Congregation Bnai Israel reports busy summer

Congregation Bnai Israel has continued to have a busy summer, keeping members and guests connected with each other and the community. In addition to religious and spiritual activities, social events like the annual golf outing have brought joy and camaraderie to the community. On July 27 the congregation gathered at the home of one of the congregants to celebrate the […]

Roxbury Nine to Honor Duane Ely at game on September 1

ROXBURY — On Sunday, as Roxbury Revelry gets underway, the community will also be mourning the lost of a beloved friend, neighbor, colleague and coach. September 1, many of the original Roxbury Nine, alongside the “younger” set will take the field in Kirkside Park against the NY Mutuals beginning at 12 noon. Admission is free as part of the Roxbury […]

Plattekill to host free concert event this weekend

This weekend, August 31-September 1, Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury, NY will be serving up fun on the mountain featuring a variety of outdoor family activities for the holiday Labor Day Weekend. The main highlight, Plattekill’s “Music on the Mountain” free concert series continues with the third concert of the season on Saturday, Aug. 31 from 3;00 – 6:00 p.m. The […]


RUN FOR A CAUSE — The sixth annual Lake Wawaka 5k took place in the hamlet of Halcottsville on Saturday, August 24 where close to 100 participants ran or walked the scenic 3.1 miles around Lake Wawaka. Participants ranged from small children to seniors, with medals given out for the fastest in each age range. Proceeds raised from the event […]

Executive Director Moe Lemire will hike 358 miles to raise funds for PHCC

Executive Director of the Pine Hill Community Center (PHCC) Moe Lemire will embark upon a 358-mile hike along the Long Path from New York City to Thatcher State Park to help raise funds to continue the community center’s mission and programming. Lemire will depart on August 28 and will start his journey at the 175 Street Subway Station in New […]

Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge takes place Sunday September 1

The Catskill Recreation Center’s Catskill Mountain Cycling Challenge will take place on Sunday September 1 where riders will have the option of choosing between three road routes. This year’s Cycling Challenge builds on the Tour de Pepacton and the Ride-n-Peak and will offer cyclists three different routes of 29 miles, 57 miles, and 99 miles. The 29-mile loop, known as […]


New York State police, who reported a missing five-year old child earlier today, report the child has been found and both she and her puppy are safe. A happy ending to what could have been a very sad story.

Raccoon tests positive for Rabies in Town of Stamford

Delaware County Public Health has been notified that a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from the Town of Stamford was confirmed positive for rabies. This is the fifth rabid animal confirmed in the County in 2019. The raccoon was reported to have attacked an unvaccinated cat, and chickens. The cat has been humanely euthanized. Rabies is endemic to the area. […]


Ella Taylor and Kurt Alexander

Ella Taylor was named the Miss Delaware County Fair Pageant winner at the Delaware County Fair for 2019. She was tasked with handing out trophies to the winners of the each Heat in the Demolition Derby on Friday, August 16 in Walton. Kurt Alexander is pictured here after being co-winner of his Heat. Photo by Michael Finch.

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