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Four days left to enjoy fair

The turnstiles are spinning, the lights are glowing, the food is cooking and the all the entertainment is ready. It’s time once again for the fair. The 123rd annual Washington County Fair got underway Monday and whether you’ve already made one trip, three trips, or none, there’s still four days left to revel in everything […]

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WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

A 2013 graduate of Whitehall High School has been honored for her work organizing a number of local blood drives. The American Red Cross has announced that Kassi VanGuilder is the recipient of a $4,200 scholarship for sponsoring four separate blood drives in the community. “Blood drives are important to me because it is an […]

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Meeting on Affordable Care Act

An informational meeting on the Affordable Care Act will be hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 in Hudson Falls. This meeting is intended for farms, small businesses and individuals and will seek to answers questions those groups may have. The meeting will be held in Annex II Building at […]

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Washington Co. Band to close Whitehall concert series Friday

All good things must come to an end and the Whitehall Music in the Park Summer Concert Series will host its season finale tomorrow night as the Washington County Concert Band takes the bandstand stage. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and feature the big band sounds of the Washington County Concert Band. Admission […]

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Sons to hold chicken BBQ

Chicken is on the menu. The Sons of the American Legion will host a chicken barbecue beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Post 83 on Main Street in Whitehall. The cost of the meal is $9 and local delivery will be available at no charge. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sons’ […]

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Clothing and backpack give-a-way Saturday

Parents looking to complete some back-to-school shopping will have a very affordable and close-to-home opportunity to do so this weekend. Grace Baptist Church will host a Kids’ Clothing Closet and Backpack and school supplies giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the church on Queen Street. Fall and winter clothing for […]

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Shirley E. Wood, 79

Shirley E. Wood, 79, of Clemons Center Road, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013 at her home following a long illness. Born on March 23, 1934 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Evelyn E. (Dussault) Brown. Shirley attended the Elbow School, Williams Street School and graduated from Whitehall High […]

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Whitehall test scores lag behind state, county averages

Students in the Whitehall Central School District continue to lag behind their peers across the state and county on standardized state tests. According to test results released by the state last week, the percentage of Whitehall students in grades three through eight who achieved proficiency on English Language Arts and math exams was below state […]

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Warren Tire officially opens for business

Warren Tire Service Center officially opened the doors to its Whitehall location on Monday after weeks of extensive renovations. “We’re very happy to be in the area. Everyone who stopped said they were very happy to have us here,” said Don Villa, who is general manager of the company and has worked for Warren Tire […]

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New shop in Whitehall caters to families

One of Whitehall’s newest businesses is a family affair. Evie Dean, owner of Once Upon a Time Consignment Shop, describes the venture “as a family-run business reaching out to families.” “I feel there is a real need for affordable clothing, especially for families,” Evie said. “We’re offering clothing at very affordable prices.” The shop, which […]

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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, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14