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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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Railroaders get back on track with 37-7 victory

On a night when they were playing their last home game, the Whitehall football players made sure the team’s seniors walked off Ambrose Gilligan Field as winners. The Railroaders got a solid performance from its seniors and key contributions from several underclassmen as it rolled out to 31 first half points in route to a […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]