Tag Archives: Armory

New gun range most recent improvement to former Whitehall Armory

Shooting-range

By Lee Tugas Once upon a time, the former Whitehall Armory contained a gun range, but it was decommissioned and taken out. Now the armory, better known as the Whitehall Athletic Club, has a basement gun range once again. Athletic Club Owner Greg Gross said that the steel-enclosed range contains three mechanically operated targets and […]

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Community Calendar 5/2/13

  Thursday May 2   Catamount Exhibit BENNINGTON An exhibition on the “Disappearance of the Catamount from Vermont” will be on display from May 2 through July 30 at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.   Walk Fit Group SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Walk Fit group will meet […]

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Rocking at WAC: Whitehall native hired to promote concerts

Alex and crew

The Whitehall Athletic Club has hired a local musician to plan and organize concerts inside the converted Armory. Club owner Greg Gross announced last week that he has hired Alex Hyatt, a 1989 graduate of Whitehall High School, as director of music events. “Alex will be the point man for show budgeting, booking talent, concert […]

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Community Calendar 1/3/13

Thursday January 3 Tobacco Cessation BENNINGTON/MANCHESTER The state of Vermont will offer its free Freshstart Tobacco Cessation Program as follows: Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Jan. 8 through 29; Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m., Jan. 3 through 24; Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., Feb. 5 through 26, and Thursdays from 1 to […]

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Whitehall: A look back at 2012

George at town hall

New town halls, water woes, more staffing cuts within the Whitehall School district, and a historic building reopens after a series of ambitious renovations. A beloved local event celebrates a significant milestone, the county tries to unload services, and a tiny insect invades the Champlain Canal. All of these reflect some of the top stories […]

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Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

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If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser […]

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Armory to host pro boxing next month

Professional boxing is coming to Whitehall. “The Battle of Whitehall” will be held on Friday, Aug. 24, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The main title event will feature a female world title bout between pound-for-pound champion Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback against Victoria Cisneros. The two will vie for the WIBA world junior welterweight title. […]

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Bridge Theatre moving to Armory: Troupe releases summer schedule

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The Bridge Theatre is once again changing its locale, but this time it’s choosing to do so. “The big news this season is the move to the Armory,” said Martin Kelly, artistic director for the Bridge Theatre. The Bridge will stage its upcoming cabaret season in the basement of the newly restored Armory. Kelly said […]

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Armory vision nears completion

Gregory Gross-Armory

The vision Gregory Gross has conceived for the armory is coming to fruition. Gross purchased the historic building, which was home to the local National Guard unit for more than a century, at a public auction last September for $165,000 and is in the process of transforming it into a fitness center, catering space, and […]

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Year in Review: the final six months

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The news in the second half of 2011 still included debate over where the town offices would wind up, as well as discussion about coin drops and the sale of the armory. Here is a summary:   July 7   Clemons PO may close The U.S. Postal Service releases a study that concludes the advantages […]

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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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