Tag Archives: School Functions

Local students, faculty observe Memorial Day

The student and faculty at Whitehall Elementary School paid tribute last Thursday to one of the community’s fallen heroes during its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. More than a hundred parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and a dozen Legionnaires looked on as students recited poems, sang songs and received awards. But the most touching moment was […]

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Schools examine security

School leaders in northern Washington County are taking a closer look at security procedures following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut earlier this month. Whitehall Superintendent James Watson said the district’s crisis team was planning to meet and review safety protocols at both the elementary and high schools. “We’re always […]

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Students pay homage to fallen soldiers

              Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started […]

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Carol Nadeau, 64

Carol Nadeau, age 64, of Granville passed away on Friday, Oct. 24 at Glens Falls Hospital. Carol was born on February 13, 1944, the daughter of Gordon and Helen (McIntyre) Gamble. Carol graduated from Argyle High School in 1962. Carol was a member of the Granville Assembly of God. Her number one priority in life […]

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Michael A. Rovelli

Michael A. Rovelli, 79, of Whitehall passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 8 surrounded by his loving family. Born on September 23, 1929 in Whitehall N.Y., the son of Pasquale and Pauline (DiNucci) Rovelli. Mr. Rovelli attended Whitehall High School, graduating in the class of 1946 He was a communicant of Our […]

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Northshire Freepress 08/22/14

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]