Tag Archives: Whitehall High School

German exchange student sees the little differences

Exchange student Andreas (1)

Andreas Meyer-Giesow says it’s the little things that are different. The well-mannered 17-year-old exchange student says that fundamentally, life in the United States isn’t dissimilar from life in his native Germany. There are, however, some minor differences. The cars we drive and the homes we live in are different, skyscrapers are much more abundant in […]

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Odyssey students eyeing competition

Members of Whitehall's Odyssey of the Mind team work with paperclips to solve a problem.

An ingenious crew of middle school students from Whitehall is hopeful that the third time is indeed a charm. The six junior high students who are participating in this year’s Odyssey of the Mind program will try to become the first team from Whitehall to win this weekend’s regional competition. The event will be held […]

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Charles Carswell, 91

Charles Carswell

Charles F. Carswell, 91,  of Maple Street died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont.   Born on April 29, 1921  in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Frederick and Rose M. (Kelley) Carswell.   He was a graduate of Whitehall High […]

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Edith McKee, 85

Edith R. McKee, 85, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, following several weeks in Glens Falls Hospital.   She was born on December 23, 1927 in Whitehall, N.Y., the daughter of the late Martino and Maria (Natale) Gallo.   Edith attended Whitehall High School graduating with […]

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WHS Drama Club basket party Sunday

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Cheryl Putorti can vouch for the Whitehall Drama Club’s flair for the dramatic. About this time every year, Putorti begins to question whether she’ll have enough baskets for the club’s annual basket party and every year the baskets arrive, even if it’s only a few days before the event. Last week at this time, Putorti […]

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WCS students step back in time to learn about 1920s

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In order to learn more about the Roaring Twenties, students at Whitehall High School stepped back in time. Dozens of juniors and seniors met at a “speakeasy” on the final day of school before the President’s Week holiday. The event, which students dubbed the “Great Jazzapalooza,” was the culmination of several weeks of research into […]

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Danon Keith Whiting, 33

Obit Danon Whiting

Danon Keith Whiting, of Redlands, Calif., formerly of Whitehall, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 28, 2013, after a long illness. He was born on Jan. 28, 1980, the son of Penny and W. Keith Whiting. Danon lived and grew up in Whitehall and was a 1998 graduate of Whitehall High School, a 2002 graduate […]

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Diekel receives appointment to Air Force Academy

John Diekel Action Shot

The biggest decision of John Diekel’s life had little to do with wrestling. Diekel, a senior at Whitehall High School, has amassed more than 200 career wins and on Saturday claimed his fifth consecutive Class D championship. The wiry 138 pound wrestler has received interest from several Division I colleges, including Duke and Maryland, but […]

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Community Calendar 1/31/13

  Thursday January 31   Photography, More SARATOGA SPRINGS Thursday, Jan. 31, is the deadline to register for with The Arts Center in Saratoga Springs for a Professional Photography Apprenticeship with Lawrence White that will run Friday through Sunday, Feb. 15 to 17, at the Dance Flurry 2013 event. Cost: $375; $350 members. The Arts […]

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Family swim events scheduled at WHS

Whitehall High School will host a series of family swim events in the upcoming weeks. The events are an opportunity for families to be active and enjoy some off-season swimming. The events will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 and 17. The cost is $1 per person or $5 […]

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Classifieds 07/01/15

Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

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By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

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By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

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By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

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By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

O’Shea continues as interim principal

Jane O'Shea

By Dan King When the Whitehall Board of Education scheduled a special meeting for last Thursday, the immediate assumption was […]

Hughes steps down as defensive coordinator, takes job at Fair Haven

By Dan King Coaching football at Whitehall High School has been a hot-button topic for more than a year, and […]

Granville woman places third in triathlon

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By Linda Ellingsworth When Kerri Thomas rode the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as a child to visit relatives in Delaware, she […]

Museum honors people, industry, stone

By Christina Scanlon From wooden-soled shoes to lunch pails, steam whistles to checker boards, a unique collection of slate industry-related […]

Four in running for county administrator

By Christina Scanlon The pool of 45 candidates for Washington County administrator has been trimmed to four and county supervisors […]

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