Tag Archives: Exalted Ruler

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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Classifieds 09/17/14

Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]