Tag Archives: Neil Hughes

Schools announce coaches, advisors

The Whitehall School District has released its list of co-curricular appointments for the 2012-13 school year. The list of coaches for the fall sports year remains essentially unchanged. History and government teacher Justin Culligan returns as head coach of the football squad and will be joined by assistant coaches Robert Diekel, Neil Hughes, Richard Gould, […]

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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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Round One: Cambridge wins in rout; rematch looms in playoffs

Cambridge’s football team confirmed what theWhitehallcoaching staff already knew, that the Indians are a good team. The undefeated Cambridge Indians (7-0) dismantled the Railroaders 48-0 inWhitehall’s final regular season game, held Saturday afternoon inCambridge. Playing perhaps their best game of the season,Cambridgeliterally ran byWhitehall, racking up 446 yards on the ground as they displayed the […]

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Whitehall defeats Salem in season opener

By Bill Toscano   The voice of assistant coach Neil Hughes boomed across the field asWhitehall’s players stood minutes away from the second half of their season opener againstSalem. “You guys are not fired up,” Hughes let the players – and everyone else there – know. “If you play like that, we’re going to come […]

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Millett replaced

By Derek Liebig The Whitehall Central School varsity football team will have a new coach roaming the sidelines of Ambrose Gilligan Field next fall. The Board of Education voted Monday night to appoint assistant coach Justin Culligan as its next head coach. Culligan received five of seven votes (board members Michael Putorti and Theodore LaRose […]

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Ruth P. Hughes, 71

Ruth P. Hughes, 71, went peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Whitehall on May 5, 1939, the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Peer of Whitehall. She graduated from Whitehall High School. […]

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‘The surgery went as planned, if not better’

Hughes returns to sidelines after kidney transplant operation for former player It was actually quite surprising. Neil Hughes knew he was doing something good as he headed toward the doors of the operating room at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Sept. 15, but he may not have realized how much support he had from the […]

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The Ultimate Hand-off

Whitehall coach donates kidney to former player Usually, a coach helps his player by teaching him proper tackling technique, positioning and play-calling. Then, there are coaches that will give a kidney for their players – literally. On Sept. 15, Whitehall varsity defensive coordinator Neil Hughes entered the hospital along with Clinton Brown, a former member […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]