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Distinguished Young Woman program next weekend

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By Dan King One of Whitehall’s most popular events takes place next weekend. The annual Distinguished Young Woman program, formerly known as Junior Miss, will take place next Saturday, April 2 beginning at 7 p.m. Seven impressive girls in their junior year will compete for scholarship money in various categories, and one will take home […]

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Demand up at Whitehall Food Pantry

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By Dan King It’s been busy at the Whitehall Food Pantry, and because of that, the need is high. Currently the staff of five dedicated workers is looking for donations of peas, green beans, corn, cereal, rice, ravioli, peanut butter, jelly, coup, canned fruit, mac and cheese, instant potatoes, pasta and spaghetti sauce. “Usually our […]

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Sandford, Chaplin victorious

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By Dan King There will be some change on the Whitehall Village Board following Tuesday night’s election. When the ballots were counted up on Tuesday night, incumbent Democrat Walt Sandford was declared the leading vote-getter with 110 votes, followed by Republican challenger Dave Chaplin with 107. Those two will each take a three-year seat on […]

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Local couple starts theater group

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By Dan King For John Beck and his wife Sandee Rollins, theater has always been a passion. The couple is hoping to bring that passion to Whitehall this year. Whitehall Public Theater is the name of the group that Beck and Rollins have started, and this August they will be putting on a free production […]

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Gould wins coach of the year

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By Dan King This past season was one of the best in Whitehall football’s illustrious history. And the accolades keep pouring in. On March 8, first-year head coach Rich Gould was awarded the Class D Coach of Year award, following an undefeated regular season, a Section II Class D regular season title, a Section II […]

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Whitehall PD now wearing body cameras

Body cameras

By Dan King It’s now official – Whitehall Police are the first in Washington County to use body cameras full-time. The police have received the cameras and adopted a procedure on when and how to use them. Now officers will begin wearing the clip-on cameras, which are about the size circa 1990 cell phones. “We’re […]

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Three vie for two seats on village board

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By Dan King Next Tuesday is your chance to have your voice heard in local government. Three candidates will be on the ballot and when the votes are tallied Tuesday night, two of them will be elected to the Whitehall Village Board. Incumbent Democrats Walt Sandford and Pat Roche look to hold onto the seats […]

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Closed lock causes flooding

Flooding

By Dan King Parts of Whitehall and the surrounding area were immersed in inches of water last Thursday and officials attributed the flooding to a problem at Lock 12 on the Champlain Canal. “You can just about attribute the flooding to the lock,” said Mayor Ken Bartholomew. “It didn’t open and nobody was on.” Bartholomew […]

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Whitehall legend Foote inducted into hall of fame

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By Dan King Gordon Foote was a legend in the Whitehall football program. Voters decided last week to enshrine that legend in the annals of Whitehall athletics forever. Coach Foote was the only candidate for the Whitehall Athletics Hall of Fame to receive enough votes for induction this year. Former Whitehall coach John Millett, whom […]

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Beast of Whitehall to air April 2

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By Dan King April 2 will be your chance to witness The Beast of Whitehall. The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall in conjunction with the documentary filmmakers at Small Town Monsters has planned a free day dedicated to the elusive Sasquatch, which will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club on that day. The […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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