Tag Archives: Athletic Director

School board faces change, challenges

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By Bill Toscano   For schools and boards of education, the new year didn’t start in January, but rather on July 1. In Granville, that meant a new principal at Granville Elementary School, a veteran principal moving from GES to Mary J. Tanner, a new director of special education and two new Board of Education […]

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Getting your bell rung: New law, schools turn attention to concussions in student athletes

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Student athletes who suffer a blow to the head will no longer be allowed to “play through” the injury according to new concussion management guidelines that took effect earlier this month. The nearly 30-page document released by last month by the New York State Education Department and developed by an advisory group consisting of doctors […]

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Bus trip to Orangemen

A bus trip to see the Syracuse Orangemen men’s basketball team take on Tulane University has been scheduled for Dec. 22. The cost of the trip including floor-level seats is $55 per person. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and the bus will leave Whitehall earlier that afternoon. For more details, or […]

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Benefit basketball Saturday

Eight members of Team USA, including an Olympic medal-winner, will be on the court at Whitehall High School Saturday for a benefit game for local bobsledder Codie Bascue. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and the game will start at 2 p.m. Admission is $3 or $10 for a family of four. Railroaders’ athletic director […]

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Sports rumor, sports reality

By Matthew Rice At the Monday night board of education meeting resident Greg Bourn addressed the board during public comments voicing concern regarding the sports programs and possible drastic cuts. A handful of concerned parents braved the inclement weather because they have heard rumors regarding the district’s plans for high school sports. Board member Pam […]

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GCS employee charged – Anonymous tip leads to arrest

A school employee has been charged under the county’s social host law for allegedly allowing youths under 21 to consume alcoholic beverages at her residence late last year. Alida Flint, 52, a monitor at Granville High School, was charged with a violation of the 2009 social host law, which prohibits knowingly allowing underage persons from […]

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Still searching

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Anyone interested in coaching modified basketball for either boys or girls should contact Athletic Director Mike Macura at 642-1051. The school does not have coaches for the grade seven teams and needs to fill those positions as soon as possible.

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Railroaders’ new home court

Whitehall Central School celebrated the completion of renovations to its junior/senior high school gymnasium floor with a pep rally and basketball game between the junior and senior class. The event, held on Friday, Oct. 15, was the symbolic end to a project that started last spring and brought with it new lighting, seating and a […]

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Anyone out there interested in this Archive thing? I know scouts to Eagle projects, but I’m not sure if something like this qualifies. It’s a much bigger job than one person could ever do so it seems like someone at the school is going to have to take the lead on, maybe, the various sports. […]

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Firm, Fair, Consistent

Local residents took time to remember Village Justice William Redmond this week. Redmond, who served as the Whitehall Village Justice since 1988, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11. (more…)

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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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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

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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

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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

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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

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