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Students help Newtown one penny at a time

Penny Wars

Students at Whitehall Elementary School are hoping several thousand pennies will provide some relief for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Students recently dedicated the proceeds from this year’s Penny Wars to the grief-stricken community. Over the course of a single week, students raised a total of $1001.01, mostly […]

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Black bear forages in Granville

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The signs have been few and far between. A garbage can knocked over, the contents sifted through and some eaten. Sightings have been brief, but intense. A large black bear has been spotted in Granville several times in the past week, in close proximity to the public, prompting police to urge residents to be cautious […]

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Railroaders hoping to show improvement

Girls Basketball

The Whitehall varsity girl’s basketball team is seeking to rebound after a disappointing 2010-11 season that saw them lose twice as many games as they won. In order to improve on last year’s 6-12 record (6-10 in the league) the team will look for contributions from a host of younger players. The Railroaders lost several […]

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“Once Upon a Mattress” on the way

By Bill Toscano Like coaches choosing what offense and defense to run, Chris Palmer and Marc Pratt take a look at the talent the Whitehall Drama Club has coming back and choose their spring musical based on the strengths of the club members. “We look at the possibilities and look at the kids we believe […]

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Big day for Whitehall basketball teams

Monday turned out to be an excellent evening for Whitehall basketball, as both the boys and girls posted victories against North Warren. The girls continued to get balanced scoring in their 50-41 home victory. Kattie Paddock, the team’s leading scorer, had 13 points and sophomore Brittney Putorti scored 12 as the Railroaders improved to 4-9 […]

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Whitehall girls notch first win

Whitehall’s girls basketball team finally snagged its first victory of the season Wednesday, Jan,, 5, topped Hadley-Luzerne, 35-21, in a game played at SUNY-Adirondack. Katie Paddock, who has been pacing the Railroaders all season, scored 14 points. Loren Martell and Paige Mason had seven apiece, and Brianna McDonald scored five, including a 3-pointer. The key […]

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Railroader preview: girls basketball

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A new season brings a new head coach and four new members in the starting lineup, but the Whitehall varsity girls basketball team is ready to prove itself again a year removed from a Section II/Class D finals appearance. “We have seen many changes from last year,” said new head coach Jim Birgey, who replaces […]

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Seniors prep for Jr. Miss

A tradition for Whitehall High School senior girls will continue on Saturday, Oct. 23. The 48th annual Junior Miss Scholarship program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Whitehall Junior/Senior High School Auditorium, with eight senior girls taking part in the annual event. “It’s been very good so far,” said Eileen Rozell, who has […]

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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

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

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

New Elks officers are sworn into office

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 […]