Tag Archives: Local Musicians

Benefit concert to bring necessities to Haiti

By Jaime Thomas LiHigh student Tom Becker is putting on a benefit concert in Poultney next Friday, April 5, but instead of money he wants everyone to bring toiletries. Brand-new, unopened toiletries, that is. The senior has organized Music to Make a Difference as his capstone project at LiHigh School. “Basically the seniors of the […]

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Bluebillies to perform in Hartford

A traditional country and bluegrass band will be coming out of the hills of Hartford and into the firehouse for a show next Friday, March 1. The Bluebillies are “a close harmony singing and songwriting band who don’t just sing old country songs, they embody them, performing with traditional style, sound and spirit, entertaining audiences […]

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Festive crowd enjoys First Friday

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Jaime Thomas A crowd expressed admiration as Santa and Mrs. Claus rolled up in a lighted, horse-drawn carriage to the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum Friday night. John Shaw, of Wing Truck and Trailer, Inc., drove two of his Clydesdales to the event, which was part of the Slate and the Pember […]

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Memorial Concert set for Nov. 23

Friends and family of Dan Lafayette are coming together later this month to host a memorial concert in his honor. The concert, which will benefit Lafayette’s young children, will be held on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Whitehall Athletic Club. The concert will feature performances by several local musicians, some of whom Lafayette performed with. […]

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Concert to feature former area musicians

The Killbilles

Alex Hyatt isn’t the only musician from Whitehall making a cameo at Big G’s next week. In fact, he’s not even getting top billing. That honor belongs to the Killbillies, a band out of West Palm Beach, Fla., led by fellow Whitehall native Micah Scott. The concert and release party will be held beginning at […]

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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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