Tag Archives: Drama Club

New directors take over drama club

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

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

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

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

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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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, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]