Tag Archives: Labor Day

Dinner, bake sale to benefit local bus driver

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The West Pawlet community is holding two events this weekend to help out one of its own. On Friday, Sept. 20, staff of the Mettawee Community School, as well as friends and community members, will put on a spaghetti dinner for the benefit of MCS bus driver and community member Cyndi Legg, who recently lost […]

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Fresh look for American Hardware

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The American Hardware on Quaker Street is getting a makeover. Owners David Linendoll and Kyle Hunter thought the store looked a little rundown, and rather than repainting it they decided to opt for a more permanent fix. “We had been debating for a few years; the siding was pretty bad,” Linendoll said. So contractor Tim […]

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Townwide sale this weekend

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Bargain hunters rejoice: The biggest shopping days of the year are this weekend. The Whitehall townwide yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1 and 2. The event is sponsored by the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce and will feature a few dozen sales held throughout the […]

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Stop DWI campaign under way

State police will participate in a national enforcement and public awareness campaign aimed at curbing drunken driving. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign began on Aug. 17 and continues through Sept. 3, covering the Labor Day holiday, a notorious weekend for impaired driving offenses. Thousands of police agencies across the country will be […]

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Townwide yard sale coming

Bargain hunters rejoice. Whitehall’s townwide yard sale is only a few weeks away. This year’s event will be held Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 and 2, throughout the community. The event usually features several dozen sales offering everything from kitchen appliances to sports equipment. Last year, one sale even featured a classic car. The Whitehall […]

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Huletts where the heart is: Volunteers seek to create personalized history of hamlet

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The history of Huletts Landing is being told one family at a time. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing is in its third year documenting the lives of people who call the lakeside hamlet home. The goal of the oral history project is to add to the community’s permanent record by capturing the stories of […]

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Shoppers expected to throng to town-wide yard sale

In a little over a week,Whitehall’s streets and by-ways will be transformed into a bustling market place as the Town-Wide Yard Sale returns on Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 3 though Sept. 5. The event is organized by the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce and typically features several dozen sales throughout the community. Carol Matheny, the event’s […]

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Attorney rules in favor of coin drops

By Derek Liebig   The Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is expected to be able to hold a coin drop later this summer after the village attorneydetermined the practice was legal. Mayor Peter Telisky said he received a response from Tony Jordan Tuesday afternoon who saidhe believes that coin drops are permissible. “Tony can find nothing […]

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Huletts beach to open full time

The kids are out of school, graduation is tomorrow, boats are once again passing through the canal and the summer solstice was Tuesday. And in another sign of the summer season, the Washington County Beach at Huletts Landing will open full time this Saturday. The beach, which has been open on weekends since May 30, […]

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Labor Day Means Yard Sale

The Whitehall Town-Wide Yard Sale will be held on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4 through Sept. 6, with more than 50 yard sales. (more…)

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

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By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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