Tag Archives: Holiday Season

Bank hosting ‘Food Frenzy’

The staff at Community Bank is teaming up with the Whitehall Food Pantry to combat local hunger. The bank will host its second annual food drive, dubbed the Fall Food Frenzy, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, outside the bank at the corner of Main and Saunders Streets. Staff will be […]

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Scout food drive collection Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by making a food donation. If people are unable to donate food items at this time, they are asked to contact 499-9177 or 499-0297 for a […]

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Santa Coming to Poultney

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The holiday season’s biggest, roundest, jolliest and most recognizable figure is coming to the Lakes Region. Santa Claus will visit Poultney from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, as part of the community’s annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. The gregarious elf from the north will arrive at the Poultney Library around […]

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Toys For Tots Train comes Sunday

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While one train has left the station, another will soon be arriving to help out those in need during this holiday season. As the CP Rail Holiday Train helped out the Whitehall Ecumenical Community Food Pantry, the D&H Railroad/Marine Corps Toys for Tots Train will arrive in Whitehall on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 11:15 a.m. […]

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Boy Scouts annual food drive

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Boy Scout Troop 83 (sponsored by American Legion Post 83) is having its annual food collection on Dec. 4. Food collection bags will be dropped off on Nov. 27 by the scouts and will be picked up on Dec. 4 in the morning by 10 a.m. People are asked to contribute to the local food pantry by […]

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Santa Coming To Town Friday Dec. 3

People of all ages came out to enjoy the tree lighting in 2009.

  The Granville area will begin ringing in the holiday season with the lighting of the village Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 3. The annual celebration of the season will kick off at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park in the village. Holiday music will fill the air and cocoa and cookies will be brought to the […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting

Revellers enjoy the fire pit, while kids wait for Santa in 2009.

“It’s such a nice way to welcome in the holiday season,” Granville Area Chamber of Commerce member Denise Davies said.

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Benson hosting two special events

The community of Benson has not one, but two special events scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 20. On Saturday, Nov. 20, the Benson First Response will hold their annual Craft Fair at the Benson Village School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of handcrafted and homemade goods will be available for purchase, […]

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Poultney Food Shelf Needs Help

The holidays are coming and the Poultney Food Shelf needs your help. The food shelf is starting to run low and organizers are looking for donations so needy families in the area have plenty of food during the busy holiday season. Organizers are hoping for a big weekend of donations on Nov. 13 and 14. […]

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No quiet night

  Village PD reports anything but ‘Silent Night’ on the New Year Although it was the holiday season, New Year’s Eve was anything but a silent night in the village, police said. (more…)

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North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

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Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

Chasin Racin #20

By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

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The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

Loss of aid threatens to impact school plans

Seated Left to Right: Ashlee Zinn, Granville Central School District Superintendent Thomas McGurl, Granville Central School District Board of Education President Audrey Hicks.

By Austin Crosier Granville Central School District superintendent Thomas McGurl was bluntly honest in his monthly report to the Board […]

Brown defeats Tatko for village board seat

Village Trustee Dan Brown (left) and Mayor Paul Labas pictured in January after Brown was named interim Trustee.

By Austin Crosier In a special election for the final Granville Village Board seat on Tuesday Sept. 15, interim trustee […]

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