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Rare specimens help Pember support pigeon project

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When Franklin Pember collected three passenger pigeons for his museum in the late 1800s, he probably didn’t realize the species would soon go extinct. He also might not have realized how important those samples would become. Only 120 sets of passenger pigeon eggs are known to exist. The Pember Museum is home to three such […]

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Flying high in the Memphis Belle

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By Linda Ellingsworth Readying for lift-off, the World War II era B-17 bomber’s engines went from a low roar to a deafening thunder. The plane’s cabin filled with blue smoke, most of which escaped from the large hole in the roof above my head. From this moment, I knew my flight in the Memphis Belle […]

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Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio to celebrate “A Decade of Dance”

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Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio will present its 2013 dance recital “A Decade of Dance,” on May 31 and June 1 at the Whitehall High School auditorium. The shows will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 31 and at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on June 1. The studio is thrilled to be celebrating its […]

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Half-century of charm: Jr. Miss program turns 50 next weekend

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The past and the present will intersect at Whitehall High School later this month as the local Distinguished Young Women program celebrates its 50th anniversary. At least 30 former Distinguished Young Women will be on hand to watch as 17 members of the senior class participate in this year’s program, which will be held at […]

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Community Calendar 8/9/12

  Thursday August 9   Farmer’s Market POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.   Butterfly Program SCHUYLERVILLE The […]

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Canal Fest to celebrate 30 year anniversary

One of the Whitehall’s most eagerly anticipated annual events will celebrate its 30th anniversary later this month. The Whitehall Canal Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14 at the Skenesborough Park. The carnival-like festival has been a staple of the summer season in Whitehall since 1982. Jim Aiken, who reprises his […]

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Joyce M. Marviglio, 79

Joyce M. Marviglio, 79, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Great Barrington Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Great Barrington, Mass. following a brief illness. She was born on August 18, 1932 in Whitehall., the daughter of Henry and Mary (Baker) Bruce. Joyce was united in marriage to the late Charles Marviglio on April […]

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Overview of Horace Greeley Writers Conference by Catherine Oliverio

An inspirational Horace Greeley Writer’s Conference held Sat., Oct. 15, proved to be a successful forum for all in attendance. What better way to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Greeley’s birth and a day filled with dynamic writing? Linda Nye Knowlton, president of the Horace Greeley Foundation made opening remarks and introduced the presenters. Two […]

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Calling the Class of 1971

Organizers for the class reunion of the Granville High School Class of 1971 are taking reservations for the September event. Elaine Daigle said the committee has organized a number of activities to go along with the reunion dinner and she’s looking for a head count for all of them. Contact Daigle at (518) 642-1438 or […]

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Community Calendar 5/26/11

Thursday May 26   Memorial Day Event WELLS A Memorial Day event will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, on the green in Wells. And, to kick off the town’s celebration of its 250th anniversary, a new monument honoring area veterans will be unveiled. Everyone is invited to attend.   Bag Sale […]

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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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