Tag Archives: High School

Wager inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

By Paul Wager Paul F. Wager, a longtime assistant coach for the Whitehall High School wrestling team, was inducted into the Section V Wrestling Hall of Fame on Dec. 12. Wager, who lost his battle with mantle cell lymphoma on May 20, was honored with five other inductees at Red Fedele’s Brook House during the […]

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Winter carnival this weekend

A family-friendly carnival will break up the doldrums of winter this Saturday, March 1, at Granville High School. The second-annual event, which will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. inside the high school gymnasium, is completely free. Pastor Aaron Brown of Mettowee Valley Church, which is sponsoring the carnival, said last year between 150 […]

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Blue Devil cheerleaders state champs


By Derek Liebig The Poultney High School Cheerleading squad is a state champion. The Blue Devils won the Vermont, Division II championships held last Saturday at Vergennes Union High School. The team scored 139 points, beating out Mount St. Joseph (120) and Mill River (103), which finished second and third, respectively. “They were shocked although […]

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No cause for fatal fire in North Granville


By Jaime Thomas Officials still don’t know what caused a fire that killed two people and destroyed their North Granville home early Thursday morning. In the home were 80-year-old Lee and 77-year-old Dema Martin, both of whom would’ve celebrated birthdays during the past week. Autopsy results, released Monday, confirmed the couple died from asphyxia due […]

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Jones, Quick chosen for Empire Girls State


By Jaime Thomas Out of the top third of females in the junior class at Granville High School, one young woman was chosen Monday to participate in Empire Girls State. Hannah Jones was selected out of nine girls with Lauren Quick as her alternate. The American Legion Auxiliary in Granville organizes the educational Americanism program, […]

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Forando reflects on changes in education


By Derek Liebig When Roger Forando wraps up his appointment later this week as dean of students at Whitehall High School, it will culminate an educational career spanning five decades. During that time Forando, who began his career in 1969, has witnessed, firsthand, profound changes in the world around him and in the field of […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/02/15

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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