Tag Archives: Holiday Season

Bank hosting ‘Food Frenzy’

The staff at Community Bank is teaming up with the Whitehall Food Pantry to combat local hunger. The bank will host its second annual food drive, dubbed the Fall Food Frenzy, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, outside the bank at the corner of Main and Saunders Streets. Staff will be […]

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Scout food drive collection Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by making a food donation. If people are unable to donate food items at this time, they are asked to contact 499-9177 or 499-0297 for a […]

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Santa Coming to Poultney

The holiday season’s biggest, roundest, jolliest and most recognizable figure is coming to the Lakes Region. Santa Claus will visit Poultney from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, as part of the community’s annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. The gregarious elf from the north will arrive at the Poultney Library around […]

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Toys For Tots Train comes Sunday

While one train has left the station, another will soon be arriving to help out those in need during this holiday season. As the CP Rail Holiday Train helped out the Whitehall Ecumenical Community Food Pantry, the D&H Railroad/Marine Corps Toys for Tots Train will arrive in Whitehall on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 11:15 a.m. […]

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Boy Scouts annual food drive

Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. Food collection bags will be dropped off on Nov. 27 by the scouts and will be picked up on Dec. 4 in the morning by 10 a.m. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by […]

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Santa Coming To Town Friday Dec. 3

  The Granville area will begin ringing in the holiday season with the lighting of the village Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 3. The annual celebration of the season will kick off at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park in the village. Holiday music will fill the air and cocoa and cookies will be brought to the […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting

“It’s such a nice way to welcome in the holiday season,” Granville Area Chamber of Commerce member Denise Davies said.

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Benson hosting two special events

The community of Benson has not one, but two special events scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 20. On Saturday, Nov. 20, the Benson First Response will hold their annual Craft Fair at the Benson Village School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of handcrafted and homemade goods will be available for purchase, […]

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Poultney Food Shelf Needs Help

The holidays are coming and the Poultney Food Shelf needs your help. The food shelf is starting to run low and organizers are looking for donations so needy families in the area have plenty of food during the busy holiday season. Organizers are hoping for a big weekend of donations on Nov. 13 and 14. […]

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No quiet night

  Village PD reports anything but ‘Silent Night’ on the New Year Although it was the holiday season, New Year’s Eve was anything but a silent night in the village, police said.

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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, […]