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Elks Soccer Shoot to be held Aug. 28

Local kids will have the chance to learn if they can bend it like Beckham. Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host its annual soccer shoot at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Whitehall Town Recreation Field. Students will compete for prizes by seeing how many goals they can make. The competition will be […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Waterfowl season discussed

On Aug. 6 the Whitehall Fish and Game Club hosted a joint Waterfowl meeting at the Skenesborough Rescue Squad between Vermont and New York to set the 2013 season for duck hunters on Lake Champlain. This is one of two meetings held every year to get hunters’ suggestions on the upcoming duck season. The other […]

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Annual Powwow this weeekend in Whitehall

Native American dancers robed in the vibrant hues of ceremonial dress will move in perfect harmony to the rhythmic beating of drums as the First Nations Intertribal Powwow marches into Whitehall this weekend.     The eighth annual event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4, at the Skenesborough Canal Side Park, adjacent […]

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Whitehall fares well on fiscal stress test

Communities in Washington County are not stressed fiscally according to a report released by the state comptroller’s office earlier this summer. Of the 14 towns that filed end-of-the-year reports with the state, none were classified as stressed on a new Fiscal Stress Monitoring System developed by the state Comptroller’s Office. The Town of Hampton received […]

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Former Whitehall native to release new album

The Kingston resident and well-known musician will debut his latest music project during a concert and album release party tomorrow night at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The Frandino Ruggers is an ambitious studio project led by Frandino and features contributions from nearly two dozen area musicians. The album, titled “Return,” is the end-result of nearly […]

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Ox Roast relies on volunteers

How do you prepare and serve 500 hundred pounds of beef and 700 ears of corn? With a lot of help from your friends. The Whitehall United Methodist Church held its annual Ox Roast on Saturday afternoon and a couple hundred people turned out to sample the famous charbroiled beef that has made the event […]

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Yard sale to benefit Rivette

Family and friends of Katie Rivette are holding a benefit yard sale this weekend at the Whitehall Stewart’s shop to help defray expenses of a second kidney transplant. Katie was in renal failure at eight months old and was on dialysis until she was 23 months old when she received a kidney transplant from her […]

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WBF title fight Saturday at WAC

The World Boxing Federation North American Light Heavyweight title will determined Saturday night at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Shawn Miller, of Troy, and Yasin “The Assasin” Rashid, of Brooklyn, will compete for the vacant title in what is the first professional title fight for either boxer. Miller, 31, played college baseball at West Virginia University […]

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Baseball team finishes second in Tri-County league

The Whitehall Tri-County Middle League baseball team wrapped up a successful season finishing second overall. The team, which won the East Division, suffered an 11-10 loss to Lake George in the championship game, held last Thursday in Hartford. Whitehall was held in check through the first three innings as Lake George pulled out to an […]

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Ourdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Hope for Walleye

In the past, residents of Whitehall and surrounding communities couldn’t wait for first ice on South Bay to go ice fishing for Saugers and walleyes. It was in everyone’s blood as it was for past generations. You couldn’t wait for the ice to form. Heck, back before TV and all those other electrical gadgets they […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]