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Williams Street to close for bridge removal


By Dan King Despite some public safety concerns, a portion of Williams Street will be closed to all traffic to allow for the demolition of the obsolete Clinton Avenue Bridge. The portion of the street near Clinton Avenue will be closed for several weeks so the state Department of Transportation can tear down the bridge. […]

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Bowlers top North Warren

The Whitehall varsity bowling team (6-34) defeated North Warren by a score of 3-1 last Thursday. Whitehall’s high scorer was Adrien Hollister with a 410, followed by Adam Hayes with 409, John Hollister with 358 and Jacob Gosselin with 338. The Cougars were led by Matt Agard with a 373, Bryan Fraiser added a 369, […]

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Girls still seeking first win

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-8 league, 0-9 overall) traveled to Warrensburg last Friday and were downed by a prolific Burgher offense. Erin Langworthy broke the Warrensburg school record for points in a game, with 46. She made five three-pointers and 13 free throws. In the 79-32 loss, the Railroaders received double digit points from […]

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Bascue 12th at World Cup event

Whitehall-native Codie Bascue led his four man bobsled team to a 12th place finish at a World Cup race in Altenburg, Germany on Sunday, Jan. 11. The Altenburg course is known as one of the most difficult courses in the world and Bascue’s team finished second best among American teams, with the best finishing in […]

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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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Whitehall Marina, RV Park sold to new owners


By Dan King The Whitehall Marina, restaurant and RV park have new owners. Bill Brina, owner of Dagon Enterprises, said […]

Culligan still wants to coach

Justin Culligan

By Dan King Despite being terminated as the varsity football coach, Justin Culligan still wants to coach in Whitehall. Culligan […]

Whitehall Winterfest on ice

Winterfest III

By Dan King One of Whitehall’s favorite annual events will be on hiatus this year – the Whitehall Winterfest, which […]

Former Granville coaches doubtful move will help


By Derek Liebig Some former Granville sports coaches are skeptical that a move to the Adirondack League will cure what […]

Community Heroin discussion at SUNY ADK

Residents of Warren and Washington Counties are invited to learn how heroin affects everyone in the community and discuss ways […]

Petitions available to run for village office

Potential candidates interested in running for public office have until Feb. 10 to submit their name for this March’s village […]