From the Times Files – New Broadway Market offers pizza on Friday only


Compiled by Erik Pekar

75 years ago, Sept. 18, 1947

Cameron Beck, internationally known inspirational lecturer, will address the students of Whitehall High school at a special assembly program to be conducted next Tuesday morning. His appearance here is being sponsored jointly by the high school and the Whitehall Rotary Club.

The Maroon open Saturday in their game with Rutland; the starting lineup is still tentative and will be short of two injured members of the squad.

The Parker-Anderson Studio of Whitehall advertises a warning about out-of-town photography outfits who come and take photographs and money, and never return the photos.

Showing at the Capitol: Thursday and Friday, “The Egg and I”; Saturday, “West of Dodge City” and “Dark Delusion”; Sunday and Monday, “Calcutta”; Tuesday and Wednesday, “The Stranger” and “That’s My Gal”; next week Thursday and Friday, “Blaze of Noon”.

Births: A daughter, Rebecca Sue, to Y3c Frederick George Ingalls and Mrs. Ingalls, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Weddings: Catherine Frandino and William Aiken, both of Whitehall; Evelyn Guardyak, Whitehall and William P. Cirino, Hudson Falls; Patricia Hand, Forest Hills and Douglass Raymond Moore, Hempstead; Joan Hoffman and Robert Carroll, both formerly of Whitehall.

Obituaries: Mrs. Emma Gordon McDuff, Whitehall; Henry J. Rich, Watervliet, formerly of Whitehall.

75 years ago, Sept. 25, 1947

The dwellings and property known as the Whitehall Progress company, Inc., were sold at public auction Sept. 19, at the Whitehall village building. The auction was conducted by James J. McNaughton. Total amount of the sale was $30,000.

In an effort to relieve traffic congestion on Williams Street, the Whitehall police department has limited parking to the east side of the street. No vehicles will be allowed to park on the west side of the street from Frank Kingsley’s store to the southern end of the street until traffic is again permitted over the Poultney Street bridge.

Alanson D. Bartholomew Sr., celebrated his 84th birthday on Sept. 15. He is the oldest veteran in Washington county, having served as a 2nd lieutenant in the 2nd New York Volunteers during the Spanish-American War.

At Saturday’s game at Rutland, the Maroon had Fielding Yost’s strategy of “a punt, a pass and a prayer.” Rutland High had a punt, pass, prayer, and a penalty; the final score was 2 to 0 in Rutland’s favor.

The New Broadway Market advertises pizza on Fridays only, as well as frozen vegetables and fruits, beer, and Lady Borden Ice Cream.

Showing at the Capitol: Thursday and Friday, “Blaze of Noon”; Saturday, “Robin Hood of Texas” and “Big Town”; Sunday and Monday, “The Homestretch”; Tuesday and Wednesday, “The Imperfect Lady” and “Keeper of the Bees”; next week Thursday and Friday, “They Won’t Believe Me”.

Births: A son to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mayo, Whitehall; a son, to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Leese; a daughter, Marina Jean, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rivette; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Latino; a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Patsy Brooks, formerly of Whitehall; a daughter, Dorea Mae, to Mr. and Mrs. Francis T. Whalen, Jamaica, New York.

Weddings: Florence M. Giles, Glens Falls and LeRoy Gandron, Whitehall; Margaret Hanley, Whitehall and Russell T. Jones, Fair Haven, Vermont.

Obituaries: Anthony Robertaille, Cohoes, native of Whitehall; William Noonan, Whitehall; Mrs. Isabelle Young, Whitehall; Mrs. Bernadette Kingsley, Whitehall; George S. Blackmer, Amsterdam, formerly of Fort Ann.

50 years ago, Sept. 21, 1972

Considerations of two new developments were made at the village board meeting last Thursday evening. One was a housing project on Champlain Avenue; the developers were concerned with roads, water and sewer services for the area. The board delayed a decision until several homes are completed. The other was the former Jennings marina, now owned by Miss Kay Covert and Mrs. Helen Mollison; they were granted a permit to tear down and remove a house on the site, and extensively renovate and expand the marina.

The new Trinity Episcopal church will open its doors for the first service on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Members of the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce this week will receive ballots to vote on six candidates for three directorships.

Katherine Leddick, owner of the local Liberty Eatery and Antique Emporium, was recently feted at a testimonial dinner attended by members of the National Restaurant Association, business associates, and friends. The affair, held at Amalfi’s of Boston, commemorated Mrs. Leddick’s 20th year of business at the eatery.

Weddings: Martha Prescott, Columbus, Ohio and Charles A. Bascue, Jr., Whitehall; Tina Leonbruno, Whitehall and Helmut Meng, Cobleskill.

Obituaries: Alexander E. Kilburn, Whitehall; Mrs. Viola A. McGee, Schenectady, formerly of Dresden Station; Lucius Hurlburt, Granville.