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League softball champions will shoot for a repeat

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By Jaime Thomas With a good number of seniors on the team and several coaches, the softball team is looking forward to a strong season. There are eight seniors in total with six of them returning from last year, and Coach Katie Barber said the girls are regularly making strides. “One of the strengths would […]

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‘Ace’ raises $1,200 for cancer research

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Granville High School’s volleyball players are still learning about each other and about their new coach. The Horde has yet to post a victory on the court, but Saturday, the Granville players – and everyone else in the gym – were all winners. The fourth annual “Ace For The Cure” volleyball tournament raised $1,000 for […]

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Young but experienced softballers will play hard

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              First-year head coach Pam Putorti doesn’t like to make predictions, but she does guarantee Whitehall’s varsity softball players will put forth their full effort. “I don’t like to make predictions and I don’t like the girls to make predictions. We’re going to go out every game and try […]

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Whitehall defeats Salem in season opener

By Bill Toscano   The voice of assistant coach Neil Hughes boomed across the field asWhitehall’s players stood minutes away from the second half of their season opener againstSalem. “You guys are not fired up,” Hughes let the players – and everyone else there – know. “If you play like that, we’re going to come […]

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Millett replaced

By Derek Liebig The Whitehall Central School varsity football team will have a new coach roaming the sidelines of Ambrose Gilligan Field next fall. The Board of Education voted Monday night to appoint assistant coach Justin Culligan as its next head coach. Culligan received five of seven votes (board members Michael Putorti and Theodore LaRose […]

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Millett out as football coach

By Bill Toscano John Millett, who has coached three generations of Whitehall Central School football players, and has won 195 games, will not be back to coach the Railroaders this fall. Millett, who has had three separate runs as head coach, said Monday that he had met with Superintendent James Watson last week and was […]

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Balanced Horde have post-season goals

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First-year head softball coach Geoff Loiacono said he’s been pushing hard to get his team in shape and ready to play hard in spring 2011. They’re going to need to be ready. The Wasaren League is a tough place to play any sport. Although the team is on the young side, with only one senior, […]

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Zach Diekel wins fourth Section II title

By Bill Toscano Some wrestlers spend their entire high school careers working for a single opportunity to win a sectional title and a berth in the state tournament. Zach Diekel has done it four times, and he’s got one more varsity season left. Diekel, who is polite off the mat, spoke with definite authority as […]

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Railroaders’ future looks bright

Saturday’s Section II Class D wrestling tournament indicated the future of the Whitehall wrestling program is a bright one. The Railroaders struggled at times this year, forfeiting as many as six or seven bouts in dual matches, but the performance by their underclassmen, three of whom were champions and three others who were place-winners, gives […]

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Railroaders Can’t Stop Second Half Run

For 24 minutes, the Whitehall Railroaders had upset on their minds. The varsity football team battled to a 7-0 halftime deficit against the Cambridge Indians on Sept. 11, using a pressuring defense and two turnovers to stay within one touchdown heading into the second half. The Railroaders looked to have the Indians held to a […]

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State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town

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By Matthew Saari While public schools across the state sweat and ponder how much state money they will receive for […]

Canal to open – but not here, Lock 12 shut down till August

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By PJ Ferguson The New York State Canal Corporation is targeting to open all locks along the Champlain Canal on […]

Boat memorial restored

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By PJ Ferguson Members of American Legion Post 83 helped to rebuild the boat memorial that stands on the corner […]

Tax deadline extended for village residents

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property […]

Village OK sought for power line; hearing on June 16

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By PJ Ferguson   A new project could bring in excess of $200,000 in additional property taxes per year to […]

Amanda Peet plays housewife turned murderer

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By Barb Oates One of the most important things about a divorce is learning to pick your battles. For Betty […]

Ask Matt: Why is ‘celebrity’ so overused in show titles?

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By Matt Roush Question: It’s tiring to see the use of “star” and “celebrity” in show titles. I clicked on […]

Obituary: Amy R. Phipps

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Amy R. Phipps 73, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield Illinois on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Amy was […]

Obituary: James Eli McKeighan

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Rupert-James Eli McKeighan, 89, of Rupert, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. […]

Rick’s Picks: Country at Heart

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By Rick Gables Country at Heart, starring Jessy Schram, Niall Matter and Lucas Bryant, is a new, original movie premiering […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Lost in TV space

UNDATED, FILE PHOTO:  (FILE PHOTO)  Actors Bill Mumy (L) and Jonathan Harris (R) are seen in a television still in 1966. The 87 year-old Harris, who portrayed Dr. Zachary Smith in the television sci-fi show "Lost In Space", died November 3, 2002 of a blood clot in his heart. He was reportedly receiving therapy for a chronic back problem in a Los Angeles hospital when he died.  (Photo by Getty Images)

A flashback to our favorite sci-fi series of the ’60s By Robert Edelstein, ReMIND Magazine In 1966, the U.S. was […]

Town denies graduation in park

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By PJ Ferguson   The town of Whitehall will not permit use of Skenesborough Park for any graduation ceremonies for […]

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