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Whitehall School Enrollment Declines Signficantly

April 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

School enrollment figures for school districts across the state were updated recently for the 2014-2015 school year (last school year) and the Whitehall School District’s total enrollment fell to 736 students. This was a drop of 21 students from 757 from the 2013-2014 year. The complete enrollment figures for 2014-2015 school year can be found [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

The “Beast of Whitehall” Coming to Huletts

April 10th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Beast of Whitehall, a new documentary produced by Small Town Monsters, will be shown numerous times this summer in the Huletts Casino. I’m happy to announce that a new documentary entitled the “Beast of Whitehall” which documents an historic sighting of Bigfoot in Whitehall will be playing in the Huletts Casino this summer. There [...]

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Sunday & Tuesday: Tryouts for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

March 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Whitehall’s Amphitheatre in Skenesborough Park, will host a production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on August 13, 14, 20, 21 @ 2:00 pm. If you have talent and would like to be considered for a role in this summer’s production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Whitehall, then you’ll want to head to [...]

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Tags: Washington County · Whitehall

Post Star: Thirteen Apply for Whitehall School Superintendent Job

March 10th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Post Star reports on the search for the Whitehall School District’s Superintendent position.

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Bits of Everything

November 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall Times: Whitehall McDonald’s Future Uncertain What’s going on with the Whitehall McDonald’s? The Whitehall Times reports. Post Star: Washington County budget to increase tax levy 1.5 percent. See why Washington County taxes are headed up again next year. Adirondack Almanack: Adirondack Downhill Ski Season Begins See when the trails will open here. Adirondack Almanack: [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Washington County · Whitehall

Seven Years Old

November 9th, 2015 · Comments Off

Well, here it is another November 9th which is the day I celebrate the “birthday” of the Huletts Current. It’s now been exactly seven years since my first post in 2008. I love hearing from everyone with story ideas, news and community “goings-on.” It gets a little slow during the winter and when I’m busy [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · History · The Landing · Whitehall

Gate to Washington County Beach to be Opened During Offseason

October 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

The entrance of the Washington County Beach. Supervisor Gang informs me that Washington County has agreed to leave the gate opened at the Washington County Public Beach over the winter. This is the same policy that has been in effect as before. The gate will be open on November 1st until sometime in the Spring. [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Trailer for Whitehall Bigfoot Documentary Released

October 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

August, 1976: Three teens driving on an isolated stretch of road somewhere in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York have a brush with a bizarre creature. Standing over 7 feet tall and covered in hair, they referred to it as a “beast”. Hours later, Abair Road was crawling with local and state police. Many of [...]

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Bits of Everything

August 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall McDonald’s Closing Temporarily

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · Whitehall

Whitehall School District Puts Two Teachers on Paid Administrative Leave

July 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

According to a letter posted on the Whitehall School District website, two teachers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Whitehall

Canal Picture Contest

June 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

The Champlain Canal as seen from Whitehall. Submissions of pictures for the 10th annual Erie Canal Photo Contest will be accepted until August 28th. Winning entries will be featured in the 2016 Erie Canal calendar. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit photos in four different categories: On the Water, Along the Trail, Canal [...]

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State Invalidates Some Whitehall Tests

June 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

The New York State Department of Education has invalidated all of the assessments from both the 7th and 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) Examination at the Whitehall Central School. Read the Superintendent’s letter posted on the Whitehall School District’s website. What a mess.

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Washington County Business Showcase in Whitehall on Thursday

June 9th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Whitehall Athletic Club will host a Washington County Business Showcase on Thursday, June 11th. The Washington County Local Development Corporation and Washington County Tourism will present the 2015 Washington County Business Showcase on June 11, 2015 at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Please consider taking the time to come to this event as Washington County [...]

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State Investigating Testing in Whitehall School District

June 9th, 2015 · Comments Off

The New York State Department of Education is investigating issues revolving around Common Core testing in some lower grades at the Whitehall Central school. While I don’t have much information on this, the next Whitehall Board of Education meeting will be held on June 15th and more information may become known then.

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Whitehall