Annual Holiday Train will pull in Nov. 28

N orth America’s longest-running rolling food bank will once again return to Whitehall to help those in need this holiday season.

The Canadian Pacific Railroad Holiday Train will stop at the Amtrak Station in Whitehall at 2:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28.

The annual holiday train is expected to include entertainers Willy Porter and Sydney Grigg.

Along with the live entertainment and a visit from Santa Claus, there will also be a food drive to support local food pantries during the approximately one hour stop at the Whitehall station.

Revelers are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Whitehall Food Pantry.

Since 1999, the Holiday Train program as raised nearly $5.6 million dollars and generated close to 2.5 million pounds of food donations for local food shelves in the United States and Canada.

Each Holiday Train has 14 rail cars decorated with hundreds of thousands of festive lights. Included is a modified boxcar that has been turned into a traveling stage for performers.

Porter, Wisconsin, native headlines the musical entertainment and plays acoustic guitar in the folk, rock style.

Grigg is a 23-year-old country and folk musician from Nashville, Tenn.

For more information on the Holiday Train, visit the Canadian Pacific Rail at www.cpr.ca.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , ,

Health Center expanding in Granville

granvillefamilyhealth (3)

By Krystle S. Morey Glens Falls Hospital is expanding its primary care offerings in Granville, adding both services and square […]

Civil War regiment honored by county

Members of the Salem Civil War committee pose with Col. James Rogers, commander of the 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

By Matthew Saari The Washington County Board of Supervisors opened their meeting last Friday with a bit of history as […]

Dunster retires after 33 years with postal service

Kim Dunster

By Krystle S. Morey Kimberly Dunster walked nearly 10 miles a day for three decades, and now she’s hanging up […]

Navy Chief, ‘ a history buff,’ picks Whitehall to retire

Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Brouillard and child

By Matthew Saari The Birthplace of the U.S. Navy has become a suitable career terminus for one US. Navy Chief. […]

North Country Freepress – 07/21/17

FreePress_7_21_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 07/21/17

Weekender 7_21_17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Classifieds – 07/21/17

lakes_7_21_17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 07/21/17

lakes_7_21_17.pdf-web.pdf

Northshire Freepress – 07/21/17

Northshire_7_21_17.pdf

518 Wheels – 07/20/17

518 Wheels 7-17-17.pdf-web.pdf

Scott refuses plea deal; case heading to trial

Tom Scott

By Krystle S. Morey Tom Scott is headed to trial. The former Granville mayor declined Tuesday to accept a misdemeanor […]

Mayor fills vacant trustee seat

Village trustee Mike LaChapelle

By Matthew Saari A new face sat where former deputy mayor and village trustee Walt Sandford sat at the Whitehall […]