Tag Archives: Silent Auction

Musuem to host annual dinner

Graphic for Slate Valley auction

  The Slate Valley Museum will host its annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser in Poultney, Vt., at Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Monday, Aug. 27. Always known for unique items, this year’s auction will highlight artistic pieces created by “First Friday in Granville” artists as well as gift certificates from local venues and […]

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Community Calendar 5/31/12

  Thursday May 31   Elvis Festival LAKE GEORGE The Lake George.com Elvis Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, May 31 to June 3, at the Lake George Forum. Information/times: 518-681-7452, or www.lakegeorgeelvisfest.com.   Art Opening BATTENVILLE An opening reception for Greenwich High School’s Annual Art Exhibit will be held from 4 to 7 […]

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Community Calendar 5/24/12

  Thursday May 24   Watercolor Class SARATOGA SPRINGS Susan Wiley will lead a Watercolor Critique Class from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $40; $30 members. Information/registration: 518-584-4132, or email ttobias@saratoga-arts.org. Also, ask about Saratoga Arts’ ongoing open studio sessions and its summer […]

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Community Calendar 4/26/12

  Thursday April 26   Bag Sale SALEM The Shoppe Off Broadway thrift store in Salem will hold an April Bag Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 26 to 28. Purchase a bag filled with family clothing, shoes and handbags for only $1.   Job Fair WILTON The Town of […]

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Community Calendar 3/1/12

Thursday March 1   Public Skating LAKE GEORGE Open Freestyle and Public Skating will be held March 1 through 31 at the Lake George Forum. Information/cost: 518-668-2200, or www.lakegeorgeforum.net.   Art Workshop MANCHESTER The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester will offer a winter plein air workshop, “Snow Painting with Stapleton Kearns: Design and Color […]

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Benefit for Dutchie’s Sunday

The local community will pull together Sunday, April 10, for a fund-raiser to benefit Will Kuban and Eric Swanson, owners of “Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet. The historic building, and an adjacent building, were destroyed by a fire that killed local resident Gary Cary late  last month. The event will be held beginning at […]

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Woodchuck Festival is Saturday

Members of the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Dave Hosley, Harley Stearns, Ken norman and collaborating artist Roy Egg invite everyone to come out and see the Woodchuck Festival and check out the vendor marketplace.

Every February, hundreds of people gather in a rural community and wait for a small furry creature to emerge from its winter hibernation and … kick off the Woodchuck Festival and Firemen’s Games, of course. Punxsutawney Phil takes a back seat to “W.P.” Woodchuck in the Lakes Region. Besides who needs a groundhog to tell […]

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Something Woodchuck This Way Comes

A wood Chucky

Woodchuck Rescue Teams Wanted West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department invites all area fire departments to enter four-person teams for  the 8th Annual Woodchuck Festival Games on to be held on February 12, 2011 at the Mettawee Community School, Vt. Route 153, West Pawlet, Vt. Fire Departments may enter additional teams, each costs $20 per team. […]

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Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

Candidate pic Ken Bartholomew

By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

Jane O'Shea BW

By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

New Elks officers are sworn into office

By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

Jensen Keough

By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]

Whitehall school officials want bobsled club back

By Dan King Until this year, Whitehall High School was the only school in the country with a bobsled club, […]

District, school administrators reach pact

By Derek Liebig The Granville Central School District and the Granville Administrators’ Association, with five members, reached agreement last week […]

Karas not concerned about budget

By Dan King Despite fiscal concerns voiced Board of Education member Frank Barber, Whitehall Central School Business Administrator Joe Karas […]

Whitehall/Fort Ann wrestlers raise $600 for cancer research

Julian Barber

Senior wrestler Julian Barber’s charity wrestling idea caught on with his teammates during the season, to the tune of $600. […]

Sasquatch sightings on the rise

By Dan King Officials say the snowy weather has driven local Sasquatches out of the woods and caused them to […]