School approves basketball, nixes wrestling

Whitehall Central School District has approved boys and girls varsity and junior varsity basketball, but not wrestling, as Washington County recently approved high-risk sports. The county made this decision last…

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Assessment hike to affect Granville taxes
Granville supervisor Matt Hicks

Assessment hike to affect Granville taxes

At a Granville Town Board meeting held over Zoom on Thursday, supervisor Matt Hicks read an informative letter to the board from town assessor Vicky Hayner. The letter said residential…

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Village budget due March 1
Mayor Paul Labas

Village budget due March 1

The Granville Village Board met in-person at the Village Municipal Offices to hold a tentative 2021-2022 budget workshop Thursday. “Probably the best budget presented in over 10 years for the…

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Hartford schools await vaccine
Hartford Central School District building.

Hartford schools await vaccine

Key policies and topics were discussed and ultimately approved at the Hartford Board of Education meeting on Monday. When the COVID-19 vaccine is more readily available, superintendent Andrew Cook’s agreement…

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Care at Slate Valley Center questioned
Photos Courtesy of Matt Saari and Tracy Sennett. Richard D. Ottenburgh at Slate Valley Center in April of 2020, January of 2021 and February of 2021.

Care at Slate Valley Center questioned

Nursing homes and senior centers have been a hot topic for the lack of accurate reporting of positive confirmed COVID-19 cases at these facilities during the initial outbreak. One family…

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