Tag Archives: Helping Hand

Volunteers pitch in on flood cleanup

By Derek Liebig After nearly two months of dealing with high water, flood victims received a helping hand as volunteers began clearing debris and mucking houses Saturday. Nearly 30 volunteers from Whitehall and beyond converged on the community wielding chainsaws, gas powered pumps, hammers and even a tractor as crews began to clean up from […]

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Haynes House to volunteers – give it a try, you might like it

haynes house of hope volunteers web

It takes a village (and then some) Volunteers encourage others to give it a try   The Haynes House of Hope could use some help. As a part of its ongoing mission to provide a comfortable, caring place for the terminally ill and their families, the Route 149 facility could use a helping hand, or […]

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Town mourns popular teen

By Bill Toscano  His classmates will remember Tommy Pollinger as the guy who made them laugh, the athlete who seemed to wear most of the uniforms Whitehall had to offer and a friend with a quick smiling and a helping hand. They will remember attending his Bar Mitzvah, perhaps the only such celebration they had […]

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Michael F. Marino, 64

Michael F. Marino, 64, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. Born on Sept. 4, 1946, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Michael and Louisa (Chamberlain) Marino. Mike worked for the Village of Whitehall for a number of years alongside his best friend, Howard Jero. He loved spending […]

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Food Shelf Needs Help

The Poultney Food Shelf is trying to make sure the area’s residents don’t go hungry during the upcoming holiday season and organizers are hoping to enlist the help of local citizens as they seek to re-stock their pantry. The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Poultney Food Shelf will hold a weekend […]

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Bringing awareness to recycling

An assemblyman and the director of public works for the county were on hand to help Whitehall residents take out the trash last Friday. (more…)

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Daniel M. Paddock, 78

On Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, Daniel M. Paddock passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He had been fighting a long battle against cancer and congestive heart failure.   Daniel was born on May 14, 1931, in Scottsville, Vt., the son of Daniel and Marie T. (Stone) Paddock.    He was well known […]

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Murder suspect nabbed

A man wanted for murder in Philadelphia was found when Whitehall police officer Daniel Price made a routine traffic stop early Tuesday.     (more…)

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

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

Granville FFA Convention pic

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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