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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Group dontates time to teach youth safety

Several weeks ago I wrote in my column about the Department of Civilian Marksmanship program that we had here in Whitehall. This was held at the Whitehall’s Senior Rifle Clubs building, which was at the north end of Main Street. It was there that the first hunter training courses were held. The members of the […]

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Fourth quarter honor roll students announced at WHS

Whitehall High School has announced its list of students named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year. The students, listed by grade level are: Grade 12 Highest Honors: Alfred Aubin, Jordan Eggleston, Casey Garner, Joshua Hoagland, Alycia Hollister, Megan Lane, Rebecca Lavin, Alexandra LeClair, Maia McDonald, Ashley Millett, Paxton […]

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Girls soccer drops pair of league contests

Whitehall’s soccer team opened its Adirondack League season last week with losses to perennial power Lake George and Salem. The Railroaders fell to Lake George 4-1 on Sept. 11 as Kelsey Alfonso scored two goals and an assist. Brittney Putorti tallied Whitehall’s lone goal on a penalty kick after Carianna Jones was fouled near the […]

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Stories, love for quilting shared

Joan Douglas’ “crazy quilt” was made by either her grandmother or great aunt more than 80 years ago. The inspiration for Sally Raino’s quilt was borne from a picture her son drew at school. And one of Mary Rooker’s quilts was made for a family reunion. “Every quilt is different and every quilt has a […]

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Whitehall honors top athletes with awards

Baseball Awards: Troy Nichols received the Coach’s Award and Brett Christian was named the team’s most valuable player.   Boys Academic Track Team: The boys track team was recognized as a scholar athlete team. The team compiled a cumulative grade point average of 90.5   Girls Academic Track Team: The girls track team was recognized […]

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Leagues name all-star teams

  The postseason awards for Whitehall’s athletes have begun to roll in. A number of players from the school’s softball and baseball teams were named to Adirondack League all-star teams. Brett Christian and Josh Hoagland were both named second-team all-stars. Christian, a senior, was the team’s leader and its best pitcher, consistently squaring off against […]

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Softball finishes at 12-4 with wins

The Whitehall girl’s softball team wrapped a successful season with a pair of convincing victories. The Railroaders defeated Hadley-Luzerne 9-2 last Wednesday and followed up that performance with a 12-1 victory over North Warren on Friday afternoon. With the wins, Whitehall improved to 12-4 on the season and finished tied for second place with Fort […]

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Skene Manor events coming

The 2012 season at the Skene Manor is starting to take off and the historic estate will hold two of its most popular events in the coming weeks. Its first special dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 23. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. appetizers will be served. Dinner will be served beginning […]

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Softball still in title hunt after 2-1 week

Whitehall’s chances to claim an Adirondack League East division title took a serious hit after the team suffered a crushing loss to Argyle last Friday. The Scots defeated Whitehall 12-0 and took a two-game lead over the Railroaders entering the final week of the season. The game was played at Moreau Rec. because of poor […]

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Softball keeps rolling; beats Fort Ann

The Whitehall softball team picked up its second big win in as many weeks on Monday afternoon, edging Fort Ann by a run on the Cardinals home field. Whitehall scored three runs in the first inning and held Fort Ann in check the rest of the way for a 4-3 victory. Victoria Christian went 3 […]

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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 […]