Tag Archives: Cornell University

Mickey Rapkin by Samantha Albala

Mickey Rapkin, New York City writer and keynote speaker at this weekend’s Horace Greeley writer’s conference, teaches the importance of perseverance and never giving up on your ideas. Mickey Rapkin, an author and alumni of Cornell University, could not say if there was a reason why he became a writer. He is now known for […]

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Benjamin qualifies for states

Senior Kelsie Benjamin qualified for the state track and field championships in the shot put and will compete for a state title on Saturday, March 5 at Cornell University. Benjamin needed a personal-best and a school indoor record to qualify, and she hit it exactly, throwing 37 feet, 7 inches in the qualifying round. To qualify, a […]

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Lenore B. Roche, 90

Lenore B. Roche, 90, died after a long illness, on Monday, January 24th, at Indian River Nursing home in Granville, NY. Lenore, the daughter of the late John and Margaret ( Saunders) Breyette was born in Plattsburg, NY on September 21, 1920. Lenore had one brother, the late Herman Breyette. Lenore graduated from Whitehall High […]

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Judson Clark Williams (Jud), 94

Judson Clark Williams (Jud), a resident of Wells, Vt., and Pompano Beach, Fla., died on Dec. 31, 2010, at North Broward Medical Center in Deerfield Beach, Fla.  He was 94. Jud was born March 30, 1916, in Granville.  He was the son of the late Joseph Williams and Margaret (Roberts) Williams. The beneficiary of two […]

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Raymond Edward Parry

Raymond Edward Parry, age 89, died peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2009, in Perrysburg, Ohio. Ray was born March 5, 1920 in Whitehall, N.Y., to parents Emrys and Elizabeth (Davies) Parry. Ray graduated from Whitehall High School and went on to receive his Associates Degree from Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., where he ran […]

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Raymond Edward Parry

Raymond Edward Parry, age 89, died peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2009, in Perrysburg, Ohio. Ray was born March 5, 1920 in Whitehall, N.Y., to parents Emrys and Elizabeth (Davies) Parry. Ray graduated from Whitehall High School and went on to receive his Associates Degree from Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., where he ran […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]