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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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North Country Freepress – 05/22/15

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Classifieds 05/20/14

Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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