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Fair Haven CROP Walk Sunday

By Derek Liebig A couple of hundred people will gather this Sunday in Fair Haven to combat hunger in the Lakes Region and beyond. The 13th annual Fair Haven area CROP Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29. Walkers will gather in the town green at 1:30 p.m. and the walk will begin around […]

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Granville tree lighting Friday

Bundle up and grab a camera for the lighting of the village Christmas tree in Granville on Friday, Nov. 30. The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce has once again organized the event, which takes place in Veterans Park, as a way to bring in the holiday season. In a special, pre-Christmas appearance, Santa will arrive […]

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Giving thanks: Community dinner an opportunity for fellowship

Thanksgiving is an occasion to come together and enjoy the fellowship of family and friends. On Thursday, Maxine Willis will do just that, but with a very large and extended family. Willis is one of several volunteers who helps organize the Companions in Christ Fellowship Committee’s annual Thanksgiving dinner, which will be held from noon […]

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Scout’s project to honor soldier

A local Boy Scout will honor a Whitehall native who has been missing in action for more than 60 years during a special ceremony held at American Legion Post 83 on Veterans Day. Michael Mattison, a senior at Whitehall High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 83, erected a pair of flagpoles outside […]

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Bridge Theater staging jazz quartet performance

Martin Kelly wants to introduce jazz to the people of Whitehall and to achieve that goal, is offering discounted tickets to the Bridge Theater’s weekly cabaret at the Whitehall Athletic Club. Reserved tickets for Matt Maguire’s Jazz Quartet performance at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, will be offered for $12, a reduction of $7 […]

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Church to host annual Ox Roast July 28

One of Whitehall’s largest culinary events is only a week away. The United Methodist Church will host its 42nd annual Ox Roast beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the church on Greenmount Cemetery Lane. The event, which has been known to attract close to 400 people, includes a flea market, rummage sale, […]

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Students pay homage to fallen soldiers

              Joe Capron was a young teacher in 1972 when he walked into the principal’s office at Whitehall Elementary School and asked a simple question: Can we have a Memorial Day ceremony at the school? The principal said yes and a 40-year tradition was born. “When I first started […]

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Free fun for all at festival Saturday

Whitehall’s business community is coming together to offer local residents an evening of autumn fun, and it’s completely free. The second annual Fall Free Festival will be held from4to7 p.m.on Saturday in theSkenesboroughParkand will feature entertainment, children’s activities, food and several thousand dollars in giveaways. “The focus is on the music and local not-for-profit groups,” […]

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After successful first year, “Fall Free Fest” back again

Christopher La Flamme and the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce are gearing up to provide the community with an afternoon of free entertainment. The second annual Fall Free Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 in the Skenesborough Park. This community event features a host of free entertainment including children’s […]

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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, […]