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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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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]