Tag Archives: U S Air Force

Grads told to define themselves

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

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

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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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, […]