Tag Archives: School House

Historic building eyed for destruction

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Large piece of Granville history to be demolished There were two classrooms, two cloakrooms and two teachers in the old school house on Quaker Street in Granville, and some grades consisted of only a handful of students. Everyone started the day by singing a patriotic anthem and saying the Lord’s Prayer, and then the teachers […]

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James Argyle Proper, 56

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James Argyle Proper, 56, of Morrisville Vt., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, with his friends by his side, at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington, Vt., after a short, courageous battle with cancer. James was born in Keene, N.H., on March 14, 1954. He was the oldest of the three sons of Richard and […]

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Schools to host annual open houses on Sept. 23 and Sept. 28

Whitehall Central School will host a pair of open houses in the upcoming week. The Junior/Senior High School open house will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23, starting at 6:45 p.m. and lasting until around 8:30 p.m. Members of the school faculty, guidance office and administration will be on hand to answer questions and talk […]

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Evelyn Sleight Benjamin, 100

Evelyn Sleight Benjamin of Beckwith Road, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at the Glens Falls Hospital. She was born on June 21, 1908 in Fort Edward and recently celebrated her 100th birthday among family and friends. She attended and received her teaching certificate from Plattsburgh Normal School in 1928 and began her teaching […]

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Billie Mae Matte, 68

Billie Mae Matte, 68, formerly of Potter Street, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at the Northwood Health Rehabilitation Center in Troy. Born on October 8, 1939 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Herman R and Edith Mae (Webster) Matte. She attended Whitehall Central School and in her younger years, […]

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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]