Tag Archives: Lions Club

Lions’ ‘kids’ day’ returning July 4

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The Granville Lions Club’s annual Kids Day returns on July 4 for another year, bringing with it the long jump, three-legged race, backward race and tug-of-war, among other fun activities. “We do all of the old-fashioned games … the sack rack, hurdles, balancing a spoon on a tennis ball,” said Lion Jay Niles, the event […]

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Classic Car Show Saturday in Fair Haven

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The glimmer of freshly waxed chrome and the sheen of candy-colored muscle cars will be on full display next weekend as the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce hosts its car show at the Fair Haven Town Green. The eighth annual Classic Auto Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July […]

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In spite of a hot, sultry Fourth of July, about 65 Granville youth turned out to compete in the Granville Lions annual Kids Day event, a field day competition held at the Little League Field. Two fields were the scene of non-stop action starting at 9:30 a.m. Kids ages four to seven took part in […]

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Community Calendar 7/4/13

  Thursday July 4   Fun Run POULTNEY The Martin Devlin Memorial 5K Fun Run will be held on Thursday, July 4, at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Advance registration: www.poultneyvt.com. Registration on July 4 will be from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. at the college, with the race at 8 a.m. ($15 adults, $10 age […]

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Lots of ways to celebrate July 4th

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Parades, concerts, barbecues and fireworks are just a few of the ways local residents can celebrate America’s independence. Communities throughout the area will host Fourth of July celebrations through this weekend. Listed below are a few ways you can celebrate the holiday. Granville Granville’s July 4th celebrations kick off tonight at Veterans Park as the […]

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Points system will reward area’s top angler

This year’s ice fishing season, which kicks into high gear with this Saturday’s Benson Down Home Derby, will feature an added element of excitement for local anglers. The organizers of the Down Home, Lake Hortonia, Bomoseen and Great Benson Derbies are introducing the first-ever Central Vermont Lakes Region Ice Fishing series. The series will combine […]

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Scholarships and awards

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            Graduates:   Whitehall Teacher’s Association Award:  Alexandra Abbott Frank Martucci Memorial Award:  Alexandra Abbott H. Foster Griswold Memorial Award: Marissa Alexander Grant R. Foster Memorial Award: Marissa Alexander Mark Currier Memorial Award: Marissa Alexander Victoria S. Griswold Memorial Award:  Chantel Baker Judge William Redmond Memorial Award:  Chantel Baker New […]

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Leo Patrick Pauquette, 85

Leo Patrick Pauquette, age 85, passed away on December 23, 2011 at Glens Falls Hospital. He will being joining his son Daniel who passed away on Oct. 29,2011 for his first Christmas in Heaven. Leo was born on November 12, 1926 in Raceville, New York the son Henry and Catherine (Nealon) Pauquette. Leo attended the […]

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Comar tapped for state level post

Granville's Sheila Comar with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a recent Deomcrtic Party meeting.

Former Granville Town and current Washington County Democratic Chairwoman Sheila Comar has been named chairwoman of the state Democratic Committee’s Executive Committee, the second highest ranked position in the party in the state. Comar was named to the position by a unanimous vote. “I’m quite humbled because I am a chair of a rural upstate […]

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Lions Kids Day July 4

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After a quirk of the calendar that only happens once every six years, the Lion’s Club Kids Day will return to the Fourth of July this year. The annual field day of fun and competition presented by the Granville Lions Club welcomes kids to this fun, active event starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Granville […]

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Obituary: Roger T. White

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Middle Granville, NY – Roger Thurman White, age 85, passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, […]

State investigating pig

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By PJ Ferguson   The pig that took Washington County by storm a couple weeks ago has been identified. Wilbur […]

Freed quashes village hall rumor

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By Matthew Saari John Freed, one of the more vocal critics of the village-town joint purchase of the former TD […]

Whitehall Regents exam results ‘excellent’

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By PJ Ferguson     Whitehall Central School District’s passing rates were impressively high for the 2018-2019 school year, nearly […]

Granville school test results mixed

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By PJ Ferguson   While the Granville Central School District boasts high numbers for English Language Arts, Earth Science, Living […]

Ice fishing derbies revving up

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Vermont may be famous for its flowing maple syrup and rolling Green Mountains most of the year, but during the […]

Obituary: James Kelly

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Wells, VT –  James Kelly (Jim), 76 years of age, of Wells, VT; passed away Friday January 17, 2020 in […]

Obituary: Robert Joseph Pekar Sr

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Robert Joseph Pekar Sr., 82 of  Bonita Springs, Fl. passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at JoAnne’s House in Bonita […]

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