Tag Archives: Board President

Union agrees to givebacks to save five teaching jobs

Two year contract contains step free One year freeze saves five jobs   By Matthew Rice   The Granville Teachers Association agreed to a new contract with a Wednesday night April 6 vote, a move which will save five teaching jobs in the high school. The contract was approved by the Granville Board of Education […]

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Granville Vet gets national honor

Roger Ellis receives a Presidential Volunteer Service Award from Gregory Gottlieb, deputy assistant administrator for the Bureau of Food Security.

The first presidential inauguration speech Granville’s Roger Ellis said he can remember is John F. Kennedy’s “Ask Not what your country can do for you …” in 1961. The speech clearly made a difference for the now 58-year-old veterinarian, as years later he’s still helping other people and asking for nothing in return. “I’d like […]

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Tatko says goodbye

Beverly Tatko said “good bye,” and “you can do better” as she held the floor during her final Washington County Board of Supervisors’ meeting Friday, Dec. 17, in Fort Edward. Tatko became interim supervisor followed the death of Rodger Hurley in March, but she chose not to run again because of health reasons. Matthew Hicks […]

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Haunted house saved by firefighters

The Haunted House that wouldn’t Die In horror movies it’s the crazy slasher villain who gets shot, stabbed and even burned, but just keeps coming back – he’s unstoppable. In the Granville variation of that tale, the haunted house no one expected to return does so when least expected and scares a few bucks up […]

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Board appeals to community

Board appeals for community members in search The Granville Board of Education is seeking people to staff committees to take part in the search for the next Granville school district superintendent. (more…)

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Teplesky looks back on five years at Granville

Superintendent looks forward, back           (more…)

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School budget won’t raise taxes

Zero percent school tax increase for Granville The Granville School Board approved a $23.1 million 2009-2010 budget Monday night, a package that includes no tax increase for the majority of residents of the district. (more…)

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School aid coming, but will it make a difference

School officials cautious about announced Federal stimulus New York Senator Charles Schumer announced Wednesday schools in the Empire State could expect $4.7 billion in federal assistance from the economic stimulus package, but local officials are proceeding with caution.   (more…)

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O’brien questions use of funds to mentor high school principal

Resident Pam O’Brien questioned the Granville Board of Education’s fiscal responsibility during an appearance at the Nov. 24 meeting for choosing to use grant money to hire a consultant. (more…)

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Tree Trouble

What were once attractive additions to a serene setting are now posing a danger to it. Officials with the Mettowee Valley Cemetery have announced that the giant pine trees which border much of the historic cemetery have aged and deteriorated to the point that they simply must be removed… (more…)

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Excitement continues at the Washington County Fair

fair go round

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already! The Washington […]

Shoppers’ ‘points’ can help schools get tools

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville residents can earn free supplies, musical instruments and playground equipment for their school simply by […]

Fundraiser for boy injured in ATV accident Saturday

Logan Pease

By Dan King Since 11-year-old Logan Pease was struck by a vehicle while riding his ATV in May, the community […]

Dirty water plagues users

The Orchard in North Granville

By Krystle S. Morey Several North Granville residents were plagued with dirty tap water last week after a local nursing […]

Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio expands

Sondra Smith displays some of the dance attire that will be sold in the new dance shop.

By Dan King Step ‘N’ Time Dance Studio in Whitehall is expanding. The studio, which was once housed in one […]

Washington County Fair Aug. 22-28

Jaxon Beebe, of Granville (2)

By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Holy smokes! It’s fair time! With an attendance of 120,000 annually, the Washington […]

County seeks PILOT for new solar projects

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants Borrego Solar to pay some money for its solar project […]

Granville ends solar tax breaks

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville has opted out of the state’s solar tax exemption, which means solar installations being built […]

‘Go Horde’ signs paint town blue, gold

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By Krystle S. Morey Many may have noticed the dozens of “Go Horde” banners that have popped up around Granville […]

Whitehall man corresponds with former president

Former president Jimmy Carter (Credit: The Carter Center)

By Dan King It’s not every day you get a note from a former president. However, a Whitehall man received […]

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