Tag Archives: American Red Cross

WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

Kassi Blood Drives

A 2013 graduate of Whitehall High School has been honored for her work organizing a number of local blood drives. The American Red Cross has announced that Kassi VanGuilder is the recipient of a $4,200 scholarship for sponsoring four separate blood drives in the community. “Blood drives are important to me because it is an […]

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DEC lifeguard test March 10

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is offering free lifeguard tests in the Adirondack region.   Tests will be given to individuals 16 and older interested in lifeguard jobs at DEC facilities this summer and will be offered through June 8, 2013.   Only candidates who pass the examination will be considered for […]

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Blood Drive Monday at WHS

Student blood drive

A blood drive, organized by Whitehall High School senior Kassi Van Guilder, will be held from on Monday, Jan. 7, at the school. The drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in the Large Group Instructional Room. Walk-ins are welcome although appointments can be made by calling the school at 499-1770 or Van […]

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Women dies in Sunday Fire

By Derek Liebig A local woman died and a man was seriously injured after a fire broke out in their apartment building Sunday evening. The cause of the fire is still unknown. The identity of the woman who perished in the fire at 120 Broadway is being withheld pending DNA analysis. Her body was burned […]

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Community Calendar 4/21/11

Calendar Items Deadline Friday at 10 a.m. is the deadline to submit items for the free calendar in the following week’s newspaper. Whenever possible, items should be submitted a week or more earlier than that to ensure timely publication.   Thursday April 21   Easter Pies WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Fire Company […]

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Blood donors will have an opportunity to help avert a blood shortage

Blood donors will have an opportunity to help avert a blood shortage on Friday, Oct. 29, during an American Red Cross blood drive at the Green Mountain College Whithey Student Center in Poultney from noon to 5 p.m.  Donors of all blood types are needed. Potential donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh […]

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Rena Berkowitz, 99,

  Rena Berkowitz, age 99, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at her home in the village of Granville. She almost reached her 100th birthday.   She was born in Sheshequin, Pa., on Nov. 12, 1909, the daughter of Miles Solomon and Fannie Solomon. Her family moved to Elmira soon after her birth.     She […]

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Ruth M. (Hayes) Morris

Ruth M. (Hayes) Morris, age 92, passed away peacefully following a brief illness on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 at the Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granville. She was born on Dec. 2, 1916 in Danby, Vt., the daughter of Asa J. and Ola (Philips) Hayes. Mrs. Morris was member of the Granville Baptist […]

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Mary Finch Williams, 96

Mary Finch Williams, 96, died Monday, September 22, 2008 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mary was born June 9, 1912 in Albany, New York but her roots in Granville are many and deep.  She was the daughter of Roy G. Finch, son of George N. and Helen Hunt Finch, proprietors […]

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

Statue 2

By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]