Tag Archives: Local Musicians

Benefit concert to bring necessities to Haiti

By Jaime Thomas LiHigh student Tom Becker is putting on a benefit concert in Poultney next Friday, April 5, but instead of money he wants everyone to bring toiletries. Brand-new, unopened toiletries, that is. The senior has organized Music to Make a Difference as his capstone project at LiHigh School. “Basically the seniors of the […]

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Bluebillies to perform in Hartford

A traditional country and bluegrass band will be coming out of the hills of Hartford and into the firehouse for a show next Friday, March 1. The Bluebillies are “a close harmony singing and songwriting band who don’t just sing old country songs, they embody them, performing with traditional style, sound and spirit, entertaining audiences […]

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Festive crowd enjoys First Friday

Jaime Thomas A crowd expressed admiration as Santa and Mrs. Claus rolled up in a lighted, horse-drawn carriage to the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum Friday night. John Shaw, of Wing Truck and Trailer, Inc., drove two of his Clydesdales to the event, which was part of the Slate and the Pember […]

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Memorial Concert set for Nov. 23

Friends and family of Dan Lafayette are coming together later this month to host a memorial concert in his honor. The concert, which will benefit Lafayette’s young children, will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The concert will feature performances by several local musicians, some of whom Lafayette performed with. […]

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Concert to feature former area musicians

Alex Hyatt isn’t the only musician from Whitehall making a cameo at Big G’s next week. In fact, he’s not even getting top billing. That honor belongs to the Killbillies, a band out of West Palm Beach, Fla., led by fellow Whitehall native Micah Scott. The concert and release party will be held beginning at […]

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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, […]