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Police collect 500 pounds of food, clothing


By Lee Tugas Whitehall Police Chief Matt Dickinson was so jubilant that for once he forgot his dislike of photographs. Diving through a bag of clothing,” Dickinson crowed, “The nice people of Whitehall donated more than 500 pounds of food. We filled that police car.” Dickinson’s reference was to his department’s goal to fill a […]

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Hartford announces new principal


By Jaime Thomas The search is over for a new principal at Hartford Central School. District Superintendent Andrew Cook announced at a meeting last week that Brian George will take the position of Junior/ Senior High School principal effective July 1. “He had the personality the board felt really would work well with our staff […]

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Diekel receives appointment to Air Force Academy

John Diekel Action Shot

The biggest decision of John Diekel’s life had little to do with wrestling. Diekel, a senior at Whitehall High School, has amassed more than 200 career wins and on Saturday claimed his fifth consecutive Class D championship. The wiry 138 pound wrestler has received interest from several Division I colleges, including Duke and Maryland, but […]

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Family swim events scheduled at WHS

Whitehall High School will host a series of family swim events in the upcoming weeks. The events are an opportunity for families to be active and enjoy some off-season swimming. The events will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 and 17. The cost is $1 per person or $5 […]

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Community Thanksgiving dinner

A local organization is once again reaching out to those in need to ensure everyone has an opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving. The Companions in Christ Fellowship Committee will be hosting its ninth annual Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. […]

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Quicks to receive honorary degrees from FFA

Two Granville natives will receive honorary American FFA degrees this week. The National FFA Organization will honor Ken Quick Sr. and Diane Quick with the awards, given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment, according to a press release. The Quicks will travel to the 85th National FFA Convention & […]

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Soccer girls fall to Fort Ann

Sports-Soccer Ariel Ayers

Fort Ann rode a first half surge to defeat Whitehall in an Adirondack League game played on Oct. 16. The Cardinals scored three goals in the first half to open a 4-1 lead at the half and went on to defeat the Railroaders 4-2. Kara White led Fort Ann with three goals and goalie Kayla […]

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ARCW to host benefit dinners

A series of regular dinners are being scheduled by the Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall to benefit its summer theater programs for general audiences and youth education. The first of these dinners will be held from4to7 p.m.on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Our Lady of Hope Church Hall (the corner of Skene and Wheeler Streets). […]

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Methodist Church to host Christmas Bazaar

The Whitehall United Methodist Church will host their annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the church, located at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane in Whitehall. Patrons will have the opportunity to shop for a variety of crafts, baked goods, Christmas decorations, toys, books, kitchen utensils and more. There […]

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LaFlamme plans to move to former Aubuchon site

A little more than a month after Aubuchon Hardware closed its doors, the empty store is being given new life by an existing Whitehall business. Christopher LaFlamme confirmed Tuesday that he is moving his store from its current location at 120 Main Street to the Aubuchon store on Broadway. Besides a more visible location, the […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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