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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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, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

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By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

Obituary: David J. Little

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Middle Granville, NY – David J. Little, age 60, passed away on March 29, 2020 at his home, with his […]

Obituary: Crispen Winterburn

Crispen Winterburn, 49, of Manchester, NH, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after a brief illness. […]

Town offices close April 1

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Granville offices will be closed to the public “until further notice” as of April […]

Village, school elections postponed until June

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By Matthew Saari The elections scheduled for both the Granville village and school boards have been pushed back several months. […]

Vermont schools closed, Granville eyes reopening

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By Matthew Saari   Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced last week that all schools in the Green Mountain State will […]

Washington County: Visitors, stay away

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County is urging visitors, weekenders, second-home owners and short-term rental owners to stay away during the […]

Whitehall fiscal health ‘good’

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall is in good fiscal health, according to the annual fiscal stress report by […]

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