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Whitehall continuing its campaign against violence

By Derek Liebig When Kendall Jeter speaks of tolerance and understanding, it’s a good idea to listen. Jeter, who has served as president and first vice president of the Glens Falls chapter of the NCAAP and is a co-founder of the non-violence group Northern NY Call 2 Men, spoke to students at Whitehall High School […]

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Village Board Oks budget

By Derek Liebig Village taxes are expected to increase slightly after the Whitehall Village Board adopted the 2011-12 budget during a brief meeting Tuesday afternoon. The board recommended the hike in taxes to help offset a decrease in revenue generated by assessments. The budget calls for a tax levy (the amount of money generated by […]

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DeRusha found his own niche at Skene Manor

By Derek Liebig When Jared DeRusha says he doesn’t mind doing dishes, he actually means it. A senior at Whitehall, DeRusha has been volunteering his time at the Skene Manor for the past three years. His duties have ranged from waiting tables to decorating the venerable estate, no easy task when you consider the Skene […]

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Village seeks federal help with dam

By Derek Liebig Local officials are exploring the possibility of acquiring assistance from the United States Fish and Wildlife Department as they continue to examine what should be done with Pike Brook Dam. Village Trustee Ken Bartholomew says he has been in contact with the Fish and Wildlife Department about what services and assistance could […]

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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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Obituary: W. Edward “Ed” Lewis

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Rupert, VT-W. Edward “Ed” Lewis, 78, of Rupert, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Rutland Regional […]

Lakes Classifieds – 02/28/20

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North Country Freepress – 02/28/20

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518 Wheels – 02/27/20

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Classifieds 02/26/20

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Obituary: Rachel LaBounty Daigle

Rachel LaBounty Daigle, of Granville, NY passed away Sunday, February 23rd. She was 79 years old. She was kind, big […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 02/21/20

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Obituary: Helene Dianne Gravelle

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Middle Granville, NY – Helene Dianne Gravelle, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in the home she […]

Classifieds 02/19/20

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