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Bressette wins at Sectionals

Seedings proved true for Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers at the Super-Sectional Tournament in Glens Falls this weekend. Josh Bressette was the No. 1 seed at 132 pounds and he would ultimately take the title in that weight class. Meanwhile, Jake Gregory was the No. 2 seed at 170 pounds and he would finish second in that […]

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Great Benson Derby this weekend

By Dan King The area’s largest ice fishing derby gets under way this weekend, with a plethora of prizes. The 43rd annual Great Benson Fishing Derby will take place this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 21 and 22. The fishing gets underway at the crack of dawn on Saturday and continues until the 3 p.m. weigh-in […]

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Conductor jumping tracks?

Liz Legault

By Dan King Whitehall school superintendent Liz Legault could be leaving the district. Legault, who has been at Whitehall since December 2013, is one of two finalists for the superintendent position at East Bridgewater School District in East Bridgewater, Mass., about 35 miles south of Boston. Legault reportedly traveled to the Bay State on Saturday […]

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Village officials unhappy with road closure

Williams Street closure

By Dan King The State Department of Transportation and contractors at Harrison and Burrowes are moving forward to close part of Williams Street – but village officials aren’t happy with the parameters. The DOT recently informed the village that it would be closing the portion of Williams Street near Clinton Avenue to tear down the […]

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Whitehall couple, nearly seven decades together

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By Dan King Love will be in the air this weekend, for Valentine’s Day, but for one couple in Whitehall, love has been in the air for nearly 70 years. On Tuesday, Grace and Tom Cuomo celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. To put that length in context, their marriage has spanned across 12 American presidencies, […]

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Whitehall/Fort Ann third at Sectionals

Whitehall/Fort Ann finished third out of 12 schools at the Section II Class D tournament in Salem last weekend. Individually, three Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers took the title in their respective weight class. Josh Bressette defeated Galway’s Dean Poulin 16-4 for the title at 132 pounds; Jake Gregory pinned Duanesburg’s Ryan Harper in the first round […]

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Redmond honored

Redmond

By Dan King It’s not very often that someone from Whitehall receives an area honor, but Whitehall Central School senior Meghan Redmond did just that. Redmond was chosen to be one of 20 “Teen Excellence” honorees for the area, and was the only Whitehall student selected. She was also the first Whitehall student selected as […]

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Girls get first win

Rachel Lavin shoots a floater

By Dan King The Whitehall girls’ basketball team has battled through injuries and has had its fair share of struggles this season, but on Thursday the Railroaders sealed their first win of the season. Whitehall hosted Salem (1-13, 1-15) and came out on top of a 32-31 nail bitter. When the two teams played earlier […]

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Village of Whitehall to fix wastewater roof

By Dan King The roof at the Village of Whitehall’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is leaking and the village board has voted to patch it up. The board had three bids, two of which proposed repairing the entire roof; Premier Roof Solutions pegged that cost at $28,709, while Monahan & Laughlin, Inc. proposed the repair at […]

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Boys stop losing skid

Robby Pereau guards Argyle's Jake Horton

By Dan King Taking on the last place Salem Generals (1-12, 1-14) was just what the doctor ordered for the Whitehall boys’ basketball team. In the midst of a five game losing streak the Railroaders traveled to Salem and were able to snap that skid with a 58-50 win, thanks in large part to the […]

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Classifieds 03/04/14

Banner year for Whitehall RailRiders

Snowmobile club 1

By Dan King This year has been fantastic for the Whitehall RailRiders snowmobile club, in more ways than one. For […]

Granville MMA fighter to be featured on CNN

Prieur in ring

By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who has spent two-and-a-half years training in mixed martial arts will have her story […]

Students, faculty join to boost school spirit

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By Derek Liebig Granville Central School pride was alive and well, at least for one night, as students, faculty and […]

Boy Scout Troop 83 Moving Forward

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By Dan King Boy Scout Troop 83 in Whitehall is in a transition, but new scoutmaster Jason Ashline says he’s […]

Whitehall golf second in state for GPA

Whitehall Soccer

The fall 2014 season was great for Whitehall athletes on the course and field, and it continues in the classroom. […]

WHS to host musical Friday and Saturday

Musical

Students at Whitehall High School will be performing a musical this weekend. March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each […]

Teacup auction

The Wells United Methodist Church will host a Giant Teacup Auction on Friday, March 13, at the Modern Woodman Hall […]

Solomon Northup reenactor in Salem

The Salem Courthouse Community Center, 25 East Broadway, continues its March Civil War series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March […]

Village of Granville taxes to increase

By Derek Liebig A decrease in revenues will lead to a tax increase for village residents. The Granville Village Board […]

Ice fishing clinic at Carter’s Pond

Families who wish to learn the sport of ice fishing are welcome to attend a free ice fishing clinic taking […]

Granville man arrested for heroin

A Granville man is facing drug charges after he was found in possession of heroin and marijuana. Brian L. James, […]