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School board appoints alum to vacant seat

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By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term of Amy Austin, who resigned from the board recently. The board members held a brief executive session Monday, Nov. 21, to discuss candidates. Five applications were received with three of those meeting the requirements set […]

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Whitehall brings back holiday festivities

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By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little Christmas,” after learning about her character’s lost fortune in the 1929 stock market crash. Seeking to cheer herself and those around her up, her character decides it’s time for a little holiday decorating earlier rather […]

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Church offers help during holidays

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By Donna Frischknecht Freda Arquette is looking forward to Thanksgiving. So is Sandy Berg. The women, who live at Skenesborough Harbor, a senior housing complex on Elizabeth Street in Whitehall, will be serving up a huge side of community-building along with turkey and stuffing when they help hand out free Thanksgiving dinners to its residents. […]

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Whitehall native tops national team

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By Serena Kovalosky Codie Bascue has been a rising star on the U.S. bobsled team, and after winning all four races in the national team trials, the 22-year-old Whitehall athlete is now the top-ranked bobsled driver in the U.S. who will compete on the U.S. team in the World Cup next month in Whistler, Canada. […]

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Town board seeks appointee

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By Catherine L. Tobin In an effort to fill the seat left empty by the death of board member Farrell Prefountaine, the Whitehall Town Board decided Wednesday night to solicit interest in the position. Interested persons are asked to submit a letter, stating the reason for their interest and their qualifications, to town supervisor George […]

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Free Thanksgiving meals offered

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Communities throughout the area will be coming together in the holiday spirit next week. As the holiday season officially kicks off, doors will be opened for folks to enjoy a free meal, especially for those in need this holiday season. Granville The United Church of Granville will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Eagle Scout project grows public garden

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By Serena Kovalosky Whitehall now has a public Prayer Garden, thanks to a local teen with a vision and the support of friends, family and the community. The garden was created by Garrett Stevens as an Eagle Scout project that “had to be something that benefits the community, that makes it look nicer,” Stevens said. […]

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Suicide loss event in Granville

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By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday is Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, a nationally recognized day for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. On this day, those affected by suicide will gather together at several events across the country. The goal of the events is to have those “people affected by suicide […]

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Cemetery committee lays out goals

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By Catherine L. Tobin Residents of Whitehall shared their concerns Thursday during the initial meeting of the cemetery committee formed recently to address problems at the cemetery commonly known as the Boardman Street Cemetery. Marg Mohn formed the committee in response to concerns over maintenance and vandalism at the cemetery. Some damage has resulted simply […]

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Full schedule for Veterans Day

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By Serena Kovalosky The toughest part of annual Veterans Day ceremonies for Henry Gurney is when he reads off the list of fellow veterans who lost their lives in battle. “The first name on the list is Jim Bailey,” he said with emotion. “He was my classmate in school.” Most of the names are either […]

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Classifieds 12/07/16

Weekender – 12/02/16

North Country Freepress – 12/02/16

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/02/16

Northshire Freepress – 12/02/16

Classifieds 11/30/16

‘Frozen in Granville’ celebration Friday

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By Donna Frischknecht and Krystle S. Morey Prep sled. Check. Get reindeer in shape. Check. Pack thermos of hot cocoa. […]

Water issues plague North Granville

Granville Highway Department workers Nick Loomis (left) and John Harney dug up a portion of Route 12A in Truthville Monday to fix a water leak.

By Krystle S. Morey As town officials await word on a $1 million grant request to upgrade the North Granville […]

Battle of the Bands marks 10 years

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By Krystle S. Morey This Saturday more than 20 bands, singers, dancers, and more talented acts will compete for the […]

School board appoints alum to vacant seat

Elementary School Memorial Day

By Catherine L. Tobin The Whitehall School Board named Chris Dudley to fill the remaining six months on the term […]

Whitehall brings back holiday festivities

whitehalltree3

By Donna Frischknecht In the 1966 Broadway musical “Mame,” actor Angela Lansbury belts out the song, “We Need a Little […]

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