Tag Archives: Wescott

Celebrating a century: Local Girl Scouts mark 100 years of fun, friends, achievement

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Girl Scouting part of life for one family   Expectant mothers in Tami Clark’s family don’t get asked the normal questions about their baby’s gender. Instead, the first question is always what scouting organization they’ll belong to. “We have a joke in our family. We don’t announce whether it’s a boy or girl, we announce […]

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Rugged defense crucial for success

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If the Whitehall varsity boys’ basketball team expects to be competitive in the Adirondack League they will need to rely on a stingy and opportunistic defense. “One of our strengths will be the ability to mix our defenses to help provide some transition baskets,” said long-time head coach Keith Redmond who enters his 17th consecutive […]

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Fathers, sons and their firehouses

By Derek Liebig  Terry LaChapelle has been a member of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company for 33 years. He’s been such a constant presence over the last three decades that he’s been named a lifetime member, a distinction few earn. Throughout most of that time, his son Darrell has been there by his side. Terry […]

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Girl Scouts help out

Girl Scouts help food pantries   Community service is a large part of scouting and the combined Granville Whitehall Girl Scout troop showed that off May 21 as they tried once again to ‘stuff-a-bus.’ In its fourth year, after starting in 2008, the Girl Scouts doggedly pursue their goal of filling up a full-sized 60-passenger […]

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Golden ‘Girls’

Lauren Edwards, Jenna Brown and Shelley Fairbanks received the Girl Scouts' Gold Award

Jenna Brown, Lauren Edwards and Shelley Fairbanks reached the pinnacle of Girl Scouting Sunday as the trio received the Girl Scout Gold Award. The ceremony looked back at the 13 years building up to the event as the trio receiving the award begins to look forward to the next stage of their lives post high […]

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Baseball has split for week

The Whitehall baseball team alternated wins and loses, splitting four games last week. The team lost a pair of league contests against Warrensburg and Fort Ann and defeated Bolton and non-league opponent Poultney. The Railroaders opened Adirondack League play with an 8-7 come from behind win over the Bolton Eagles last Tuesday. The game was […]

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Whitehall Gives Fort Ann a Game

What a difference a year makes. The Whitehall baseball team opened its season last Thursday with a hard fought 4-3 loss to defending state champion Fort Ann. Whitehall was paced by junior Brett Christian who pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on six hits, while fanning seven batters. Fort Ann scratched across the […]

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Cole M. Rocque, 20

Cole Rocque, 20

WHITEHALL   Cole M. Rocque, 20,  of County Route 12, passed away unexpectedly on March 6, 2011. Born on August 20, 1990  in Glens Falls, he was the son of Joyce and Tobe Corcoran and Matthew Rocque and Becky McKee.  He was a 2008 graduate of Whitehall High School where he graduated with a Advanced Regents […]

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No contested races in March election

Mayoral candidate Brian LaRose

The question of a contested election for the village of Granville came down to the wire this week. With days to go to the deadline, four candidates declared their intentions and made the necessary arrangements to make the ballot for the village election March 15. Candidates needed to pick up an official petition and gather […]

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Railroader Preview: Boys basketball

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The Whitehall varsity boys basketball program will look to use its athletic ability to compete in the 2010-11 Adirondack League. “We will be very athletic,” said head coach Keith Redmond. “We will have bench depth and the ability to go 9-10 deep in a game, which should help the fatigue factor late in games.” The […]

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Classifieds 01/28/14

Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners

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By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

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By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help

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By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]

Cop: School district ‘as safe as can be’

By Dan King Despite some parents’ concerns, a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy says Whitehall Central School is “as safe as […]

DeLorme’s 199 paces rifle club

Young Joe DeLorme has a career night, shooting a near perfect 199, including a 50 in the difficult standing position. […]

Cheerleaders to perform in competition

The Whitehall varsity cheerleaders will be performing in a cheer competition this weekend. Competition will begin at 10 a.m. on […]

Mayor LaRose to seek reelection

By Derek Liebig Granville Mayor Brian LaRose confirmed last week he will seek a second term in office, saying there […]

Rotary trivia night this weekend

The community’s brightest minds will compete Saturday to determine who has the greatest knowledge of trivia. The Granville Rotary Club […]