Tag Archives: Orphan

After delay LARAC releases funds for local concert series

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Organizers of area concert series’ are breathing a sigh of relief after the New York State Council on the Arts made a partial disbursement of grant money that makes summer concert series’ possible in a number of local communities. Ellen Butz, executive director of the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) said NYSCA released last […]

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Free vessel checks offered by Coast Guard

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 in Lake George, Warren, Washington and northern Saratoga Counties, is offering free vessel safety checks to owners of motorboats, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, rowboats and personal watercraft. To take advantage of this free special safety examination, you can call one of the following US Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels examiners in […]

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Softball trio recognized by league

A trio of Whitehall softball players were lauded by opposing coaches in league all-star voting last month. Seniors Brittney Putorti, Victoria Christian and Paxton Peterson were all honored for their play on the field this season. Putorti was named a first-team Adirondack All Star. An overpowering pitcher, Putorti was on the mound for every inning […]

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Lavin wins Triple Jump

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This story has been revised to include the results from the Section II meet in Fort Plain on May 25. An earlier version of this story had the incorrect results. Rebecca Lavin made sure she ended her high school track career on a high note. The senior wrapped up an outstanding season by winning the […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Women enjoy day at HF Fish and Game Club

 On Saturday, June 1, 33 women took part in women’s day at the Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club. Sponsored by the Washington County Federation of Sportsmen Clubs, the women enjoyed a day just for them in shooting rifles, black powder, skeet shooting and also archery. Headed by Bill Pike, these women showed that they […]

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Slate Valley to display new exhibit

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To celebrate immigrants from the Carpatho-Rusyn Mountains, the Slate Valley Museum will open a new exhibit in conjunction with this month’s First Friday on June 7. “Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: The Carpatho-Rusyn People of the Slate Valley” will look at the experiences of these people in this area at the end of the […]

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Hartford’s best: Godnick, Liebig named top students

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Rachel Liebig and Sarah Jo Godnick have been friends since they were three years old. Through the years they’ve played sports, done homework and spent time socially together. Now, they’ll graduate side by side, ranked number one and number two in their class at Hartford Central School. Liebig will walk as the second member of […]

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Water change: Village makes changes to commercial water bills

High volume water users will find themselves paying their bills more frequently after the Village Board of Trustees agreed on Tuesday to change the way its water bills are administered. The village will begin billing commercial water users every month instead of the three-month billing cycle that is currently in practice. The change applies only […]

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Local students, faculty observe Memorial Day

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The student and faculty at Whitehall Elementary School paid tribute last Thursday to one of the community’s fallen heroes during its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. More than a hundred parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and a dozen Legionnaires looked on as students recited poems, sang songs and received awards. But the most touching moment was […]

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Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio to celebrate “A Decade of Dance”

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Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio will present its 2013 dance recital “A Decade of Dance,” on May 31 and June 1 at the Whitehall High School auditorium. The shows will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 31 and at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on June 1. The studio is thrilled to be celebrating its […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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