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Firehouse to host Sock Hop

Sock Hop

The area’s Baby Boomers, and everyone else for that matter, will be able to step back in time this weekend. The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. will be transformed into a 1950’s era dance hall for the company’s annual Sock Hop. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. “The […]

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Where are they now: Naomi Teitelbaum

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Even in high school Naomi Teitelbaum had an idea where she was headed. “I knew math would have a role in my future.” She wrote in a recent email, “Although I was known to give Mr. (Bernard) Quinlan a hard time, I always felt he challenged me, and math became a passion. “I pursued a […]

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Greenwich runs by Granville

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During the preseason, head coach Mario Torres said Granville would play a different brand of football and on Saturday the Horde did just that, unveiling its new spread offense. Granville racked up more than 200 passing yards and threw the ball a total of 32 times, but Greenwich made two red-zone interceptions in the third […]

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Field hockey team captures first win

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Granville’s field hockey team picked up its first win Monday in its home opener. The Horde defeated Ichabod Crane 2-1 in the non-league contest. Seniors Jen Roberts and Nicole Bernard each scored in the game and Granville controlled possession throughout the game, firing 20 shots on goal. “Tonight was a great win,” head coach Katie […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

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The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district has hired a number of new teachers and plans to implement a number of new initiatives, but the biggest change is how students get to and from school each day. The district is switching from […]

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Students build community of trust

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Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but faculty and staff at Whitehall School District have helped ease the process for incoming sixth graders. There is a three-phase process for acclimating to the world of middle school; the first phase allows fifth graders […]

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Village approves new parking law

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Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which the board approved at the conclusion of the hearing. Mayor Peter Telisky, Trustee Ken Bartholomew and Trustee Michael LaChapelle voted in favor of the law while Trustees Walt Sanford and Marge Mohn opposed the measure. […]

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Changes abound as school year begins

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With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one that Superintendent Elizabeth Legault believes will help streamline the district, creating an efficient learning community. Some of the most prominent changes to the district for this upcoming school year include the implementation of block scheduling […]

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Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers across the state. The percentage of local students who achieved proficiency on the math exam increased by nearly 10 percent, from 18 percent of students in 2013 to 28 percent this year. The improvement on […]

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Youth Center for sale

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The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of interest combined with mounting bills has forced the organization’s hand. “At this point it’s difficult to meet our bills on it. We’re hurting so we’re begrudgingly and reluctantly closing the doors,” Williams said. For the […]

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Torres fired, other coaches resign

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By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

Sasquatch calling festival Saturday

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By Dan King You’ve heard of hog-calling contests at county fairs, but Whitehallers will be calling a much more exotic […]

Bessen to retire in January

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By Krystle S. Morey After more than 35 years as an educator, Mark Bessen has decided to put down his […]

Old church closes doors

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By Dan King A small congregation of Presbyterians is currently without a full-time home. The First Presbyterian Church of Whitehall […]

Zumba event to benefit local girl

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By Krystle S. Morey Like any other 9-year-old, Shaylah Shattuck loves reading books and listening to music, especially “Shoop” by […]

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