Tag Archives: Wescott

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

Girl Scout Group

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 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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