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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with the Wasaren League and seek admission to the Adirondack League, among the reasons given for the change was the desire to make Granville’s athletic programs more competitive. Matt Hicks, who presented the case for moving […]

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Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all of them into compliance. John Daly, Jr., owns 17 properties in the Village of Whitehall and last week it was reported that nine of those 17 properties had been cited by Washington County for code […]

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District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule for the 2015-16 school year. In November, the school board voted to repeal a Legault-backed 5-block schedule that was implemented in the beginning of the year, and go back to a modified version of the […]

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Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation officers to carry firearms. The resolution is contingent on a firearms policy that will be drafted by Sheriff Jeff Murphy and the board’s Public Safety Committee. Once that policy has been finalized, all 13 county […]

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Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders traveled to Corinth to do battle with a talented Tomahawks team. Despite getting off to a very slow start and a 21-5 deficit, the Railroaders came storming back to narrow the gap to 52-51. Unfortunately, […]

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Town appointees confirmed by board

By Dan King The Whitehall Town Board finalized its appointments for 2015 during its annual organizational meeting last week, reappointing Dave Hollister as deputy supervisor, Carol Senecal as town historian and Joel Carpenter as budget officer. James Shattuck was reappointed as working foreman by Highway Superintendent Louie Pratt. Elaine Jones was retained as deputy town […]

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Bascue 15th in two-man World Cup event

On Saturday, Whitehall’s Codie Bascue finished 15th in the two-man bobsled race at a World Cup event in Koenigssee, Germany. Bascue was paired with Aaron Victorian and the pair recorded times of 51.92 and 51.85 for a total of 1:43.77. The top U.S. pair was Steven Holcomb and Justin Olsen, who raced to times of […]

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Track team continues to improve

On Jan. 10 the girls’ indoor track team finished fourth out of eight schools and the boys finished sixth out of eight. Head Coach Amanda Mazza said she was impressed by the teams, as they competed against many schools that are larger in size. Morgan Winters recorded 18 of the girls’ 46 total points, with […]

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Wi-Fi coming to Rec Center

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By Dan King Those who want to be connected to the Internet while enjoying recreational activities will soon get their wish. The Whitehall Rec Center has decided to install Wi-Fi as well as cable television at the facility this year. Julie Eagan, the Rec Center’s director, said that Time Warner Cable had done a site […]

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Wrestlers successful at Vermont tourney

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The Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestling team had a very good weekend at the Essex Tournament in Essex Junction, Vt. last weekend. In a 28 school competition, the Whitehall/Fort Ann team had four wrestlers finish in the top six in their respective weight classes. Jake Gregory finished 3rd at 170 pounds, Josh Bressette came in 4th at […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

S Williams Street

By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

Murphy, Jeff 2

By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]