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27 to graduate Friday in Hartford ceremony

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By Duncan Campbell Twenty-seven Tanagers will take the next step in their lives as they cap off their high school education Friday. Hartford High School’s 2020 graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at the high school. The announcement came in light of Gov. Cuomo’s approval for school districts to hold in-person ceremonies with […]

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63 to graduate Friday in double ceremony

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By Matthew Saari After some mulling and reworking, the Granville Central School Class of 2020 will have an in-person graduation Friday. In fact, they’ll have two. “I think the compromise we came up with it perfect,” said Granville school superintendent Tom McGurl. After polling the senior class twice, school officials said the consensus was have […]

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Graduation will be in real time

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By PJ Ferguson An “outside, socially distanced” graduation ceremony will now occur in Whitehall, according to interim high school principal John Godfrey. While the district was originally planning a drive-in type ceremony in the parking lot, as long as state officials allowed it, the school has been given more leeway with Governor Cuomo’s announcement on […]

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School planning virtual and in-person graduation ceremonies

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By Matthew Saari Granville Central School is planning both a virtual graduation as well as a traditional in-person ceremony. The virtual graduation will take place on Thursday, June 25 and will be aired on WRGB at 7:30 p.m. “This is a 26-minute video on television,” said high school principal Lisa Meade. School superintendent Tom McGurl […]

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Graduation plans could go either way

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By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Central School District has plans for both an “in-person and virtual” graduation ceremony but is awaiting guidance from the governor’s office before making any final decisions. While the state has entered Phase Two of re-opening, gatherings of 10 or more people are still banned under the governor’s executive orders. However, […]

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Town denies graduation in park

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By PJ Ferguson   The town of Whitehall will not permit use of Skenesborough Park for any graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020. Supervisor John Rozell proposed the idea to the town board on Wednesday after receiving inquiries from community members after it was announced that the Whitehall Central School District will be holding […]

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Whitehall graduation will be virtual

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By PJ Ferguson The graduation ceremony for the Whitehall High School seniors will not be conducted in-person, superintendent Patrick Dee has announced. “It is certainly not the information I wanted to share but that’s unfortunately where we’re at, at this point,” Dee said at a Board of Education meeting on Monday. Instead, the school will […]

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Grad ceremonies planned for Friday

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall One phase of life comes to an end on Friday for 47 Railroaders at the same time another phase begins. Whitehall High School will host its 2018 graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. However, school officials did want to make it clear that […]

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Whitehall graduates 46

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By Dan King “The easy part of our lives is over.” That was the message from Whitehall High School’s salutatorian Abby Dickinson during her speech at Friday’s graduation ceremony. And although the easy part may be over, Whitehall’s 46 graduates are optimistic about the future. Following the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem, interim […]

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Class of 2016 grads bid Granville farewell

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  By Krystle S. Morey Jonathan Fisher has always lived a life of service and helping others. Fisher walked across the stage on the front steps of the Granville High School Friday with 87 of his fellow classmates as family, friends, administrators and community members applauded the group’s accomplishments, wishing them success in the next […]

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Obituary: Rose M. Gordon

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WHITEHALL –Rose M. Gordon (“Rosie”) went into the arms of the lord unexpectedly on July 11, 2020 at the Wesley […]

Obituary: Donald Herman Herbst

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Whitehall-Donald Herman Herbst, 81, of Champlain Ave., passed away peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a valiant fight with […]

North Country FreePress – July 10, 2020

Man shot after hitting cop with car

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Two Rutland, Vermont men were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a shootout and chase with police. Just after midnight […]

Lakes Region FreePress – July 10, 2020

Obituary: Jason C. Thomas

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Jason C. Thomas, 44, of Willow Spring, NC (formerly of Granville, NY) passed away peacefully with family by his side […]

Backpack program marks 14 years

Skyler (left) and Melody Schinski, Ann Schinski’s grandchildren, show off some of the gear that will be given away at Saturday’s backpack drive.

By Matthew Saari School is scheduled to start in a little more than a month, so it’s time to think […]

Man shot by Rutland police

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Two men were sent to the hospital Wednesday following a shootout and chase with police in Rutland, Vermont. Just after […]

Local businesses get big money from feds

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By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S […]

Village, town order cuts in water usage

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

Whitehall Times 7.9.20

Granville Sentinel 7.9.20

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