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Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’


By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness of something he cares about. Duncan, of Wells, Vt., is making a 445-mile trek from Poultney to the nation’s capital, carrying a five-foot wooden cross, in an attempt to raise awareness of what he perceives […]

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Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

Canal Trail

By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the town and village of Whitehall – all that’s left is for officials to vote on signing them. Both Supervisor George Armstrong and Mayor Ken Bartholomew say they favor the trail, which is being spearheaded on […]

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Missing teen found

Two seemingly unrelated cases involving teens from Fair Haven, Vt., converged last week, resulting in both the arrest of a wanted felon and the resolution of a missing persons case. Calvn J. Lena, 18, and Issac Voisine, age 13, were located together at Cumberland Farms in Fort Ann Tuesday following an investigation that involved the […]

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Meet-n-greet famous grapplers

Brodus Clay

By Dan King Former WWE wrestler Brodus Clay will be the highlight of the World of Hurt Wrestling event tomorrow night at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The wrestling itself will begin at 7 p.m. but the 6-foot 7-inch, 375-pound Clay will hold a meet and greet with fans at 5:30 p.m., offering autographs, a Q&A […]

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Schulz ends hunger strike, Haff pledges support

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By Dan King A supervisor says he is growing frustrated with the “politics” of the Washington County Board of Supervisors. When the board decided last week not to hear discussion on two proposed resolution questioning the constitutionality of the Common Core education standards, Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff pledged to raise the resolution at next month’s […]

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Bigfoot film to offer ‘new angle’

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By Dan King Filming of Bigfoot-related shows has been the topic du jour in Whitehall lately, and that continues. Seth Breedlove, a documentary filmmaker from Ohio, and his crew are producing a documentary on Whitehall, which he says takes a different angle to the Bigfoot history in town. It happened by coincidence that Breedlove and […]

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School ‘tweaks’ behavior program

By Dan King Interim superintendent Bill Scott said when he started that Whitehall’s school district needed to continue its newly formed behavioral specialist program, with some changes. The first change was made official last week when the Board of Education voted to revise the title of “behavioral specialist” to “in-school suspension/support coordinator.” Scott said the […]

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Strict guidelines eyed for student-athletes

By Dan King Whitehall Central School District is considering a new policy that would establish more clear and strict guidelines for middle school athletes looking to move up to the JV or varsity. The proposed “Athletic Placement Process Policy” sets the criteria for an athlete in grade 7 or 8 who might be ready to […]

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Freewheelin’ up next in summer concert series

The four-part classic rock band, Freewheelin’ – formerly known as Airtight – will be next to perform for the Whitehall crowd at the summer concert series. Freewheelin’ is comprised of Art Schult, Bob Tressler, Paul Finch and Billi Jones. The group focuses predominately on classic rock but performs anything from the 19050s through the present, […]

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By Dan King Evander Russ, the defending belt-holder of mixed martial arts at the Whitehall Athletic Club, will look to defend his crown on Saturday. Russ, a popular fighter out of Clyde, N.Y., who just got back from a world tour of fighting, will be featured in the middleweight bout of the MMA event at […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing


By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work


By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline


By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

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