Tag Archives: Women Program

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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Lavin becomes 50th Jr. Miss

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During Saturday’s 50th annual Distinguished Young Women program, Rebecca Lavin sung about being “part of that world.” By the end of night, she was on top of the world. In front of an audience that numbered more than 600, Lavin was named this year’s Distinguished Young Woman. “I feel completely surprised. There were so many […]

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Half-century of charm: Jr. Miss program turns 50 next weekend

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The past and the present will intersect at Whitehall High School later this month as the local Distinguished Young Women program celebrates its 50th anniversary. At least 30 former Distinguished Young Women will be on hand to watch as 17 members of the senior class participate in this year’s program, which will be held at […]

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Top 10 students

Zach Diekel and Emily Sweeney are by all accounts great students, hard workers, and outstanding role models, and while they finished atop their class, many of the same things that have been said about them can be said about the other eight seniors who finished among the top 10 in their class. They are (listed […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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