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Roche appointed village trustee

By Dan King The Whitehall Village Board of Trustees has been operating with a vacant seat since the March 18 election, but now the board has filled that void. Mayor Ken Bartholomew, after several weeks and a couple of executive sessions to vet candidates, decided last Monday to appoint Pat Roche to the remaining term […]

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Whitehall School Board, budget vote Tuesday

By Dan King Next Tuesday is your chance to do your civic duty and have your voice heard. Starting at noon and running until 9 p.m., the Whitehall High School LGI will be transformed into the election headquarters for both the board of education election and the school budget vote. School Board election Eight candidates […]

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Softball team’s offense explodes


Whitehall’s varsity softball team had a staggering offensive explosion during its game last Wednesday at Hadley-Luzerne. The Railroaders put up an impressive 26 runs, including 15 in the third inning alone, en route to a 26-3 thrashing of the Eagles. Whitehall racked up 20 hits in the contest, including two home runs, one from Beth […]

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Eggleston, Redmond Whitehall’s top seniors

Amber Eggleston

By Dan King Last year Whitehall High School’s top two seniors were boys, this year they’re girls. Amber Eggleston and Meghan Redmond are valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the Class of 2015. Eggleston earned a GPA of 96.6885 and Redmond came in at 96.1875. Both students had multiple teachers speak very highly of them, not […]

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Poultney Street Bridge repairs on schedule


By Dan King Traffic has been burdensome, but state Department of Transportation officials say they are slightly ahead of schedule on making the repairs to the Poultney Street Bridge. “The bridge is scheduled to be limited to a single alternating lane for most of the summer and into fall,” said Bryan Viggiani, a DOT spokesman. […]

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Mother of eight tells keys to motherhood

Mothers Day

By Dan King Carol Rocque, a mother of eight, says that faith, selflessness and respect are the keys to being a good mother. “There’s no book of rules for being a parent, but you have to give a lot,” said Rocque. The Whitehall woman said that while growing up, her kids were taught basic discipline, […]

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Tennis team splits pair of matches

The Whitehall varsity tennis team split its two matches last week, defeating Greenwich and losing to Warrensburg. Last Tuesday, the Railroaders hosted Greenwich and were able to blow out the Witches by a final count of 6-1. Matt Austin defeated Cody McLucas, 10-2, in the No. 1 spot; Noah Ramey defeated Garrett Haynes, 10-4, in […]

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Village looking to abandon road

The Whitehall Village Board is looking to abandon a road that no longer gets used. The board of trustees made a motion on Monday to abandon a piece of road, which is called Main Street Extension on village maps. Reportedly the road hasn’t been used in over 50 years, and it simply used to be […]

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Railroaders drop thriller, bounce back against Burghers

Poczobut slides head first into home

By Dan King Last Wednesday, the Whitehall baseball team defeated Corinth by a score of 12-4 to advance to 6-0 in Adirondack League play. Justin Hoagland was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate, while Derek Thomas and Christian Poczobut each added two hits to the Railroaders’ cause. Thomas had two RBI and Poczobut had one. […]

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Softball hands Fort Ann first league loss

It was a week of ups and downs for the Whitehall varsity softball team. The week started with a game against Corinth last Wednesday, which was originally scheduled to take place at Whitehall, but scheduling conflicts regarding league and non-league games forced the game to be moved to Corinth. In a back and forth pitchers’ […]

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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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