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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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/02/15

Northshire Freepress – 10/02/15

Weekender – 10/02/15

Lakes Classifieds – 10/02/15

North Country Freepress – 10/02/15

Classifieds 09/30/15

Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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