Tag Archives: Fundraiser

Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

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

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

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!

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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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, […]