Tag Archives: Plattsburgh

Three receive tenure in Hartford

Three Hartford teachers received tenure Monday night at a Board of Education meeting. The board approved Jessica Lourie for secondary math, Amy Thomas for first grade and Amber Lynch as an elementary education teacher. During the meeting, Superintendent Andrew Cook discussed the Washington County consortium, which is five area school districts working on collaborating resources. […]

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County may switch to 21st Congressional District

Court’s redistricting decision would move region; incumbent is Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh By Bill Toscano Not only is there a good chance residents of northern Washington County will have a new state representative after the November election, and now it appears they could have a new congressman as well. A federal magistrate’s decision last week […]

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Elks hoop shoot Saturday, Jan. 8

More than 50 young basketball players from all over northeastern New York will be competing at Whitehall Central School Saturday, Jan. 8, in the annual Great Northern District Hoop Shoot sponsoring by Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491. “It’s a great day for the kids,” said Elks member Herb Tracy, who coordinated the local, district and […]

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Norma Dirga, 87

Norma Jane Dirga, age 87, formerly of Factory Street, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the Glens Falls Hospital. Norma was born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Poultney, Vt., the daughter of Earl and Mary (Pepper) Gould. Norma love playing bingo, going for rides and watching television. Time spent with family and friends […]

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Weekender 08/29/14

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/29/14

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, […]