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Gould named head football coach

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By Dan King In its 101st season of varsity football, Whitehall High School will be led by its 15th head coach, Dick Gould. Athletic director Keith Redmond recommended Gould and the Board of Education voted 7-1 Monday to appoint the former varsity linemen coach and JV head coach as the varsity coach for the upcoming […]

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Special Ed. students help Nepal earthquake victims

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By Dan King It was April 25 when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake wreaked havoc in Nepal, and at that time Whitehall had no connection to the country with the world’s highest mountain. Thanks to some dedicated students, that has since changed, and in a big way. Whitehall may be 7,328 miles from Kathmandu, but that […]

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Scott: new policies needed

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By Dan King Whitehall’s interim superintendent of schools, Bill Scott, said there are three areas that desperately need to be addressed to get the district “on the right track.” Scott said the district needs new comprehensive policies, a student handbook and a review of the behavioral specialist program. “Many of this district’s policies are from […]

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Legion, Elks honor flag, vets

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By Dan King When the Whitehall Elks and the Whitehall American Legion get together patriotism is always on display, and Sunday was no exception. At 6 p.m. on Sunday in the Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park, two of Whitehall’s most prominent community groups gathered to honor the American Flag and America’s veterans who help protect its […]

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Washington County Business Showcase draws crowd

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By Dan King Fifty-three businesses from all over the region came to Whitehall last week for the county’s business showcase, and northern Washington County was well represented. Nine Whitehall organizations and four Granville groups took part in the annual Washington County Business Showcase last Thursday at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Northern Insurance Agency, Skenesborough Museum, […]

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Fun in the sun: Fifth graders enjoy moving up day

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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

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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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Rain stops, the park rocks

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By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

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By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

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

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By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

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By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

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