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The Roxbury Community Easter Egg Hunt was enjoyed by even the youngest of those in attendance such as this adorable area youth who was on the hunt for Easter Eggs. Photo by Taylor Day.

Fleischmanns businessman re-invests in community

Fleischmanns Main Street will get a big boost this summer when Naran “Lalo” Patel improves and expands the grocery story he has operated there since 2006. Roxbury real estate broker Ron Kutkiewicz announced recently that Patel had purchased the property he previously leased for 13 years, making reinvestment in the store and the community it serves more viable. Patel told […]


NARAN “LALO” PATEL, right has purchased the Main St., Fleischmanns building that houses his grocery and liquor stores and the Fleischmanns Post Office. ROI Real Estate Broker Ron Kutkiewicz helped Patel close the deal which will allow the expansion of offerings at the market Patel has operated since 2006. Contributed photo.

What a Play

WHAT A PLAY – Andes Central School had it’s annual spring play, The Wizard of Oz, last weekend. A small number of student actors pulled off one of their most amazing plays. Michaela Valkavich, a senior, performed in her last play which made it her 16th play during her school career. Andes allows students Pre-K through 12 to be involved. […]

Shandaken deals with sewers, short term rentals, and more

A new Septic Maintenance District, a short-term rental survey, and a public hearing to re-apply for a Community Development Block Grant were all part of a busy agenda when the Shandaken Town Board met on April 1. Supervisor Rob Stanley reported that Hamlet of Shandaken residents voted nearly unanimously to approve the proposed Septic Maintenance District with a 26 to […]

Public hearing on New Kingston sewer use law tonight

New Kingston residents concerned about the establishment of a sewer district and the installation of a community wastewater project to serve the hamlet will have an opportunity to voice their concerns at a public hearing on the proposed project, and on the establishment of a sewer use law, tonight, Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at the Middletown Town Hall. […]

Petition demands referendum on Fleischmanns dissolution

Some seek to dissolve village

At his first meeting after being elected Fleischmanns Mayor, Fred Woller was presented with a petition that aims to dissolve the village. William Hrazanek, a non-resident of the village whose contentious relationships with the Village Board have been well-documented, presented the petition when Woller opened a public comment segment of the monthly meeting on Monday, April 8. Presenting his documents, […]


SMACK – Arkville Fire Department members and a New York State trooper responded to a one-car accident involving a blue Chevy Cruze that crashed on Big Red Kill Road around 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 8. The driver hit a culvert on the side of the road causing the car to smash the driver side door, crushing the frame and knocking […]

BOS hears of new tourism promotion initiatives

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors heard very different presentations and an update on the health of one supervisor when it met on March 27. At the start of the meeting, Chair of the Board Tina Mole’ announced that Masonville supervisor Mike Spaccaforno was in the Intensive Care Unit at Wilson Hospital. Spaccaforno, among the most outspoken and oftern colorful […]

Future Senator?

FUTURE SENATOR? Roxbury Central School’s Cristian Spariosu, left, spent a day in Albany recently with New York State Senator James L. Seward, shadowing the Senator for a day to learn more about the work of the New York State Senate. Shown here with Seward in the New York State Senate chamber, Spariosu was completing his Senior Seminar course work during […]

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