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Skene Manor needs more volunteers

The Skene Manor depends on the work of dedicated volunteers like Jared DeRusha. The estate does not have a paid staff and therefore depends on a small army of volunteers to keep the building running. Unfortunately it’s becoming harder and harder for the Skene Manor to find those volunteers. “We are in need of volunteers,” […]

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Joseph H. Golden, 89

 Joseph H. Golden, 89, of Williams Street, passed away at the Haynes House of Hope in South Granville, on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 following a short illness. Born on July 24, 1921 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late William and Isabelle (Trombley) Golden. He retired as a postal carrier for the U. […]

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Skenesborough may dissolve

The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is exploring the possibility of dissolution. Members of the department attended Tuesday’s village board meeting to discuss the option of dissolving with the board of trustees. The decision to explore the issue comes as the department faces financial hardship and declining membership. “Membership is dwindling, finances are dwindling,” explained James […]

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Horses sweep Railroaders

Whitehall’s tennis team fell to an undefeated Schuylerville team last Tuesday on their home court. Schuylerville took every match, winning 7-0. Number 1 and number 2 singles Trey LeClair and Loren Martel faced two very tough opponents in Colin Flanders and Josh Yellen, each losing 10-0. Justin Millett fell 10-1 as the number three singles […]

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Boys track opens 3-1; Benjamin, Lavin win

Whitehall’s boys Track team completed a successful opening week splitting a dual meet against Stillwater and Schuylerville in Stillwater last Thursday. The Railroaders fell to Stillwater but defeated Schuylerville. Jake Evans, Jared DeRusha and Zach Diekel paved the way for Whitehall, each winning two events. Evans won a very close 100 meter race, crossing the […]

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Whitehall Gives Fort Ann a Game

What a difference a year makes. The Whitehall baseball team opened its season last Thursday with a hard fought 4-3 loss to defending state champion Fort Ann. Whitehall was paced by junior Brett Christian who pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on six hits, while fanning seven batters. Fort Ann scratched across the […]

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Penny Wars

Apathy is one vocabulary word Olivia Ruby hasn’t learned this year. Ruby, a student in Michael Thorton’s third grade class at Whitehall Elementary school, was instrumental in starting a fundraising effort that rose $2400 for victims of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan. Students at the school spent the week before spring break collecting […]

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School Play a Community Affair

The Cast of "Once Upon A Mattress"

The annual school play in Whitehall is much more than your typical school function. The play has become interwoven into the fabric of the community. This year’s production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1 and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 2 in the auditorium […]

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Food Shelf Needs Help This Weekend

The Poultney Chamber of Commerce is working in cooperation with the Poultney Food Shelf to re-stock the food shelf in time for the busy holiday season. Members of the Chamber of Commerce will be collecting non-perishable food items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 13, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on […]

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Game Suppers

Local residents will have a chance to enjoy a taste of the wild side over the next two weekends as several communities hold their annual game suppers. In Pawlet, the annual Wild Game and Chicken Pie Supper will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Pawlet Fire Department. Food will be served starting at […]

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Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow […]

School board gives merger go-ahead

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By Matthew Saari Following much discussion, the Granville Board of Education granted school superintendent Tom McGurl the ability to contact […]

Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar […]

Crowd delights in tree-lighting, Grinch

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By Matthew Saari “Christmas is over, Granville!” So shouted the Grinch as he kicked presents and dragged an uprooted Christmas […]

Whitehall rings in the holidays

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By Matthew Saari Below freezing temperatures did little to deter more than 300 Whitehallers from converging on Skenesborough Park and […]

Obituary: Robert S. Banks

Dresden-Robert S. Banks, 71, of Blue Goose passed away unexpectedly, after a long illness. Bob was born in the Bronx, […]

North Country Freepress – 12/06/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/06/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 12/06/19

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Obituary: Stanley M. Fifield

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Granville, N.Y.  –  Stanley M. Fifield, 80, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in […]

Classifieds 12/05/19

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518 Wheels – 12/05/19

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