Tag Archives: Whitehall High School

WHS Drama Club to stage “Thoroughly Modern Millie”

The Whitehall Drama Club is preparing to stage its annual production and the show will grace the Whitehall stage next weekend. This year’s production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” will be staged on March 22 and 23 in the Whitehall High School auditorium and is under the direction of Whitehall choral director Chris Palmer. The musical, which […]

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Lavin attends state DYW program

Cutline: Rebecca Lavin, back row, far left, recently participated in the New York State Distinguished Young Women program in Albany. Others who participated were: Back Row (L to R): Lavin, Veronica Schuver, Lakewood; Maria Ostafew, Albion; Alaina Bevilacqua, Ticonderoga; and Taylor Booth, Crown Point.
Front Row (L to R): Samantha Bowers, Williamsville, Distinguished Young Women of New York 2013; Brittany Egnot, Albany; and Angelyn Brown, Alden.

Rebecca Lavin, a senior at Whitehall High School and winner of last fall’s local Distinguished Young Women program, recently competed at the state program in Albany. Eight young women from around the state participated in the program, which was held Feb. 23 in Albany, the first time it’s been held in the state’s capital. The […]

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German exchange student sees the little differences

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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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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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