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Mobile DMV extends schedule

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By Krystle S. Morey The state Department of Motor Vehicles has extended its mobile DMV schedule for Granville, Whitehall and other area communities. Instead of ceasing at the end of the year as originally planned, the mobile unit will travel to area communities including Whitehall and Granville through next spring. Julie Hunt, supervisor, said DMV […]

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Whitehall-Cambridge game ‘going to be physical’

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Two high school football powerhouses – Whitehall and Cambridge – will again battle on the gridiron Saturday afternoon with a sectional title at stake. The game, Section II’s Class D Super Bowl, will kick off at 1 p.m. at Schuylerville’s Black Horse Stadium. Cambridge, the number one seed, advanced to the title game with a […]

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November First Friday to bring art, cookies

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By Krystle S. Morey This month’s First Friday activities kick off in Granville tomorrow with art and music by local artists and ethnic cookies. Vermont artist Christo-pher Smith will showcase his art at the Pember Library and Museum. Smith, of West Rupert, has been an artist for more than 30 years. He specializes in oil […]

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Historic caboose refurbished

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The Delaware and Hudson Caboose No. 35843, displayed on the grounds of the Skenesborough Museum in Whitehall, received a facelift recently, thanks to the combined efforts of retired railroaders. The caboose was donated to the community by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad in the late 1960s. It was originally built in the 1920s and served […]

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Halloween events on tap around the region

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As the days get shorter, there’s a spine-tingling chill in the air. Everywhere you look, there’s a questionable-looking character. Halloween is almost here. There is certainly no shortage of paranormal activities this time of year, and if you have a taste for the creepy, the ghastly, the spooky, the superheroic or even the silly, there […]

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School board member resigns, new one sought

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By Catherine Tobin Whitehall Board of Education member Amy Austin has resigned with three years remaining on her term. She cited personal reasons for her exit. Board president Jeremy Putorti expressed his thanks for the time she served the community at a recent board meeting. School superintendent Patrick Dee also thanked Austin, saying: “Her drive, […]

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Local tracker helps hunters find ‘lost’ game

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By. Krystle S. Morey It’s tough work trudging through the woods, climbing over rocks and navigating swamps – try doing it while chasing a dog who’s sprinting to the end of his 30-foot leash, following a trail that you can’t see. This is a daily workout for Tim Nichols and his Bavarian Mountain Bloodhounds, Bruno […]

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Rivalry resurrected: Whitehall-Granville crossover game Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville-Whitehall crossover game is a go! A once-prominent football rivalry between the Golden Horde and the Railroaders is set to resume Saturday after a 10-year hiatus. The Oct. 22 game will be played on Whitehall’s Ambrose Gilligan Field at 2 p.m. Section II held a coin toss at its football […]

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Security enhanced at Whitehall schools

A desk has been set up at the front of the Elementary School for security and tax processing. All visitors must check in at the front desk or office when entering either the high school or elementary school.
This new procedure is designed to improve security at the facilities.

By Catherine L. Tobin Security and safety of students became an issue at all schools across the nation following the attacks in recent years. Schools in inner cities as well as rural areas took action to upgrade safety as a result. In Whitehall, school superintendent Patrick Dee has updated policy and the line of sight […]

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Railroaders secure playoff spot

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By Keith Harrington What a difference a week makes. After losing for the first time in an upset by Rensselaer a week earlier, Whitehall used a strong defensive effort and a superior kicking game to dominate the Warrensburg, 16-0, in a key Section II Class D showdown. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 01/20/17

North Country Freepress – 01/20/17

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Three years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the […]

Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his […]

Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

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By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the […]

Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’

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By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood […]

‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

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By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door […]

Lakes Classifieds – 01/13/17

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