Tag Archives: Warrensburg

Family seeks to send kids to camp in son’s memory

Basket Party

Nathan Willis was always happiest outdoors. His parents, Maxine and Francis Willis, described their son—who died unexpectedly last September—as a “passionate outdoorsman” more comfortable in shorts and hiking boots than the tie and sweater he was required to wear as a teller at TD Bank in Granville. Francis said his son frequently spent his weekends—even […]

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Eaton picks up win for tennis team

Best Tennis

Faith Eaton picked up Whitehall’s first win of the season on the tennis courts last Wednesday against North Warren. Playing as the fifth seed, Eaton bested Jacob Allen 10-2. It was the first match Whitehall has won all season and the winning ways must have been contagious as Whitehall picked up its second win of […]

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Railroaders baseball split four game road trip

An opportunistic Warrensburg team took advantage of several Whitehall errors to pull out a dramatic 3-2 win on Monday evening. Joe Brunelle drove in the winning run on a double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Burgers won their sixth game of the season. The Railroaders got a good […]

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Wesner receives praises, money

By Jaime Thomas The appreciation continues to roll in for Pat Wesner after her good deed several weeks ago. The director of the Pember Library and Museum said she has been receiving piles of letters in the mail from all over the United States. People from Missouri, Ohio, California and elsewhere have been praising her […]

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Boys lose three

Boys Bball Brian

Despite scoring a game high 18 points in the fourth quarter, the Whitehall boys basketball team was unable to complete a comeback against Warrensburg on Monday night, falling 54-48. Trailing by ten points entering the final quarter, the Railroaders managed to cut the lead to as few as six points but were unable to get […]

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Eight wrestlers advance to Sectionals

Whitehall’s wrestling team saved its best for last. The team, which has consistently wrestled in tournaments featuring much larger schools, showed everyone what it could do against similarly sized schools, finishing fourth at the Section II, Class D Championships Saturday in Warrensburg. The Railroaders finished tied with Albany Academy and were only a half point […]

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Boys expect to compete in tough league

Boys Bball (2)

There were few things that went right for the boys basketball team last season. The team struggled with inconsistency and injuries as it staggered to a 1-17 record, defeating Warrensburg in the final game of the season. But there’s plenty of reason for optimism this year. What was a young and inexperienced team last year […]

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Railroaders run over Fort Edward

vs. Fort Edward (20)

Whitehall’s young offensive line is starting to grow up. The team’s biggest question mark coming into the season made a big statement on Friday night as they paved the way for 306 rushing yards in a 46-26 win over rival Fort Edward. “We really pushed tonight,” said junior offensive lineman Brandon Steves. “We did what […]

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Volleyball tournament for charity in works

Volleyball Shot

Kate Becker has been Granville High School’s volleyball coach for less than three weeks now, but she’s bursting with the excitement as she looks another three weeks down the road. “We’re really looking forward to ‘Ace For The Cure,’ said Becker, whose team will host its third annual tournament, inviting in Waterford-Halfmoon, Hadley-Luzerne and Warrensburg […]

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Tennis team loses pair of matches

The Whitehall tennis team swept the doubles matches against Warrensburg in its season opener, held last Monday in Warrensburg. Lia McKee and Abby Connors dispatched their opponents, 10-5, and Alex Wood and Faith Eaton defeated their opponents by an identical score. Unfortunately for Whitehall, those were the only matches the team won, as they fell […]

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Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

Rail Trail 5K this weekend

By Joshua Bassett The sixth annual Rail Trail 5K race takes place this Saturday, May 30. The race/walk begins at […]

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