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Church offers help during holidays


By Donna Frischknecht Freda Arquette is looking forward to Thanksgiving. So is Sandy Berg. The women, who live at Skenesborough Harbor, a senior housing complex on Elizabeth Street in Whitehall, will be serving up a huge side of community-building along with turkey and stuffing when they help hand out free Thanksgiving dinners to its residents. […]

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Whitehall native tops national team


By Serena Kovalosky Codie Bascue has been a rising star on the U.S. bobsled team, and after winning all four races in the national team trials, the 22-year-old Whitehall athlete is now the top-ranked bobsled driver in the U.S. who will compete on the U.S. team in the World Cup next month in Whistler, Canada. […]

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Town board seeks appointee


By Catherine L. Tobin In an effort to fill the seat left empty by the death of board member Farrell Prefountaine, the Whitehall Town Board decided Wednesday night to solicit interest in the position. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter, stating the reason for their interest and their qualifications, to town supervisor George […]

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Free Thanksgiving meals offered


Communities throughout the area will be coming together in the holiday spirit next week. As the holiday season officially kicks off, doors will be opened for folks to enjoy a free meal, especially for those in need this holiday season. Granville The United Church of Granville will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Eagle Scout project grows public garden


By Serena Kovalosky Whitehall now has a public Prayer Garden, thanks to a local teen with a vision and the support of friends, family and the community. The garden was created by Garrett Stevens as an Eagle Scout project that “had to be something that benefits the community, that makes it look nicer,” Stevens said. […]

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Suicide loss event in Granville


By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday is Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, a nationally recognized day for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. On this day, those affected by suicide will gather together at several events across the country. The goal of the events is to have those “people affected by suicide […]

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Cemetery committee lays out goals


By Catherine L. Tobin Residents of Whitehall shared their concerns Thursday during the initial meeting of the cemetery committee formed recently to address problems at the cemetery commonly known as the Boardman Street Cemetery. Marg Mohn formed the committee in response to concerns over maintenance and vandalism at the cemetery. Some damage has resulted simply […]

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Full schedule for Veterans Day

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By Serena Kovalosky The toughest part of annual Veterans Day ceremonies for Henry Gurney is when he reads off the list of fellow veterans who lost their lives in battle. “The first name on the list is Jim Bailey,” he said with emotion. “He was my classmate in school.” Most of the names are either […]

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Trump wins locally


By Krystle S. Morey Donald Trump won by a landslide in local communities. The next president of the U.S. accumulated 59,029,255 votes nationally, compared with Hillary Clinton’s 59,164,748 votes, and amassed well more than the 270 electoral college votes needed for victory. The margins in local communities clearly indicated he was the preferred candidate. Of […]

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Whitehall ‘came out flat’ in Super Bowl


By Ryan Hayner After a lopsided loss to Cambridge in the regular season, Whitehall seized momentum early in the Section II Class D Super Bowl Saturday as it looked to defend its title. The Railroaders forced and recovered a fumble on the Indians’ first play from scrimmage. But success after that play was limited as […]

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Comptroller: Granville fiscally stressed, Whitehall not


By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Granville is the second-most fiscally stressed village in the state, and trending to […]

School budget, board votes May 16

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By Krystle S. Morey   The Granville Board of Education is proposing a $26.7 million budget for the next school […]

Haff decries ‘civil forfeiture’

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By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of supervisors voted Friday to give $64,611 in forfeited funds from legal cases […]

Little League coin drop, clean-up Saturday

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By Krystle S. Morey Members of the Granville Little League will take to the streets this weekend to raise money […]

Local schools see state aid increases

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari New York State increased education aid for the next fiscal year by $1.1 […]

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