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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…