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Vacation Bible school scheduled

The town’s five churches will come together for a vacation Bible school Feb. 20 to 22 at the Whitehall United Methodist Church on Greenmount Cemetery Road. “We’ve worked together before, and this is just an extension of that,” said UMC Pastor the Rev. Ginny Deyo, who noted the churches have worked together on summer Bible […]

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‘Winter Festival on the Hill’ Saturday

The Whitehall United Methodist Church has long been open for sledding and other snow sports during the annual Winter Festival. This year, the church on the hill on Greenmount Cemetery Road is the center of it all. When the Rev. Ginny Deyo got word that the festival committee had decided to take a year off […]

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Scaled-down Winter Festival Feb. 5

By Bill Toscano A limited version of the Whitehall Winter Festival will be held this year, and organizers said the full festival will return in 2012. Event coordinator Marge Mohn had said late last week that the group that runs the annual winter event has decided to take this year off, due to a variety […]

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Phillip J. Neddo, 66

Phillip J. Neddo, 66, of North Williams Street, passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, following a long illness. Born on March 3, 1944, he was the son of the late Charles F. Neddo and Evangeline Neddo. He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, […]

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That’s the Spirit

Sometimes it’s the people who give of themselves who end up the most thankful during the holiday season. From one end of the former milking parlor now known as the Raceville Community Hall to the other, Sunday’s smiling faces told the story of a fun but tiring day and the joy of a home-cooked meal […]

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Holiday trains return

  On Monday, children of all ages can welcome Santa Claus as he pulls into the Whitehall Amtrak Station.      

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Edna Mae Brassaw

Edna Mae Brassaw, 80, formerly of Saunders Street, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 20, 2009, at the Glens Falls Hospital.   Born on Oct. 12, 1928, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Salome (Hunter) Brassaw.   Edna graduated as salutatorian from the Whitehall High School. In her early years, she worked as […]

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UMC celebrates 40 years on the hill

For 40 years, the “church on the hill” has been there for parishioners and community members alike.  

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Train brings cheer, donations

  As the band started to play, the snow began to fall. The feel of the holidays was in the air as hundreds of residents came out to the Amtrak Station to meet the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train on Sunday, Nov. 30.

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DP Rail holiday cheer

  The tracks are the place to be on Sunday. For the 20th year, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be rolling through communities throughout the region.

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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, […]