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KING CAULIFLOWER — Visitors flocked to Margaretville on Saturday to attend the annual Cauliflower Festival, among the most popular of summer activities. Livia Fronckowiak joined King Cauliflower after having her face painted. Photo by Eddie Donoghue.

Charges against Social Service Commissioner still secret after three days of hearings

I t was only minutes into the hearing of suspended Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter when it became clear that legal proceedings in Delaware County are nothing like those you see on television. After three days of testimony at the Public Safety Complex in Delhi, the public still does not know anything specific about the seven charges […]


GOLDEN DAY — Catskill Center for Conservation & Development Executive Director Jeff Senterman was joined on Saturday by NYS DEC Acting Executive Deputy Commissioner Kelly Turturro to celebrate the 50th. anniversary of the Arkville based non-profit. Photo by Eddie Donoghue.

Middletown candidates meet for community forum

Pat Davis and Todd Pascarella, the candidates for Town Supervisor in the Town of Middletown, met Monday night, Sept. 23 for a formal question and answer session sponsored by the Catskill Mountain News and WIOX Radio. The pair engaged in a give and take lasting more than an hour that was moderated by WIOX Program Host Mark Birman and News […]


CELEBRATING SUCCESS — Delaware County Electric Cooperative Executive Director Mark Schneider was joined last Friday evening by Delaware County Dairy Princess Theresa Cerosaletti and the Cooperative’s annual membership meeting. Photo by Eddie Donoghue.


Roxbury Remembers

COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER — Veterans, first responders and dozens of private citizens turned out in Roxbury last Wednesday to remember those who lost their lives as a result of the 9/11 attacks on the US in 2001. Veteran Marty Finch top right, was among those who spoke. Constable Steve Williamson top left, showed a medallion he was given for spending […]

Petition to dissolve Fleischmanns deemed sufficient; will hold referendum within 90 days

The third time’s a charm for those wanting to dissolve the Village of Fleischmanns as a recent petition submitted has been deemed sufficient and the Village Board has 30 days to schedule a referendum on the matter. Village Trustee Larry Reilly relayed the news at the Middletown Town Board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The petition was filed by Craig […]

Bovina Town Board deals with three significant complaints

The Bovina Town Board was inundated with community concerns when it met last Tuesday, Sept. 10. The first resident to speak was Alan McPheely of Miller Avenue who complained of a dust problem that dates back at least eight years. “The dust problem is not a nuisance, it’s a health hazard,” McPheely said. McPheely, who has asthma, went on to […]

Duane Ely

SERVICES SCHEDULED — Hall of Fame Coach Duane Ely, who passed away suddenly August 21 at his home in Florida will be honored with a Celebration of Life in the RCS gym named for him on Saturday, Sept. 21. See page 4A for details. Contributed photo.

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