Tag Archives: Food Pantry

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 lacosted@bvsu.org.   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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Holiday Train rolls into town Friday

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The familiar rumble of a train passing through the village will be joined by the sounds of joyous children, the ho-ho-ho of Santa Claus, and the melodic strumming of acoustic guitars as the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returns to the community to support the Whitehall Food Pantry. The train has hit the rails to raise […]

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Churches looking for support

Churches in Granville have several charities going on during the holiday season. For the month of November, St. Mary’s food pantry is in need of desserts like cake mixes, brownie mixes and pudding. The MVEC is also requesting six apple or pumpkin pies for its Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 17. There is a sign-up sheet […]

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Holiday Train to stop in Whitehall next Friday

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The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will roll through town next Friday. The train is scheduled to stop at the Whitehall Amtrak Station at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train program is considered the longest fundraising program in North America. Each year, the train travels approximately 6,000 miles through Canada and the […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

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By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

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By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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