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Whitehall baseball still perfect in Adirondack League

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By Dan King The Whitehall varsity baseball team has made scoring double-digit runs a normal occurrence. Coming off three wins that all featured double-digit runs last week ago, the Railroaders were back at it this week.  Last Thursday, Whitehall traveled to Chestertown to face-off with the North Warren Cougars in an Adirondack League contest that […]

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Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing their support behind a move to build a medical marijuana-growing facility in the county. The town board agreed to send a letter to New York State encouraging the state to issue a medical marijuana growing […]

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Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art galleries. Senior Heather Michaud has been selected as one of 187 artists to have their work shown at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. “It’s an honor,” Michaud said. “At the same time, it’s confidence […]

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Hampton Firehouse may change hands

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By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which has used the building for more than 50 years. Chief Joe Mead said the building needs repairs but efforts to do that have been complicated by the fact the department doesn’t own the building. “The […]

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Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

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The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. Last Thursday, the Railroaders hosted Corinth in a non-league game and thanks to an eight run first inning, were able to rout the Tomahawks 17-4. In the first inning, the Tomahawks struggled to find the […]

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Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this school year, and a few school members are concerned those new members aren’t undergoing proper background checks. When two more bus drivers were brought on by the district during Monday’s board of education meeting, board […]

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Whitehall Board of Education axes six positions

By Dan King The Whitehall School District made a litany of personnel decisions at Monday’s board of education meeting, including the elimination of a half dozen positions. Upon recommendation from the administration, the board of education abolished six positions within the district, including five newly created teacher positions, which were created to accommodate the block […]

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‘Peace Week’ a big hit

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By Dan King Whitehall High School Principal Kelly McHugh wants her students to be able to solve conflicts peacefully, and so she dedicates an entire week annually to that cause. This year’s Peace Week was filled with programs, concerts and lesson plans designed to encourage peace. “We have done this for several years now,” McHugh […]

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Eight to run for Whitehall Board of Education

By Dan King Eight candidates will officially be running for three seats on the Whitehall Board of Education when the May 19 election rolls around and none are incumbents. The candidates are Tony Scrimo, Steven St. Claire, Marcia Rocque, Pat Norton, Mike Rocque, Stiling Knight, Harold Nicholson Jr., and Joseph Swahn. New York State School […]

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Workers’ breaks questioned in Hampton

By Derek Liebig A Hampton Town Board member has asked the town’s highway superintendent to keep closer tabs on some of the community’s employees. Tamme Taran said she was concerned that the town’s two highway employees were taking unnecessary breaks. Earlier this month, she said, she drove into Poultney, Vt. on her way to work, […]

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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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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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