Tag Archives: Boces

Board to begin interviewing superintendent candidates

The Whitehall Board of Education expects to begin interviewing candidates for district superintendent next week. Board president Virginia Rivette said last week members selected six candidates from those that applied and interviews will begin Monday and Tuesday. “We met with Mr. (James) Dexter (WSHWE BOCES Superintendent) Monday evening, reviewed the applications and selected who we […]

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Abraham leaves with no explanation

By Jaime Thomas Hartford Superintendent Thomas Abraham, who was slated to retire at the end of June, has left early, seemingly with no explanation. “The Hartford Central School District Board of Education hereby acknowledges that Superintendent of Schools Thomas Abraham will take a leave of absence from his position effective Feb. 28 until the time […]

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Top 10 students

Zach Diekel and Emily Sweeney are by all accounts great students, hard workers, and outstanding role models, and while they finished atop their class, many of the same things that have been said about them can be said about the other eight seniors who finished among the top 10 in their class. They are (listed […]

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Making art from scrap

Jenny Horstman looks at discarded pieces of metal a little differently than most people. Where others see a pile of rusted metal fragments, Horstman sees inspiration. An old chain isn’t a series of interlocked iron, it’s a Holstein’s tail. A discarded pick ax is the crown of its head, and a coil spring from an […]

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Auditor pleased with Whitehall’s school finances

The Whitehall School District is financially sound. That was the message school officials delivered during Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting. Prior to the meeting, members of the Finance and Audit Committee met and reviewed the findings from a recently completed audit that found the district to be compliant with all government regulations. “The auditor […]

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Daniel R. Pauquette, 62

Daniel R. Pauquette, age 62, passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. Danny was born on Sept.29, 1949 in Granville, New York the son of Leo and Theresa (Zovistaski) Pauquette. Danny was a 1970 graduate of Granville High School. He was also a graduate of the food […]

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Board talks consolidation

The announcement of a retirement has Granville School officials talking about shared services. Monday night the Granville Board of Education accepted the retirement of long-time Transportation Manager Bob Jones, effective at the end of October. Superintendent Mark Bessen asked the board if he should post the job listing or begin to look into sharing the […]

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Bojanich heads South

  Granville High School Principal Scott Bojanich resigned Monday night.   Bojanich has been with the district for almost a year to the day when the school board accepted his resignation.   “I’ve been treated very well here by the board and by the community and I would not leave for another (principal) job. This […]

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Head of Class

By Derek Liebig The term polymath comes from the Greek word polymathes and defines a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas, a Renaissance man (or woman) if you will. In ancient times the term often referred to scientists. Leonardo Da Vinci is widely recognized as the most well known polymath. […]

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Whitehall students in Odyssey contest

  By Bill Toscano The props include kilts, a “lei,” a pie, a cane and a mysterious cardboard woman. The play is called “Le Tour Guide.” And that’s all you’re getting until Saturday. “We don’t want any pictures yet. We don’t want anyone to see it before the performance,” said Karen Gordon, the librarian at […]

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14