Tag Archives: Eagle Scout

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize the fenced in plot behind Our Lady of Hope Church. Stevens, who began scouting in fifth grade, will be building a “Prayer Garden” in the fenced in lot. The garden will include a walkway, which […]

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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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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

Mike Mattison Boy Scout

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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Thanks for stomping

Cheers and Jeers A big fat cheer… To the hardy soles who have stomped out a cross country ski loop inside the confines of Mettowee River Park. I skied there for the first time in the storm Tuesday night and it was pretty nice especially versus the Rail Trail. While the RT gives you plenty […]

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Paul C. Dodge

Beloved husband of Cynthia D. Dodge (nee Bennett); dear father and father-in-law of Cynthia Ruth (Brian) Freed, Michelle (Matthew) Lawetzki and Jason and Benjamin Dodge; dear grandfather of Aaron, Samantha, Ethan, Amelia and Austin; dear brother of Elizabeth Dodge; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Dodge grew up in Pawlet, Vt., on […]

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John Stephen Lawson Jr, 84

John Stephen Lawson Jr., 84, passed away from this life on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Orchard Nursing Home. Born in Fredon Township, N.J., on July 26, 1923, he was the son of the late John S. Sr. and Amelia E. Lawson. He was raised in Branchville, N.J. He was affectionately known as "Jr." and […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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