Tag Archives: Food Pantry

Whitehall tops Granville in inaugural food drive

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By Matthew Saari When the Railroaders met the Golden Horde on the gridiron this fall, Whitehall emerged the clear victors by a margin of 55-12. The momentum has continued with Whitehallers again beating out Granvillians in the inaugural Great Granville Whitehall Food Drive. Whitehall residents rallied behind their food pantry donating more than 1,500 food […]

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Old rivalry inspires food drive

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By Matthew Saari The age old Granville-Whitehall rivalry is spilling over from the gridiron into the local food pantries. John Hoagland, president of Skene Valley Group, and Deb Brosseau, marketing representative for Manchester Newspapers, have been organizing a friendly competition between the communities of Whitehall and Granville in an effort to stock up the food […]

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Demand up at Whitehall Food Pantry

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By Dan King It’s been busy at the Whitehall Food Pantry, and because of that, the need is high. Currently the staff of five dedicated workers is looking for donations of peas, green beans, corn, cereal, rice, ravioli, peanut butter, jelly, coup, canned fruit, mac and cheese, instant potatoes, pasta and spaghetti sauce. “Usually our […]

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New Whitehall Food Pantry Director Seeks New Food Sources

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By Lee Tugas The Whitehall Food Pantry has a new director and she has been busy seeking new sources of food those in need. Donna Gorton was appointed director by board members of the United Methodist Church, site of the pantry, on Sept. 7 and said that her main goal for the year was to […]

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Whitehall good Samaritan retires

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If you are cynical and think there are no Good Samaritans, stop by a fire house or rescue squad. Ruth Scribner, 68, one of Whitehall’s Good Samaritans, is stepping down after years as head of the Skenesborough Emergency Squad. The problem is most of the EMS workers that she has either trained and/or inspired do […]

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MVEC collecting food items at concert

Area residents will have an opportunity to give back to their community while enjoying what it has to offer at the summer concert series tonight. As long as the weather holds up, Harold Ford and the Cash Band will fill up Veterans Park with the sounds of a “concert dedicated to the extraordinary music of […]

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Community Calendar 4/11/13

  Thursday April 11   Pre-K Registration ARLINGTON Thursday, April 11, is the deadline to register your child for the Pre-Kindergarten Program at the Fisher Elementary School in Arlington. Eligible children must be age 4 by Aug. 31, 2013. Information/registration: Principal Deanne Lacoste at 802-375-6409, or email [email protected]   Conversation Series GLENS FALLS The Hyde […]

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Community Calendar 2/14/13

  Thursday February 14   The Art of Love GLENS FALLS “Seeing Things: The Art of Love” will be presented by June Leary, curator of education, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Bring lunch and visit great works of art that […]

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Whitehall Troop 83 involved in community

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Chances are good that if you’ve attended an event in Whitehall you’ve probably met, or at the very least, seen a member of Boy Scout Troop 83. During an era when Scouts can earn merit badges in areas such as video gaming, nuclear science, cinematography and robotics, the small, tight- knit group has continued to […]

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Local food pantries busier during cold months

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It’s a common scenario: an elderly woman is living alone on a low, fixed social-security income, and life circumstances have not allowed for any substantial savings. As winter approaches and heating costs inevitably rise, this person is forced to make spending cuts somewhere. Fortunately for locals, there are options that prevent them from skimping on […]

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North Country Freepress – 10/19/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/19/18

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518 Wheels – 10/18/18

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Police working break-in cases

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By Matthew Saari More than a week after a man attempted to forcibly gain access to six village homes, no […]

Saint-Gobain workers build prosthetic hands

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By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. suspended operations at its Granville plant last Tuesday to lend a helping […]

Sasquatch fete in jeopardy

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By Matthew Saari After only three years, Whitehall’s annual Sasquatch Calling Festival may be no more. Event organizer David Molenaar […]

Mother Nature solves dam problem

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville town highway superintendent Eric Towne thanked Mother Nature last weekend for helping to clear a […]

Food rivalry returns for 2nd year

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By Matthew Saari The age-old Granville-Whitehall rivalry returns – not on the gridiron but rather between food pantries. The Great […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 10/12/18

North Country Freepress – 10/12/18

518 Wheels – 10/11/18

Police investigating home invasions in village

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are investigating a bizarre series of home invasions that occurred over the weekend. On Sunday, […]

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