Tag Archives: Classmates

Summer recreation program starts Monday

By Jaime Thomas Summertime means going away to camp for many children, but those that want to stay local need look no further than Granville. The Granville recreation program will start up again next week with a new director and six counselors ready to get the games going at the elementary school. Director Chanleigh Casey […]

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Granville Scholarship Recipient is ‘Freed’ Up to Learn

Granville, N.Y., native Sydney Dunham doesn’t know what to expect when she arrives at SUNY Plattsburgh as a freshman next fall. But she does know that her Paula and Michael Freed Scholarship will help her focus on her studies in psychology without having to worry so much about funding them. “Having money put toward my […]

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Granville holds mock prom crash

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By Jaime Thomas Firefighters, rescue personnel and police officers descended upon the scene of a mock fatal accident behind Granville High School as students stood by and watched. One of their classmates was taken away in an ambulance, another in a hearse. It was part of a simulation accident the district holds on a yearly […]

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Hartford hosts annual ‘prom crash simulation’

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By Jaime Thomas The Hartford and Fort Ann junior and senior classes watched as emergency responders used hydraulic equipment to extricate their classmates from a car crash. One of them had to be loaded onto a stretcher; the other was carried away in a zipped up body bag. It was all part of the districts’ […]

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Dress and Tuxedo drive

Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals can cost hundreds of dollars — that’s a lot of money for a high school student. Granville seniors Samantha White and Zamada Litchfield recently decided to do something to help out their classmates who are strapped for cash. The two are organizing a drive for recycled dresses, tuxedos and dress […]

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Hartford elementary building citizenship

At Hartford Elementary School, Principal Beth Mannix says the first week will be focused on getting students back into a routine. In a change from previous years, the prekindergarten classes will start on Sept, 5, along with all the other grades. The school held a kindergarten orientation for parents and students that allowed the new […]

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Whitehall pays tribute

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Henry Gurney stood at the lectern — the emotion audible in his voice — and read aloud a list of names. Holding back tears, he said each name one at a time: Lawrence Lowell, Morgan Parker, Frank Riley, David Rivette, James Ross, Paul Roth, Ray Beckwith, and several dozen others. They were peers and classmates, […]

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Calling the Class of 1971

Organizers for the class reunion of the Granville High School Class of 1971 are taking reservations for the September event. Elaine Daigle said the committee has organized a number of activities to go along with the reunion dinner and she’s looking for a head count for all of them. Contact Daigle at (518) 642-1438 or […]

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Students remember community at graduation

By Derek Liebig They may be moving on, but it’s clear they won’t forget the community where they’re from. That was the message given to 52 students at Whitehall Central School as they received their high school diplomas at commencement ceremonies in the auditorium on Friday evening, Jun 25. “You’ll hear a lot about community […]

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New case of MRSA found

MRSA case at elementary school       Granville school officials announced the discovery, during the February break, of a case of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, identified in a student who attends Granville Elementary School. Superintendent Mark Bessen said the district was notified Monday, Feb. 21 a student received medical treatment for the infection […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]

Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and […]