Tag Archives: New Job

County creates position with jobs on mind

By Derek Liebig The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted last week to approve the creation of an Economic Development Coordinator, but there was debate as to whether the position would benefit the county’s economy. “This is big government getting bigger,” William “Beaver” Watkins, Cambridge Supervisor said. “What the impact?” Supervisors also approved the creation […]

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Hicks appoints new historian

By Jaime Thomas An opening for a town historian in Granville came at a perfect time for Lee Tugas. Tugas, who is retiring at the end of this school year from Whitehall Central School after teaching English for 30 years, was looking for a way to stay active. So he applied for the position of […]

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Donnelly announces resignation, will pursue work in China

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By Jaime Thomas Jim Donnelly, Granville’s junior/senior high school principal, is resigning at the end of this summer in order to pursue a job opportunity that will take him to China. Donnelly confirmed his plans Monday, days after he announced his move to school staff and officials. “I’ve been given a great opportunity,” Donnelly said. […]

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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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Bourn wins ruling

Patrolman Greg Bourn was the bike officer as well as the DARE officer in the Granville School District.

Arbiter says village must insure   A grievance filed by a former Granville Police officer has resulted in a potentially costly decision for the Village of Granville recently. Village officials confirmed Friday the result of a binding arbitration decision means former officer Gregory Bourn will continue to receive health insurance coverage for the remainder of his […]

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DeRusha found his own niche at Skene Manor

By Derek Liebig When Jared DeRusha says he doesn’t mind doing dishes, he actually means it. A senior at Whitehall, DeRusha has been volunteering his time at the Skene Manor for the past three years. His duties have ranged from waiting tables to decorating the venerable estate, no easy task when you consider the Skene […]

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Basketball Coach Resigns

Matt Usher takes job … at Saratoga Schools Former Saratoga Springs Blue Streak Matt Usher is a Blue Streak once again. Usher confirmed last Friday he had just submitted his resignation to the Granville School District following signing a contract with the Saratoga Springs School District and having it accepted by its board of education […]

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Eggleston, Redmond Whitehall’s top seniors

Amber Eggleston

By Dan King Last year Whitehall High School’s top two seniors were boys, this year they’re girls. Amber Eggleston and […]

Outdoor park closed until further notice

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By Joshua Bassett After a heavy amount of activity for the annual “spring fling” event and mud left on the […]

Poultney Street Bridge repairs on schedule

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By Dan King Traffic has been burdensome, but state Department of Transportation officials say they are slightly ahead of schedule […]

Mother of eight tells keys to motherhood

Mothers Day

By Dan King Carol Rocque, a mother of eight, says that faith, selflessness and respect are the keys to being […]

Baseball splits a pair

By Joshua Bassett The Granville varsity baseball team took a loss, but also notched its second Wasaren win of the […]

Tennis team splits pair of matches

The Whitehall varsity tennis team split its two matches last week, defeating Greenwich and losing to Warrensburg. Last Tuesday, the […]

Softball team still hot

By Joshua Bassett The Granville softball team may be below .500, but it picked up a couple of big victories […]

Mom’s 177 offspring bring her joy

Photo Scan

By Joshua Bassett Elsie McGraw has many pictures of her family members in her living room. There are pictures of […]

Village looking to abandon road

The Whitehall Village Board is looking to abandon a road that no longer gets used. The board of trustees made […]

Railroaders drop thriller, bounce back against Burghers

Poczobut slides head first into home

By Dan King Last Wednesday, the Whitehall baseball team defeated Corinth by a score of 12-4 to advance to 6-0 […]

Scribner wins four events

By Joshua Bassett Taylor Scribner won four events at a track meet between Granville, Stillwater and Lake George High Schools […]

Tennis team bounces back

By Joshua Bassett Granville’s tennis team has played fairly well recently, coming back from a tough loss with a nice […]

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