Tag Archives: University Of Vermont

Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival Saturday

Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall this Saturday as it hosts the Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival. Visitors will be able to experience the power and grace of equestrian sports and working horses; take part in family-friendly activities such as sack racing; and explore the King’s Garden during its annual […]

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Face of Mettawee changes

By Bill Toscano At Mettawee Community School, Brooke DeBonis is ready to get started in her new role as principal. “I am really looking forward to the opportunity to be a leader,” said DeBonis, who opened the school year Wednesday, Aug. 29, replacing Nancy Marks, the only principal the two-decade old school ever had. “We […]

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Fort Ti sponsors garden tour

Fort Ticonderoga is organizing a one-day tour of the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The tour will be hosted by Heidi Karkoski, Fort Ticonderoga’s curator of landscape, and Leonard Perry from the University of Vermont, and begins at the Horticulture Research Center in South Burlington. Carpools from Ticonderoga will be organized. “This tour […]

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Waterfowl season meetings slated for next month

Duck and goose hunters from New York and Vermont are encouraged to attend meetings next month on Lake Champlain’s waterfowl hunting season. Under federal regulations, waterfowl seasons, bag limits and shooting hours in the Lake Champlain Zone must be uniform throughout the entire zone. Therefore, waterfowl seasons in New York’s portion of the Lake Champlain […]

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Granville grads struff their stuff

By Krystle Morey   The front lawn of Granville High School was covered with family and friends to watch 105 members of the Class of 2012 walk across the stage Friday night, including two German exchange students, two college-bound juniors and Samuel McDermott who received his diploma from his father. The sky was blue and […]

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Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98

Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98, died Nov. 10, 2011, at the Fletcher-Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. Born Oct. 28, 1913, the son of Clarence St. and Sara Watters in West Pawlet, Vt., where he grew up and pitched on high school and town baseball teams. Clarence attended the University of Vermont (Class of ’37) majoring […]

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Whitehall grad sets UVM mark

            A recent graduate of Whitehall High School set a school record earlier this year for the University of Vermont. Brittany St. Clair, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High, won the high jump event at the New England Championships held May 12 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Steinbrenner […]

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Garden symposium Saturday

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the first Garden & Landscape Symposium: “Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners” on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and Vermont. The program […]

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Gendron, Ferguson lead way for track team

  By Derek Liebig     The Whitehall varsity indoor track and field team hopes a near record turnout will help them overcome the loss of several top performers from last year’s squad. “We have more kids out than we’ve ever had,” said head coach Mike Collier. “We have a lot of newcomers trying out.” […]

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A fine finale

Kelsie Benjamin has had one heck of a year. The senior won nearly every track meet she entered, including the Wasaren League Championships, the Section II championships and state qualifiers. On Friday, she competed in the shot put event at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Caledonia High School. Although […]

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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, […]