Earth Day “Trash Blitz” detail

On April 22, Sheriff Craig S. DuMond announced that in recognition of Earth Day, Delaware County Correction Officers and volunteer inmate workers, partnered with members of the New York State Department of Transportation in their statewide “Trash Blitz” detail. Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Correction Officers supervised volunteer inmate workers as they assisted NYSDOT workers as they collected and properly disposed […]


Dave Budin

Dave Budin is once again a trustee and deputy mayor on the Margaretville Village Board after newly elected mayor John Hubbell made a mayoral appointment at an April 2 workshop meeting. Budin will fill the seat vacated by Hubbell. Budin has served on both the Village Board of Trustees and the Village Planning Board in the past. He is the […]


In an April 10 story about a petition to dissolve the Village of Fleischmanns, the News stated that petitioner William Hrazanek is not a resident of the village. Hrazanek since advised the News that he has “moved to Tony Lanza’s old house” and is currently a resident of the village. The News regrets the error.

Woman charged after attacking trooper during transport

On April 15, State Police at Oneonta and Sidney arrested Jamie Varieur, 39, of Glens Falls, for the felony of attempted Assault on a Police Officer and misdemeanors of attempted Criminal Mischief, Criminal Impersonation in the 2nd degree and Obstructing Governmental Administration. Varieur was originally charged with Criminal Impersonation and Obstructing Governmental Administration but received additional charges after attacking a […]

Bovina (Russell’s) store to get new operator; Sohni moves on

The Bovina Historical Society (BHS), has announced it is actively seeking a proprietor to lease Russell’s General Store in Bovina Center. The centuryold store is owned by and operates under the auspices of BHS but is leased to a private sector businessperson which undertakes all aspects of the retail operation. Most recently, the store was leased to and operated by […]

Music series opens season at new location

The Flying Cat Music series, known for presenting a decade of intimate Americana concerts at Phoenicia’s Empire State Railroad Museum, will kick off a new season at a new location Saturday, May 4. To kick off the season, which runs from May-November, a special “Friends and Family” concert will benefit Flying Cat’s new endeavors. The May 4 event will feature […]


CLASS OF 2020 – MCS Juniors from left to right, back row, Jeffery Lehn, Kevin Johnson, Monique Murphy, and from left to right, front row, Paige Credaroli, Taylor Stake and Kansas Shamro. All the students helped out at the Penny Social at MCS last Wednesday. There were plenty of prizes participants could win and lots of tasty food on hand […]

The Gibson Brothers perform at the Pine Hill Community Center

The Pine Hill Community Center (PHCC) will celebrate 18 years of community service with its biggest concert to date when nationally acclaimed bluegrass duo The Gibson Brothers perform there on June 18 at 8 p.m. The Gibson Brothers concert will mark one full year of the community center’s monthly concert series that began in June of 2018. The concert series […]


Save money, save lives!

Our favorite car care tips help do both! Taking good care of the “wheels” whether they be the family sedan or the teen “beater” car, is the best way to save money and lives. Small investments in cleaning and maintenance now can save big bucks down the road (pun intended) on repairs caused by neglect, accidents, skyrocketing insurance premiums, lawsuits […]

New York State Police

On April 17, about 9:49 a.m., State Police at Stamford responding, to an anonymous complaint of a domestic dispute in the parking lot of Audiosears in the Town of Harpersfield, arrested Frederick W. Black, 49, of Jefferson, for Aggravated Harassment 2nd degree. The Trooper’s investigation revealed that Black was yelling at the victim. Further investigation revealed that Black called the […]

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