Tag Archives: Helping Hand

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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Whitehall Elks to deliver holiday cheer Sunday

Sunday will be a very busy day for members of Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491, who will be providing some holiday cheer to a number of different residents, from families in need to senior citizens and young children. Members will meet early Sunday morning and begin by pack Christmas Food Boxes, which will be delivered […]

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Volunteer spearheads cleanup of park on Oct. 6

There will be fall cleanup day at the Skenesborough Canalside Park beginning at noon on Saturday, Oct. 6. A concerned and involved volunteer, who wishes to remain anonymous, is heading up a work force to get the park in better shape. This volunteer has spent many hours cleaning up brush and invasive plants in and […]

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Skene Manor hosting basket party

The Skene Manor will host its annual Basket Raffle on Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Whitehall High School. Organizers are asking for the help of local residents to make this year’s event a success. Residents are asked to donate themed baskets, cookies and sandwiches for the basket party. Ready-made baskets will be available for anyone […]

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Gerald J. Gordon, 55

Gerald J. Gordon, 55, of North Williams Street, died unexpectedly at the Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Born on December 21, 1955 in Glens Falls, he was the son of  the  late Donald  J. and Dorothy (Hildredth) Gordon. He was employed by Green Mountain Slate Company in Poultney, Vt. Gerald will be […]

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English Honor Society students “Read for the Record”

Whitehallpre-kindergarten and kindergarten students joined five million of their peers in attempting to set a rather lofty record last week. Members of the two elementary school classes were part of the Read for the Record event, where students around the country all read from the book “Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anne Dewdney, on the […]

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Hoping to lend a helping hand

For those who know a teacher, it might not be shocking news. But for one man, news that teachers spend money from their own pockets to buy school supplies for their classrooms was so shocking he decided to do something about it. The man perhaps more widely known for restoring an aging monument to World […]

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Post-flood pictures, scenes from the village of Granville

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Sen. Betty Little talks with members of the Viger family on Factory Street Aug. 30, two days after Tropical Storm Irene…

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School asks for parents help in curbing cell phone use

School officials are trying to cut down on cell-phone related distractions and are asking parents to lend a helping hand. High School principal Kelly McHugh said the school has a policy of no cell phone use between7:30 a.m.and2:30 p.m.Students are permitted to carry a cell phone with them but they aren’t supposed to be visible. […]

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Kids learn about theater, local history

By Derek Liebig   A fictional character who dined with the Pilgrims at the first Thanksgiving, sailed the seas with Christopher Columbus, witnessed the Battle of Valcour and lent Horace Greeley a helping hand is now helping local youths learn about theater and Whitehall history. “Summer Theater with Johnny Vic” is a free children’s theater […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]