Tag Archives: Appointment

Diekel receives appointment to Air Force Academy

John Diekel Action Shot

The biggest decision of John Diekel’s life had little to do with wrestling. Diekel, a senior at Whitehall High School, has amassed more than 200 career wins and on Saturday claimed his fifth consecutive Class D championship. The wiry 138 pound wrestler has received interest from several Division I colleges, including Duke and Maryland, but […]

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Student organizes blood drive

Student blood drive

  Kassi Van Guilder may not be able to give blood, but she’s hoping you can. The senior at Whitehall High School has organized a blood drive, which will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, inside the Large Group Instructional Room inside the high school. The drive will be the […]

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New barbershop to open Oct. 1

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Paige Daigle could be working in a beauty salon. She’s got the training, and she’s got the experience. Instead, the Granville resident is branching out in a different direction and will open VIP Barber Shop on Quaker Street Oct. 1. The business is designed as a place where men and boys can get a variety […]

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Only one candidate for school board; auditorium on target

The Whitehall Board of Education may have fewer members later this spring after only one candidate filled out a petition to run for one of three open seats during next month’s election. James Brooks of Lafayette Street was the only candidate to turn in a petition by Monday’s deadline and barring the unforeseen, will become […]

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New director for Canal Corp.

An appointment made last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will change the director of New York State Canal Corp., which controls the building the town has been using for its offices since 2006. Schenectady Mayor Brian Stratton has been named to replace Carmella Mantello, who has been director of the corporation since 2005. Mantello has […]

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Free women’s cancer screening Feb. 2

Whitehall Family Medicine will host a free cancer screening for uninsured women who are 40 and older on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at its offices at 65 Poultney St. Kerin Devlin, an adult nurse practitioner, will conduct the clinic, which will include a PAP test, a breast exam and a colon exam. To make an appointment, […]

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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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Property meeting Feb. 25th

The impact notices slated to arrive in early March will have tentative values that can be disputed by property owners. (more…)

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]