Tag Archives: Whitehall High School

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

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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

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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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Probe supports Torres’ firing

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By Krystle S. Morey An investigation by the Granville Central School District that led to the firing of varsity football […]

Granville begins superintendent search

Only three board members showed up to last week's meeting, which is not enough to hold a meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent as the district’s […]

Whitehall Fire Co. seeks new contract

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By Dan King Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is looking for a three-year fire protection contract that would increase its budget […]

Chief eyes expansion of shared police services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey It’s been a year since the Granville and Whitehall police departments have shared […]

Car Show draws hundreds

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By Krystle S. Morey Ward Woodruff remembers Sunday drives as a kid with his father in their family’s ‘67 Dodge […]

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Torres fired, other coaches resign

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By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

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