Tag Archives: Christmas

New system, all smiles: Toys for Tots delivers toys for 164 children

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The train may have been late, but that didn’t stop Christmas from arriving early for about 160 local children. A year after organizers were left scrambling to find toys for everyone, Sunday’s Toys for Tots event went off without a hitch. “It was a much nicer system,” said Jim Lafayette, the local coordinator for the […]

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Granville tree lighting Friday

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Bundle up and grab a camera for the lighting of the village Christmas tree in Granville on Friday, Nov. 30. The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce has once again organized the event, which takes place in Veterans Park, as a way to bring in the holiday season. In a special, pre-Christmas appearance, Santa will arrive […]

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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

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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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Grad ceremonies planned for Friday

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Whitehall One phase of life comes to an end on Friday for 47 […]

Fifth-grader charged for ‘terroristic threat’

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By Matthew Saari State Police arrested a Whitehall elementary student last week and charged him with making a “terroristic threat” […]

Community, church work together to “resurrect Whitehall”

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By Matthew Saari Several concerned citizens, in concert with local religious leaders, are working to raise Whitehall up and return […]

Granville summer concerts start next week

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville will kick off its summer concert season next Thursday with a psychedelic performance by Mellow […]

Lions’ ‘kids’ day’ returning July 4

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The Granville Lions Club’s annual Kids Day returns on July 4 for another year, bringing with it the long jump, […]

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Woman, 74, surrenders for January hit-and-run

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By Krystle S. Morey More than five months after a man was hit by a vehicle and left seriously injured […]

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