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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518 Wheels – 06/19/17

Alumnus tells school board: Whitehall falling short

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By Matthew Saari Newly minted Air Force Lieutenant John Diekel made an appearance before the Whitehall Board of Education Monday […]

Berke wins Granville School Board runoff

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By Krystle S. Morey Philip A. Berke won the ninth and final seat on the Granville Board of Education Tuesday […]

Waters wins Whitehall School Board runoff

Roxanne Waters won the final seat on the Whitehall School Board in a runoff election June 20.

By Matthew Saari Roxanne Waters claimed the ninth and final Whitehall Board of Education seat Tuesday night, garnering 145 votes […]

After more than a year, state audit ‘still ongoing’

The Hook & Ladder is one of the Granville fire companies being audited by the New York State Comptroller's Office.

By Krystle S. Morey More than a year after the village of Granville asked the state to audit its fire […]

Busty’s causes a stir

The owner of Busty's Brew and BBQ in Whitehall decided to edit his sign after receiving flack from local officials.

By Matthew Saari The provocative mascot with her plunging neckline at Busty’s Brew and Barbecue Pit in Whitehall is at […]

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