Tag Archives: Boy Scout Troop

Honoring three volunteers of Boy Scout Troop 44

Boy Scout Troop 44 of Granville recently held its annual summer picnic and court of honor to recognize  and present awards to scouts that have earned merit badges and those who have advanced a rank. The ceremony also included special recognition for three volunteers that officials said helped make Troop 44 so successful. Cy and […]

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Ox Roast relies on volunteers

How do you prepare and serve 500 hundred pounds of beef and 700 ears of corn? With a lot of help from your friends. The Whitehall United Methodist Church held its annual Ox Roast on Saturday afternoon and a couple hundred people turned out to sample the famous charbroiled beef that has made the event […]

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Scouts replace old fence

By Jaime Thomas Several months ago, the boy scouts of Troop 44 were looking for a good project. When they got assigned to an old cemetery on Quaker Street during townwide cleanup day, everything fell into place. The cemetery, which sits next to the Peniel Presbyterian Church, was bordered by a dilapidated fence that was […]

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Boy Scout Troop 83 completing service project

April is National Community Service month and Boy Scout Troop 83, sponsored by Whitehall American Legion Post 83 is taking it seriously. Three of the scouts are striving for the rank of Star Scout and each must complete a six hour service project. The options around Whitehall are many, however they decided to each take on a […]

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Whitehall Troop 83 involved in community

Chances are good that if you’ve attended an event in Whitehall you’ve probably met, or at the very least, seen a member of Boy Scout Troop 83. During an era when Scouts can earn merit badges in areas such as video gaming, nuclear science, cinematography and robotics, the small, tight- knit group has continued to […]

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Scout’s project to honor soldier

A local Boy Scout will honor a Whitehall native who has been missing in action for more than 60 years during a special ceremony held at American Legion Post 83 on Veterans Day. Michael Mattison, a senior at Whitehall High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 83, erected a pair of flagpoles outside […]

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Bridge Theater staging jazz quartet performance

Martin Kelly wants to introduce jazz to the people of Whitehall and to achieve that goal, is offering discounted tickets to the Bridge Theater’s weekly cabaret at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Reserved tickets for Matt Maguire’s Jazz Quartet performance at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, will be offered for $12, a reduction of $7 […]

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Laura Roth to perform solo country show this Saturday

A whole group of famous female country singers will appear in the person of Laura Roth this weekend at the Whitehall Armory. The Bridge Theatre will present Roth in “The 1960’s Grand Ol’ Opry” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 14. A veteran cabaret singer and comedian, Roth will perform as Brenda Lee, Dolly Parton, […]

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Students pay homage to fallen soldiers

              Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started […]

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Memorial Day is busy in Whitehall

Whitehall will honor its fallen heroes this weekend with a series of events throughout the community. American Legion Post 83 will conduct traditional Memorial Day services on Monday, May 28, beginning with an outdoor Catholic Mass at Our Lady of Angels cemetery at 8 a.m. The Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Michael Flannery, […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]