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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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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]