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Skene Manor events coming

The 2012 season at the Skene Manor is starting to take off and the historic estate will hold two of its most popular events in the coming weeks. Its first special dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 23. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. appetizers will be served. Dinner will be served beginning […]

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Moms eat on the Elk’s Tab: Club continues traditional Mother’s Day breakfast

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Breakfast is on the guys this weekend. Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will honor the most important member of the family — mom — this weekend as it hosts its annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from on Sunday, May 13. “All the mothers in the community eat free,” said Herb Tracy, a local trustee in the organization. […]

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Summer concerts lineup is announced

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Organizers of the 2012 Whitehall Summer Concert Series have announced this year’s lineup of performers and the list includes a number of acts that have made the series so popular. The series gets off to a similar start as it did last year, with the Willie Playmore Band performing live from Harbor Park during the […]

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Grinch attempts to steal Christmas: Woman tried to take lottery card Christmas tree during benefit for local cancer victim

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The Whitehall Police Department expects to make an arrest is the case of a local Grinch who tried to steal Christmas. The department is investigating an attempted larceny that occurred at Big G’s Pub on Main Street on Thursday, Dec. 22 during a benefit for local cancer victim Danon Whiting. During the event, an unidentified […]

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Record turnout for Toys for Tots: Volunteers sent scurrying for more toys

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Jim Lafayette is always prepared for a few extra kids when the Marine Corps Reserve Dunkin Donuts Toys for Tots Train pulls into town, but even he was unprepared for what he saw on Sunday. As families began to arrive at the Amtrak Station on Sunday morning, Lafayette realized that his projection of 160 kids […]

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Special program for seniors to be held Dec. 13

The Washington County Council for Prevention will host a special program for area seniors on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the Whitehall Senior Meal Site at American Legion Post 83 onMain Street. This program will include information on a variety of topics pertinent to seniors, including depression and substance abuse. Advanced reservations for lunch and the […]

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Whitehall Elementary School to participate in reading program

    Educators at the Whitehall Elementary School are about to begin a program they hope will foster a lifelong passion for reading. On Nov. 15, the 1000 books reading program will begin for students in preschool through second grade.  The mission of this Book Club program is to provide quality literature students while fostering […]

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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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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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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

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By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

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By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

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By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

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

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

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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