Tag Archives: Rensselaer

Culligan still wants to coach

Justin Culligan

By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan has applied to be the varsity track and field coach for the upcoming spring season. The embattled former football coach, who also teaches U.S. history and government, said he applied for the position in December, […]

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Local BOCES students take home top honors

A pair of Whitehall teens was among nearly 100 local BOCES students who won a regional SkillsUSA Competition held in Schenectady. Carl Rehm and Riley Eagan both took home top honors during the competition, which was held at Schenectady Community College and Stratton Air Force Base. Rehm won in the automotive mechanics division while Eagan […]

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Washington County reaches agreement with regulating district

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement Friday with the Hudson River Black River Regulating District, potentially putting an end to a four-year legal battle. Supervisors agreed to make $299,833 in back payments and $138,238 per year through 2018. The settlement received the unanimous support of the board. In 2009, the regulating district […]

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Season, varsity career comes to an end for seniors

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Following Whitehall’s season-ending 54-28 loss to Rensselaer last Friday, head coach Justin Culligan spoke to his seniors about where they had come from and what they had accomplished in four years. He reminded them how their first season they had won only a single game but in three years since, had posted winning records and […]

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Whitehall wins Class D North crown

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Whitehall wasn’t about to let a little weather derail their chances of finishing on top of the Class D North Division and earn a berth in Sectionals. The Railroaders endured a half-hour weather delay and a strong Salem running game to pull out a thrilling 38-30 victory over the Generals on Saturday. Josh Hoagland’s nine-yard […]

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Big plays sink Railroaders for second week

For the second time in three games Whitehall’s football team was done in by big plays and missed opportunities, as it fell to Greenwich 36-13 on Sept. 14. Greenwich quarterback Jake Jennings threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns and the Witches rushed for 325 yards in the game as Whitehall fell to 1-2 on […]

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Familiar opponent in season opener

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The Whitehall football team will open its season against a familiar opponent, the Rensselaer Rams, tomorrow night at Ambrose Gilligan Field. The teams, each of whom has qualified for Sectionals the past two years, have played each other three times in the last two years. Rensselaer has won all three games. “This game will be […]

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Portion of Route 4 to be paved

A section of highway in Whitehall will receive repairs after it was included in a multi-million contract awarded by the New York State Department of Transportation as part of a New York Works project. The DOT announced last week that Route 4 between Ryder Road and Seventh Avenue in the village of Whitehall was one […]

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Baseball wins final game

The Whitehall boy’s baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a dominating win over Hadley-Luzerne last Thursday. The Railroaders pounded out 21 hits en route to a 21-6 victory. Justin Hoagland recorded five hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs. Brett Christian drove in four runs and scored four times, Paxton DeLorme […]

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Railroaders get another shot at unbeaten Indians

By Bill Toscano   Facing an unbeaten team in the opening game of the playoffs is never an easy task, especially when that team pinned a 48-0 loss on your team two weeks ago. That’s what’s coming up for theWhitehallfootball team, which playsCambridgein the Class D sectional semifinals at 1 p.m. Saturday atSchuylervilleHigh School. But […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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