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November First Friday to bring art, cookies

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By Krystle S. Morey This month’s First Friday activities kick off in Granville tomorrow with art and music by local artists and ethnic cookies. Vermont artist Christo-pher Smith will showcase his art at the Pember Library and Museum. Smith, of West Rupert, has been an artist for more than 30 years. He specializes in oil […]

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Historic caboose refurbished

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The Delaware and Hudson Caboose No. 35843, displayed on the grounds of the Skenesborough Museum in Whitehall, received a facelift recently, thanks to the combined efforts of retired railroaders. The caboose was donated to the community by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad in the late 1960s. It was originally built in the 1920s and served […]

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Halloween events on tap around the region

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As the days get shorter, there’s a spine-tingling chill in the air. Everywhere you look, there’s a questionable-looking character. Halloween is almost here. There is certainly no shortage of paranormal activities this time of year, and if you have a taste for the creepy, the ghastly, the spooky, the superheroic or even the silly, there […]

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School board member resigns, new one sought

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By Catherine Tobin Whitehall Board of Education member Amy Austin has resigned with three years remaining on her term. She cited personal reasons for her exit. Board president Jeremy Putorti expressed his thanks for the time she served the community at a recent board meeting. School superintendent Patrick Dee also thanked Austin, saying: “Her drive, […]

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Local tracker helps hunters find ‘lost’ game

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By. Krystle S. Morey It’s tough work trudging through the woods, climbing over rocks and navigating swamps – try doing it while chasing a dog who’s sprinting to the end of his 30-foot leash, following a trail that you can’t see. This is a daily workout for Tim Nichols and his Bavarian Mountain Bloodhounds, Bruno […]

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Rivalry resurrected: Whitehall-Granville crossover game Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville-Whitehall crossover game is a go! A once-prominent football rivalry between the Golden Horde and the Railroaders is set to resume Saturday after a 10-year hiatus. The Oct. 22 game will be played on Whitehall’s Ambrose Gilligan Field at 2 p.m. Section II held a coin toss at its football […]

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Security enhanced at Whitehall schools

A desk has been set up at the front of the Elementary School for security and tax processing. All visitors must check in at the front desk or office when entering either the high school or elementary school.
This new procedure is designed to improve security at the facilities.

By Catherine L. Tobin Security and safety of students became an issue at all schools across the nation following the attacks in recent years. Schools in inner cities as well as rural areas took action to upgrade safety as a result. In Whitehall, school superintendent Patrick Dee has updated policy and the line of sight […]

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Railroaders secure playoff spot

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By Keith Harrington What a difference a week makes. After losing for the first time in an upset by Rensselaer a week earlier, Whitehall used a strong defensive effort and a superior kicking game to dominate the Warrensburg, 16-0, in a key Section II Class D showdown. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the […]

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Cemetery mowing a village concern

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By Catherine L. Tobin Concerns over the adequacy of summer mowing at Boardman Cemetery and the need for future repairs throughout the village dominated the Oct. 4 meeting of the Whitehall Village Board. Marjorie Mohn, councilwoman and commissioner for Waste Water and Cemetery/Parks, noted that on several occasions she had driven by Boardman Cemetery and […]

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Basketball matchup for a good cause

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Fort Ann Central School District faculty members will take on Whitehall Central School District faculty members in a friendly game of basketball to raise money for Danny St. Claire and his family. The Whitehall youth was recently diagnosed with a serious illness. “The Route 4 Rumble” will take place at the Whitehall gym on Friday, […]

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