Tag Archives: Fundraiser

Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

WT SKENE Basket Party (1)

If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser […]

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Flamingos fundraiser for Haynes House

HHH Pink Flamingos

Haynes House of Hope has done a wide variety of fundraisers, ranging from dinner-dances and concerts to road races and raffles. Next up? Flamingos. The respite home’s “Flocking” fundraiser, which is already under way, works like this: A donor gives $25, and a group of volunteers plants a “flock” of plastic, pink flamingos on the […]

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Poultney car show to debut Sept. 8

The region’s newest car show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, at American Legion Post No. 39 on Granville Street in Poultney. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m., and spectator viewing begins at 10 a.m. Awards will go out at 3 p.m. “We’ve got a lot of guys who are interested in a show, […]

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Schools host open house; PTA looking for members

Parents will have the chance to meet their children’s’ teachers and learn more about what they’ve been working on as the Whitehall Central School District hosts its annual Open House events. WhitehallHigh Schoolwill open its doors at6:30 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 22, while the Elementary School will follow suit from6to7 p.m.on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Besides an […]

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West Pawlet auction promises excitement at noon Sunday

Auction fun in West Pawlet If you’ve never been, you need to go. There is nothing quite like the excitement of a live auction complete with an auctioneer working the crowd to get the blood pumping by combining shopping and gambling all in one. “Come on down to our auction. We’ll have fun, good food […]

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Wells carnival tradition alive and well

Few events capture summer fun the way the long-standing traditional country carnivals can and the Wells Carnival continues to uphold its fine tradition through Saturday. The carnival continues until Aug. 20 providing revelers will have a chance to take in everything from an antique tractor pull, a parade, a midway with rides and live entertainment […]

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Cub Scouts chicken

'Chicken' George and 'Alphabet' Mike flippin' chickens at the old fire pit.

Cub Scout Pack 44 of Granville will hold a barbecue fundraiser on Thursday, July 14 starting at 5 p.m. at the Granville Engine & Hose Co. No. 1 across from Veterans Park.  The dinner will include chicken, a roll, coleslaw and beans for $9 a plate.  Join us for a delicious barbecue dinner with all […]

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Time to Play Ball!

LL marching 2010 web

Little League Weekend activities     The more things change, the more they stay the same.  So in a year when the Little League is undergoing a major transformation to set it up for the years to come, play, and all other Little League functions will continue as they have for nearly 60 years. Granville […]

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Two Basket Parties Coming Up

The Whitehall Elks Lodge No. 1491 will hold a benefit dinner and basket party from 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the family of a local sixth-grader who has chronic Lyme Disease. Cullen Flynn, who is 12, has been unable to attend Whitehall Elementary School because of his illness. His parents are Heather & Mike […]

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Comedy at Hook & Ladder

Funny fundraiser from Fat Jonny’s The Granville Hook & Ladder just want to make you laugh. March 19 at the firehouse on Quaker Street the Hooks host an evening of comedy by a group known as Fat Jonny’s Comedy Show. “You’ve got to see these guys, they’re just a riot,” treasurer Dan Roberts said Friday. […]

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

fair go round

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

art sci dog fish cut up web

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

Jaxon Beebe, of Granville (2)

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

county board of supervisors

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

Solar front

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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