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Gary Marks named Paul Harris Fellow

A Rotary tradition and a Margaretville tradition were both carried on last month when Gary Marks became the latest local Rotarian to be named a Paul Harris Fellow. The Rotary tradition is named for the organization’s founder, Paul Harris and acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation. The local […]

BOS suspends Scuderi-Hunter; charges still unknown

Employee Number 346, presumably Social Services Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter, was suspended when the Delaware County Board of Supervisors met and voted on August 28. The meeting scheduled for 1:00 p.m. didn’t start until 1:12 as the BOS was said to be in a confidential meeting with its attorney. The vote was the board’s first public acknowledgement of the ongoing controversy […]


CRUISE-IN — Margaretville took a trip back to the 60’s when it held Rock n’ Roll Cruise-In on August 30 when vintage cars and vendors flooded Main Street for the last major community celebration before the school year begins. A costume contest and a screening of “Demon on Wheels” which tells the story of Mike Ondish and the restoration of […]

Former Margaretville Mayor Stanton addresses possible DEP violation of MOA

Former Margaretville Mayor Bill Stanton sounded the alarm regarding what he believes is a violation of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and those in the Watershed when the Margaretville Village Board met on August 27. Stanton, who served three terms as mayor, began by saying, “The village and the town has a serious […]

Board of Supervisors to review resolution on Social Services Commissioner Suspension

After more than a month of secrecy and confusion, it appears that the Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) is ready to publicly address the situation involving Social Services Commissioner Dana Scuderi- Hunter. A pre-filed resolution scheduled for a discussion and vote today, Wednesday, Aug. 28, would formally suspend “Employee No. 346,” and ratify an action taken by the Chair […]

Two Delhi men lose lives in accidents last Wednesday

Two Delhi men died in back to back accidents last Wednesday and Thursday evenings according to information from New York State Police and the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department. Edward M. Walley Jr., 62 and Daniel J. Quackenbush, 46, died in separate accidents in the Town of Stamford and the Town of Delhi respectively. On August 21, 2019 at approximately 1:18 […]

Fleischmanns pool construction makes progress; no new petition to dissolve village

Construction of a new public pool in the Village of Fleischmanns is expected to be completed in the coming weeks and open to the public by next summer. Village Clerk Stacie Skelley confirmed that the timeframe for the completion of the pool construction was between July and September, saying, “It’ll be open for next year.” Construction began earlier this summer, […]

BREAKING NEWS – Missing 5-yr-old Girl

New York State Police and several other agencies are searching for a 5-year-old and her dog that were reported missing over an hour ago.  The 5-year-old named Destiny is wearing pink rubber boots, pink pants and has light brown hair.  She may be with a husky/german shepherd mix puppy.  They were last seen in the area of Grange Hall Road and State Route […]

All that Glitters to celebrate hospital milestones

The Golden Anniversary of construction of the Margaretville Hospital will be celebrated with a gala evening of dinner and dancing capped off with a fireworks display on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Shephard Hills Golf Club in Roxbury. Additionally, the Silver Anniversary of Mountainside Residential Care Center will be celebrated at the event. In announcing the event, Hospital Board President Carey […]

Tony German announces run for Congress; to run against Delgado

Roxbury native Anthony “Tony” German, a retired two star General and Former Adjutant General of the New York National Guard, announced his candidacy for Congress last week. German a lifelong Republican and a lifelong resident of New York’s 19th Congressional District will challenge incumbent Congressman Antonio Delgado for the seat. The keynote speaker at Veteran’s Day ceremonies at Roxbury Central […]

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