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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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Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, was operating a 2006 Dodge Viper when he struck a guard rail, lost control of the car and careened down an embankment and struck a tree. The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday night in […]

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Northshire Freepress 12/19/14

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]