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Roxbury Board takes a stand against DOH


The Roxbury Town Board’s frustration with the Department of Health (DOH) over delays in the town’s water projects were on full display when it met on February 11. The Board took its frustration out on Mike Harrington of Lamont Engineers whose lengthy monthly water report has become a thing of dread for some Board members. It was no different on […]

Hospital Hospitality is Tops

HOSPITAL HOSPITALITY IS TOPS – Margaretville Hospital, Mountainside Residential Care Center, The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary earned multiple awards in the 2018 Best Service Awards celebrated at Union Grove Friday night. Auxiliary members above and hospital staffers below were on-hand to pick up the award. Staff photo. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe […]

Funding cuts and grants on agenda for board

Middletown leaders to meet again tonight

Middletown Town Board members reviewed a new CDBG grant, considered changing the name of a local road, debated publication of meeting recordings and sought restoration of budget funds marked for removal in the New York State Budget when it met in a workshop meeting last Wednesday, Feb. 6. Peg Ellsworth, of the MARK Project, opened the meeting with an update […]

Tavern Touted

TAVERN TOUTED – Binnekill Tavern opened to wide acclaimed last summer has now earned the votes of News readers. Jennie and Phil Farinatci picked up two award at Union Grove last Friday. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

To hear or not to hear

The Middletown Town Board is being asked to consider putting audio recordings of its meetings on its website so people unable to attend meetings in person can hear what actually transpired at the meetings. The practice is thought to enhance transparency and accountability and is common in other nearby municipalities. Putting audio files online, allows residents who are unable to […]

Andes Public Library to undergo restoration


The Andes Public Library is in the midst of a complex overhaul; one that its director thinks will secure the community institution for future generations. The process, which includes relocation and demolition, dates to 2016 when current director Pam West-Finkle joined the library. “When I came to the library in 2016, I assessed where we were as far as state […]

Up in smoke!

ARKVILLE MISHAP – An unfortunate Arkville visitor saw her car go up in flames after she parked it to go into the Post Office last week. No one was injured in the incident. Photo Ben Corley. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

New General Manager brings new energy to Belleayre Mtn.


Belleayre Ski Center’s General Manager Bruce Transue laid out his plans for growth to a group of around 50 people when the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly breakfast, hosted for January at the ski center operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA). Transue, who has more than 30 years of experience at Hunter Mountain, has been […]

Delgado opens office in Delhi; touts committee appointments


Freshly elected Democratic Congressman of New York’s 19 district Antonio Delgado was welcomed by a group of around 50 supporters when he visited Delhi to open an office and hold an open house on February 4. Delgado arrived at the Charles D. Cook Delaware County Office Building around 12:20 and slowly worked his way through the crowd, greeting and taking […]

Extreme skier Glen Plake hits the slopes at Plattekill


Plattekill Mountain skiers were abuzz over the weekend when US National Ski Hall of Famer Glen Plake showed up on the mountain to enjoy a weekend of skiing with his wife Kimberly. Plake interacted with owners Danielle and Laszlo Vajtay and with the skiers on the mountain, signed autographs and helped make a great ski weekend even better. According to […]


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