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Stories, love for quilting shared

Joan Douglas’ “crazy quilt” was made by either her grandmother or great aunt more than 80 years ago. The inspiration for Sally Raino’s quilt was borne from a picture her son drew at school. And one of Mary Rooker’s quilts was made for a family reunion. “Every quilt is different and every quilt has a […]

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High school to host quilt show July 28-29

A kaleidoscope of color and stitches will be on display next weekend as the gymnasium of the Whitehall High School is transformed into a sea of quilts, rugs and wall hangings by members of Landmark Stitches. The Whitehall Quilt Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 28 […]

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Bandstand gets new lease on life

              The Whitehall bandstand is undergoing renovations that will return it to its original grandeur. Work began last week and is expected to be finished in time for the Hartford Community Band’s opening performance of the Whitehall Music in the Park summer concert series on Friday, July 20. The […]

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Elementary Science Fair attracts 85 student entries

The Whitehall Elementary school gymnasium was transformed into a science lab last Thursday as the school’s fifth- and sixth-grade students held their annual Science Fair. This year’s event, which librarian Sara Lestage described as the largest to date, featured more than 50 different projects displayed on tables throughout the gymnasium. She said more than 85 […]

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Track teams get first wins

Whitehall’s boys and girls track teams picked up their first wins of the season, going 2-1 in a meet against Greenwich, Cambridge, and Waldorf on Tuesday afternoon. Dave Rich led the boys with four top-three finishes, including two wins, and Tyler Perry and Tyler Sweenor each added wins for Whitehall. Rich won the 110-meter hurdles […]

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Railroaders of the day named

The following are the latest students to be named Railroader of the Day at Whitehall Elementary School. Students received the honor for behaving in a positive way. The students and the teacher who nominated them are: Michael Kalanguin, Ethan Burgess; Kelly Vincent, Sara Lestage; Gregory Delaney, Elizabeth Marineau; Tressa Clemons, Kathy Greenough; Sophia Harris, Maryellen […]

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No surprises in Dresden elections

The town wide elections in Dresden offer little intrigue this year as the six incumbent candidates running for reelection do so unopposed. The Dresden democratic party failed to nominate any candidates during their caucus earlier this season so everyone of the Republican incumbents in this year’s election are poised to return to their positions. It’s […]

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Busy times ahead for canal area

Heritage Area director Carol Greenough said last week she has been contacted by the state’s Lakes to Locks passage program to establish a Lakes to Locks center at the Skenesborough Museum. She also said that the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is again planning for the Lois McClure, a full-scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal […]

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Elks holding memorial service

The Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has mandated that the first Sunday in December be set aside as the day for all lodges to hold a memorial service for departed members. On Sunday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. Whitehall Lodge 1491 will hold its 86th annual Memorial Service. One of […]

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Whitehall tax rate up 13-percent

The news did not get any better for the Whitehall town budget in the past week. At the public hearing on the preliminary 2011 spending plan on Nov. 4, town budget officer Kathy Jones said there was an increase to the tax rate due to new figures. “We got new information about retirement figures,” said […]

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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, […]