Tag Archives: Woodmen Of America

Modern Woodmen of America carnival and parade in Wells

Entertainment, rides and food will all abound for five days this week as the Modern Woodmen of America in Wells celebrates its 75th annual carnival from Wednesday, Aug. 14 to Saturday, Aug. 17. There will be entertainment nightly and rides for the kids provided by Family Fun Amusements, organizers said. “There’s a lot of new […]

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Roger Dennison

Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 at his home with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York, the son of the late Joseph and Emma (Matteson) Dennison. […]

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Roger L. Dennison

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Granville, New York, Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at his home, with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.             Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York the son of the late Joseph […]

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Myer continues to gather support for monument

The effort to erect a stone monument off of Memorial Lane continues to gather steam, organizer Lila Myer said Saturday. “The stone has been ordered, it’s on its way,” she said. Fundraisers have gathered more than $2,500 towards to $4,000 cost of the finished monument to accompany the twin rows of trees planted to recognize […]

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Junior service club brings eggs back

Spring finally arrived Saturday morning in Wells. Under sunny skies the Modern Woodmen Hall carnival grounds looked as if they had been visited by a most unusual flock of chickens with brightly colored plastic eggs scattered as far as the eye could see across the grass. At the word “Go” from the public announcement system, […]

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Florence Ruth Martelle, 88

Florence Ruth Martelle, age 88, passed away at Mt. View Center in Rutland, Vt., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. Florence was born on July 20, 1924, in Arlington, Vt. She was employed for more than 20 years at Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville. Florence was a very kind and loving person, who enjoyed helping others […]

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B-I-N-G-O

The Haynes House of Hope in South Granville

The Modern Woodmen of America will host a fundraiser BINGO for the Haynes House of Hope Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 21 starting at noon. The bingos will be held at the Modern Wooden Hall in Wells, Vt. just off of Route 30 near the Wells Village School.

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Gwendolyn L. Smith, 75

Gwendolyn L. Smith passed away at home in Wells, Vt., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, following a brief illness. Gwen was born on June 30, 1935, in Westfield, Mass., the daughter of Frank and Dorothy (Robinson) Wilander. Gwen married her husband, Walter A. Smith, on April 2, 1965. Gwen enjoyed canning, playing bingo and traveling […]

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Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., 88

Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., age 88, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.   Clarence was born on Sept. 28, 1921, in Comstock, the son of Clarence and Flora (Warner) Brace.   He grew up in Wells, Vt., where his parents owned and operated Brace’s Garage, and […]

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Edwin J. Dennison, 76

  Edwin J. Dennison, age 76, of Hampton, passed away peaceably in his home early Sunday morning, Nov. 8, 2009.  His family was close to his side, comforting and supporting  Erla, his loving and devoted wife of 56 years.   Edwin was a U.S. Army first sergeant, having served with valor and honor for more than 24 […]

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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

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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 […]