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Arc of Delaware Cty. held gala

Achievement awards were presented at annual dinner

Delhi — More than 185 people attended The Arc of Dela- ware County’s gala event at Farrell Hall located on SUNY Delhi campus on Friday even- ing, June 19. More...

Arkville house demolition recorded by Plein Air Painters

Images are featured at Commons Gallery

Margaretville — Going, going, gone—but not from our memory! On August 6, 2014 we learned that the old, dilapidated, boarded up house that had clung to the corner of Dry Brook Road and Route 28 in Arkville for decades would be demolished. More...

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DEC Commissioner Steps Down  Free Access 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens will leave that post this month according to an announcement he made to his staff last night. More...

ORDA/Belleayre bill again fails in Albany

Legislation would have expanded ORDA’s powers

For the second consecutive year, a bill to give the managers of Belleayre Ski Center the ability to operate facilities off premises did not gain the necessary approvals to become law. More...

Arkville’s Lazy Crazy Acres ceasing most gelato production

Fairbairn family looking to other farming ventures

Karen and Jake Fairbairn announced the end of gelato production at their Lazy Crazy Acres farm recently and the announcement lit up Facebook. More...


Balsam Lake Mtn. hike has spectacular views

Pennsylvania can be seen on a clear day

Perched on top of 3,723 feet high Balsam Lake Mountain, the 47-and-a-half feet tall Balsam Lake fire tower is the highest point this far west, in the Cats- kills. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Herbert VanAken

Herbert G. VanAken, 80, a lifelong resident of Grand Gorge, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta. Herb was born on the family homestead on November 16, 1934, the son of George and Ada (Lutz) VanAken. More...


Roxbury rolls out the red carpet for holiday

Interesting array of fun activities planned in hamlet for this weekend

Two businesses starting their second summers this year in Roxbury will be among the attractions at holiday weekend events on Saturday and Sunday. More...

Picks of the Week

If there’s a local Main Street that exudes “Americana” more than Roxbury’s Main Street does, we haven’t seen it. More...

DCHA to host Civil War reenactment July 18-19

Delhi — Mark your calendars and plan on a visit to the Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) over the weekend of July 18 and 19. More...

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