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Putorti, Gordon elected to Whitehall School Board

School Board

By Dan King Some things will change and some things will stay the same on the Whitehall Board of Education. A record turnout of 602 voters showed up to vote Tuesday night on the candidates for the school board, the school budget, whether to keep the board at nine members or reduce it to seven, […]

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Wrestling merger in jeopardy?

Wrestling Merger

By Dan King The Whitehall/Fort Ann school wrestling merger could be in jeopardy. Whitehall’s Board of Education voted last week to table any decision on continuing the merged program, even though the Fort Ann Board of Education had already voted in favor of continuing the merger. Whitehall board member Frank Barber said he believed Fort […]

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Board in conflict

School Board

By Dan King “That escalated quickly.” The quote from Will Ferrell’s 2004 comedy “Anchorman” certainly summed up the feeling at Monday’s Board of Education meeting, when board members began to shout and holler at each other over the proposed petitions to shrink the board’s size and reduce terms. Mike Rocque is the only member to […]

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Expert to parents: Get involved

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By Dan King There are certainly ways that parents can keep their kids safe online. John Kelly, a community educator for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, has seen the impact that cyber bullying and sexual predators online can have on elementary, middle school and high school students. Kelly, who covers eastern New […]

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Let’s stamp out hunger


  By Krystle S. Morey and Dan King Local letter carriers will set out on their regular routes Saturday, but their loads will be a bit heavier than normal. That’s because cans of soup and boxes of pasta tend to weigh more than letters and postcards. As part of the 24th annual National Association of […]

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Presentation aims to combat cyber bullying

Cyber Bullying

By Dan King In a world that is always plugged in through social media, it becomes more important to be aware of how to be safe online. Tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Whitehall High School auditorium, there will be a presentation on the current trends of social media use, particularly the issue of cyber […]

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Canal opens four days early; town hopes for economic boon

Canal Open

By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most prominent summer industries opened earlier than expected. The Champlain Canal opened for the season last Wednesday, four days earlier than previously expected. Canal Corporation officials said the early opening was thanks to a mild winter this year. Whitehall town officials turned on the electricity and water at the […]

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Meet The Candidate Night Video

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Trump, Sanders take Washington County


By Dan King An outspoken businessman and a democratic socialist walk into Washington County – and they leave victorious. During Tuesday’s presidential primary race, businessman Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders swept Washington County. Trump was the top Republican vote-getter in all six towns in our coverage area and Sanders was the top Democratic […]

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Canal Clean Sweep Thursday


By Jamie Norton Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to participate in the 11th annual Canal Clean Sweep, the spring cleaning of the state canal system and Canalway Trail, on April 22-24. More than 100 events have been scheduled across the 524-mile-long canal system, providing nearly unlimited opportunities for residents to give back to their local community and to show […]

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88 to graduate Granville High School Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey Eighty-eight “pretty remarkable” young men and women will walk across the stage tomorrow, ending their days […]

Classifieds 06/22/16

State: No audit slated despite village request

Napa Auto Parts Manager Ken Towne said he’s worried about the time it will take a fire department to respond if his store, located across the street from the shut-down Hook & Ladder Co., were to have a fire.

By Krystle S. Morey The state Comptroller’s Office said it will not perform an audit on the Granville Hook & […]

Moratorium OK’d by board

Solar front

By Dan King No new solar farms will be going up in the town of Whitehall for the next three […]

Rivette, Rocque clash again over conference

By Dan King For the second straight meeting of the Whitehall Board of Education, the right side of the table […]

47 to graduate Whitehall High School Friday

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By Dan King Forty-seven Railroaders are getting ready to join the college ranks, the military and the workforce. Whitehall High […]

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