Tag Archives: Orphan

Elks sponsoring Big Buck Contest

Trustee Martin Rocque wants you to know that the third annual Big Buck contest is underway at the Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491. This contest is open to the public.  Only New York and Vermont bucks can be entered. The $10 entry fee covers Bow, Rifle, and Muzzleloader seasons. You must have a legal 2013 tag […]

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Big plays doom Railroaders

By the time Whitehall found its rhythm, it was too late. The Railroaders’ offense was stymied through the first three quarters in last Friday’s 14-7 loss to Canajoharie. A week after racking up more than 400 yards of total offense, Whitehall managed only 155 yards against a physical Canajoharie defense. The Railroaders nearly made a […]

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Lake George out-hustled and outplayed Whitehall in its season and home opener last Friday. The Warriors were strong offensively and defensively as they beat the Railroaders 6-1. “They beat us to the ball,” said head coach Ceil Brandi, who was disappointed with her team’s play. “They played well and we didn’t.” Emma Donnelly led the […]

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Gold Star mother to be honored

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 83 will honor Whitehall’s Gold Star Mother Catherine Aiken with a remembrance service on Sunday, Sept. 29. Catherine lost her son William in the Vietnam War. The service will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the public. Whitehall’s American Legion Post is located at 148 Main Street in […]

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Dock diving competition in Bomoseen Sept. 29

The Lake House Pub and Grille in on Lake Bomoseen is hosting the fifth annual Dog Dock Diving competition to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) on Sunday, Sept. 29. Registration begins at 11 a.m., practice jumps begin at noon and competitive jumps begin around 1 p.m. Each dog will get a practice jump […]

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Fair Haven hosting annual AppleFest Saturday

Students in the Fair Haven area school district will pool their efforts and offer the community a day of fall-inspired entertainment this Saturday. The annual Fair Haven AppleFest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the town green. “Basically it’s the same as last year,” said Kandi Ramey, […]

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Town and village complex readies for October opening

The Whitehall Town Board toured the northern end of the town’s municipal center, which will soon house the police department and eventually the local court system and possibly one day, the village offices. The tour was conducted by Supervisor George Armstrong and Councilman Richard LaChapelle, along with an assist by Village Trustee and Police Commissioner […]

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Whitehall teacher eyes new playground

Holly Pelky, a first-grade teacher at Whitehall Elementary School, is hoping to build a new playground behind the school. Pelky told the Board of Education that she has applied to KaBOOM! for a $15,000 grant to build a new playground. KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization that helps build playgrounds. The grant would provide $9,000 […]

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Tae Kwon Do begins Monday

The Whitehall Tae Kwon Do Association begins its 33rd year on Monday, Sept. 23. Classes are held in the Whitehall Elementary School gymnasium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes concluded approximately the third week in May. Students of all ages are welcome, although students under age 6 are accepted on […]

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Museum director: It’s been an encouraging year

The Skenesborough Museum has become an international travel destination this summer. Carol Greenough, director, said the museum has enjoyed an encouraging year, fueled in part by an influx of foreign tourists. “We’ve had a terrific number of people from out state and out of the country,” Greenough said last week. “I was really surprised to […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]