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Fun in the sun: Fifth graders enjoy moving up day


By Dan King For four years, the middle school guidance counselors at Whitehall Central School have been using a three-phase program to help fifth graders transition to the middle school – last Friday was the second part of this year’s transition. From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., fifth and sixth grade teachers and guidance counselors […]

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Dresden officials seeking info on area vets

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By Dan King For months now, members of the Dresden Town Board have been looking to honor the town’s veterans by upgrading the town’s memorial wall – however they need some more information. Councilman Pat Greenough has been working closely with members of the American Legion Post 83 in Whitehall to compile a list of […]

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Hoagland: a man for all seasons


By Dan King When Justin Hoagland was honored last week as Whitehall’s Male Athlete of the Year, athletic director Keith Redmond called it an “easy decision.” Whether it was on the gridiron, the hardwood or the diamond, Hoagland produced impressive individual statistics, leading to great team records. In his senior year of baseball this spring, […]

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Still no cause for Morse Lane fire

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By Dan King A fire that began in a Morse Lane garage last Wednesday afternoon engulfed the structure and destroyed its contents. Two onlookers told the Times that they could see the smoke from long distances – one from as far away as South Bay. The other said he saw it from his Adams Street […]

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Spring athletes honored for success

By Dan King At a ceremony Wednesday honoring Whitehall’s spring athletes for their success, athletic director Keith Redmond began by saying “this group, it seems like, has been with us for an eternity; they will be missed.” After his opening remarks, Redmond acknowledged the girls softball team for qualifying as a scholar-athlete team and noted […]

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Dresden officials eying new policies

By Dan King The Dresden Town Board is hoping to create clearer guidelines for the town’s employees. Town Supervisor George Gang said Monday that he was looking into new policies for town employees regarding drug testing, time cards and town road work. “(The policies) definitely need to be updated,” Gang said. “They’re so general that […]

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Students net nearly $1 million in scholarships


By Dan King Nearly $1 million in scholarship money was handed out Wednesday at the Whitehall High School annual academic award ceremony. Ten students shared the $914,600, with some receiving multiple scholarships, some single scholarship, but either way students went away with some help paying for their future education. The awards were presented by high […]

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Testing probe ongoing; no action yet

Bill Scott

By Dan King With the State Department of Education continuing to investigate testing issues at Whitehall Central School, the Board of Education met with lawyers behind closed doors Thursday to discuss the probe. Three lawyers attended the meeting, along with outgoing board members and elected new board members. A school official requesting anonymity said that […]

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Hoagland wins league MVP

The Whitehall baseball team only had one league loss this season, good for second place – and that record was good enough to earn league recognition for six Railroaders. Leading the way for Whitehall was senior Justin Hoagland, who was voted the league’s MVP earlier this week. Hoagland had 46 hits in 70 at-bats this […]

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Washington County Business Showcase next Thursday

By Dan King Businesses will be bringing their goods and services to Whitehall next Thursday for the annual Business Showcase of the Washington County Local Development Corp. The event will be held at the Whitehall Athletic Club from 3 to 6 p.m. on June 11, featuring five main components: business, industry, commerce, agriculture and tourism. […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 07/24/15

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Weekender – 07/24/15

Northshire Freepress – 07/24/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 07/24/15

Classifieds 07/22/15

A perfect season, game by game

Granville Football 1930

By Jamie Norton The 1930 Granville High School football team had a lot to live up to. The year before, […]

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. […]

Two Granville men recognized for helping in escapee hunt

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By Dan King It’s not every day that a member of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department gets called on a […]

Bigfoot film to offer ‘new angle’

Brian Gosselin interview

By Dan King Filming of Bigfoot-related shows has been the topic du jour in Whitehall lately, and that continues. Seth […]

Opera to return to Granville

By Christina Scanlon There was a time an impressive stone and brick building flanked the intersection at Main and North […]

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 […]

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