Seniors parade in Elks event

By PJ Ferguson Lined up for the Whitehall Elks Lodge “Celebration for the Graduates” parade, senior Makayla Gosselin drove her 2001 Subaru, named “Betsy,” her first vehicle that she used…

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Whitehall Elks keep candles lit for nine departed members

By Lee Tugas Members of Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 lit nine candles Sunday afternoon in memory of nine departed members. Unlike some other lodges, the lights were not extinguished at…

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Elks sponsoring Big Buck Contest

Trustee Martin Rocque wants you to know that the third annual Big Buck contest is underway at the Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491. This contest is open to the public.  Only…

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WHS graduate honored by Red Cross

A 2013 graduate of Whitehall High School has been honored for her work organizing a number of local blood drives. The American Red Cross has announced that Kassi VanGuilder is…

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Elks Soccer Shoot to be held Aug. 28

Local kids will have the chance to learn if they can bend it like Beckham. Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 will host its annual soccer shoot at 2 p.m. on Wednesday,…

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Elks Hula Hoop contest Saturday

Arthur Melin and Richard Knerr’s iconic toy will be the focus of an all-ages contest at the Elks Lodge this weekend. Elks Lodge 1491 will host its 10th annual hula…

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Robert E. Rathbun Sr., 86

Robert E. Rathbun, Sr., 86, of Lake Shore Road, Chazy, passed away on Thursday, March 21, at his residence. He was born on March 11, 1927, in Whitehall, N.Y., the…

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Charles Carswell, 91

Charles F. Carswell, 91,  of Maple Street died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont.   Born on April…

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Edith McKee, 85

Edith R. McKee, 85, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, following several weeks in Glens Falls Hospital.   She was born…

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Whitehall Elks announce essay contest winners

America’s most recognizable and patriotic song was the topic of the Whitehall Elks’ American Essay contest. Fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Whitehall and Fair Haven were asked…

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