Tag Archives: Seniors

Need a lift? Senior shuttle offers important service

By Jaime Thomas As a person gets older, it becomes harder and harder to maintain independence—both financially and physically. For those getting up in their years in Granville, getting around does not have to be a problem. The senior shuttle, which has been around for about five years, provides free, local rides to any residents […]

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Orchard gives lunch to seniors

By Jaime Thomas Dozens of seniors from Granville, along with a handful from Whitehall, gathered Thursday for a lunch that was hot by any definition. The group gathered at the Granville Senior Center, which was cooled slightly by drawn shades and many fans, but still remained toasty. The meal was provided by the Orchard Nursing […]

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Katarina Thomas tries to elude Lauryn Zovistoski during the Powder Puff game last Thursday at Granville High School. The seniors beat the juniors 27-0 during this annual event.

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Softball trio recognized by league

A trio of Whitehall softball players were lauded by opposing coaches in league all-star voting last month. Seniors Brittney Putorti, Victoria Christian and Paxton Peterson were all honored for their play on the field this season. Putorti was named a first-team Adirondack All Star. An overpowering pitcher, Putorti was on the mound for every inning […]

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Dress and Tuxedo drive

Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals can cost hundreds of dollars — that’s a lot of money for a high school student. Granville seniors Samantha White and Zamada Litchfield recently decided to do something to help out their classmates who are strapped for cash. The two are organizing a drive for recycled dresses, tuxedos and dress […]

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Small team focusing on fundamentals

By Jaime Thomas Members of the Horde baseball team are going to see a lot of playing time this season. With only 11 players, everyone will have to pull his own weight and serve in multiple capacities, Coach Duane Dodge said. While he said quantity will be a challenging aspect to the season, Granville is […]

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Tennis team is young but athletically inclined

By Jaime Thomas As the undefeated Adirondack League champions last year, Granville’s current tennis team has a lot to live up to. The team is young, Coach Terry Wheeler said, and there are a lot of “newbies.” But Wheeler isn’t worried. “There are a lot of brand new players, but I still think we should […]

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Events at Sr. meal center announced

A representative from the American Cancer Society will speak to Whitehall area seniors next week. Audrey Shaw of the American Cancer Society will speak about the Road to Recovery Program, which is a service that drives cancer patients to their treatments if they do not have transportation, The service is free and volunteer driven. She […]

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Three grapplers lauded by Adirondack League

The Adirondack League has announced its wrestling all-stars for the 2012-13 season and three grapplers from Whitehall received recognition for their performances this season. Al Aubin (120) and John Diekel (138), both of whom qualified for the state tournament and the squad’s only seniors, were named to the team. Diekel compiled a 42-8 record this […]

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Village officials: Water insurance legit, but not needed

While it’s not actually a scam, Granville village residents have been receiving a letter prompting them to pay for a service that isn’t really necessary. The mailing, which comes from HomeServe USA, presents daunting potential water line repair costs for those who are uninsured by the company. “Our records indicate that your property does not […]

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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, […]