Tag Archives: Drama Club

New directors take over drama club

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By Derek Liebig Avery Babson and Melissa Clark may be in their first-year as co-directors of the Whitehall Drama Club, but the duo has plenty of experience on the stage. Babson and Clark, both teachers at Whitehall High School, have worked in a number of local productions, including shows at the Wood Theater in Glens […]

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Local actors to perform Aug. 24

Nine Whitehall actors will appear with professional performers in the “Civil War Celebration — 1863” to be staged by the Bridge Theater at the Whitehall Athletic Center beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, in a “19th century picnic atmosphere” that comes with lunch for guests. Veteran local performers Susan Ingerson, Colin Thompson, Lucretia Ingerson, […]

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Top two students active in school and community

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By Jaime Thomas Christina Rice has taken full advantage of what Granville has to offer. The senior class valedictorian has consistently been involved with everything from sports to clubs to community service — all while maintaining a 101 GPA. Rice, who is also a black belt, is expecting to attend Princeton University in the fall. […]

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“Modern Millie” comes to stage this weekend

Producer Chris Palmer gives cast members some instructions during rehearsals on Monday evening.

A small town girl’s quest to find a rich husband in 1920’s New York and the antics that ensue will play out on the Whitehall stage this weekend. Under the co-direction of Chris Palmer and Marc Pratt, the Whitehall Drama Club will present the Tony Award winning musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on the Whitehall stage […]

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WHS Drama Club to stage “Thoroughly Modern Millie”

The Whitehall Drama Club is preparing to stage its annual production and the show will grace the Whitehall stage next weekend. This year’s production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” will be staged on March 22 and 23 in the Whitehall High School auditorium and is under the direction of Whitehall choral director Chris Palmer. The musical, which […]

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Odyssey students eyeing competition

Members of Whitehall's Odyssey of the Mind team work with paperclips to solve a problem.

An ingenious crew of middle school students from Whitehall is hopeful that the third time is indeed a charm. The six junior high students who are participating in this year’s Odyssey of the Mind program will try to become the first team from Whitehall to win this weekend’s regional competition. The event will be held […]

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WHS Drama Club basket party Sunday

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Cheryl Putorti can vouch for the Whitehall Drama Club’s flair for the dramatic. About this time every year, Putorti begins to question whether she’ll have enough baskets for the club’s annual basket party and every year the baskets arrive, even if it’s only a few days before the event. Last week at this time, Putorti […]

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“Once Upon a Mattress” on the way

By Bill Toscano Like coaches choosing what offense and defense to run, Chris Palmer and Marc Pratt take a look at the talent the Whitehall Drama Club has coming back and choose their spring musical based on the strengths of the club members. “We look at the possibilities and look at the kids we believe […]

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Drama Basket Party March 6

The 10th annual Basket Party to benefit the Whitehall Drama Club is scheduled for noon, Sunday March 6, at Whitehall Central School. Drawings will begin at 2 p.m. Drama club members are required to donate baskets, and Cheryl Putorti, who is organizing the event, said she is also looking to the community for help with […]

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Basket party seeks help

The 10th annual Basket Party to benefit the Whitehall Drama Club is scheduled for noon, Saturday, March 6, at Whitehall Central School. Drawings will begin at 2 p.m. Cheryl Putorti, who is organizing the event, is looking for people to make or donate baskets. Please contact her at 499-2812.

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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Granville to pursue $30K Rail Trail planning grant

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Town Board voted unanimously at its meeting last Thursday to be the lead agency […]

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