It’s never too cold for a little fun. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall in collaboration with the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce will host the 14th annual Winter Festival on Saturday, Feb. 16. This relatively new tradition features a full day of winter-time activities in locations throughout the village. The festival gets off to […]
A nearly forty-year tradition that was responsible for introducing dozens, if not hundreds, of children to the sport of ice fishing will not be held this winter. Elaine Phillips said Monday that Tyke’s Kids’ Fishing Derby will not be held this year. The event has been held for the past 36 years. “With the weather […]
Tyke’s Fishing Derby is so much a part of a Whitehall winter that last year the ice-fishing tourney went on despite the fact there was no ice on South Bay. “We didn’t have any ice last year, and the kids still had a great time,” said Elaine Phillips, who is busty organizing for this year’s […]
This year’s annual Tyke’s Fishing Derby will be held beginning on Sunday, March 6, on South Bay. The free youth tournament will start at 6 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. Elaine Phillips, who is organizing the tournament, said everything is free, including refreshments. At 3 p.m., there will be a gathering at Bay […]
This year, the Tyke’s Kids Fishing Derby will be held on the ice around South Bay on Sunday, March 1.
Whitehall: Stephen J. "Tyke" Phillips, 85, of Lower Bellamy Street, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital, following a brief illness. Born in Poultney, Vermont on November 9, 1922, he was the son of the late John and Rosalia Phillips. He moved to Whitehall at the age of […]