Tag Archives: Whitehall High School

47 to graduate Whitehall High School Friday

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By Dan King Forty-seven Railroaders are getting ready to join the college ranks, the military and the workforce. Whitehall High School will host its graduation ceremony tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “It should be a great event,” said interim Principal Mark Doody. The students that make up this year’s Top Ten […]

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Whitehall grad rates up

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By Dan King For the second year in a row, Whitehall Central School’s graduation rates are up. This year the increase is 5 percent from a year ago, state data released last week shows. The four-year graduation rate this year is at 81 percent, compared with 76 percent a year prior. The 81 percent figure […]

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All-Class Reunion set for July 23

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By Dan King The date has been set for another Whitehall High School all-class reunion, and now organizers are trying to reach out to as many alumni as possible. Saturday, July 23, will be the date for the event, and now is the time to start planning, organizers say. “It’s crunch time,” said Cheryl Putorti, […]

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Teachers names removed from website

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By Dan King Two Whitehall Central School teachers, who did not return to school this year, have had their names removed from the school’s website. It was first reported by this newspaper two weeks ago that math teacher Paul Gould and ELA teacher Sue Ringer had not been to school this year and that both […]

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Two teachers ‘absent’ first four days

By Dan King Four school days into the new school year, there have been two notable absentees at Whitehall Central School. English teacher Sue Ringer and math teacher Paul Gould have both missed the first four days of classes and a school source told the Times last week that both have had their mailboxes removed […]

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Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art galleries. Senior Heather Michaud has been selected as one of 187 artists to have their work shown at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. “It’s an honor,” Michaud said. “At the same time, it’s confidence […]

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‘Peace Week’ a big hit

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By Dan King Whitehall High School Principal Kelly McHugh wants her students to be able to solve conflicts peacefully, and so she dedicates an entire week annually to that cause. This year’s Peace Week was filled with programs, concerts and lesson plans designed to encourage peace. “We have done this for several years now,” McHugh […]

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WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

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A 2013 graduate of Whitehall High School has been honored for her work organizing a number of local blood drives. The American Red Cross has announced that Kassi VanGuilder is the recipient of a $4,200 scholarship for sponsoring four separate blood drives in the community. “Blood drives are important to me because it is an […]

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Shirley E. Wood, 79

Shirley E. Wood, 79, of Clemons Center Road, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013 at her home following a long illness. Born on March 23, 1934 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Evelyn E. (Dussault) Brown. Shirley attended the Elbow School, Williams Street School and graduated from Whitehall High […]

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Local actors to perform Aug. 24

Nine Whitehall actors will appear with professional performers in the “Civil War Celebration — 1863” to be staged by the Bridge Theater at the Whitehall Athletic Center beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, in a “19th century picnic atmosphere” that comes with lunch for guests. Veteran local performers Susan Ingerson, Colin Thompson, Lucretia Ingerson, […]

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Village schedules July fireworks

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By Matthew Saari The Granville Village Board has scheduled the village’s annual July 4 fireworks display and Summer Concert series, […]

Village sets leaf, brush pick-up dates

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The Village of Granville is planning a number of leaf and brush pick-ups this spring. Department of Public Works crews […]

Rutland Rec provides workers’ kids camp

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By Jared Stamm The Rutland Recreation Department has partnered with Rutland Regional Medical Center, Visiting Nurses Association and the Greater […]

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 […]

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