Tag Archives: April 1

Small team focusing on fundamentals

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By Jaime Thomas Members of the Horde baseball team are going to see a lot of playing time this season. With only 11 players, everyone will have to pull his own weight and serve in multiple capacities, Coach Duane Dodge said. While he said quantity will be a challenging aspect to the season, Granville is […]

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Town tax receipts down

Whitehall’s town clerk said tax receipts are down more than a $100,000 compared to the same time last year. Julie Millett told board members that as of Feb. 4, she had received $446,496 in county tax receipts from town residents, nearly $112,000 less than the $558,286 she had collected at the same point last year. […]

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Palm Sunday hymn sing this weekend

The First Baptist Church at 41 Williams St. will host a public Palm Sunday hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of song and fellowship. Gospel country music singer Jay Witham will perform hymns requested by the audience. Choirs and soloists are welcome to […]

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School Play a Community Affair

The Cast of "Once Upon A Mattress"

The annual school play in Whitehall is much more than your typical school function. The play has become interwoven into the fabric of the community. This year’s production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1 and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 2 in the auditorium […]

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School eyeing staff layoffs

With little word from Albany opposing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state budget proposal Granville school officials have said they continue to prepare for the worst, including staffing cuts. “We still need to cut personnel and programs by $600,000,” Superintendent Mark Bessen said Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Granville Board of Education Bessen said […]

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Phantoms to honor Bryn Reynolds

A Granville native and Bronze Star recipient will be honored for his heroism at an April 1 game of the Adirondack Phantoms. Washington County sheriffs Captain Bryn Reynolds who received the military award for valor while serving in the Army in Afghanistan will be recognized at a military appreciation night at the Glens Falls Civic […]

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Drama Basket Party March 6

The 10th annual Basket Party to benefit the Whitehall Drama Club is scheduled for noon, Sunday March 6, at Whitehall Central School. Drawings will begin at 2 p.m. Drama club members are required to donate baskets, and Cheryl Putorti, who is organizing the event, said she is also looking to the community for help with […]

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Hoops Shoot this Saturday

The annual Whitehall Elks Free Throw “Hoop Shoot” Contest will be held on Dec. 4 at the Whitehall Central School.  This is for all girls and boys – ages 8-13.  The age group will be determined by their age as of April 1, 2011.  Sign-up will be at 9:30 a.m. and shooting will begin at […]

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Tentatively, budget up 5.4%

The tentative Whitehall village budget will increase the amount to be raised by taxes by $67,918.32, or 5.4-percent.   (more…)

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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