Washington County tops in state for Covid
Photo courtesy of washingtoncountyny.gov. The Washington County logo.

Washington County tops in state for Covid

Washington County is ranked first in New York State for highest percentage of Covid-19 positive cases across a seven-day average (13.3%), the county’s Department of Public Safety announced on Nov.…

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Illnesses curtail school bus service
A Granville Central School District bus makes a stop at Granville Junior Senior High School.

Illnesses curtail school bus service

Granville Central School District has been forced to adopt the “hybrid” method of instructing and operating because of a virus-related shortage of bus drivers since Nov. 9. The district hopes…

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Labas tests positive for virus
Mayor Paul Labas

Labas tests positive for virus

Granville Village Mayor Paul Labas tested positive for Covid-19 on Nov. 4. NYVT Media received a text update on Nov. 7 from Labas on his symptoms and his health. “Currently…

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Nursing home tries to bar police
Photo courtesy of NYVT Media. The Granville Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Nursing home tries to bar police

A Granville police officer was initially refused entry at the Granville Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation due to vaccination status while attempting to conduct a welfare check on Sept. 29.…

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Village board mandates use of masks
Left to right: Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, Mayor Paul Labas, board members Gordon Smith and Dan Brown at the monthly village board meeting.

Village board mandates use of masks

With rising numbers of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Washington County and Granville, the Granville Village Board voted unanimously to require masks when inside the Village Municipal Center, regardless of…

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Town closes on new offices site
Photo courtesy of the Town of Granville's website. A "Welcome to Granville" sign.

Town closes on new offices site

The Granville Town Board has announced its closing on the former Manchester Newspapers building at 14 East Main Street, which will be converted into the town’s offices. The Manchester Newspapers…

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School starts Sept. 7: ‘A fresh start’
Granville superintendent Tom McGurl

School starts Sept. 7: ‘A fresh start’

Changing of the leaves. Colder weather. The emergence of yellow school busses packed with students smiling under their face masks. That’s right, it’s back to school in Granville on Sept.…

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