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Gregory, Martel finish first

Jake Gregory and Tyler Martel each took home a first place finish at the Joe McCabe invitational in Castleton, Vt. on Sunday Gregory won with a 34-second pin in the championship of the 170-pound weight class, while Martel took a 3-2 decision in his championship match at 113 pounds. Brandon Bolster finished second at 195 […]

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Hoagland breaks 1000 as Railroaders trounce Burghers


By Dan King Whitehall senior guard Justin Hoagland entered Friday’s game needing 21 points for 1,000, he scored 25. Behind Hoagland’s 25, Evan St. Claire’s 17, Dan St. Clair’s 12 and 11 from Justin McDonald, the Railroaders cruised past division opponent Warrensburg by a final score of 73-49. Shea Irish led Warrensburg with a game-high […]

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Rifle club downs Fort Ann

The Whitehall Rifle Club got the 2015 season off to strong start by downing Fort Ann 980-940 last Thursday at Fort Ann. John Hollister led all shooters with an outstanding 198 score, which included a perfect 50 in the difficult standing position. The next three Whitehall shooters were Pete Steffan, Lou Pratt and Joe Delorme, […]

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Village board awards certificates to volunteers


By Dan King A group of volunteers was awarded certificates by the Village Board of Trustees, for their community service. For an Eagle Scout project, John Hollister, a member of the Boy Scouts Troop 83 decided to clean out the Boardman and Smith Street cemeteries. Now that the project is over and over twenty truckloads […]

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Free bluegrass concert this weekend

The Nellies

There will be a free bluegrass concert at George’s Bay View Gardens this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The concert will feature the Albany-based five-piece band known as the Nellies. The band consists of Karen Ann on guitar, Peggy Lecuyer on mandolin, Kevin maul on dobro, Mike McMann on guitar and Gene Lemme on […]

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Resident concerned with icy sidewalk

Some residents are concerned about the walk-ability of the village’s sidewalks. Jane Gendron, a Whitehall resident, brought this concern to the village board’s attention last week. Village officials reassured that they were doing everything in their power to ensure resident safety and make sidewalks passable. “I think the DPW guys do a heck of a […]

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Ice fishing season off to ‘average’ start

By Dan King While others may grouse and gripe about temperatures plummeting into the single digits, ice fishermen sure won’t. Thus far it’s been a more “average” start for ice fishing, compared with earlier starts in recent years, said Rob Steele, owner of Tom’s Bait Shop in Bomoseen, Vt. “People have been getting a bunch […]

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Fire destroys Route 12 garage


By Dan King A garage on county Route 12 erupted in flames at about 9:45 a.m. last Friday, sending thick black smoke billowing into the clear morning sky. Nobody was injured, said Bryan Brooks, chief of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Co., which responded with several trucks. “We had a great response,” Brooks said. “We had […]

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Junkyard violators becoming compliant

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By Dan King Two of Whitehall’s longstanding junkyard ordinance violators are moving into compliance with the law, a town official says. Code officer Vern Scribner reported to the town board on Dec. 17 that the two property owners had either had action taken against them or had begun to remedy the problems. One of the […]

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Lavin goes to state program

Rachel Lavin waves after winning the Whitehall DYW

By Dan King Rachel Lavin, the winner of Whitehall’s Distinguished Young Woman program, has now joined the state ranks. The program itself doesn’t take place until Saturday, but Lavin ventured down to Cohoes yesterday to spend the remainder of this week with a host family, as she prepares for the Distinguished Young Woman state program. […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success


By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule


By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]