November 7, 2012 RSS feed / News

Judge Carl Becker leads after vote tally

According to the Delaware County Board of Election website, Judge Carl Becker leads challenger Gary Rosa. Unofficial results show Judge Becker as getting 8335 votes and Mr. Rosa receiving 8160 votes. More...

Catskill Mt. Railroad faces tough trail

By Jay Braman Jr. The Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) has been struggling along for three decades toward an ambitious goal to run trains along its tracks from Kingston to Highmount. More...

ORDA addresses Belleayre's future on Nov. 14

Kingston — Ted Blazer, executive director of the Olym­pic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and a Delaware County native, will be the guest speaker at the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Nov­ember 14 breakfast meeting, scheduled More...

Delaware County DPW heads to NYC for hurricane relief

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today announced that watershed crews are being mobilized and deployed to NYC to aid in the recovery efforts. More...

Sandy affects local gas supply

By Jay Braman Jr. The ripple effects of Hurricane Sandy continue to cause damage locally even though the storm is now long past. More...

County begins Fleischmanns bridge repair

By Jay Braman Jr. Uncertainty over the fate of the Bridge Street bridge in Fleischmanns remains, yet another bridge project in the village is underway just downstream. More...

CCCD Director speaks on green energy

By Geoff Samuels Alan White, executive dir­ector of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Develop­ment (CCCD), spoke at last Wednesday’s Andes Roundtable meeting about green energy alternatives with the focus being on the Catskill Region. More...

Dell and Brown celebrate renowned songstress LaMott

Margaretville — The Open Eye Theater presents as one of their special events, Patricia Dell and Kent Brown in cabaret, “Listen to My Heart: Remembering Nancy La­Mott” with special guest artist, Mel Bellar. More...

Interfaith Council plans Thanksgiving dinner

Margaretville — The third annual community-wide free Thanksgiving Day dinner will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 from noon until 2 p.m. at the Purcell Center, 61 Academy Street in Margaretville. More...

Jill Sanford named Nickelodeon Vice President

Burbank, CA — Nickel­odeon has named Jill Sanford vice president of animation development, Nickelodeon Group.  Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development from concept to pilot, including all creative and production. More...

Local resident organizes hurricane relief

By Geoff Samuels In an effort to help the residents of Brooklyn who were badly battered by Hurricane Sandy, Michael Di Benedetto, owner of Halcott Centers’ Vly Mountain Spring Water, said he and his family are offering to collect several truckl More...

Roxbury monthly meeting to be held Nov. 8

By Trish Adams Roxbury’s monthly town board meeting will be held this Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is moved from its traditional Monday because it’s an election year. More...

Flood commission plans for storm events

By Geoff Samuels Thursday night’s well attended Middletown Flood Commission meeting took place under the ominous threat of Hurricane “Sandy” bearing down on the Northeast by Monday night. More...