Tag Archives: Seniors

Need a lift? Senior shuttle offers important service

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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

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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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Powder-puff

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

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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

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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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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

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By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]