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Track athletes show improvement in second meet

In first track meet of the season, Cullen Flynn was unable to record a successful try in the men’s pole vault. On Saturday, he finished fifth and earned his team two points. Flynn was one of several Whitehall athletes who showed improvement in the second indoor track meet of the season. Flynn cleared 6.5 feet […]

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Track wraps up season high note

Strong performances by Rebecca Lavin and Zach Diekel led the Whitehall boys’ and girls’ track teams to a pair of fifth-place finishes at last week’s Section II Class C sectionals held in Fort Plain. Diekel captured the boys’ shot put title and finished second in the discus, and Lavin turned in a second-place finish in […]

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Rich wins league pole vault championship

Dave Rich had quite the week for Whitehall’s track team. The senior was crowned a Wasaren League champion in the pole vault last Wednesday after he cleared 11 feet, six inches at the league meet held in Schuylerville. He also finished third in the boys 110 meter hurdles at the same event. He followed up […]

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Whitehall’s field athletes place well again at relays

Zach Diekel and Rebecca Lavin continued to star for Whitehall’s track and field team at the Muse Relays held Saturday at Glens Falls High School. Both placed in two events, including Diekel’s first place finish in the shot put. Diekel’s throw of more than 44 and half feet was one foot and four inches further […]

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Lavin leads way in track

Rebecca Lavin had a banner day for the girl’s track team, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the team from falling to Salem and host Corinth on Tuesday afternoon. Lavin won three events for the Railroaders, Kassi VanGuilder cleared more than four and a half feet to win the girl’s high jump, and Caitlyn Sanford […]

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Track teams get first wins

Whitehall’s boys and girls track teams picked up their first wins of the season, going 2-1 in a meet against Greenwich, Cambridge, and Waldorf on Tuesday afternoon. Dave Rich led the boys with four top-three finishes, including two wins, and Tyler Perry and Tyler Sweenor each added wins for Whitehall. Rich won the 110-meter hurdles […]

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Hoagland, Rich lead way for track squad

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                      Josh Hoagland placed in three events, including winning the shot put, and Dave Rich won the 100-meter hurdles and the pole vault as Whitehall’s boys track team narrowly lost to Granville and Hoosic Valley Tuesday. Hoagland was second in the 100 and third in […]

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Individuals show strength for track team

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              Whitehall’s track team won four individual events and had a bevy of top-three finishes in its first meet of the season held on April 3 in Whitehall. Dave Rich, Zach Diekel, Caitlyn Sandford and Kassi VanGuilder all won events for Whitehall. Rich won the pole vault, clearing the […]

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Gendron fifth in triple jump

Marion Gendron placed fifth in the girls’ triple jump during Sunday’s Indoor Track meet atHudsonValleyCommunity College. Gendron’s jump of 27 feet, 3.5 inches was good placed her just inside in the top five and earned the Railroaders two points. Gendron was the only athlete to score any points forWhitehall. Maggie Benjamin and Megan Redmond also […]

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Another record falls to Ferguson

PJ Ferguson continues to set school records. A week after breaking theWhitehallschool record in the boys 1600 meter race,Fergusonset the bar even higher, improving upon his own record last Saturday at an Indoor Track League meet, held atHudsonValleyCommunity College.  Fergusonbroke the previous record of5:29, set by Mickey Bezio in 2009, by 13 seconds when he […]

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Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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