Tag Archives: Fireman

Community Calendar 6/16/11

Thursday June 16   Shakespeare GLENS FALLS Shakespeare in the Park will stage “Merry Wives of Windsor” at noon on Thursday, June 16, at City Park in Glens Falls. Free. Information: 518-793-5352, or www.redfoxbookstore.com.   Golf Tournament POULTNEY The Poultney Rotary Club will host the Eighth Annual Jim Thieser Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday, June […]

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Hooks’ host summer favorite

The Granville Fireman’s Carnival will provide evenings of old fashioned summer fun starting June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The final night of the carnival features an evening parade through the streets of the village, live music and ends with a fireworks show. “We’re hoping everyone will come out and […]

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Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16

  The third year of the reincarnation of the Granville Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The summer fireman’s carnival was brought back by the Hook & Ladder Company in 2009 after the joint carnival with all of the fire companies in the village halted in 2007. […]

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Edward Kenneth Crotty Jr., 75

Edward K. Crotty Jr. died peacefully Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at his home in Clifton Park surrounded by his loving family.  He died from complications of cancer.  He was born in Granville on July 23, 1934.  He grew up in Whitehall and graduated from Whitehall High School in 1952.  He graduated in 1956 from Union […]

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Chicken everywhere

Chicken fans,   The month of August will taste just like chicken with what seems like a dozen BBQs around the region. I’m a big (ha-ha) fan of the Q and enjoy sampling the different takes on the regional recipe. I’m always, or at least I was, suprised that no one I’ve seen so far […]

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Firefighters: Carnival profitable; return eyed

Carnival sees rainy return, perseveres  What began with the pitter patter of many, many raindrops ended with a bang Saturday night as the Granville Hook & Ladder Company’s Fireman’s Carnival closed with its scheduled fireworks display, despite the threat of rain that hung over the entire three-day event.     

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Tues

July 29, 2008   No post yesterday. Busy, busy, busy.   The concert in the park series finale was appropriately climactic with local favorites Freedom Hawk performing favorites including some ZZ Top and Marshall Tucker. Good stuff and catch them while you can because lead guitarist JT Freed heads off to school soon. HAve you […]

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Rainy Wednesday

Weather   Weather for today is supposed to be pretty wet and spotty for the rest of the week – keep your eyes on this post for updates about Thursday’s chicken BBQ by the FD and the Satin&Steel concert. VC Rick Roberts said the rain location for the concert will be the Baptist Church and […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]