Tag Archives: COVID-19

Online learning ‘unique and different’

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By Jay Mullen It has been a long road back to school for every student attempting to prepare for education in this new COVID-19 world we are all experiencing daily. Hybrid learning was already going to be challenging for students and educators alike. Then with the recent storms forcing the Whitehall junior/senior high school to […]

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Morse’s pizza poised to reopen

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By Jay Mullen Bill Morse worked tirelessly after purchasing property back in November to open the doors of Morse’s Diner and Pizzeria on Feb. 24. Three weeks later, COVID-19 hit hard. “We had thought about closing right at the beginning, but we didn’t. We kind of held on as long as we could,” Morse said. […]

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Town-wide garage sale will go on in Whitehall

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By Jay Mullen COVID-19 has forced many events to be postponed or canceled this year, making 2020 certainly a year to forget for some, thanks to the virus. But the pandemic won’t stop this year’s town-wide garage sale in Whitehall from going ahead. The event will take place Labor Day weekend, from Friday, Sept. 4 […]

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Gemini Fitness reopening in Granville

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s local fitness center, Gemini Fitness, will be reopening in compliance with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s safety protocols on Monday, Aug. 24 at 5 a.m. The safety protocols include wearing masks at all times. Gov. Cuomo announced on Aug. 17 that gyms and fitness centers will be allowed to reopen at 33% occupancy […]

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Parents, call school regarding transport

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting on members of the community to inform them if they need transportation for their children this upcoming school year. The deadline for parents or guardians to let the district know about their transportation intentions is Friday, Aug. 14. “Because our bus capacity is limited by […]

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My View: Granville school plan ‘not good’

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To the Editor: I cannot in good conscience sit back and watch what is unfolding at the Granville High School with regards to the reopening plan put together and promoted by our school superintendent. In last week’s Sentinel he is quoted as stating: “The plan is very similar to the districts throughout the Capital Region.” […]

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School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 10. There has been a change to the plan due to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mandates. School superintendent Thomas McGurl said Gov. Cuomo has made it mandatory that schools hold at least three community meetings […]

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Canal maintenance finished, Lock 12 reopening

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By Jay Mullen After months of waiting, Lock 12 of the Champlain Canal will be reopening Friday, Aug. 6, at 7 a.m. This marks the operation of every lock along the canal, according to the New York State Canal Corporation. Once the final lock on the Oswego Canal opens up this weekend, every canal lock […]

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Municipal center vote site will require wearing masks

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By Jay Mullen The Village Municipal Center will be the sole location for the upcoming Granville village election on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and voters will be required to wear a mask. After the board passed the motion to have the Municipal Center be the only polling location and set the polling hours, the topic of […]

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Whitehall outlines school plans

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By Jay Mullen Superintendent Patrick Dee outlined the school district’s plan to reopen this fall in a YouTube video posted on Thursday. The video, as well as the PDF of the 20-page plan, can be found on the district’s website. The district plans to go ahead with the A/B schedule format that Dee outlined at […]

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Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

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Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

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The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

Loss of aid threatens to impact school plans

Seated Left to Right: Ashlee Zinn, Granville Central School District Superintendent Thomas McGurl, Granville Central School District Board of Education President Audrey Hicks.

By Austin Crosier Granville Central School District superintendent Thomas McGurl was bluntly honest in his monthly report to the Board […]

Brown defeats Tatko for village board seat

Village Trustee Dan Brown (left) and Mayor Paul Labas pictured in January after Brown was named interim Trustee.

By Austin Crosier In a special election for the final Granville Village Board seat on Tuesday Sept. 15, interim trustee […]

James P. Brooks, Jr.

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Whitehall, New York – On Friday, Sept. 18, at around 9:15 a.m., Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company Second Assistant Chief James […]

Marie Adulia Daly

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Wells, Vermont – Marie Adulia Daly, 88, of Wells, Vermont, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center […]

Robert (Bob) J. Cameron

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Whitehall, New York – Robert (Bob) J. Cameron of Neddo Street passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at […]

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