Tag Archives: Memorial Park

Legion seeking names to add to monument

American Legion Post 83 is accepting submissions of names of local war time veterans to be added to the Veteran’s Monument in Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park. Tony Huntington, post commander and Mike Rocque, monument chairman, has announced that all names must be submitted by Oct. 14 if they are to be dedicated on Veteran’s Day. […]

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Enerjazz to perform Friday

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The sounds of Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, and others will fill the air in Riverside Veterans Memorial Park at 7 p.m. on Friday evening, Aug. 16, as Enerjazz performs as part of the Music in the Park summer concert series. The group, which describes itself as Vermont’s high-energy big band, performs […]

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Talegatorz to perform Friday night

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It’s time for some “talegating” in RiversideVeteransMemorial Park. The Talegatorz Old Time Jazz Band is the next act on the Music in the Park summer concert series and will take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2. The band performs old time and traditional jazz from the turn of the 20th century through […]

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Little League kicks off 89th season

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By Jaime Thomas Blue skies and hot sun created a picture perfect day for the Little League parade on Sunday. A large crowd lined the route from Main Street down to Richards Memorial Park to watch the colorful procession of teams. Once the large group had gathered at a Little League field at the far […]

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Still working on the railroad: Years after retirement, Lafayette continues to work on “trains”

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Jim Lafayette spent nearly 40 years working for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad and more than a decade after his retirement he’s still working on trains, they’re just a lot smaller now. Tucked away on the second floor of Lafayette’s Adams Street home is a sprawling model train set the former railroad conductor has pieced […]

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Historical Society Memory Tree

The Historical Society is currently accepting donations from local residents who like to have a bulb lit memory of a loved on the organization’s memory tree. For $1, residents can have a bulb place on the tree, which will be displayed at the 1892 Bandstand in Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park. Donations can be sent to: […]

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Scout’s project to honor soldier

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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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Talegatorz come to concert series

It’s time for some talegating in Riverside Veterans Memorial Park. The Talegatorz Old Time Jazz Band is the next act on the Music in the Park summer concert series and will take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. The band performs old time and traditional jazz from the turn of the 20th […]

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Rutland City Band up next in Friday night concert series

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  One of the area’s oldest municipal bands will take the Whitehall stage this Friday. The Rutland City Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 17 on the bandstand at the Riverside Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street. In the tradition of American town bands, the group plays a variety of music for all […]

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Enerjazz comes to Music in the Park

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The sounds of Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, and others will fill the air in Riverside Veterans Memorial Park on Friday evening as Enerjazz performs as part of the Music in the Park summer concert series. The group, which describes itself as Vermont’s high-energy big band, performs a variety of tunes made […]

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Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

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By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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Whitehall, Granville seek crossover game

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By Dan King After a 10-year hiatus, the Whitehall-Granville football rivalry could make a comeback this year. Whitehall athletic director […]

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