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


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


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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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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