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Read ‘em and weep: the seven charges against DSS Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter

The charges against suspended Delaware County Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter have finally been made known, as they have been obtained by regional news outlets. The seven official charges are: 1: “The employee has engaged in conduct unbecoming an employee of Delaware County” B.“Conflict with the Delaware County Probation Department and County Attorney’s Office” 2: “The respondent […]


MAKE WAY FOR THE DUCKS – Ducks that have adorned Margaretville’s Main Street throughout the summer will be auctioned on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 5:00 p.m. at the MTC Community Center on Academy St. Bidders will enjoy a special dinner with a “tasting menu” from Binnekill Tavern with salads and sides provided by local business owners. A cash bar will be featured at […]

Merklen takes the stand

Testimony in the case of Delaware County vs DSS Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter continued on Tuesday, Sept. 24 when Delaware County Attorney Amy Merklen took the stand as a witness. Merklen, central to the case in the disciplinary hearing that could cost Scuderi-Hunter her job, was the only witness of the day, answering four and a half hours of questions from […]

Low flying helicopters to do aerial crops seeding

Walton –  The Watershed Agricultural Council announces this morning low flying helicopters will do aerial cover crop seedings on watershed farms next week.  The announcement said residents and visitors in various watershed communities can expect to see low flying helicopters in the area from September 23 to 27.  Farms across the NYC Watershed area will be participating in the soil […]

Basically Broadway concert to rock Fleischmanns synagogue

When the Congregation B’nai Israel turned 100 last year, members never imagined the success they would achieve with the Founder’s Day concert they staged. The event – a showcase of music written by American Jews – was widely acclaimed with those present demanding another just like it. In response, the Congregation agreed to establish an annual Founder’s Day event and […]

And the winner is…

Former Kingston mayoral candidate Andi Turco-Levin has won the Republican-Independence nominations for county legislature in Ulster-Kingston District-4, replacing the late Jim Maloney on the November ballot. Meanwhile, the board of elections reports that Lisa Cutten, who lost the Democratic nomination for county comptroller to March Gallagher on June 27, has been designated by Republicans as their candidate in November. Recall, […]

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