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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, with his loving family by his side. Huzzy dedicated his life to the community of Whitehall and to Washington County. He was a […]

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Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a successful summer and potentially a busy fall as well. Julie Eagan, the recreation center’s director called June a “busy month” and that was even before the summer program got started last Monday. “We had 18 […]

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Officials advocate for lower speed limits

New Speed Limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit of 55 miles per hour, but that could be changing soon. With a growing population and an increase in what town board members referred to as “slow moving vehicles,” the Town of Whitehall is hoping […]

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Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of resignation from John Ward officially made its way to Town Supervisor George Armstrong. “I have received the letter of resignation from John Ward Jr. and I would like to entertain a motion to accept it.” […]

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Dresden to host townwide sale

The Town of Dresden will be hosting its first-ever town-wide yard sale this weekend. The inaugural yard sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday, running from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. “This is the first one ever, so we are kind of new at organizing it,” Kathy Huntington, who helped organize the […]

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Board declines to reappoint Culligan as football coach

By Dan King The Whitehall High School football team has qualified for sectionals for the last four years, including three under head coach Justin Culligan, but on Monday the Board of Education declined to appoint Culligan for the upcoming season. After the vote on Culligan, speculation grew about the potential of a return by longtime […]

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Seniors enjoy county picnic

By Dan King Last Friday the horse barn at the Washington County Fairground was decked out in tye-dye, as seniors from all over the county made their way to Greenwich for the annual Washington County Senior Picnic. There were 270 people in attendance for this year’s picnic and they had the opportunity to enjoy games, […]

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Lawrence E. Stevens, 72

Lawrence E. Stevens, 72, of South Glens Falls, NY passed away on July 13, 2014, at The Pines after a 15 year battle with chordoma cancer. Born September 17, 1941 in Troy, NY, he was the son to the late Edwin C. “Cliff” and Anna M. (Krogel) Stevens. Known to many as Larry or “Big […]

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Edward Harold LaMay, 85

OBIT LeMay

Edward Harold LaMay, a native of Whitehall, died June 24 of natural causes in Durham, N.C. He was 85 years old. Ed was born in a farmhouse near Whitehall on Nov. 16, 1928, the second child and son of Mabel Hammond LaMay and Joseph Charles LaMay. His first name was given in honor of the […]

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Village to work on stricter nuisance laws

By Dan King Nuisance issues have been one of the top priorities for Mayor Peter Telisky and he has done everything within his power to crackdown on these problems. “We’ve gotten very aggressive on these issues; we’re turning off water for ongoing water debts, we’re cutting overrun lawns.” Telisky said. So far that power has […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

1977 team

By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

1977 team

By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]