Tag Archives: Southern Zone

Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: End of another deer season

As you read this, northern zone is over with for another year and Black Powder season in the southern zone closed on Dec. 18. It’s been a long non-productive season for many. There was no feed in the woods for the deer. Where they went to have lunch and supper is beyond me. My success […]

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Warm winter good for deer

Jessica and her deer

The warmest winter in more than 40 years coupled with a mild spring is expected to lead to a strong deer hunting season this fall, according to biologists in both New York and Vermont. “It should be better than last year,” said Ed Reed, a wildlife biologist with the N.Y. State Department of Environmental Conservation. […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Slow start to deer season

I don’t know about all you hunters out there, but deer hunting this year has been slow, very slow, non-existent slow. I’ve been out quite a bit and in most areas not even a squirrel, bird, chipmunk, nothing. There’s definitely not the feed in the woods that the animals rely on. The hunters aren’t seeing […]

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Youth deer hunt Columbus Day weekend

The Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that a statewide youth deer hunt will be held over Columbus Day weekend. “Implementation of this youth deer hunt is a hallmark moment of New York hunters and represents continued efforts of DEC to engage more young people in nature and outdoor recreation,” Joe Marten, DEC Commissioner, said […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Deer season changes proposed

Now here it is the middle of April and most people are hoping for the weather we had in March to return. The weather we’re having in April is typical April weather. What we had in March was fantastic. I know it’s early, but here are the proposed deer and bear seasons for 2012 in […]

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Gene Terry: Not a good hunting season

They say it’s not over with until it’s over with. Dec. 20 was the last day for deer hunting of any kind in our region. Northern zone was disgusting and the southern zone wasn’t very far behind it. The lack of beechnuts and acorns contributed greatly in most area, but where did the deer go […]

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Deer season finally hits full stride

By Derek Liebig   The anticipation has been building for months and will reach its peak early Saturday morning as the first rays of sunshine appear on the southern horizon, illuminating fields and wood lots throughout the area. Waiting patiently along hillsides, hedgerows and behind blinds, will be hunters hoping to catch a glimpse of […]

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Outdoors with Gene Terry: Northern Zone could certainly use a little improvement

Here it comes guys and girls. This week is supposed to be when the bucks lose all their senses and go chasing the does over hill and dale. If there are any bucks around, I would like to see the does they’re chasing because so far this season many of us have seen neither. To […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

Statue 2

By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]