Tag Archives: Superintendent

Finalists selected for school leader

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has narrowed to two its search for the school district’s next leader. Thomas McGurl and Peggy O’Shea are the finalists being vetted for the job of superintendent of Granville’s three schools. “The Board of Education is pleased to have narrowed our thorough search to two such […]

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Bessen to retire in January

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By Krystle S. Morey After more than 35 years as an educator, Mark Bessen has decided to put down his No. 2 pencil. Bessen announced last week that he will retire and leave his post as the superintendent of the Granville Central School District, making his last day on the job Jan. 31, 2017. Bessen, […]

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Highway departments planned properly for snow

By Derek Liebig Despite heavy storms and more snow this winter than in recent years, local highway departments are holding their own. With less than half of the season left, area towns are reporting enough salt, sand and budgetary allotments to make it through the remainder of winter. But it hasn’t been easy. “It’s been […]

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Highway departments doing OK

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By Jaime Thomas Despite heavy storms and more snow this winter than in recent years, local highway departments are holding their own. With less than half of the season left, area towns are reporting enough salt, sand and budgetary allotments. In the town of Granville, Highway Superintendent Eric Towne said though supplies are dwindling, he […]

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Public hearing could supply final answer to vexing winter parking ban debate

By Lee Tugas The Whitehall Village Board has set the date of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 for a public hearing on its new parking ordinance. But unless village residents speak up that night, a definite answer on relaxing or scrapping the 11 p.m to 7 a.m. ban on overnight winter parking may disappear […]

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With snow comes responsibility

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By Jaime Thomas When the temperatures drop well below zero and the wind chill brings it down a few notches, it’s pretty tempting to curl up under a blanket with hot cocoa. Those who own a home or business, though, should shovel first and warm up later. Both the village and town of Granville require […]

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Tanner honored

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By Jaime Thomas Several dozen town employees, friends and relatives of Highway Superintendent John Tanner gathered at the town offices to surprise him Monday afternoon. The luncheon was intended to honor Tanner who is retiring this month after 20 years on the job, but he almost missed it. A little while before he was set […]

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GCS planning winter carnival

By Jaime Thomas School officials in Granville are busy preparing for a new event happening in the New Year. On Feb. 1, there will be a free winter carnival to raise community awareness from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school. The event was created in response to a student survey that revealed […]

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Tanner retiring, Towne appointed as highway super

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By Jaime Thomas After 20 years of service to the town of Granville, Highway Superintendent John Tanner will retire at the end of the month. The Town Board reluctantly accepted his resignation as of Dec. 31 at a meeting Thursday night. Town Supervisor Matt Hicks jokingly asked fellow board members what would happen if they […]

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Benefit BBQ Sept. 21

Hartford resident Beth Cook is running a marathon next month in support of Bright Pink, an organization dedicated to supporting young girls predisposed to breast or ovarian cancer. In order to help raise money for the race and the organization, Cook will be doing a barbeque fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 6 […]

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Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

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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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