Tag Archives: American Legion

Legion honors Civil War veteran

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A 20-year mission was accomplished. Members of the Whitehall and Granville American Legions made the relatively short hike from the side of North Street up to the grave site of Solomon Rodd on Thursday, Nov. 18, paying respects to a renewed resting place thanks to the efforts of his descendant, Gary Rodd. “I had no […]

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No drops hurt local fire companies

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Could this be the end of a long-standing fundraising activity? After Whitehall police responded to a complaint from a Whitehall resident concerning the traffic pattern being blocked on Poultney Street due to an American Legion coin drop fundraiser, members of the local fire companies expressed concern that they would also be targeted. “We do our […]

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Legion responds after coin drop stop

Four days after members of the Whitehall American Legion were cited for disorderly conduct over being in a state road conducting a coin drop, the Legion responded to the situation at the end of its annual Veterans Day ceremonies. “We are sworn to uphold the Constitution, which gives the right to the complainant or complainants […]

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Pizzazz Pottery at new location

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Pizzazz Pottery is now at its new location on Route 4A east in Fair Haven. Studio renovations are now complete. Owner Caren Helm has been busy gearing up for fall and is in full swing for the holiday season. She invites all to the Fall Holiday Show Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Holiday Inn in […]

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In memory of Rose Minogue

Rose grew up on the south side of Fair Haven, a member of the fine Italian family, the Crucittis. After the war (WWII), she and her husband, Creighton, were very involved in Post 49 American Legion and Auxiliary. She was quiet and reserved with that beautiful moon-faced smile of a cute little Italian girl.  Such […]

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In memory of Rose Minogue

Rose grew up on the south side of Fair Haven, a member of the fine Italian family, the Crucittis. After the war (WWII), she and her husband, Creighton, were very involved in Post 49 American Legion and Auxiliary. She was quiet and reserved with that beautiful moon-faced smile of a cute little Italian girl.  Such […]

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Canal Bad for Business?

For Bob Elny, the free docking and use of electricity along the Champlain Canal is troubling as he sees business at the Champlain Harbor Marina drop. “Last week, I saw 21 boats docked along the canal,” said Elny, who addressed members of the Whitehall Town Board at their Aug. 11 meeting. “I did some quick […]

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Elementry hold flag ceremony

  On the Friday before Memorial Day, some schools started their long weekend early. At Whitehall Elementary School, students, faculty and staff paused for the 36th year to remember those who died for their country. (more…)

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Town Sticks to Annual Traditions

  It’s about tradition. That was the message members of the Whitehall American Legion sent as they presented their annual Memorial Day service and parade on Monday.   (more…)

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Katherine E. Guitar

Katherine E. Guitar, 86, of County Route 12, passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 15, 2009.   Born on Feb. 14, 1923, in Ticonderoga, she was the daughter of the late William and Ella (Bennett) Manell.   She worked for many years at Champlain Silk Mill, the Whitehall Coat Factory, Sears Roebuck and Co and […]

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Fire Company, village resolving their quarrel

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By Matthew Saari The months-long feud between the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company and the village of Whitehall may soon come […]

Absentee landlords not abiding by law

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By Matthew Saari Last Aug. 30, the Whitehall Village Board passed a law requiring “absentee” landlords – Individuals who own […]

Quarry still focus in Schaff search

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By Krystle S. Morey The lead investigator in the search for a man who went missing after leaving a Granville […]

Former Mount Carmel Church celebrates 150 years

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By Krystle S. Morey Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church held its final Mass on April 12, 2009, but its […]

Fall coaches pine for more players

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By Krystle S. Morey Student athletes took to their respective fields Monday as the fall sports season began. Practices kicked […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/11/17

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Weekender – 08/11/17

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Lakes Classifieds – 08/11/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 08/11/17

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North Country Freepress – 08/11/17

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518 Wheels – 08/09/17

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RAMPAGE: ‘Bored,’ two men vandalize school

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By Matthew Saari In a fit of boredom, two young men broke into Whitehall High School and caused tens of […]

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