Tag Archives: Wescott

Celebrating a century: Local Girl Scouts mark 100 years of fun, friends, achievement

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Girl Scouting part of life for one family   Expectant mothers in Tami Clark’s family don’t get asked the normal questions about their baby’s gender. Instead, the first question is always what scouting organization they’ll belong to. “We have a joke in our family. We don’t announce whether it’s a boy or girl, we announce […]

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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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Fathers, sons and their firehouses

By Derek Liebig  Terry LaChapelle has been a member of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company for 33 years. He’s been such a constant presence over the last three decades that he’s been named a lifetime member, a distinction few earn. Throughout most of that time, his son Darrell has been there by his side. Terry […]

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Girl Scouts help out

Girl Scouts help food pantries   Community service is a large part of scouting and the combined Granville Whitehall Girl Scout troop showed that off May 21 as they tried once again to ‘stuff-a-bus.’ In its fourth year, after starting in 2008, the Girl Scouts doggedly pursue their goal of filling up a full-sized 60-passenger […]

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Golden ‘Girls’

Lauren Edwards, Jenna Brown and Shelley Fairbanks received the Girl Scouts' Gold Award

Jenna Brown, Lauren Edwards and Shelley Fairbanks reached the pinnacle of Girl Scouting Sunday as the trio received the Girl Scout Gold Award. The ceremony looked back at the 13 years building up to the event as the trio receiving the award begins to look forward to the next stage of their lives post high […]

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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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Cole M. Rocque, 20

Cole Rocque, 20

WHITEHALL   Cole M. Rocque, 20,  of County Route 12, passed away unexpectedly on March 6, 2011. Born on August 20, 1990  in Glens Falls, he was the son of Joyce and Tobe Corcoran and Matthew Rocque and Becky McKee.  He was a 2008 graduate of Whitehall High School where he graduated with a Advanced Regents […]

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No contested races in March election

Mayoral candidate Brian LaRose

The question of a contested election for the village of Granville came down to the wire this week. With days to go to the deadline, four candidates declared their intentions and made the necessary arrangements to make the ballot for the village election March 15. Candidates needed to pick up an official petition and gather […]

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Railroader Preview: Boys basketball

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The Whitehall varsity boys basketball program will look to use its athletic ability to compete in the 2010-11 Adirondack League. “We will be very athletic,” said head coach Keith Redmond. “We will have bench depth and the ability to go 9-10 deep in a game, which should help the fatigue factor late in games.” The […]

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School budget unchanged after virtual public hearing

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By Matthew Saari There were only a handful of questions on the proposed budget for the Granville Central School District. […]

Gov. Scott announces limited indoor dining restart, opens some interstate travel

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As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption […]

Write-in candidate vies for school board

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By Duncan Campbell Nicole Austin-Arbuckle is vice president of the Granville Central School District Parent-Teacher Organization, director of the Backpacks […]

Poultney Baptist Church sashes still missing

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Thirty-one historic window sashes from the United Baptist Church of Poultney are still missing after they were accidently picked up […]

Granville Center neglects residents, former employee, others alleges. Charges ‘blatantly untrue:’ spokesman

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By PJ Ferguson and Matthew Saari A recently terminated employee of the Granville Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing alleges staff […]

Seniors parade in Elks event

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By PJ Ferguson Lined up for the Whitehall Elks Lodge “Celebration for the Graduates” parade, senior Makayla Gosselin drove her […]

Graduation plans could go either way

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By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Central School District has plans for both an “in-person and virtual” graduation ceremony but is […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Sizzling rom-cons

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Do you ice her? Do you marry her? What should a con with a devil-may-care, devoted dame do? By Robert […]

Teacher’s union president weighs in on school budget

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To the editor: Last week, the final reduction in force notifications for Granville Central School went out, and three teachers […]

Obituary: Daniel B. Roberts

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On Saturday May 23 2020, Daniel B. Roberts, 69 of Granville, NY lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, a disease […]

Obituary: Warren A. McFarren

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Granville, NY – Warren Anthony McFarren passed away on May 24, 2020. Warren was born on December 10, 1936 in […]

Obituary: Francis George Norton

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Whitehall-Francis George Norton, 80, of Lafayette Street passed away on May 31, 2020, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, with […]

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