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Washington County Fiber Tour this weekend

By Linda Ellingsworth Fifteen farms that raise fiber animals, including one in Whitehall, will open their gates to the public this weekend for the 23rd Annual Washington County Fiber Tour, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26. At the various farms, visitors will find a variety […]

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Conditioning the key for Whitehall football

Offseason workout

By Dan King The defending Section II Class D football champions are putting in the work in the offseason. Neil Hughes, defensive coordinator and assistant coach for the Whitehall football team, has the team on an impressive offseason workout regimen that’s quite different than it used to be. “Nine years ago, when I first started […]

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Jones leads the way in two wins

Beth Jones scored after getting stuck in a pickle in the first inning Monday

The Whitehall softball team won two out of three games this past week, scoring double digit runs in wins over Corinth and Bolton. Last Wednesday, the Railroaders topped Corinth by a score of 11-5. Eighth-grader Beth Jones drove in three runs to lead the way to a non-league win. Olivia Short was a perfect three-for-three, […]

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Tennis team secures first win

Last Friday, the Whitehall tennis team locked down its first win of the season, defeating Argyle 6-1. In the No. 1 spot, Alex Wood defeated Sam Branion 10-4; in the No. 3 spot Steven Gosselin shutout Vanessa Havens 10-0; Noah Ramey had a 10-3 win over Zack Schneible in the No. 4 spot; and Brent […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22


7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different this year because Poultney Elementary School’s seventh grade class has chosen the theme. The student’s chosen theme is “Global Changes, Our Actions.” “Together we’ll explore how small changes in our daily behavior can evolve into […]

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Eleven petitions out for Whitehall Board of Education

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King A tumultuous school year has prompted a record number of candidates to seek seats on the Whitehall Board of Education. Eleven people have thrown their hats into the ring as candidates for the three seats on the board that will be open in the May election. Of those, seven have returned fully […]

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Fans fawn over Mick Foley


By Dan King While his act in the ring may have been barbaric, the mood of Mick Foley’s meet-and-greet in Whitehall was much lighter. The WWE Hall of Famer welcomed fans at the Whitehall Athletic Club Friday prior to a World of Hurt wrestling event. Fans decked out in wrestling shirts and shirts of circa […]

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Whitehall school board selects interim superintendent

By Dan King Early Monday morning, the Whitehall Board of Education officially appointed an interim superintendent to replace outgoing Superintendent Liz Legault. Bill Scott will take over for Legault in the interim and into next school year, according to the WSWHE BOCES. Legault, who accepted a job as superintendent in East Bridgewater, Mass., leaves after […]

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Public silent at budget hearing

By Dan King Plenty of people attended the public hearing on the proposed Whitehall village budget last Monday, but nobody voiced an opinion. The budget, passed unanimously by the Board of Trustees, will increase taxes by 1.4 percent. The village will raise $1,670,526.24 in taxes, $27,123.53 more than last year. That raises the tax rate […]

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Baseball team beat in ‘slugfest’

By Dan King Head Coach Jason Hoagland referred to Tuesday’s baseball game as a ‘slugfest’ and indeed it was. The Railroaders would ultimately drop a non-league contest to Fort Ann by a final of 16-9, and the offensive fireworks were on display right from the first inning. In the top half of the first, the […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/24/15

Northshire Freepress – 04/24/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 04/24/15

Weekender – 04/24/15

North Country Freepress – 04/24/15

Classifieds 04/22/14

Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

medical marijuana

By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing […]

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

Michaud Drawing

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art […]

Hampton Firehouse may change hands


By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which […]

Granville Science Fair a hit


Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

Derek Thomas rips a basehit diown the left field line

The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this […]

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