Tag Archives: Breast Cancer

Making Strides Breast Cancer walk next Sunday

Jennifer McDermott didn’t turn to the American Cancer Society for support when she was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago. But that wouldn’t stop her from pointing others in that direction. McDermott is the volunteer event chair for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Rutland County, Vt., which will be held on Sunday, Oct. […]

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Cancer survivor gives back

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By Derek Liebig Jennifer McDermott remembers the emotions: shock, disbelief and denial. She was 35 years old and in the prime of her life. She ate right, was active and by all accounts, healthy. Which is why she was stunned when her doctor told her she had cancer. The mother of three found a lump […]

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Hartford woman racing against cancer

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You could say Beth Cook is predisposed to cancer. The Hartford resident and mother of two carries a gene that gives her an estimated 87 percent chance of having breast cancer in her life and a 42 percent chance of having ovarian cancer. She’s not going to sit down and take it though; in fact, […]

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Registration open for 21st Race for the Cure

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Twenty-first birthdays are special, and this one is no different. The 21st Annual Vermont Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure kicks off in Manchester, Vt., on Saturday, Sept. 21. That’s just over a month away, and there’s still plenty of time to register, pledge, volunteer, or form or join a team by going to […]

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Students honor teacher

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Sixth-grade students wore pink recently in honor of Carrie Arquette, a teacher at the school who battled breast cancer two years ago. Nick Thomas, a student, came up with the idea with his mom Donna and kept it a secret from Arquette. “I was very surprised when I came in this morning,” Arquette said. Pictured […]

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Soccer splits pair

Four different players scored for Whitehall as the girls rolled to a 4-1 win over Salem on Oct. 2. Rebecca Lavin, Rachel Lavin, Caitlyn Sanford and Cariana Jones each recorded goals for Whitehall and Kelsey Farley made 11 saves. Caroline McKeighan scored a late second-half goal for Salem. Whitehall scored early and often as it […]

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Making Strides event kicks off fundraising

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The 10th annual Washington County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is scheduled to kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Salem Central School. Come and enjoy a beautiful autumn walk on scenic back roads, while raising funds and awareness for breast cancer. “Bank Night” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, […]

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Volleyball tournament for charity in works

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Kate Becker has been Granville High School’s volleyball coach for less than three weeks now, but she’s bursting with the excitement as she looks another three weeks down the road. “We’re really looking forward to ‘Ace For The Cure,’ said Becker, whose team will host its third annual tournament, inviting in Waterford-Halfmoon, Hadley-Luzerne and Warrensburg […]

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A smashing start: Washington County Fair kicks off with demoilition derby

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Kaela Sexton had been eagerly anticipating this year’s Washington County Fair for months, but not for the reasons you may think. The Granville resident and mother of a three-year-old daughter attends the fair nearly every summer, but this year was different. This year she could drive — not to the fair, she’s been able to […]

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Sports volleyball – Ace for the Cure

Granville finished third in the Saturday ‘Ace for the Cure’ tournament with Adirondack League power Hadley-Luzerne taking home first place. The real winner was breast cancer research as the second tournament raise over $500. Head Coach Aris Allen said the gate fee for the tournament would be by donation and patrons dug deep. Falling in […]

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School closure extended, Regents exams canceled

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By Matthew Saari Earlier this week New York State extended the COVID-19 school closure until the end of the month […]

Village schedules July fireworks

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By Matthew Saari The Granville Village Board has scheduled the village’s annual July 4 fireworks display and Summer Concert series, […]

Village sets leaf, brush pick-up dates

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The Village of Granville is planning a number of leaf and brush pick-ups this spring. Department of Public Works crews […]

Rutland Rec provides workers’ kids camp

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By Jared Stamm The Rutland Recreation Department has partnered with Rutland Regional Medical Center, Visiting Nurses Association and the Greater […]

Village’s public hearing continuing

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By PJ Ferguson The public hearing regarding the village’s comprehensive revitalization plan will remain open until Tuesday, April 14, as […]

N. Williams may stay closed

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By PJ Ferguson The section of North Williams Street that has been closed since September due to the damaged canal […]

Local slate company retools, makes PPE

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Millennium Slate LLC is reopening and retooling its plant to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Covid-19 pandemic. On […]

Telescope offers production services, state remains mum

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By Matthew Saari With COVID-19 cases continuing to mount, New York State is ignoring businesses fully capable of producing personal […]

Farmers dumping milk because of pandemic

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By Matthew Saari It may be time to start crying over spilled milk. Dairy farmers locally and across the country […]

Obituary: Maxine R. St. Claire

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    Whitehall- Maxine R. St. Claire, a devout catholic, loving wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed through the […]

Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

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