Tag Archives: American Cancer Society

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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Shirley E. McEckron, 81

Shirley E. McEckron 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 […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]