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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 […]

Middletown Board reviews solar options

In a monthly board meeting with little comment or controversy last week, Town of Middletown officials reviewed the work in progress on an energy grant program, got a good report on the Arkville Water District leak repairs and Board members agreed to take their time in getting bids for the third portion of a three part grant program that included […]


PROUD MOMENT — Gil Rubin, President of the Congregation B’nai Israel, holds a plaque honoring the founders of the synagogue. While members celebrated their centennial year last year, they had not yet completed all of the research for the founders’ plaque so delayed that portion of the celebration until this year’s Founders’ Day Concert, held last Sunday in Fleischmanns. Photo […]


THE KIDS ARE OKAY! — The Delaware County Fair Demolition Derby competition got hot last week when Car #11 in heat one caught fire.

All Aboard

ALL ABOARD — Day Out With Thomas at the Delaware & Ulster Railroad was a huge success this past weekend, with more than 1,000 guests turning out. Families enjoyed the 25-minute ride on the Thomas the Tank Engine, having an opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway. Thomas the Tank will return this weekend from August […]

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