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Fun in the sun: Fifth graders enjoy moving up day


By Dan King For four years, the middle school guidance counselors at Whitehall Central School have been using a three-phase program to help fifth graders transition to the middle school – last Friday was the second part of this year’s transition. From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., fifth and sixth grade teachers and guidance counselors […]

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Dresden officials seeking info on area vets

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By Dan King For months now, members of the Dresden Town Board have been looking to honor the town’s veterans by upgrading the town’s memorial wall – however they need some more information. Councilman Pat Greenough has been working closely with members of the American Legion Post 83 in Whitehall to compile a list of […]

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Hoagland: a man for all seasons


By Dan King When Justin Hoagland was honored last week as Whitehall’s Male Athlete of the Year, athletic director Keith Redmond called it an “easy decision.” Whether it was on the gridiron, the hardwood or the diamond, Hoagland produced impressive individual statistics, leading to great team records. In his senior year of baseball this spring, […]

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Still no cause for Morse Lane fire

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By Dan King A fire that began in a Morse Lane garage last Wednesday afternoon engulfed the structure and destroyed its contents. Two onlookers told the Times that they could see the smoke from long distances – one from as far away as South Bay. The other said he saw it from his Adams Street […]

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Spring athletes honored for success

By Dan King At a ceremony Wednesday honoring Whitehall’s spring athletes for their success, athletic director Keith Redmond began by saying “this group, it seems like, has been with us for an eternity; they will be missed.” After his opening remarks, Redmond acknowledged the girls softball team for qualifying as a scholar-athlete team and noted […]

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Dresden officials eying new policies

By Dan King The Dresden Town Board is hoping to create clearer guidelines for the town’s employees. Town Supervisor George Gang said Monday that he was looking into new policies for town employees regarding drug testing, time cards and town road work. “(The policies) definitely need to be updated,” Gang said. “They’re so general that […]

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Students net nearly $1 million in scholarships


By Dan King Nearly $1 million in scholarship money was handed out Wednesday at the Whitehall High School annual academic award ceremony. Ten students shared the $914,600, with some receiving multiple scholarships, some single scholarship, but either way students went away with some help paying for their future education. The awards were presented by high […]

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Testing probe ongoing; no action yet

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By Dan King With the State Department of Education continuing to investigate testing issues at Whitehall Central School, the Board of Education met with lawyers behind closed doors Thursday to discuss the probe. Three lawyers attended the meeting, along with outgoing board members and elected new board members. A school official requesting anonymity said that […]

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Hoagland wins league MVP

The Whitehall baseball team only had one league loss this season, good for second place – and that record was good enough to earn league recognition for six Railroaders. Leading the way for Whitehall was senior Justin Hoagland, who was voted the league’s MVP earlier this week. Hoagland had 46 hits in 70 at-bats this […]

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Washington County Business Showcase next Thursday

By Dan King Businesses will be bringing their goods and services to Whitehall next Thursday for the annual Business Showcase of the Washington County Local Development Corp. The event will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club from 3 to 6 p.m. on June 11, featuring five main components: business, industry, commerce, agriculture and tourism. […]

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Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend


By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell


By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones


By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around


By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

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