Tag Archives: Passions

Featured Pember artist is man of many talents

By Jaime Thomas What happens when you throw together a dentist, a photographer, a gun-maker and a competitive skater? You get Dr. Fred Michel. The Poultney resident, whose work will be on display at the Pember Library and Museum for February’s First Friday, is a man of many interests. “I’m curious — I want to […]

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School offers unique personalized learning experience

By Jaime Thomas Imagine a school so integrative that as students are reading Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, they’re also building a full-sized replica of the cabin where he lived. At LiHigh School in Poultney, this is not just a nice idea but an example of the unique style of learning available to students. Administrators describe […]

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’10 trying to make it big in L.A.

A self-described band geek from Whitehall has launched a new project she hopes will help her attain her dreams of becoming a successful singer-songwriter. Barbara Spoor, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School, has been working in a Los Angeles studio recording covers and original songs under the name of Lucy Rae. “I literally just […]

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Northern Exposure: Whitehall native chosen for curatorial trek to northern Yukon

                    Art has taken Serena Kovalosky from the bucolic countryside of Washington County and nearby Vermont to the cosmopolitan city of Montreal and the bustling streets of London. And now it has taken her to the northern reaches of Canada. Kovalosky, an artist, curator, and cultural […]

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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, […]