Tag Archives: Infirmary

Firm inks nursing home agreement

The company seeking to acquire Washington County’s public nursing home signed a binding purchase agreement last week. Centers for Specialty Care signed a $2.4 million agreement to purchase Pleasant Valley Infirmary, more than three months after the county Board of Supervisors approved the contract. The agreement ensures that the 122-bed public nursing home, which is […]

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Board takes first step on transfer stations

A routine procedural vote did more than start the process of possibly eliminating the five Washington County solid waste transfer stations Friday morning. It effectively laid out the opposing sides in what has been a contentious discussion in the past. The resolution to retain an attorney and spend about $3,000 to develop a request for […]

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PVI passes inspection, gets state approval

Renee Groesbeck started her new job as Pleasant Valley Infirmary’s administrator  Sept. 5, and in no time there was an inspection team from the state Department of Health there with her. “They followed me through the door,” said Groesbeck, who was previously administrator at Indian River Nursing Home in Granville. “I walked in at 8 […]

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Taran named new director at PVI

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By Bill Toscano and Randal Smathers   Change has been a constant at Pleasant Valley Infirmary at least since the Board of Supervisors announced plans to sell the Washington County-owned nursing home. The state has lifted its restrictions on the home accepting new Medicare and Medicaid, imposed following a series of violations found during Department […]

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Supervisors focus on PVI issues

The bad news continues to pile up for the Pleasant Valley Infirmary, and two local supervisors find themselves dealing with the issues almost daily as part of the Washington County Board of Supervisors’ Health Committee. At the beginning of the week, the 122-bed nursing home found itself unable to take on new Medicare and Medicaid […]

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Yvonne Helen Sabo, 86

Yvonne Helen Sabo, 86, passed away peacefully after a long illness at The Pleasant Valley Infirmary in Argyle, N.Y. on Friday, May 20, 2011. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 4, 1925 the daughter of John N. Sabo and Josephine J. Sabo. She was a graduate of Whitehall Central School, Austin Beauty School. […]

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Washington County Board of Supervisors

Matt Hicks after the Jan. 21, 2011 meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, Hicks' first meeting.

Newly elected Granville Supervisor Matt Hicks attended his first full regular meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors since his Jan. 1 swearing-in on Jan. 21 in Fort Edward. Supervisors approved moving forward with the second phase of their agreement with CGR (the Center for Governmental Research) at the brief meeting. With the first […]

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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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Supervisors approve spending plan

The vote cast by Granville interim Supervisor Beverly Tatko at Tuesday’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Supervisors was a surprise to no one. What was a surprise, at least to Tatko, was the supervisors who joined her in voting against the Washington County budget for 2011. “We’re voting on the budget?” Tatko asked […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]

Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not […]

WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. […]

100 years of Whitehall football

1977 team

By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World […]

Volleyball team beats Glens Falls

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Granville’s volleyball team picked up a big non-league win over Glens Falls on Monday. After winning the first two games, […]

Soccer coach pleased with effort

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Girls soccer coach Jane Havens may not have been happy with the final score but she was pleased with her […]

Horde edged by Corinth in overtime thriller

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Sometimes a loss feels as good as a win. Granville’s field hockey team may have come out on the wrong […]