Tag Archives: Boy Scout Troop

Honoring three volunteers of Boy Scout Troop 44

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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              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

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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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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

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Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

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By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

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By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]