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Whitehall Elks announce essay contest winners

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America’s most recognizable and patriotic song was the topic of the Whitehall Elks’ American Essay contest. Fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Whitehall and Fair Haven were asked to answer the question, “What the National Anthem Means to Me,” all in 250 words or less. “It was quite a history lesson to read […]

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Friends recall Geezer’s wit, public service

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When Julie Eagan became exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 1491 she received plenty of well-wishes but it was the gesture of her friend and colleague, Richard “Geezer” Gordon that she’ll never forget. A lifetime member of the Elks and the son of a former exalted ruler, Gordon, who died last Thursday, gave Eagan his father’s […]

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Whitehall pays tribute

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Henry Gurney stood at the lectern — the emotion audible in his voice — and read aloud a list of names. Holding back tears, he said each name one at a time: Lawrence Lowell, Morgan Parker, Frank Riley, David Rivette, James Ross, Paul Roth, Ray Beckwith, and several dozen others. They were peers and classmates, […]

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Elks remember those they have lost: Emotional annual memorial service focuses on nine members gone in last year

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By Derek Liebig   Members of Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 paid tribute to their former members during an emotionally touching ceremony held at the lodge on Sunday afternoon. Members were joined by friends, family, members of the youth Antlers group, Boy Scout Troop 83, Girl Scout Troop 3435, and local dignitaries in honoring nine […]

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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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Elks plan installalation, events

The Whitehall Lodge of Elks Lodge No. 1491 will install its new officers and honor the Elk of the year and Citizen of the year beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 26. Kyle Gordon of Granville will be stepping down as Exalted Ruler, and Martin Rocque will be stepping up. Awards to be presented include […]

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Janice Loretta Oliver, 66

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Janice Loretta Oliver, 66, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on Dec. 5, 1944, in Whitehall, she was the oldest of 10 children of the late Eugene and Loretta (Lamay) Bennett. Janice was united in marriage to David W. Oliver Sr. on April 5, 1961. She […]

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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 […]

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