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Bacon and Storey top graduates in ACS Class of 2015

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Andes Central School (ACS) announced last week that Torin Bacon is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2015 and Cassandra Storey is the Salutatorian. School Superintendent Dr. Robert Chakar announced that Bacon leads ACS seniors with a grade point average of 95.96 percent and Cassandra finishes her high school career with a 93.75 percent average.
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Local VFDs still busy battling brush fires

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Pat Davis announces run for Middletown supervisor

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By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Middletown Code Enforcement Officer Carl “Patrick” Davis announced this week that he will be a candidate for Supervisor of the Town of Middletown, challenging incumbent Marjorie Miller in November.
Davis made the announcement in a two-sentence memo to members of the Town of Middletown Democratic Committee. In addition to telling committee members that he intends to run, Davis asked for an opportunity to attend their next meeting and introduce himself.

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Few surprises in local school budget votes

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By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Voters around the region will go to the polls next week to weigh in on proposed school budgets and elect board of education members for the next school year.
With ever increasing state oversight and mandates, there is less and less local discretion involved in the budget process. As is true in recent years, the four schools in the News’ region have presented budgets with only small increases, keeping all four schools within the tax-levy limit mandated by the state.

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Local flood analysis tops Fleischmanns agenda

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By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Fleischmanns residents got another look at the Local Flood Analysis (LFA) being done on the village at a marathon village board meeting Monday night.
Officials heard reports from the MARK Project, Delaware Operations and Delaware Engineering and reviewed issues such as signage, vandalism, and noise complaints.

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Scenic Byway approved years after introduction

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By Jay Braman Jr.
Seven years of effort put toward securing a Federal Scenic Byway Designation has paid off.
Well, almost.
While the communities stretch­ing from the Town of Andes all the way down Route 28 to the Olive-Hurley border have just passed a major milestone in the attempt, they must still secure support from the state legislature to make it official.
On May 1, 65 miles of Route 28 were officially declared the Catskill Mountains Scenic By­way by the Scenic Byways Advisory Board. The board un­an­imously passed a resolution of approval.

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Visual Arts Olympians!

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NUMBER ONE — MCS art teacher Jen Wentland, left, celebrates with Lindsay Day, second from left, Alana Moskowitz right and Itahy Silva after the team won both first place and most creative overall in the drawing competition at the Olympics for the Visual Arts on Saturday. The team competed against 13 other schools, some of which have as many as 7,100 students. Read more about the MCS wins at the OVA competition here.

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Carl Becker is retiring from County Judge post

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By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Delaware County Judge Carl F. Becker shocked much of the community last Friday, announc­ing his retirement from office just three years after winning re-election, with seven years left on a 10-year term.
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Volunteers bring fast-spreading brush fire under control

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By Brian Sweeney
Firefighters from three companies battled a brush fire near Fleischmanns Monday afternoon and kept the blaze from reaching an adjacent house.
The fire off Chanterelle Hill Road was called in about 3 p.m. Volunteers from Fleischmanns, Arkville and Margaretville responded to the scene and brought the fast-moving fire under control in about an hour.

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Volunteers bring fast-spreading brush fire under control

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By Brian Sweeney
Firefighters from three companies battled a brush fire near Fleischmanns Monday afternoon and kept the blaze from reaching an adjacent house.
The fire off Chanterelle Hill Road was called in about 3 p.m. Volunteers from Fleischmanns, Arkville and Margaretville responded to the scene and brought the fast-moving fire under control in about an hour.

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