Tag Archives: Maggie Benjamin

Whitehall grads get advice, reflection

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Ashley Macy won’t soon forget her senior year, but not because of the good times with friends, or because it was her final year in high school. She’ll remember it because of what she accomplished in her final months at Whitehall High School. Macy could have coasted through her final year in high school, but […]

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Whitehall honors top athletes with awards

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Baseball Awards: Troy Nichols received the Coach’s Award and Brett Christian was named the team’s most valuable player.   Boys Academic Track Team: The boys track team was recognized as a scholar athlete team. The team compiled a cumulative grade point average of 90.5   Girls Academic Track Team: The girls track team was recognized […]

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Softball still in title hunt after 2-1 week

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Whitehall’s chances to claim an Adirondack League East division title took a serious hit after the team suffered a crushing loss to Argyle last Friday. The Scots defeated Whitehall 12-0 and took a two-game lead over the Railroaders entering the final week of the season. The game was played at Moreau Rec. because of poor […]

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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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Gendron fifth in triple jump

Marion Gendron placed fifth in the girls’ triple jump during Sunday’s Indoor Track meet atHudsonValleyCommunity College. Gendron’s jump of 27 feet, 3.5 inches was good placed her just inside in the top five and earned the Railroaders two points. Gendron was the only athlete to score any points forWhitehall. Maggie Benjamin and Megan Redmond also […]

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Another record falls to Ferguson

PJ Ferguson continues to set school records. A week after breaking theWhitehallschool record in the boys 1600 meter race,Fergusonset the bar even higher, improving upon his own record last Saturday at an Indoor Track League meet, held atHudsonValleyCommunity College.  Fergusonbroke the previous record of5:29, set by Mickey Bezio in 2009, by 13 seconds when he […]

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Gendron, Ferguson lead way for track team

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  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team hopes a near record turnout will help them overcome the loss of several top performers from last year’s squad. “We have more kids out than we’ve ever had,” said head coach Mike Collier. “We have a lot of newcomers trying out.” […]

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English Honor Society students “Read for the Record”

Whitehallpre-kindergarten and kindergarten students joined five million of their peers in attempting to set a rather lofty record last week. Members of the two elementary school classes were part of the Read for the Record event, where students around the country all read from the book “Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anne Dewdney, on the […]

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Track athletes take titles

Seniors Kelsie Benjamin and Jake Evans and junior Marion Gendron came home winners from the Feb. 12 Section II, Division IV indoor track championships. Benjamin won the sectional shot put for the third time with a throw of 36 feet, 6 inches and also took the weight throw with a distance of 30 feet, 11 […]

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Railroader preview: indoor track and field

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The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team will return several champions and state contenders in 2010-11. “We have some very talented athletes,” said head coach Mike Collier, “just not enough bodies to compete in team score.” The squad will be headlined by Kelsie Benjamin, the two-time Section II champion in the shot put as […]

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Village, town order cuts in water usage

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

Whitehall Times 7.9.20

Granville Sentinel 7.9.20

Poultney man charged with arson

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A Poultney, Vermont man has been arrested in connection with a May fire in Middletown Springs, Vermont. On Monday, Vermont […]

Magill to host virtual concert

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By Matthew Saari The show must go on. Despite all of the COVID-19 social-distancing guidelines in place, Daryl Magill is […]

Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda welcomes ‘Jeffer,’ Jeff Heotzler

By Mark Kane Who would have ever thought when you looked out the window early Saturday morning or right up […]

Music in Park canceled

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By Matthew Saari For the first time in more than 30 years, Whitehall will not have a musical summer. Citing […]

Next two concerts canceled

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By Matthew Saari The next two concerts of Granville’s Summer Concert Series have been cancelled. Following the complaints filed locally […]

Obituary: Tasia Oakman Benson

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Tasia Oakman Benson of Poultney passed away suddenly of a stroke on June 13, 2020.  Born February 2, 1951 to […]

North Country FreePress – July 3, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress – July 3, 2020

Health center to reopen

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By Matthew Saari The Whitehall Health Center will reopen next week. Whitehall town supervisor John Rozell announced Thursday he had […]

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