Tag Archives: Elks

Blood drive on Saturday

Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host a blood drive Saturday in memory of one of its own. The blood drive, which will be held at the lodge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, will be held in memory of Marshall Gordon. Gordon was a lifetime member of the Elks lodge and […]

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Whitehall Elks keep candles lit for nine departed members

By Lee Tugas Members of Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 lit nine candles Sunday afternoon in memory of nine departed members. Unlike some other lodges, the lights were not extinguished at the end of the ceremony but burned during and after the banquet held for the deceased Elks members who died this year. “There isn’t a […]

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Benefit dinner Saturday for Jr. Shooters

Whitehall Elks 1491 will host a spaghetti dinner on from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at the lodge on North Williams Street. The meal will benefit the Whitehall Junior Shooting Program. Dinners are $8 and take outs will be available. The Elks and the American Legion will split the expenses for this […]

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Family revives Elks monthly breakfast

The work of a local woman who fought to support veterans is being kept alive one breakfast at a time. The family of Janice Oliver has revived the Elks Monthly Breakfast, which will be held this month from7:30to11 a.m.on Sunday, Oct. 23. A former Exalted Ruler and one of the first women in the community […]

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The Whitehall Elks 1491 Antlers Program will host their first meeting of the year at6 p.m.on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the lodge onWilliams Street. At the meeting, members will discuss their agenda for the year and what they hope to accomplish as far as programs, trips or other activities. The Antlers is a youth oriented […]

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Irene hits Whitehall

Whitehall emerged from Hurricane Irene relatively unscathed following torrential rains that caused rivers throughout the area to overspill their banks resulting in widespread flooding throughout the region. Although some roads leading into the community were closed Monday morning and several areas in town were under water, local officials were describingWhitehallas lucky after the community avoided […]

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Hoops Shoot this Saturday

The annual Whitehall Elks Free Throw “Hoop Shoot” Contest will be held on Dec. 4 at the Whitehall Central School.  This is for all girls and boys – ages 8-13.  The age group will be determined by their age as of April 1, 2011.  Sign-up will be at 9:30 a.m. and shooting will begin at […]

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Toys train coming

The 2008 version of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program will arrive at the Whitehall Amtrak Station this Sunday December 7, 2008 at 11:00 AM. 

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Blog-ennings

 If it has to be fall already, at least there are sports….     It has been a nice start to the sports season for both the field hockey and golf teams.   Each team has two wins thus far,   field hockey   with a Johnstown Moose tourney win under its belt over the […]

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Eugene Matte, 71

Eugene Matte, 71, formerly of Potter Street,  passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the Eden Park Nursing Home in Rutland, Vt. Born on Aug. 28, 1936 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Herman R. and Edith Mae (Webster) Matte. Eugene attended Whitehall High School.  He was a former custodian at […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]