Tag Archives: Wac

District to use WAC for practices, training

By Derek Liebig Whitehall’s student athletes are expected to receive a leg up on their competition. The Board of Education voted last week to enter into an agreement with the Whitehall Athletic Club that will allow students to train at the fitness center. Students will be able to use the club’s weight-training facility and teams […]

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Professional boxing coming to WAC

  A professional boxing event will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club next weekend. Shawn Miller, a light heavyweight from Troy, will headline the event which will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12. The event will also feature a bout between Jaci Trivilion and Rosie Thomas and appearances by Matt Leddick, […]

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Heavy Metal concert Saturday

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It’s going to be loud at the Whitehall Athletic Club this weekend. “Meltdown on the Mettawee,” a heavy metal concert featuring Metallica and Pantera cover bands will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The show features two Albany-based acts headlining what is billed as “a metal tribute show like no other.” Creeping Death, a […]

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WWE Hall of Famer coming to WAC

World of Hurt Wrestling, the organization that brought former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis to Whitehall last month, has announced that a WWE Hall of Famer will perform at the Whitehall Athletic Club later this month. Jimmy Superfly Snuka will headline an event at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at the WAC. Snuka, whose real […]

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Harold Ford to perform Saturday at WAC

The Harold Ford Cash Band will perform at the Whitehall Athletic Club on Saturday.

The Man in Black is coming to the Whitehall Athletic Club this Saturday. Harold Ford, Laura Lucy and the Cash Band will perform the Spirit of Johnny Cash at the WAC on Saturday, March 9. Ford, who has played in venues throughout the country, possesses an almost uncanny physical and vocal resemblance to Johnny Cash, […]

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Former WWE Diva coming to Whitehall Friday

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A local wrestling promoter who brought several former WWE stars to Whitehall last year will hold a series of professional wrestling events at the Whitehall Athletic Club over the next 10 months. Shane Alden, owner of World of Hurt Wrestling, has scheduled 10 professional wrestling events at the WAC beginning with an event headlined by […]

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Rocking at WAC: Whitehall native hired to promote concerts

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The Whitehall Athletic Club has hired a local musician to plan and organize concerts inside the converted Armory. Club owner Greg Gross announced last week that he has hired Alex Hyatt, a 1989 graduate of Whitehall High School, as director of music events. “Alex will be the point man for show budgeting, booking talent, concert […]

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Classifieds 12/24/14

Low income grants available

Residents in the Town of Hartford with “very low income” can qualify for Rural Development Grants. The grants are part […]

Decision to arm probation officers shelved

By Derek Liebig A proposal to allow probation officers to carry firearms has been shelved for now by the Washington […]

How to deal with winter weather

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By Dan King With the snowy season starting in the Northeast, there are some helpful guidelines to follow and there […]

Grapplers finish 11th at own tournament

Granville’s wrestling team finished 11th at the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament. The tournament, held Saturday at Granville High School, […]

Horde falls to Mechanicville

A poor second quarter doomed the Granville boys basketball team in their only game played last week. The Horde was […]

New laws effect seniors, solar power

By Dan King Whitehall has two new laws on the books, one of which helps seniors by raising the income […]

Girls still seeking first win

Salem’s stingy defense kept the Whitehall girls’ basketball team winless. The Railroaders dropped a nail-bitter to the Generals last Wednesday, […]

Wrestlers successful at Granville Lions Tourney

The Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestling team was handed its first league loss last Wednesday. The Salem Generals defeated Whitehall/Fort Ann 54-28 […]

Bowling team picks up first win

Granville’s bowling team picked up its first team wins of the season last week against visiting Corinth and North Warren. […]

Annual Holiday Tournament this weekend

Holiday hoops tournament

By Dan King Holiday joy meets hardwood competition this weekend. The 19th annual Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament takes places Tomorrow […]

Dresden officials hope to fix veteran memorial

Dresden Memorial

By Dan King Dresden’s memorial to the town’s veterans is inadequate, officials say, and they want to do something about […]