Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Free holiday meals offered

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By Ellen Ricks Thanksgiving is more than just a parade on TV or an exciting game of football, it’s about coming together and sharing in both food and good cheer. Communities throughout the area will be opening their doors in the holiday spirit next week for folk to enjoy a free meal, especially for those […]

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Skene Manor basket party on Saturday

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If you’ve never seen a small fireplace inside a basket, chances are you’ve never been to the Skene Manor Basket Party. The event features at least 100 baskets — sometimes more — and is one of the largest events of its type in the area, attracting upwards of 300 people. “It’s the largest one-day fundraiser […]

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Historical Society Memory Tree

The Historical Society is currently accepting donations from local residents who like to have a bulb lit memory of a loved on the organization’s memory tree. For $1, residents can have a bulb place on the tree, which will be displayed at the 1892 Bandstand in Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park. Donations can be sent to: […]

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Christmas bazaar Dec. 8

Now that Thanksgiving is here, many people will turn their focus to next month’s holidays and the shopping that has increasingly become part of the season. But bargain hunters looking to avoid the mall and overcrowded outlets needn’t stray far from home. The annual Christmas bazaar at the Whitehall United Methodist Church will be held […]

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Community Thanksgiving dinner

A local organization is once again reaching out to those in need to ensure everyone has an opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving. The Companions in Christ Fellowship Committee will be hosting its ninth annual Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Whitehall United Methodist Church at 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane. […]

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Early Season thoughts

Nathaniel Palmer works his way to a 3-0 decision over Morey from Warrensburg. Dec. 2, 2010.

Early season sports stuff. Matt Bernard topped 600 with a 617 against North Warren. Not sure if he used a putter or his driver but outstanding production from the senior. For the Wrestler… Leading the way for fastest pin so far: senior Kurt Ehntholt at 140 pounds against Robinson from Warrensburg at the home opener […]

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Turkey scramble winners announced

Manchester Newspapers is happy to announce that Thanksgiving will be extra special for two area residents after they were notified they had won the newspaper’s annual Turkey Scramble contest. Susan Gugliotta of Whitehall and Nichol McKeighan of West Pawlet, Vt., were the two winners of the contest and they each won a delicious Thanksgiving turkey, […]

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Food giveaway slated

Everyone is welcome to come to the Thanksgiving Cupboard Buster, a food giveaway, on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Faith Chapel in Whitehall. More than 4,000 pounds of food and other products will be distributed, including diapers and personal products. For further information, please contact Pastor Mike Lemery at 791-6936.

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No drops hurt local fire companies

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Could this be the end of a long-standing fundraising activity? After Whitehall police responded to a complaint from a Whitehall resident concerning the traffic pattern being blocked on Poultney Street due to an American Legion coin drop fundraiser, members of the local fire companies expressed concern that they would also be targeted. “We do our […]

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Legion responds after coin drop stop

Four days after members of the Whitehall American Legion were cited for disorderly conduct over being in a state road conducting a coin drop, the Legion responded to the situation at the end of its annual Veterans Day ceremonies. “We are sworn to uphold the Constitution, which gives the right to the complainant or complainants […]

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Village’s public hearing continuing

Whitehall Municipal Center.

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, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

The Washington County Board of Supervisors

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 […]

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