Board votes to sell PVI

T he Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday, Feb. 29, to take the first step toward selling the Pleasant Valley Infirmary in Argyle and the county’s home-health care, long-term care and hospice programs.

The vote to sell to National Healthcare Associates, Inc., passed by a weighted vote of 2,542 to 1,670 Ten supervisors voted in favor of proceeding with the sale, including those from Hebron, Hartford, Granville, Hampton and Whitehall. Six voted against, and Dresden Supervisor Robert Banks was absent.
The county will now enter into a non-binding agreement with National Healthcare, which already owns 24 other nursing homes, including facilities in Glens Falls and Rutland, Vt.
National Healthcare’s initial bid was $6.56 million. Some supervisors would have preferred to sell the nursing home to National and the health-care programs to a combined bid by Fort Hudson Health System and Glens Falls Hospital. That proposal did not have enough support to get to the floor for consideration.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Northshire Freepress 02/27/15

North Country Freepress – 02/27/15

Lakes Classifieds – 02/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress 02/27/15

Classifieds 02/25/14

A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]

Whitehall Rifle Club still perfect

The Whitehall Rifle Club finished the first half of the season 7-0 with its strongest outing of the year, by […]