Tag Archives: Slate Valley Museum

Village Board: No live chickens in village

By Jaime Thomas Exotic Animals Though they may be tasty for eating and good for you, chickens are not welcome to reside in the village. The village board rejected an appeal from Rob Therriault to keep chickens at his Pacific Street residence during a meeting Monday night. By village law, chickens are considered to be […]

Read More

First Friday offers glimpse into digital archiving

slate1

The new year’s First Friday on Jan. 4 offers locals a chance to learn a little bit about how things work at the Slate Valley Museum. Visitors will be able to see how collection pieces are digitized while getting a glimpse at items in the museum’s collections that are not on exhibit, officials said. “People […]

Read More

Community Calendar 12/13/12

Thursday December 13 Holiday Party ARGYLE The Tri-County Branch of the Women’s National Farm and Garden Assn. will meet for a Holiday Party and Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, in the home of Claudia Elkins at the end of Mill Street in Argyle Village (snow date Dec. 14). Bring mittens for the […]

Read More

Festive crowd enjoys First Friday

12-10 008

Jaime Thomas A crowd expressed admiration as Santa and Mrs. Claus rolled up in a lighted, horse-drawn carriage to the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum Friday night. John Shaw, of Wing Truck and Trailer, Inc., drove two of his Clydesdales to the event, which was part of the Slate and the Pember […]

Read More

Artists rally to Pember First Fridays

Pat Wesner, Dave Juckett, Kathy Juckett, Bo Young and Marcia Klam pose with art from Lyn Knoble, Caroline Kibbe and Kathy Juckett

More than 25 artists will be featured at this month’s First Friday at the Pember Library and Museum. Organizers of the Nov.2 event describe it as “a retrospective and celebration of the many artists who have shown their work with us over the last two years.” Bo Young, a member of the library board of […]

Read More

Lending a hand: Telescope, Six Flags, town and village crews pitch in

10-18 005

By Jaime Thomas Volunteers made improvements throughout Granville last week through a couple of separate efforts. Employees from Telescope Casual Furniture worked on a new playground, while Six Flags Great Escape staff cleaned up the Slate Valley Museum. In a collaborative effort with the village and town of Granville, Telescope workers installed a new playground […]

Read More

Irish artist to be featured at Pember event

Knobel Llamaland

By Bo Young I’ve been teasing out the next First Friday and now I’m going to come right out with it and tell you everything I know. First things first: the first Friday of September is the 7th and, as always both the Pember and the Slate Valley will be open for the event. At […]

Read More

Slate Valley Museum staff back from Wales

Wales 4

More than 3,000 miles from home, Kate Weller and Amy Mincher found people who knew all about Granville, Poultney and the rest of the Slate Valley. “The connection was very strong,” said Mincher, assistant director at the Slate Valley Museum. “It made us very proud of the community here.” Mincher and museum director Kate Weller […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Stories after the storm: A year after Irene, it’s back to normal for most, not all

Irene filet o fish

The memories are a full year old now, but for those who watched what Tropical Storm Irene did to Granville on Aug. 28, 2011, and in the days afterward, they remain vivid and painful. “It was surreal,” said Matt Zappone, general manager at Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge, which lost 140 cars and trucks to massive […]

Read More

Classifieds 03/25/14

Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

Statue 2

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 […]