Tag Archives: Mechanicville

County board opposed to reroute of train service

Washington County supervisors lent their support to the preservation of passenger rail service in Washington County, unanimously opposing a plan that would reduce Amtrak service in Fort Edward. The Vermont Agency of Transportation has proposed rerouting the Ethan Allen rail line, which stops in Fort Edward and passes through, but does not stop in Whitehall […]

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School seeks voter approval to replace roof

The Whitehall school district has proposed a $240,000 capital project to replace a pair of roofs at the high school and local voters will be given an opportunity to vote on the measure next month. The district has proposed the removal and replacement of the swimming pool roof and cafeteria roof at the high school. […]

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Horde football against a wall

Granville has three weeks left to salvage its football season. After Saturday’s 66-8 nonconference loss at Class B Cohoes, the Horde have two regular-season games remaining, both at home. While their playoff chances are slim, and will end with a loss in either game, they still have some slight hopes of advancing to the first […]

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Softball finishes at 12-4 with wins

The Whitehall girl’s softball team wrapped a successful season with a pair of convincing victories. The Railroaders defeated Hadley-Luzerne 9-2 last Wednesday and followed up that performance with a 12-1 victory over North Warren on Friday afternoon. With the wins, Whitehall improved to 12-4 on the season and finished tied for second place with Fort […]

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Horde third at Ken Harrison

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Granville  claimed two weight class titles Saturday, and finished third in the Ken Harrison Memorial Lions Tournament, 19 points behind winner Warrensburg and 16 points behind second-place South Glens Falls. Josh McKittrick (285) and Nathaniel Palmer (138) earned championships while Hayden Miller (145) and Brad Perry (160) took second place. South Glens Falls and Warrensburg […]

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Toys for Tots deadline Nov. 22

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  The Marine Corps Reserve Dunkin’ Donuts Toys For Tots train won’t arrive in Whitehall until Sunday, Dec. 4, but families which want to register their children for toys must do it by Tuesday, Nov. 22. Organized nationally by the  Reserve and locally by the American Legion and the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company, the program […]

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Granville opens at Stillwater

Looking to go ‘one-and-oh’, Horde travel south     The Granville Golden Horde kick off the 2011 campaign on the road as they take on the Stillwater Warriors tomorrow. The Horde meet the Warriors at 7 p.m. Friday night in the season opener for both clubs at the new state-of-the-art facility, which has been a […]

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Section II releases Horde football schedule

Controversy should be the farthest thing from Granville Golden Horde fan’s minds this fall after the recent release of the 2011 football schedule for Class C North. Head coach Mario Torres said with a handful of teams dropping into Class D the teams in Class C and evened up with eight in the north and […]

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Horde boys fall to Stillwater at Mechanicville

  Despite the return of several players who missed time with injuries, Granville could not overcome the Stillwater offense falling 66-39 in the first round of the Section II Class B boys basketball tournament Tuesday night. Down by 12 points at the half, Granville allowed four Warriors to reach double digits in scoring, while no […]

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Another Granville Wrestling Milestone

Horde head coach recognizes his latest 100-win wrestler 130-pounder Brendan Miller.

103 and counting Ask Brendan Miller about reaching the 100-win milestone for his career as a Granville Golden Horde wrestler and you might be left with the wrong impression. “It felt just like any other win,” Miller said when asked about joining teammates Karl Palmer and Eric Hastings with 100-plus wins over the span of […]

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Obituary: Stephen J. Vladyka

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Whitehall-Stephen Joseph Vladyka, 79, passed peacefully on August 1, 2020, at his home in Whitehall, NY. Mr. Vladyka was preceded […]

Obituary: Laurence E. Andrews

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Granville, NY – Laurence E. Andrews passed away on the family farm at the age of 99, holding hands with […]

Ask Matt – Will there really be new episodes to watch this fall?

Question: With the coronavirus epidemic and social distancing, will there be any new TV episodes this fall? –C Brown Matt […]

Morgan Kohan looks for ‘Love on Harbor Island’

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By Barb Oates Lake homes, romance and rescue dogs. We’re all in on Hallmark Channel’s latest original Love on Harbor […]

Rick’s Picks – ABC’s fall lineup

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By Rick Gables ABC’s primetime fall lineup will include David E. Kelly’s new drama Big Sky, Kari Lizar’s new comedy […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Kirk Douglas, the modern movie antihero

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Intense and hard-charging, Kirk Douglas didn’t just make great movies; he made movies worth watching. By Stephen Whitty, ReMIND Magazine […]

Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

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By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, […]

Scott signs executive order setting Sept. 8 as school opening day

Governor Phil Scott has signed a directive officially setting Tuesday, Sept. 8 as the universal reopening date for Vermont schools. […]

Whitehall outlines school plans

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Superintendent Patrick Dee outlined the school district’s plan to reopen this fall in a YouTube video posted […]

Compliance officer hired by village

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By Jay Mullen   After about a year of searching for a replacement, the village of Whitehall finally has its […]

Nuisance law approved by village

A proposed law would give the Whitehall Village Board the authority to remove a structure’s license of occupancy.

By Matthew Saari The Village of Whitehall unanimously approved a nuisance property law after fielding only a few comments at […]

Lakes Region FreePress, July 31, 2020

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