” Gone are Trey […]

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Whitehall Police Blotter

Complied by Derek Liebig   Dec. 20 1:44 a.m. There was a report of a disabled vehicle on Williamson Avenue. The vehicle was moved and the matter was resolved.   10 p.m. Police received a dog related complaint on Williams Street. Officers checked the residence and determined there to be nothing wrong.   11 p.m. […]

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Man arrested for illegally taking fish

A Whitehall man was arrested on a warrant in Fair Haven after being pulled over for a routine traffic stop. Garth Martel, 24, of Whitehall was stopped after police saw him swerve out of his lane several times. He was arrested for illegally taking fish from on a prior warrant. While they were running his […]

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Horses sweep Railroaders

Whitehall’s tennis team fell to an undefeated Schuylerville team last Tuesday on their home court. Schuylerville took every match, winning 7-0. Number 1 and number 2 singles Trey LeClair and Loren Martel faced two very tough opponents in Colin Flanders and Josh Yellen, each losing 10-0. Justin Millett fell 10-1 as the number three singles […]

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Early-riser wins Southbay fishing tourney

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By Bill Toscano Tyler Morey was on the ice on South Bay shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday, and he started fishing at 6 a.m. By 6:30 a.m., the Granville resident had caught the fish which would win the Great Southbay Fishing Derby, although he wouldn’t know that for sure until he’d spent the rest of […]

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Scholar-athlete honors for basketball teams

By Bill Toscano   Neither team finished with a winning record, but the Whitehall boys and girls basketball teams got some good news at the end of the season. Both teams qualified at “Scholar Athlete” teams, meeting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s standard of an average of 90 for a seven-person roster. […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

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