Tag Archives: United Presbyterian Church

Christmas “Blue” for some

Service caters to those who aren’t merry By Jaime Thomas Though it’s touted as the most wonderful time of the year, for some Christmas season is filled with sadness rather than joy. To empathize with and support those going through difficult times, some churches hold a “Blue Christmas” or longest night service. At the West […]

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Grand opening

Hebron-store

Senator Betty Little, owner Virginia Curran and Assemblyman Tony Jordan look on as Hebron Supervisor Brian Campbell cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Bedlam Corners general store last Saturday. Despite chilly, rainy weather, a crowd turned out to check out the new store in West Hebron. Little, Jordan and Campbell all gave […]

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Community Calendar 5/23/13

  Thursday May 23   Chicken and Biscuit SALEM The handicap-accessible Salem United Methodist Church on W. Broadway invites everyone to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children, free age 5 and younger, at the door. Information: 854-7588.   Chicken and […]

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Community Calendar 3/28/13

Thursday March 28   Watercolor Class MANCHESTER An “Easy Way to Watercolor” class with Tony Conner will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays from March 28 through April 18 at Equinox Village, 49 Maple Street in Manchester. Cost: Free for Equinox Village residents; $50 others. Information/registration: 802-375-5548, or www.tonyconner/classes-workshops.   Driving […]

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Community Calendar 3/07/13

  Thursday March 7   Sinusitis Info SARATOGA SPRINGS Dr. Mark Levenson, an otolaryngologist, will present information on “Advances in the Treatment of Sinusitis” at noon on Thursday, March 7, at 59D Myrtle Street in Saratoga Springs (next to Rubin Dialysis Center). Learn about minimally invasive surgical procedures such as balloon sinuplasty. Free and open […]

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Community Calendar 2/21/13

  Thursday February 21   Birds Workshop GRANVILLE Children age five and older are welcome to learn about birds of N.Y. and Vt. and their songs at a workshop to be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Pember Museum. Fee: $5. Register by Feb. 15 by calling 518-642-1515.   […]

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Community Calendar 3/22/12

  Thursday March 22   Daffodils Sale RUTLAND American Cancer Society volunteers will sell daffodils from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. And on Saturday, March 24, they will sell the flowers at Walmart in Rutland. Proceeds will help the ACS fund groundbreaking […]

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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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George E. Nelson, 91½

Nelson obit

George E. “Joe” Nelson, age 91½, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in the home in which he was born. Joe was born on July 17, 1919, in Hebron, the son of Frank B. and Clara (Dennison) Nelson. Joe graduated from Granville High School in 1940.  Joe filled his long life with many varied […]

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John Longo, 63,

John Longo, 63, died at his home in Hebron after a short illness on Sept. 29, 2009. John was a resident of Riverhead for more than 30 years, a professor at Suffolk County Community College and a member of the Old Steeple Community Church in Aquebogue before moving to Washington County.    John was born […]

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Hampton Firehouse sale looms

Hampton firehouse

By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

Winners of the citizenship awards

By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

Granville FFA Convention pic

By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

Rail Trail 5K this weekend

By Joshua Bassett The sixth annual Rail Trail 5K race takes place this Saturday, May 30. The race/walk begins at […]

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