Tag Archives: Pratt

New directors take over drama club

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By Derek Liebig Avery Babson and Melissa Clark may be in their first-year as co-directors of the Whitehall Drama Club, but the duo has plenty of experience on the stage. Babson and Clark, both teachers at Whitehall High School, have worked in a number of local productions, including shows at the Wood Theater in Glens […]

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Highway departments planned properly for snow

By Derek Liebig Despite heavy storms and more snow this winter than in recent years, local highway departments are holding their own. With less than half of the season left, area towns are reporting enough salt, sand and budgetary allotments to make it through the remainder of winter. But it hasn’t been easy. “It’s been […]

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Highway departments doing OK

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By Jaime Thomas Despite heavy storms and more snow this winter than in recent years, local highway departments are holding their own. With less than half of the season left, area towns are reporting enough salt, sand and budgetary allotments. In the town of Granville, Highway Superintendent Eric Towne said though supplies are dwindling, he […]

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Whitehall Town Board passes more than a dozen resolutions at organizational meeting

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By Lee Tugas The Whitehall Town Board recently passed more than a dozen resolutions during its organizational meeting last week. Councilmen David Hollister and John Rozell were sworn in by new Town Justice Bob Putorti. Hollister was appointed deputy supervisor and given the authority to write checks for the town in Armstrong’s absence so that […]

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Biting cold, not snow, major hazard of New Year’s blizzard in Whitehall

By Lee Tugas Last week’s blizzard, which dumped nearly a foot of snow on the Whitehall region, kept local highway workers busy Town and village highway crews took the last major foot-fall of snow on Dec. 14 and 15 in stride. “It was a good practice run,” village crewman Jason Martel said then. No one […]

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Track team places in many events

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By Jaime Thomas Despite freezing temperatures and sleet the Granville track team fared well at their first meet of the season, the only one the Horde will host. The boys dominated over both Cambridge, at 73 to 23 and Berlin at 85 1/2 to 29 1/2, while the girls had a huge 85-18 win over […]

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Pops concert at WHS tonight

The Whitehall Central School Music Department will host its annual Pops Concert later this evening. The performance is slated to begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the high school auditorium. Marc Pratt, Whitehall Band Director, said the theme of the show is “A Night at the Movies” and the concert will feature […]

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Track team fares well at championships

The Granville indoor track team made its mark at the Division IV Sectional Indoor Track and Field Championship last weekend. “I’m very proud of everyone who competed today,” Coach Jay Condon said in an email. “We had 13 entries and had eight entries place — not to mention all the personal records we had. It […]

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Ski event seeks to raise money for children with diabetes

It’s not often a ski mountain offers half-price or free tickets, but Pico Mountain Resort is doing just that for the third year in a row. The third annual Downhill for Diabetes event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Pico, which is located in Mendon, Vt. The event aims to find a cure […]

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Town agrees to pay increase in insurance deductible

The Town of Whitehall will compensate employees for a four-hundred percent increase in the cost of an insurance deductible for inpatient care. The board approved the measure during last week’s monthly meeting following a request from Highway Superintendent Louie Pratt. Pratt told board members that employees changed their insurance provider and the deductible for inpatient […]

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

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By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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