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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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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]