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

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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 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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