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Grads told to define themselves

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When U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Michael Greenwood graduated from Whitehall High School in 1998 he never thought he’d return years later to address the Class of 2013. At the time, he didn’t even know what he’d be doing that fall. “I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t prepare and I didn’t care,” Greenwood […]

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59 to graduate from WHS

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For a few dozen young adults, Friday evening will serve as a rite of passage, one they’ve worked 12 years to achieve. More than a decade of hard work, shared memories and friendships made culminates tomorrow as members of the Class of 2013 step into the high school auditorium as students for the final time […]

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Friends recall Geezer’s wit, public service

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When Julie Eagan became exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 1491 she received plenty of well-wishes but it was the gesture of her friend and colleague, Richard “Geezer” Gordon that she’ll never forget. A lifetime member of the Elks and the son of a former exalted ruler, Gordon, who died last Thursday, gave Eagan his father’s […]

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Ruth Norton, 91

NORTH GRANVILLE — Ruth Frances Roney Norton, 91, passed away May 23, 2012, with her family at her side. She was born in Albany to Edward C. Roney and Mary Becker Roney on June 22, 1920. Ruth attended schools in Albany. She married Theodore B. Norton of Granville in the Raceville church on Sept. 13, […]

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Roy K. Baker, Jr., 82

Roy K. Baker Jr., 82, a lifelong resident of Mountain Street in Whitehall, passed quietly with his family at home Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Born on April 19,1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of Roy K. and Katherine Rowan Baker of Whitehall. Roy graduated from Whitehall High School where he excelled in basketball and […]

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John E. “Jack” Blair Sr., 67

John E. “Jack” Blair Sr., 67, of Adams Street, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at the Glens Falls Hospital. Born on June 18, 1943, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Seward and Eva (Rock) Blair. Jack graduated from Whitehall High School, class of 1961. He served four years in […]

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Douglas G. Rocque, 78

Douglas G. Rocque of 2 Potter St., Whitehall, died peacefully at his home after a lengthy illness on July 1, 2010. He was born May 15, 1932, in Whitehall, the son of the late Leo and Rosalie (Plude) Rocque. Mr. Rocque was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of 1949, and then spent a […]

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Robert N Taylor, 91

Robert N. Taylor, 91 of Granville passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, in Charleston, S.C., son of late Robert and Beatrice (Spaulding) Taylor. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Juanita Pickering and Shirley Perron, a […]

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Gerald A. Brown

Gerald A. Brown passed away on Aug. 20, 2009, at his home in Brunswick, Maine.   He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carmele (Spaddy) Brown; his sister Barbara Woodard,(Ran); his five children, Ethan Brown, J. Stanley Brown (Cindy), Barbara Calhoun (Bob), Pamela Brown (Jonathan) and Paula Seebode (Fred); seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. […]

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Harold R. Currier Sr.

Harold R. Currier Sr., 76, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2009, at the home of his daughter, Patricia Gordon, in Whitehall while on a visit, following a brief illness.Mr. Currier was born on May 1, 1933, in Middlebury, Vt., the son of Roy and Esther (Waite) Currier.He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

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