Error traced to former business manager An error in the mechanism for reporting student attendance numbers to the state is the source for the $1.4 million surprise Granville school officials found when they prepared to pay for the $18.3 million EXCEL aid building project, district officials said. Officials said incorrect attendance numbers inserted into the [...]
Federal case involved $3,500 in stolen refunds A Whitehall resident has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge related to his time as a U.S. Postal Service worker in Granville. Anthony Huntington, a former employee at one of the post office branches in Granville, pleaded guilty on Monday, Oct. 4, in U.S. District Court in [...]
Members of the Republican Party in Granville confirmed Tuesday night their candidate for supervisor will change for the election in November. The Sentinel learned at press time that Beverly Tatko, interim supervisor and candidate in the fall election for supervisor, has withdrawn her name as a candidate and will not run. Deputy Supervisor Matt Rathbun [...]
Who knew? Latest word is that Matt Rathbun changed his mind about taking the interim supervisor’s position. After giving every indication he planned to accept the job, Rathbun said today he will not be named tonight at the special 7 p.m. board meeting. Haven’t heard yet if this changes anything at the county [...]
Sad news hit the Granville community just hours after the Sentinel went to press Tuesday morning with word Supervisor Rodger Hurley died. At 70, Hurley was vital and energetic so that makes his death from a heart attack that much more shocking. “Just months into his second term after winning a nail-biter election that [...]
When you look at the law, it’s not like Whitehall had a choice in the matter. According to Whitehall Village Attorney Anthony “Tony” Jordan, Section 72-C of General Municipal Law is worded very specifically.
In between the torrential downpours signs of summer can be seen around Granville the upcoming weather forcast for the weekend looks good, so here’s hoping – raise up those coffee cups people – that the rest of the summer and the indian summer we are certainly owed comes off with a lot less wet weather [...]
By BERN ZOVISTOSKI Special to the Sentinel Forget what you’ve read about him – Granville’s incomparable Chief Golden Eagle has prevailed in court and is building a casino that will be operated by his Mogehan tribe. At least in the movies. A major production, the comedy film that’s taking shape is obviously only loosely related [...]