Tag Archives: Ricketts

Felony contempt charge laid

A Granville man was arrested in Whitehall last week after he violated an order of protection. Harold J. Ricketts Sr., 40, of West Main Street, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation. Ricketts allegedly physically harassed a person during a domestic dispute at a Chaplin Alley residence. The victim […]

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Rugged defense crucial for success

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If the Whitehall varsity boys’ basketball team expects to be competitive in the Adirondack League they will need to rely on a stingy and opportunistic defense. “One of our strengths will be the ability to mix our defenses to help provide some transition baskets,” said long-time head coach Keith Redmond who enters his 17th consecutive […]

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Generals run roughshod over Railroaders

Whitehall’s baseball team had a Jekyll and Hyde performance over their last three games. The team followed up a tidy, all around performance against Hadley-Luzerne and a strong performance against a good Hartford team with a sloppy loss to Salem on Monday. On Friday, Whitehall defeated Hadley-Luzerne 12-2 in a complete performance that featured good […]

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Baseball has split for week

The Whitehall baseball team alternated wins and loses, splitting four games last week. The team lost a pair of league contests against Warrensburg and Fort Ann and defeated Bolton and non-league opponent Poultney. The Railroaders opened Adirondack League play with an 8-7 come from behind win over the Bolton Eagles last Tuesday. The game was […]

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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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Big day for Whitehall basketball teams

Monday turned out to be an excellent evening for Whitehall basketball, as both the boys and girls posted victories against North Warren. The girls continued to get balanced scoring in their 50-41 home victory. Kattie Paddock, the team’s leading scorer, had 13 points and sophomore Brittney Putorti scored 12 as the Railroaders improved to 4-9 […]

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Hoagland named ‘D’ offensive player of year

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The post-season honors have started to roll in for the Whitehall varsity sports programs, led by the Section II/Class D offensive player of the year in varsity football and a number of other awards for members of both the football and girls soccer programs.   Football Sophomore tailback Josh Hoagland was named the Class D […]

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Courtney Bollman brought her horse Flash to Middle Granville to have him treated by Granville Large Animal.

  Up and running.   The Manchester Newspapers website is back up and running after some retooling so you can find a bunch of the Granville Sentinel and other items online. What does that mean? Well, for one thing more photos. There’s only so much space on paper but I plan to be showing off […]

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Railroaders fry Burghers, will play for second seed

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Consider this returning the favor. The Whitehall varsity football team finished out the home portion of its 2010 Class D regular season schedule with a 48-7 victory over Warrensburg on Oct. 9. Last year, the Burghers scored a 41-0 win over Whitehall. “We came out with a vengeance this year,” said senior lineman Sam Merriman. […]

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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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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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