Tag Archives: Donations

County Children’s Committee thanks donors

The Washington County Children’s Committee wishes to acknowledge the following donations received from Dec. 16 to Jan. 4. They were: Mr. and Mrs. John Ayers; the Knights of Columbus; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rozell; and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Young. This is the last listing of donors this year. We had a very successful year […]

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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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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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Community Thanksgiving dinner

A local organization is once again reaching out to those in need to ensure everyone has an opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving. The Companions in Christ Fellowship Committee will be hosting its ninth annual Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. […]

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Lavin becomes 50th Jr. Miss

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During Saturday’s 50th annual Distinguished Young Women program, Rebecca Lavin sung about being “part of that world.” By the end of night, she was on top of the world. In front of an audience that numbered more than 600, Lavin was named this year’s Distinguished Young Woman. “I feel completely surprised. There were so many […]

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Basket party for Willis family

Friends of the Willis family are holding a basket party in honor of the late Nathaniel Willis. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. Doors will open at 11 a.m. and drawings will begin at 1 p.m. The cost of admission is $5 […]

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Volleyball tournament for charity in works

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Kate Becker has been Granville High School’s volleyball coach for less than three weeks now, but she’s bursting with the excitement as she looks another three weeks down the road. “We’re really looking forward to ‘Ace For The Cure,’ said Becker, whose team will host its third annual tournament, inviting in Waterford-Halfmoon, Hadley-Luzerne and Warrensburg […]

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Talegatorz come to concert series

It’s time for some talegating in Riverside Veterans Memorial Park. The Talegatorz Old Time Jazz Band is the next act on the Music in the Park summer concert series and will take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. The band performs old time and traditional jazz from the turn of the 20th […]

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Rutland City Band up next in Friday night concert series

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  One of the area’s oldest municipal bands will take the Whitehall stage this Friday. The Rutland City Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17 on the bandstand at the Riverside Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street. In the tradition of American town bands, the group plays a variety of music for all […]

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Adirondack Fiddlers to perform

The Whitehall Music in the Park summer concert series is kicking into full gear as the Adirondack Fiddlers prepare to grace the Whitehall stage Friday evening. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., July 27. The group, which is made up of fiddlers ranging in age from 50 to 80, performs old jigs, reels, and […]

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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