Tag Archives: First Baptist Church

Bell ringing campaign to help those in need

The local arm of a charitable effort that raised several thousand dollars for people in need is poised to help even more people this year. Bell ringers for the annual Salvation Army red kettle campaign will soon be out again in Whitehall and Granville, “Doing the Most Good.” Last year’s bell-ringing campaign, which was the […]

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Service unit looks to expand into Whitehall, Hampton

  The organizers of a very successful charitable endeavor held last year in Granville are hoping to branch out into the surrounding communities. Reverend Jim Peterson, the pastor at the Granville Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Whitehall, said the Granville Service Unit of the Salvation Army is hoping to extend its reach […]

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Palm Sunday hymn sing this weekend

The First Baptist Church at 41 Williams St. will host a public Palm Sunday hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of song and fellowship. Gospel country music singer Jay Witham will perform hymns requested by the audience. Choirs and soloists are welcome to […]

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Church receives clothing-donation shed

As the days become shorter and the temperatures continue to drop, the need for warm clothing becomes that much more important and the Whitehall First Baptist Church has a way you can help. The church recently received a shed that was placed in the parking lot behind the church and will serve as a depository […]

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Vacation Bible school scheduled

The town’s five churches will come together for a vacation Bible school Feb. 20 to 22 at the Whitehall United Methodist Church on Greenmount Cemetery Road. “We’ve worked together before, and this is just an extension of that,” said UMC Pastor the Rev. Ginny Deyo, who noted the churches have worked together on summer Bible […]

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Leland Craig Getty, 85

  Leland Craig Getty passed away in Burlington on June 30, 2008.   Getty was born on June 20, 1923, in Hebron, N.Y., the son of Harold E. and Alfreda (Craig) Getty. Lee retired after a long career as a designer for General Electric in Burlington. He was deeply committed to his children and grandchildren […]

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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, […]