Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Flags to be placed on veterans’ graves

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By PJ Ferguson While Whitehall’s Memorial Day Parade has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, American Legion Post 83 will not let our deceased veterans go without tribute for the holiday. On Saturday, May 23, Legion members, along with those who wish to volunteer, will be placing flags on veterans’ graves at […]

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No parade but ‘scaled down’ vets’ services

Last year's memorial day parade

By PJ Ferguson Whitehall’s Memorial Day services will be much different than years’ past, says American Legion Post 83 chairman Jim Lafayette. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no parade or luncheon will occur this year. “There has been a parade for as long as I can remember and I am 73-years-old,” said Lafayette who has […]

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Memorial Day parade canceled; Virus nixes 100-year tradition

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By Matthew Saari For the first time in a century, Granville will not have a Memorial Day parade. Organizers announced Friday that the holiday staple will not take place this year, citing ongoing social distancing guidelines and the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s the first time, to my knowledge, we’ve never been able to celebrate Memorial Day,” […]

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Dresden resident remembers World War II

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By Matthew Saari In preparation for Memorial Day, The Times sat down with 91-year-old Dresden resident and World War II veteran Stiling “Ty” Knight. In so doing, Knight provided an increasingly rare, first-hand account of his involvement in one of the most significant wars in America’s history. Knight was but 16 years old when the […]

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Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought and died in service to our United States of America. Argyle The Argyle American Legion will host a Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28 which will begin at the laundromat on […]

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Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns will have parades and ceremonies to recognize the men and women who have fought and died for American freedom. Whitehall Two celebrations take place in the Birthplace of U.S. Navy. First, at Whitehall Elementary School, […]

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Memorial Day ceremonies planned in Whitehall

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By Dan King Two great Memorial Day traditions in Whitehall will be taking place in the next week and a half. First, Whitehall’s youngest students will be getting patriotic next Thursday as the elementary school hosts its 42nd annual Memorial Day Ceremony outside the elementary school at 10 a.m. Ordinarily the event is held outside, […]

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Hartford prepares to look at budget

By Jaime Thomas Memorial Day is a long way off, but Hartford Parade Directors Jennifer Livingston and Lori Fleming are already planning for it. As budget season approaches for area municipalities, town officials have started to discuss upcoming expenses. One such item in Hartford is the parade budget, which currently stands at $1,000. Town Supervisor […]

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Local students, faculty observe Memorial Day

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The student and faculty at Whitehall Elementary School paid tribute last Thursday to one of the community’s fallen heroes during its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. More than a hundred parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles and a dozen Legionnaires looked on as students recited poems, sang songs and received awards. But the most touching moment was […]

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Bedlam Corners general store rises from the ashes

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By Jaime Thomas After months of work through the winter, Virginia Curran is nearly ready to open the newly renovated Bedlam Corners general store in West Hebron. Curran purchased the store, which was severely damaged in a fire more than two years ago, in August and has been rebuilding it ever since. She had repainted […]

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Women business owners learning to be successful

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By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26

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A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

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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

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

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