The director of the Whitehall Recreation Center has resigned and is facing criminal charges following an incident in which a child was struck with a projectile from an air powered gun. Daniel Welch, 52, of Whitehall was arrested and charged with second degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Welch is [...]
The Whitehall Youth Football fifth- and sixth-grade grade team advanced in the post season tournament with a 19-13 win over Fort Edward under the lights and snow at the Whitehall Recreation Center Saturday night. The win avenged a loss to the Forts the previous week. Whitehall was able to score in the second quarter after [...]
By Derek Liebig A group of residents expressed concerns about recent vandalism at the Rec Center playground at last Wednesday’s town board meeting. Christina Sumner said she has seen damage to a fence, door and one of the swings over the last several weeks. “There’s been a lot of vandalism at the park recently,” she [...]
By Derek Liebig Two young men whose lives ended too early were remembered during a special ceremony at the Recreation Center fields Thursday evening. In a brief, but emotional ceremony, the Whitehall Youth League honored Cole Rocque and Tommy Pollinger, both of whom died unexpectedly earlier this year. The Rocque family received a plaque featuring [...]
Whitehall Youth League will be holding two more baseball and softball registration sessions at the Recreation Center. They will run from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday March 10 and Tuesday, March 15. Youth ages 5 to 12 may sign up. Registration is $30.
The Whitehall Youth League will hold its first baseball and softball registration Tuesday, March 1, 6 to 8 p.m., Feb. 24, at the Whitehall Recreation Center and will have another session Registration is $30 per player. In addition, each player must sell 40 raffle tickets as well. The league has had raffles in the past, [...]
By Bill Toscano Local families will have to pay more for their children to participate in baseball and softball and will also be required to sell a specific number of raffle tickets as well. Whitehall Youth League President John Hoagland said the changes are a result of the elimination of coin-drop collections, which accounted for [...]
The Whitehall town board is currently looking for a person to replace Neal Molinero as the recreation center director. Neal recently submitted his resignation to the board. The town board plans to officially accpet his resigntation at Wednesday’s meeting, but will start looking for a replacement immediately. For more information, contact the Whitehall town offices [...]
Who will replace the roof on the town recreation center? Members of the Whitehall Town Board hope to decide the answer to that question by the end of the week after receiving and opening bids on the project on Oct. 7.