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Whitehall second at annual Holiday Tournament

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By Dan King A slow second quarter and Fair Haven’s size were tough obstacles to overcome for the Whitehall team in the finals of the Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament last Wednesday. “The second quarter was huge,” said Coach Keith Redmond. “We were totally outrebounded – they’re big and physical on the inside.” Undefeated Fair Haven […]

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Tips and rules for living in Whitehall in the winter

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By Dan King With the first measurable snowfall (3.8 inches) hitting Whitehall last Tuesday, what better time than now to catch up on local laws, ordinances and regulations during the winter months? Parking The village of Whitehall does not have a winter parking ban like many other municipalities, but there are still rules for parking. […]

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All-Class Reunion set for July 23

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By Dan King The date has been set for another Whitehall High School all-class reunion, and now organizers are trying to reach out to as many alumni as possible. Saturday, July 23, will be the date for the event, and now is the time to start planning, organizers say. “It’s crunch time,” said Cheryl Putorti, […]

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Whitehall’s top stories from 2015

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By Dan King The news never stopped bubbling in Whitehall this year. There were several moments that put Whitehall in the national spotlight – for reasons good and bad. As we prepare for the New Year, we look back on our Top 10 stories of 2015. Another great sports year Nothing galvanized the community more […]

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DWI convictions carry steep consequences

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By Linda Ellingsworth Tis the season for good cheer, and many people will be out celebrating this week to bring in the New Year. With the party atmosphere that New Year’s Eve brings, it’s tempting to over-indulge in adult beverages. That’s not a problem, unless afterward you get behind the wheel to drive yourself or […]

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Police out in full force for New Year’s

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By Dan King It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but if you’re not careful, it can quickly turn into the most tragic. The State Department of Motor Vehicles says there were 7,849 alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents in New York in 2014 and 292 people were killed. Nationwide, there is a drunk-driving fatality […]

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Pattie’s Patch wins small business award

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By Dan King Pattie’s Patch on Route 4 in Hampton is the county’s small business of the year. The business sells farm-fresh produce as well as baked goods, pies and pastries, and the award – given annually by the Washington County Local Development Corp. and Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce – is an honor that […]

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Winterfest revival planned

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By Dan King With the weather so mild, most people aren’t thinking about winter – but for others, it’s on the forefront. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall is in the preliminary phases of reorganizing the popular Whitehall Winterfest, which was axed last year after former organizer Dana Grant stepped away. At the time […]

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Twentieth annual holiday tourney tips off Monday

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By Dan King Two New York teams, two Vermont teams and a 20-year-old holiday tradition. It’s the annual Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 28 and 29. The only change from previous years is that Warrensburg/Bolton will replace Fort Edward in the tournament. The other teams – Whitehall, Fair Haven and Poultney […]

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Stec: Corruption top issue in Albany

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By Dan King A couple dozen Whitehall residents showed up last Monday for an “informal” discussion with state Assemblyman Dan Stec, who answered questions and discussed issues that he felt would be at the forefront of Albany in the New Year. On corruption, Stec said he has long championed a bill that would strip pensions […]

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Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

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By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill […]

Village of Granville overrides tax cap

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By Dan King If you live in the village of Granville, your taxes will go up this year – the […]

Driver from rollover still hospitalized

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The driver of a log truck that rolled over on Route 4 last Thursday is still in the hospital at […]

Area schools not fiscally stressed

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By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress […]

Lively trivia night in Granville

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By Linda Ellingsworth Whether it was divine intervention or just plain superlative knowledge, the Looking Upward team trounced all other […]

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