Tag Archives: American Red Cross

WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

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

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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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

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 […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

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, […]