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County Champions

County Champions

              The Whitehall 10 and under all-star baseball team won the Washington County Little League Championships with a 4-1 victory over Argyle. Back row (left to right): Coaches Richard Gould, Neil Hughes, Keith Redmond and Tony Moore. Middle row: Matt Gould, Brandon Hughes, Matt Redmond, Jess Moore, Richard Wescott […]

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East Poultney man acccused of killing adoptive mother

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                    An East Poultney man has been accused of killing his adoptive mother. Roderick Geronimo, 49, was arrested Monday for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Gertrude Alwardt, 79, also of East Poultney, Vt. At approximately 12:23 p.m. on Monday, police received a 911 […]

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Bandstand gets new lease on life

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              The Whitehall bandstand is undergoing renovations that will return it to its original grandeur. Work began last week and is expected to be finished in time for the Hartford Community Band’s opening performance of the Whitehall Music in the Park summer concert series on Friday, July 20. The […]

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Northern Exposure: Whitehall native chosen for curatorial trek to northern Yukon

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                    Art has taken Serena Kovalosky from the bucolic countryside of Washington County and nearby Vermont to the cosmopolitan city of Montreal and the bustling streets of London. And now it has taken her to the northern reaches of Canada. Kovalosky, an artist, curator, and cultural […]

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History comes alive at Fort Ticonderoga

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Explore life at Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the 1758 battle at Fort Ticonderoga’s upcoming living history weekend, July 7 and 8.

                    One of the largest battles staged in North America prior to the Civil War will be discovered anew this weekend as Fort Ticonderoga holds its Battle of Carillon Living History weekend. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and […]

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Woman organizes “Communities Against Cancer”

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                Kathi Brooks was inspired by a childhood neighbor to help out her hometown of Whitehall. When Brooks saw a picture of Carrianne Ripley, a younger neighbor who grew up just down from Jones on School Street, as one of the faces of Glens Falls Hospital Foundation’s “Communities […]

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Girl touring Europe with People to People this summer

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              Emily Rock will be spending several weeks this summer taking in some of Europe’s most iconic landmarks. The soon-to-be sophomore at Whitehall High School will spend three weeks in Europe as a People to People ambassador. “I’m very excited,” said Emily. “My mother is a little nervous but […]

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Local woman upset about vandalism in cemetery

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                                            Marcy Gordon is concerned about the state of the Boardman Street Cemetery. When she visited the cemetery recently she was aghast at the site of toppled gravestones she believes were standing upright earlier […]

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Students pay homage to fallen soldiers

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              Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started […]

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Business owner relocates to Whitehall for exposure, location

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                    It was Whitehall’s proximity to several bodies of water and the opportunity to work in a larger space that motivated Bill Pearo to establish his business in Whitehall. Pearo, recently moved his business, Got It Covered Canvas Products, from Hydeville, Vt., to 196 Broadway. “The […]

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]