Tag Archives: Family Members

Students adopt family for holidays

kids adopt family group

A group of Whitehall’s top students came together Monday afternoon as part of an effort to make the holiday’s a little merrier for one local family. Members of the National Honor Society and the Junior National Honor Society purchased and wrapped gifts and food for a family they adopted. “This is the first time we’ve […]

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Bullying presentations at schools

The administration and guidance office at Whitehall High School will host an information program on bullying and conflict resolution for parents and other members of the community later this month. The program will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, inside the library at Whitehall High School. The program will focus […]

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Bequest gives cemetery new appearance

Cemetery improvements (1)

For 30 years, John Carroll’s gravestone rested facedown in the grass of Our Lady of Angels Cemetery, unrecognized and unreadable. But thanks to a project by Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, the sun once again shines upon the face of the 87-year-old stone. Earlier this summer the church began to make a series of […]

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Knitted gift to Special Olympics

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Ardyce Bresett was searching for knitting patterns on the Internet, and what she found has led to a unique donation from patrons of the Pember Library and Museum. Bresett, the Pember librarian, was looking for a new project for herself, and she found the site of Special Olympics. Each year,  Special Olympics asks supporters who […]

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Vanderminden receives lifetime achievement award

The industry he has given decades of his life to has now honored him, as Robert ‘Bob’ Vanderminden has been named the International Casual Furnishings Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2011.  Vanderminden was recognized Sept. 14 at the industry gala held at the Field Museum in Chicago in front of several family members including […]

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Rain can’t stop the celebartion for Class of 2011

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  Into every life a little rain must fall and fortunately for Granville’s Class of 2011, all of that rain fell outside while the soon-to-be alumni stayed cool and dry in the high school gymnasium. Although Friday’s  125th graduation ceremony was forced inside by rain nothing could dampen the spirit of the graduates who sang, […]

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Another Granville Wrestling Milestone

Horde head coach recognizes his latest 100-win wrestler 130-pounder Brendan Miller.

103 and counting Ask Brendan Miller about reaching the 100-win milestone for his career as a Granville Golden Horde wrestler and you might be left with the wrong impression. “It felt just like any other win,” Miller said when asked about joining teammates Karl Palmer and Eric Hastings with 100-plus wins over the span of […]

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Saluting our Freedom

During World War II, young men from all over the country joined together to fight as a “band of brothers.” For Paul Gordon, he just wanted to follow in the footsteps of his actual band of brothers, who were already serving in the military or preparing to. (more…)

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Graduation on the lawn, maybe, for Class of 2009

For the first time in nine years, an outdoor graduation ceremony is in the works for Granville Jr./Sr. High School. (more…)

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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