Tag Archives: Pember Library

Rail Trail will get deck

The Rail Trail will have a platform overlooking the Mettowee River– that is if the weather decides to cooperate, village officials said. Regular Rail Trail users might have noticed some pressure-treated planking set up along the area where the rail trail bridge came to rest before it was put in place, just off of the […]

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Community Calendar 4/21/11

Calendar Items Deadline Friday at 10 a.m. is the deadline to submit items for the free calendar in the following week’s newspaper. Whenever possible, items should be submitted a week or more earlier than that to ensure timely publication.   Thursday April 21   Easter Pies WEST FORT ANN The West Fort Ann Fire Company […]

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Pember and Friends host book sale

The Pember Library will host an early season book sale at the library on Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by the Friends of the Pember, the book sale features paperback books with nothing over 25 cents. “Bring a bag, bring a box, bring any kind of container and stock up,” […]

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Community Calendar 03/17/11

Thursday March 17   Art Exhibit MANCHESTER “The Art of Impromptu Gatherings,” an exhibition of artwork by Joel Beckwith, will be on display from Thursday, March 17, through April 18 at The Gallery at Equinox Village in Manchester.   Health Clinics RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure […]

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Mary Elizabeth Mahusky, 93

Mary Elizabeth Mahusky of Granville, NY passed on February 26, 2011. She was born on March 29, 1917 in Tomkins Cove, New York. Mary was the daughter of the late Margaret (McDermott) and Watson Thomas VanWart. Mary was predeceased by her husband of 72 years, Frank, who just passed on, on February 15th, 2011; pre-deceased […]

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Chocolate Lovers Delight at Pember

Is your chocolate treat championship quality? Take a break from shoveling and head into the kitchen because Friday the Friends of the Pember Library are offering the chance for chocolate immortality. Well, maybe not immortality but certainly bragging rights as the first-ever “Chocolate Lovers’ Delight Contest” will be held Friday evening at the West Main […]

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Celebrate chocolate at the Pember

  It’s snowing outside. It’s cold. One way to fight the winter’s bitter chill is by cooking or baking up something hot and chocolaty; at least that’s what the Friends of the Pember hope to see people doing in just a few days. The Pember Library is inviting anyone and everyone to participate in a […]

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Pember hopes to raise funds by recycling

How many old cell phones are currently taking up space in your hall closet or the junk drawer in the kitchen or shoved into a desk drawer at the home office? Cell phones, while becoming ubiquitous, have also become something people change routinely. “Everybody’s got extra phones lying around,” said Pat Wesner, executive director of […]

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Pember, Slate Valley open up for the holidays

Though the weather outside was frightful, the choir was so delightful. At least that was what patrons of the annual open houses at the Pember and Slate Valley museums said Sunday. Despite gusting winds and rain officials said they were pleased with the attendance at both events. More than 150 braved the weather to watch […]

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PEMBER – Cancelled Due to Illness

  The Pember Library is sorry to announce the lecture scheduled for this evening: Joyful Traditions: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents and Treats has been cancelled due to illness of the lecturer Peter Rose.

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]