Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas activties at Rec. Center

The Whitehall Rec. Center is offering a pair of holiday-inspired activities on select weekdays until Christmas. Children will have the chance to create their own Christmas ornaments on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The program is dubbed the “12 ornaments of Christmas.” Staff members will provide all the necessary materials and instruction to create a unique […]

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Silent auction fundraiser


Find some unique holiday presents at a silent auction fundraiser of giftable items hosted by the Pember Library and Museum on Nov. 30. Christmas decorations, store-bought and handmade items, artist pieces and more will be available, and coffee and desserts will be provided by the Friends of the Pember Library. Items will be on display […]

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Christmas bazaar Dec. 8

Now that Thanksgiving is here, many people will turn their focus to next month’s holidays and the shopping that has increasingly become part of the season. But bargain hunters looking to avoid the mall and overcrowded outlets needn’t stray far from home. The annual Christmas bazaar at the Whitehall United Methodist Church will be held […]

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Iconic evergreen to come down

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This holiday season will be the last for Granville’s traditional Christmas tree. “It’s dead. It’s in really bad shape. The tree has to come down, and it will be taken down next spring,” said village Mayor Brian LaRose. “What we need to do now is replace it, and we’re going to look across the whole […]

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Grinch attempts to steal Christmas: Woman tried to take lottery card Christmas tree during benefit for local cancer victim

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The Whitehall Police Department expects to make an arrest is the case of a local Grinch who tried to steal Christmas. The department is investigating an attempted larceny that occurred at Big G’s Pub on Main Street on Thursday, Dec. 22 during a benefit for local cancer victim Danon Whiting. During the event, an unidentified […]

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Special program for seniors to be held Dec. 13

The Washington County Council for Prevention will host a special program for area seniors on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the Whitehall Senior Meal Site at American Legion Post 83 onMain Street. This program will include information on a variety of topics pertinent to seniors, including depression and substance abuse. Advanced reservations for lunch and the […]

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Methodist Church to host Christmas Bazaar

The Whitehall United Methodist Church will host their annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the church, located at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane in Whitehall. Patrons will have the opportunity to shop for a variety of crafts, baked goods, Christmas decorations, toys, books, kitchen utensils and more. There […]

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Benefit Basket Party set for Nov. 6

A benefit Basket Party will be held for Sandra Holman on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Dresden Firehouse on Route 22 inDresden. Doors are set to open at11 a.m.with drawings to begin at1 p.m.The cost of tickets is $5 at the door with additional tickets available for $2. The event will also include a 50/50 […]

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O Christmas tree

Tree, the holidays and other things I did decide to put up a tree – totally worth it; there’s just something nice about sitting around near the lights of a Christmas tree. When I heard about the thing Schoony was doing with the trees that cemented it for me, the price was right and it […]

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A Christmas Carol Pt. 3

Another section of the Dec. 18 performance at the Slate Valley Museum.

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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