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Girls get first win

Rachel Lavin shoots a floater

By Dan King The Whitehall girls’ basketball team has battled through injuries and has had its fair share of struggles this season, but on Thursday the Railroaders sealed their first win of the season. Whitehall hosted Salem (1-13, 1-15) and came out on top of a 32-31 nail bitter. When the two teams played earlier […]

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Boys stop losing skid

Robby Pereau guards Argyle's Jake Horton

By Dan King Taking on the last place Salem Generals (1-12, 1-14) was just what the doctor ordered for the Whitehall boys’ basketball team. In the midst of a five game losing streak the Railroaders traveled to Salem and were able to snap that skid with a 58-50 win, thanks in large part to the […]

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Rifle Club beats Moreau, now 5-0

The Whitehall Rifle Club was on the road, last week, at Moreau where the team came away with a 968-921 win. Moreau is the only team in the Tri County Rifle League who still shoot off from tables, a practice once common in the league. The tables didn’t seem to bother John Hollister who was […]

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Culligan still wants to coach

Justin Culligan

By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan has applied to be the varsity track and field coach for the upcoming spring season. The embattled former football coach, who also teaches U.S. history and government, said he applied for the position in December, […]

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Whitehall Winterfest on ice

Winterfest III

By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which traditionally takes place in early February, won’t be happening. In previous years the event has featured activities such as the “Penguin Plunge,” a chili cook-off, snowmobile rides, sledding and more. “It really is unfortunate,” said […]

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Students named as scholar athletes

For all they achieved on the field, three of Whitehall’s winter sports team achieved even more in the classroom. Three teams—girls basketball, girls indoor track and boys indoor track—earned distinction as scholar athlete teams. The girls basketball team had the highest cumulative grade point average of any Whitehall sports team with a 95.95. Although that […]

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Students to ride snowmobiles to school

By Derek Liebig Forget the bus; a group of students at Whitehall High School is considered an alternate means of getting to school: by snowmobile. The Board of Education last week gave the thumbs up to a “Ride a snowmobile to school” day and students and faculty alike will arrive at school Friday morning astride […]

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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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Weight Watchers nix town offer but birders closer to perching in visitor center

By Lee Tugas Several weeks after the town requested a $100 monthly donation, the Whitehall Weight Watchers group has chosen the Whitehall High School library as its meeting site over the town Senior Citizen Center. The for-profit group was asked last month a make a monthly donation of $100 for using the senior citizen wing […]

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U.S. Supreme Court to decide fate of Whitehall supervisor’s prayer in spring

By Lee Tugas The wording of Whitehall Supervisor George Armstrong’s prayer at the start of county supervisor meetings may be pared or scrapped altogether by the U.S. Supreme Court come spring. In fact, the wording of a lot of opening prayers of local government bodies nationwide may be pared or scrapped by the Supreme Court. […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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