The Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) learned more about a new Behavioral Health Building that will be located in Walton when it met last Wednesday, Sept 25. The building will be located at 243 Delaware Street and will cost the county more than $8 million to construct. Eric Witschi of C&S Companies spoke to the board about the project […]
THINK GLOBALLY. ACT LOCALLY! A group of advocates for the planet gathered on Main Street, Margaretville on Friday, Sept. 20 to share their concerns and commitment about climate change. Multiple signs urged action by everyone from individuals to government agencies. Similar protests took place all over the world. Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer.
Delaware County Attorney Amy Merklen, the central figure in the charges against Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter, was the only witness to take the stand on the fourth day of disciplinary hearings last Tuesday, Sept. 24. Merklen was questioned by Frank Miller of the prosecution for 4.5 hours, and then by defense attorney Ronald Dunn for another […]
DUCKY EVENING – Raeann Bond, left and her mom Raelene Bond from Catskill Candies and Confections helped to create a successful dinner/auction event in Margaretville last Saturday, Sept. 28. Ducks large and small which had adorned the community’s Main Street all summer, were auctioned to keep community beautification programs going. Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Two men, who on paper look about as much alike as twins, demonstrated different temperaments and sets of beliefs Monday evening, Sept. 30, in a Catskill Mountain News/WIOX Candidates’ Forum in Roxbury. Allen Hinkley and Ken “Macker” Davie who both seek to replace Tom Hynes as Supervisor, faced off in a live question and answer format meeting with more than […]
ROCKIN’ THE RAILS – The DURR hosted a dinner fundraiser last Thursday, Sept. 26 with Spillian’s Leigh Melander, left and Christian VanEtten providing much of the food and local real estate professional Amy Rosen, on board to enjoy it. Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer.
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 […]
A fter a very brief Village Board Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Margaretville Village Board held a public meeting the following night to hear and answer questions regarding Local Law 1 that addresses short-term rentals (STR). Local Law 1 was devised by the Margaretville Planning Board and modeled on a law that was designed for the Town of Milford […]
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.
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 […]