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County supervisors debate no-bid contracts

After state auditor is critical of board’s procedures

By Cheryl Petersen Tightening the reins after the state comptroller’s office called for oversight rectifications, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors clarified procedure before voting unanimously to fund a program involving four agencies, More...

Middletown GOP Dinner drew big crowd

Group gathered at Legion Hall on Saturday eve.

The Town of Middletown Republican Committee held their annual dinner at the American Legion Hall in Margaretville on Saturday. More...

Memorial Day Parades are Monday

Area communities will mark Memorial Day with traditional parades and ceremonies of remembrance on Monday, May 25. The parade along Main Street, Andes will get underway about 10:30 a.m. with members of the James D. More...

Entertainment

Saturday street fair set in Fleischmanns

Woodland creatures Ticks. Love ’em or hate ’em. Actually, I’m not sure I know of anyone who loves these little creatures. Except maybe the bigger animals that find them to be tasty morsels. More...

Zoom Gallery reception to be held Friday evening

Fleischmanns — Zoom Gallery will open the 2015 season with a show of Linda Lariar Webb Varian’s paintings and drawings entitled, “Nature Meditations.” More...

Roxbury welcomes holiday weekend visitors

Roxbury — Big things are in the plans for this Memorial Day weekend in Roxbury! More...

Special Sections

Middletown Board feud escalates at May meeting

Attorney attempts to clear up issues at board session

A feud among Town of Middletown officials that began in April over the handling of an employee complaint in March, escalated into a war of words last week Tuesday, with the town’s attorney, Len Sienko of Hancock, on hand to try to clarify roles More...

Driver dies from injuries after crash into Delhi Legion Hall

Was badly burned after propane tank exploded in wreck

Staff report A Delhi man, critically injured in an explosion and fire last Wednesday evening in Delhi, died of his injuries Thursday night at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. More...

NYC seeking huge tax break for sewage system assessments

Middletown Bd. will negotiate for better deal

Town of Middletown officials agreed unanimously last week to accept a proposal offered by attorney Robert L. More...

GETTING TOGETHER —

From left, Delaware County GOP Chair Maria Kelso, former Middletown Supervisor Len Utter and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch's Chief of Staff Kathy Mami- Moore were among those who enjoyed Saturday's Tow More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Donald Clarke Sr.

Donald C. Clarke Sr., 89, of Andes, formerly of Valhalla died peacefully on May 18, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife T. Muriel Clarke and his son Donald C. Clarke Jr. and his wife Dr. Virginia L. Gray- Clarke of Cornwall Bridge Ct. More...

News

Andes pool gets new chlorine system

Repairs planned as summer nears

After an expensive winter for the highway department, the Town of Andes looks forward to a swimming summer. “We hope to open the pool June 29,” said Councilmember Tom Joyce. “We have three new trained lifeguards, with a few more in the works. More...

Full-service ATM now operating at Phoenicia bank

With a full reopening of the burned-out Key Bank still nowhere in sight, the company has at least built a new, full service, ATM location out in front of the branch on Phoenicia’s Main Street location, which became operational last week. More...

DURR back on track starting this Saturday

Arkville — The award-winning Delaware & Ulster Railroad in Arkville is stoking up for a new season. More...

 

 
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