Tag Archives: American Legion Post

Santa Coming To Town Friday Dec. 3

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

  The Granville area will begin ringing in the holiday season with the lighting of the village Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 3. The annual celebration of the season will kick off at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park in the village. Holiday music will fill the air and cocoa and cookies will be brought to the […]

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Toys 4 Tots deadline approaching

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The Toys for Tots program is intended for needy children ages newborn to 12. It is run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and managed locally by American Legion Post 83. The program aims to provide at least one toy for needy children. The Marine Corps Reserve, through donations and the cooperation of the Canadian […]

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Marvin A. Brooks, 81

Marvin A. Brooks, 81, of Neddo Street passed away on Friday, Nov., 19, 2010, at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Born on Sept. 11, 1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late John H. and Alice (Hale) Brooks. Marvin was a graduate of Whitehall High School.  He joined the […]

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Veterans Day Parade

Trumpet players from the Granville High School Marching Band prepare to play Taps as the American Legion and VFW fires a 21-gun salute Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2010.

Granville thanks vets

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Toys For Tots seeks help

The Toys for Tots program is intended for needy children ages newborn to 12. It is run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and managed locally by American Legion Post 83. The program aims to provide at least one toy for needy children. The Marine Corps Reserve, through donations and the cooperation of the Canadian […]

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Whitehall to honor veterans

Whitehall will pause to honor those who have given their time in the service of their country. The annual Veterans Day Service, conducted by the Whitehall American Legion Post 83, will be held at Riverside Park on Main Street on Veteranv Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. “We will conduct Veterans Day Ceremonies on […]

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Stanley O. Murray, 60

Stanley O. Murray, age 60, of Poultney, Vt., died unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at his residence. Stan was born on July 8, 1950, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Lyle and Velma (Wissell) Murray Sr. Stan was a self-employed master plumber. He was a member of the Castleton American Legion Post 50, a member […]

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David D. Tracy, 96

David D. Tracy, 96, of Pike Brook Road, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. Born on May 11, 1914, in Clemons, he was the son of the late Fred W. Tracy and Hattie (Chaplan) Tracy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the European Theatre during World […]

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Sunday a day to celebrate cars

Annual auto show Aug. 26 For area car buffs, the big day is Sunday, Sept. 26, as the 24th annual Autumn Leaves Car Show returns to Granville. Admission is $3 per person with children under 15 free. Show car entries are $15 each and include two admissions to the show. Registration for vehicles begins at […]

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Clayton W. Dickinson, 77

Clayton W. Dickinson, 77, of Carlton Road, passed away on July 21, 2010, at his home. Born on Dec. 7, 1932, in the town of Northumberland, Saratoga County, he was the son of the late Albert and Amelia (Bahr) Dickinson. Clayton was a student of Fort Edward High School but received his G.E.D. in the […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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