Tag Archives: Food Pantry

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 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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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

Logan Pease

By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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