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Elks Hula Hoop contest Saturday

Arthur Melin and Richard Knerr’s iconic toy will be the focus of an all-ages contest at the Elks Lodge this weekend. Elks Lodge 1491 will host its 10th annual hula hoop contest beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, on the second floor of the lodge. Participants of all ages will twirl, roll, throw […]

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Community Clean-up April 19

A village-wide clean-up will be held on Friday, April 19, in conjunction with the 8th annual state-wide Canal Clean Sweep. Students and faculty from Whitehall High School are expected to participate in the clean-up and members of the public are encouraged to lend a helping help by picking up any litter in the community. Village […]

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This will be a gas

Children of all ages are invited to get the scoop on animal poop, learn cool wildlife facts and listen to animal farts at the Pember Museum on Dec. 6. Organizers describe the free program, called Tracks, Scat and Farts in the Wild, as fun, wacky and educational. Participants can have a chance to be nature […]

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Lavin becomes 50th Jr. Miss

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During Saturday’s 50th annual Distinguished Young Women program, Rebecca Lavin sung about being “part of that world.” By the end of night, she was on top of the world. In front of an audience that numbered more than 600, Lavin was named this year’s Distinguished Young Woman. “I feel completely surprised. There were so many […]

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Fair Haven CROP Walk this weekend

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Lace up those walking shoes, the Fair Haven area CROP Walk is this weekend. The 12th annual event, which raises money to combat hunger in the Lakes Region and beyond, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30. Around 200 people are expected to participate. “The CROP Walk benefits local food shelves in Fair Haven, Castleton […]

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Donations and participants sought for Toys for Tots train

Members of American Legion Post 83 and volunteers from the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company are looking for local families who need a little assistance this holiday season. The organizations are gearing for up the Canadian Pacific Rails Toys for Tots Train annual stop in Whitehall at 11:15 a.m. on Dec. 4 and are asking needy […]

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Youth League registration

The Whitehall Youth League will hold its first baseball and softball registration Tuesday, March 1, 6 to 8 p.m., Feb. 24, at the Whitehall Recreation Center and will have another session Registration is $30 per player. In addition, each player must sell 40 raffle tickets as well. The league has had raffles in the past, […]

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PTA Science and Art Fair set for April 14

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19th Annual Granville PTA Science and Art Fair Have you ever wondered how a honeybee makes honey or how one would wire a lighthouse?  Can you tell the difference between animal DNA and human DNA?  These are just a few of the projects that have been displayed in the past at the Granville PTA Science […]

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Rotary Trivia Night tweaked to allow younger participants

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The 2011 version of the popular Granville Rotary Club Trivia Night fundraiser will have an important new wrinkle: younger participants. Trivia Night will be held at The Forum on Jan. 22 starting at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Rotary Club member Dave O’Brien said the club made the move for the […]

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Trivia Night

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Do you have what it takes to claim the Rotary Trivia Crown? The Granville Rotary Club presents Trivia Night 2011 on Jan. 22 starting at 7 p.m. Teams of six will gather to compete for the title of Trivia Masters of the Universe, or at least Granville and bragging rights for the next 365 days. […]

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Classifieds 05/20/14

Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

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By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

Armstrong, Bartholomew at odds on park vandalism

By Dan King The top elected official in the town of Whitehall and the top elected official in the village […]

Washington County towns to get more back in sales tax

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to allocate 7 percent of all total sales tax […]

Granville fifth-graders invention in contention

By Joshua Bassett Emily Powers, a fifth-grader at Granville Elementary School, said her messy desk served as an inspiration to […]

Town of Whitehall targets loose animals

By Dan King Whitehall town officials are looking to crack down on those who let their animals run loose. Officials […]

Hearing set on Hebron road abandonment

The Hebron Town Board will hold a public hearing at its meeting on June 25 regarding the possible abandonment of […]

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