Tag Archives: Three Quarters

Big plays doom Railroaders

By the time Whitehall found its rhythm, it was too late. The Railroaders’ offense was stymied through the first three quarters in last Friday’s 14-7 loss to Canajoharie. A week after racking up more than 400 yards of total offense, Whitehall managed only 155 yards against a physical Canajoharie defense. The Railroaders nearly made a […]

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Whitehall school budget vote this Tuesday

The Whitehall Board of Education presented its proposed 2013-14 budget to the public and is eyeing a tax increase of 2.19 percent. The increase is driven largely by a 9.5 percent spike in the cost of employee benefits. The district will pay an additional $381,724 for employee benefits. Nearly three-quarters of that amount is the […]

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Girls even league record with vs. Bolton

The Whitehall girls basketball team evened their Adirondack League record with a narrow win over Bolton Friday night on the Railroaders home court. Whitehall overcame a one-point third quarter to pull out a 32-26 win. Rebecca Lavin scored a game high 14 points and Victoria Christian pulled down 12 rebounds. Olivia Seamans had a double-double […]

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Boys basketball splits pair

The Whitehall boys basketball team squeaked by a winless Bolton team Friday night largely on the basis of their play in the first half. The Railroaders outscored Bolton by seven points in the first half and withstood a fourth quarter to down the Eagles 50-46. Only four players scored for Whitehall. Justin Hoagland scored a […]

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Poor first quarter sinks boys basketball

The Whitehall boys basketball team fell to previously winless Hadley Luzerne 62-55 last Tuesday. The Eagles picked up their first win of the season by outscoring the Railroaders 18-6 in the first quarter. Matt Hay led four players in double figures, scoring 17 points and grabbing 15 rebounds, Jesse DeMarsh netted 15, Caliber Bolt had […]

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Defense leads way for girls in win

A dominating defensive performance led the Whitehall girls basketball team past Hadley-Luzerne 36-16 last Wednesday. The Railroaders limited the Eagles to a total of four points in the game’s first three quarters to and led 33-4 entering the four quarter. Rebecca Lavin scored a season high 18 points for the Railroaders who got five points […]

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Village hopes to complete sidewalk project by Friday

Workers expect to complete the current sidewalk project by the end of this week if weather allows. Highway Superintendent Dan Williams said the collaborative work effort between the town, the village and hired contractors has been going very well. “We poured in 10 more yards this morning, so we’re about three-quarters of the way done,” […]

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Whitehall wins Class D North crown

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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Village meeting May 2

The Granville Village Board found federal money comes with a few snags as they approved spending as much as $75,000 to pay for an audit May 2. Village Clerk-Treasurer Rick Roberts explained the village is required to pay for auditing of four years of the village financial records as a consequence of using the American […]

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Turn attempt (with unique cargo) snarls traffic for two hours

by Matthew Rice A Utah wind energy project managed to bring traffic in Granville to a halt Thursday, March 3 as a massive tractor trailer blocked Route 22 for nearly two hours Thursday morning. The 153-foot rig was hauling two 123-foot wind turbine blades from their point of manufacture in Maine to Utah, officials said. […]

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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, […]