Tag Archives: American Cancer Society

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he will do so with a new source of inspiration. But it won’t be the thrill of victory or personal glory motoring him around the track. Instead, Hoard’s inspiration will come from a desire to help […]

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Making Strides Breast Cancer walk next Sunday

Jennifer McDermott didn’t turn to the American Cancer Society for support when she was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. But that wouldn’t stop her from pointing others in that direction. McDermott is the volunteer event chair for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Rutland County, Vt., which will be held on Sunday, Oct. […]

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Community Calendar 9/5/13

Thursday, Sept. 5   RUTLAND  Volunteer cosmetologists will teach women cancer survivors beauty techniques Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, as part of the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good —Feel Better” program. Chemotherapy and radiation treatment patients will learn hair restoration, skincare and make-up Thursday September 5   Fragile Quilt Shown BENNINGTON  The […]

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Events at Sr. meal center announced

A representative from the American Cancer Society will speak to Whitehall area seniors next week. Audrey Shaw of the American Cancer Society will speak about the Road to Recovery Program, which is a service that drives cancer patients to their treatments if they do not have transportation, The service is free and volunteer driven. She […]

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Community Calendar 11/1/12

  Thursday November 1   NYC Trip QUEENSBURY A New York City bus trip to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will take place on Nov. 10. Pickup locations are Aviation Mall and Wilton Mall, with arrival at Bryant Park around 10:30 a.m. The trip is on your own. Information: Rose Bain, 669-3402 […]

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Community Calendar 3/22/12

  Thursday March 22   Daffodils Sale RUTLAND American Cancer Society volunteers will sell daffodils from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. And on Saturday, March 24, they will sell the flowers at Walmart in Rutland. Proceeds will help the ACS fund groundbreaking […]

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Jane Mead, 74

Jane  Mead, 74, of Poultney died Monday afternoon at her residence following a long illness. She was born on March 30, 1937 the daughter of Ernest and Margurette (Wisell) Trombley. She married Martin R. Mead on September 16, 1955. In her younger days she was known as “Jitterbug”. She enjoyed crocheting, spending time with her […]

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Doris Riley, 94

Doris A. Renaud Riley, 94, joined her beloved husband, the late Charles G. Riley in eternal rest on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville. Born on May 21, 1917  in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Gasper Renaud and Ella Bennett Manell and William Manell. Doris was […]

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Marlene D. Fischman, 51

Marlene D. Fischman, 51, passed away on March 15, 2011, in Stony Brook Hospital near Nesconset, Long Island, NY. She was born July 31, 1959 at Monticello, NY, the daughter of A. Jacqueline (Bennett) Litts and Roy H. Litts. The family moved to Granville, NY in 1966. She graduated from high school there; class of […]

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Shirley E. McEckron, 81

NEWVILLE, Pa. – Shirley E. (Stevens) McEckron, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at home and surrounded by her family. She was born July 11, 1929, at home in Mount Tabor, Vt., the daughter of Walter and Parmelia Stevens. First and foremost, her family was the love of her life. She also enjoyed growing a […]

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Lakes Region Freepress – 07/20/18

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North Country Freepress – 07/20/18

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Chief: Beware marijuana-impaired drivers

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By Krystle S. Morey Legalization of marijuana in neighboring Vermont has local police agencies on high alert. As of July […]

Dresden resident proposes seceding from Whitehall school

Dresden Memorial

By Matthew Saari One Dresden resident believes Dresden should divest itself from the Whitehall Central School district. “I’ve often thought […]

Free tasting event in Granville July 26

Taste of the slate valley
muddy trail beef jerky

By Krystle S. Morey Granville area businesses will line the perimeter of Veterans Memorial Park next Thursday, offering free samples […]

Bigfoot council to promote tourism

sasquatch, bigfoot

By Darren Marcy With growing interest in Whitehall’s resident Bigfoot population, a group of local business owners and individuals have […]

Local family walks with the dead

Jen and Abby Dickinson

By Krystle S. Morey The devil went down to Georgia because he was looking for a soul to steal. The […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 07/13/18

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518 Wheels – 07/12/18

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County tax sale July 28

Whitehall tax auction, Washington County

By Matthew Saari One hundred twenty three Washington County properties will be going to auction on Saturday, July 28. Every […]

No firemen’s fair this year

hooks carnival

By Krystle S. Morey The Hook and Ladder Fire Company will not host a firemen’s fair this year. Village of […]

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