Tag Archives: Thomas McGurl

School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state does not allocate the necessary funds. At the moment there has been no state funding allocated to school districts throughout the state for Universal Pre-kindergarten (UPK) programs, according to Granville school superintendent Thomas McGurl. UPK […]

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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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Police, school officials take threats ‘seriously’

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By Krystle S. Morey The misdemeanor charge against the Granville teen who made threatening remarks at school is punishable by up to one year in jail, but – depending on what words are said – the consequences could be much worse. “Depending on what’s said, you are talking ramifications that could … there are serious […]

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Assistant principal job cut just months after it began

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By Krystle S. Morey Just months after establishing the role, the Granville Central School District has decided to eliminate its elementary school assistant principal position. The assistant principal was added as part of the district’s restructuring of its administration last summer following “a careful and complete survey of the district goals and objectives.” Colleen Jennings, […]

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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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North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

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Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

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By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

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 […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

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 […]

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