Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ninth Separate Company Military Band – 1891-92

In the winter of 1891-92 the Ninth Separate Company of Whitehall organized among its members a military band. The 20 pieces consisted of five cornets, two clarinets, three tenors, three altos, one saxophone, one baritone, one tuba, snare drum, bass … Continue reading

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Ninth Separate Company Military Band – 1891

In December of 1891 another band, a brass one, was organized in Whitehall and called the Citizens Band. The conductor was Professor W.W. Howe of Whitehall Union School and the leader, M.L. McIntyre. A month later the Citizens Band became … Continue reading

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Whitehall Cornet Band

Whitehall Cornet Band, with A. C. Hopson leading it, was reorganized. New members were being added and new instruments secured, as old ones were worn out or had disappeared as they were private property. Doris B. Morton, Town Historian – … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces in 1922

On 6 October [1922] the Italian Military Band held a band concert and dance in Rush Hall, the Iron Front. Mrs. Guy Walker and Louis L Cameron rendered solos and duets. There was dancing from 10 p.m. till 2 a.m. … Continue reading

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This Week in Whitehall – October 31st, 2010

This week we’ve seen continued NYWorks progress at the former Martel’s Auto on Poultney Street. ¬†Excavation continues as new or treated soil fills in the trenches. ¬†Loading of the soil begins very early in the morning and continues through the … Continue reading

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