DCEC employees tally 120 + years of service

Four employees of the Delaware County Electric Cooperative, Inc. were honored last Friday, Sept. 20 when the Cooperative held its annual membership meeting in Delhi. The Cooperative’s President, Steve Oles, recognized each of the four for having completed 30 years of dedicated service to the members of the Cooperative. Millie Faulkner began her career in 1989 as a General Clerk […]


MAKE WAY FOR THE DUCKS —PhotosonpagesA1and A 5 feature two of the well designed ducks that have adorned Margaretville’s Main Street throughout the summer. Mother Goose, shown above is another specimen. The artworks will be auctioned on Friday, Oct. 4 at 5:00 p.m. at the MTC Community Center on Academy St. Bidders will enjoy a special dinner with a “tasting […]

Pucci remains bullish on the potential of Delaware County business community

Community Voices

A s President of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce, Ray Pucci is one of the busiest and most well known figures in the Catskills, yet he has found the time to promote the interest of the local business community at WIOX since its inauguration. Pucci hosts “Catskill Commerce” on alternating Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. “It’s really a […]


A GOOD TIME WAS HAD — Local residents among those celebrating the 50th. Anniversary of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development on Saturday evening included, from left, Don Bramley, Pete Sluiter, Suzanne Sluiter, Cindy Bramley, Elaine Faulkner, Marilyn Pitetti and Glen Faulkner. Photo by Eddie Donoghue.



EDUCATING VOTERS — Candidates Todd Pascarella, seated left and Patrick Davis, touted their qualifications for election as Town of Middletown Supervisor in November at a community forum moderated by Mark Birman of WIOX Radio, standing left and Eddie Donoghue of the News. Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer.


Dana Scuderi-Hunter

HEAR! HEAR! After more than two months of obfuscation, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors will make its case against Commissioner of Social Services Dana Scuderi- Hunter in Administrative Hearings that are open to the public. Hearings are tentatively scheduled to begin today, Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m. and to continue at 9:30 a.m. again on Friday, Sept. 20, […]

Deputies make numerous arrests

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, at approximately 8:43 a,m., Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Teresa Fairchild-Wacha, age 58, of Sidney Center, on one count of Trespass. The arrest occurred during the course of an investigation of complaint filed by a property owner, alleging that Fairchild-Wacha had remained unlawfully on such property in the Town of Walton without having the right to […]

Andes Town Board talks library construction and town pool

The Andes Town Board discussed a construction project at the library and heard from its Pool Director when it met last Tuesday, Sept. 10. During Supervisor Bud Gladstone’s monthly supervisor’s report, he explained that he received an email from the Director of the Andes Library Pam West- Finkle saying that the costs of the construction project for the town’s library […]

Catskill Mountain Railroad lengthens ride, adds events

KINGSTON – The Catskill Mountain Railroad announced this week that it has completed an additional 1.67 miles of track renovations in 2019, increasing the length of its ride by nearly 60 percent . CMRR track crews have rebuilt the track which now reaches Route 28A at Mile Post (MP) 8.33 in Stony Hollow, giving customers a nine mile roundtrip ride […]

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