Tag Archives: Classmates

Summer recreation program starts Monday

By Jaime Thomas Summertime means going away to camp for many children, but those that want to stay local need look no further than Granville. The Granville recreation program will start up again next week with a new director and six counselors ready to get the games going at the elementary school. Director Chanleigh Casey […]

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Granville Scholarship Recipient is ‘Freed’ Up to Learn

Granville, N.Y., native Sydney Dunham doesn’t know what to expect when she arrives at SUNY Plattsburgh as a freshman next fall. But she does know that her Paula and Michael Freed Scholarship will help her focus on her studies in psychology without having to worry so much about funding them. “Having money put toward my […]

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Granville holds mock prom crash

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By Jaime Thomas Firefighters, rescue personnel and police officers descended upon the scene of a mock fatal accident behind Granville High School as students stood by and watched. One of their classmates was taken away in an ambulance, another in a hearse. It was part of a simulation accident the district holds on a yearly […]

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Hartford hosts annual ‘prom crash simulation’

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By Jaime Thomas The Hartford and Fort Ann junior and senior classes watched as emergency responders used hydraulic equipment to extricate their classmates from a car crash. One of them had to be loaded onto a stretcher; the other was carried away in a zipped up body bag. It was all part of the districts’ […]

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Dress and Tuxedo drive

Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals can cost hundreds of dollars — that’s a lot of money for a high school student. Granville seniors Samantha White and Zamada Litchfield recently decided to do something to help out their classmates who are strapped for cash. The two are organizing a drive for recycled dresses, tuxedos and dress […]

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Hartford elementary building citizenship

At Hartford Elementary School, Principal Beth Mannix says the first week will be focused on getting students back into a routine. In a change from previous years, the prekindergarten classes will start on Sept, 5, along with all the other grades. The school held a kindergarten orientation for parents and students that allowed the new […]

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Whitehall pays tribute

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Henry Gurney stood at the lectern — the emotion audible in his voice — and read aloud a list of names. Holding back tears, he said each name one at a time: Lawrence Lowell, Morgan Parker, Frank Riley, David Rivette, James Ross, Paul Roth, Ray Beckwith, and several dozen others. They were peers and classmates, […]

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Calling the Class of 1971

Organizers for the class reunion of the Granville High School Class of 1971 are taking reservations for the September event. Elaine Daigle said the committee has organized a number of activities to go along with the reunion dinner and she’s looking for a head count for all of them. Contact Daigle at (518) 642-1438 or […]

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Students remember community at graduation

By Derek Liebig They may be moving on, but it’s clear they won’t forget the community where they’re from. That was the message given to 52 students at Whitehall Central School as they received their high school diplomas at commencement ceremonies in the auditorium on Friday evening, Jun 25. “You’ll hear a lot about community […]

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New case of MRSA found

MRSA case at elementary school       Granville school officials announced the discovery, during the February break, of a case of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, identified in a student who attends Granville Elementary School. Superintendent Mark Bessen said the district was notified Monday, Feb. 21 a student received medical treatment for the infection […]

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Village’s public hearing continuing

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By PJ Ferguson The public hearing regarding the village’s comprehensive revitalization plan will remain open until Tuesday, April 14, as […]

N. Williams may stay closed

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By PJ Ferguson The section of North Williams Street that has been closed since September due to the damaged canal […]

Local slate company retools, makes PPE

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Millennium Slate LLC is reopening and retooling its plant to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Covid-19 pandemic. On […]

Telescope offers production services, state remains mum

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By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal […]

Farmers dumping milk because of pandemic

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By Matthew Saari It may be time to start crying over spilled milk. Dairy farmers locally and across the country […]

Obituary: Maxine R. St. Claire

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    Whitehall- Maxine R. St. Claire, a devout catholic, loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed through the […]

Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

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By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

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