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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to find the creature has been reenergized. Unlike 1975, this time around, the quest will include television cameras and crews hoping to reap the reward of finding one of the most heralded mythical creatures in the […]

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Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that didn’t happen. Village law says that with Bartholomew winning the mayoral race last week, he is now left with the task of appointing someone to the remainder of his term as trustee, but there is […]

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Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for “best people on earth.” Last weekend the Elks were out to prove that. The Whitehall Elks awarded their Citizen of the Year, Elk of the Year and Officer of the Year awards on Saturday evening, […]

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Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and the environment. Jensen Keough, a freshman, has decided to establish a community garden at the high school, in which she will grow produce. Keough will take care of the plants and when they are ready […]

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Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, and school officials want to bring it back. “We’re the only school district in the country that offers this,” said Superintendent Liz Legault. “I’d really like to see it come back. We’re trying to get […]

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Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas isn’t worried. Barber looked at the monthly budget status report and saw what on the surface appeared to be some alarming deficits in some of the district’s funds, including going over by $140,557.25 in instructional […]

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Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

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Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. Barber, at the start of the 2014-15 season came up with what he called the “Pin to Win Lymphoma Challenge,” in which fans of Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestling could pledge to donate a set amount of […]

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Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to mill around the village. There is a growing concern that until the weather finally warms up, that Sasquatches will continue to roam around the village, rummaging through trash cans and dumpsters in quest of food. […]

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County approves sale, use of sparklers

By Derek Liebig Local residents will now be able to buy sparklers and related novelties in Washington County. The county board of supervisors authorized the sale and use of the devices within the county at its monthly board meeting last week, but not without considerable debate. A few supervisors voiced opposition to the law, citing […]

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Medical Marijuana facility gains support

By Derek Liebig Support for a medical marijuana cultivation center in Washington County continues to grow. The Washington County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution last Friday in support of such a facility, which could generate thousands of dollars in tax revenue. Under the state’s Compassionate Care Act, a total of five organizations will receive […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Granville Science Fair a hit

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Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

Derek Thomas rips a basehit diown the left field line

The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

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 […]

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