Tag Archives: More Than Three Decades

Canal Festival returns next weekend

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The Whitehall Canal Festival, a local tradition for more than three decades, returns to the Skenesborough Harbor Park later this month. The 31st annual festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, and will feature amusements, games, good eats and live music. One of Whitehall’s most eagerly anticipated seasonal events, the […]

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St. Claire new pitching coach for Mets affiliate

Randy St. Claire is headed to Las Vegas. The Whitehall native was named the pitching coach of the Las Vegas 51s of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League on Monday. The 51s are a new affiliate of the New York Mets. St. Claire, who has worked as a Major League pitching coach for the past […]

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Bassett takes his final bow after 33 years

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Bassett “retires” Little League still a part of daily life for Granville’s ‘Mr. Baseball’     After 33 years the man many think of when the think of Granville Little League is stepping down. Ernie Bassett has retired from his role as president. With granddaughters playing high school sports and a grandson starting T-ball, Bassett […]

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Mary Barber, 93

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Mary Barber, 93, of William Street, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at her residence. Born on Feb. 20, 1917, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Catone) Pippo. Mary was in the clothing business for years in Whitehall, having assumed the role of proprietress of Barber’s Clothing Store. […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]