Tag Archives: Family Members

Students adopt family for holidays

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

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

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

  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

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.

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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.

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Weekender 08/29/14

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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, […]