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Accident closes Rt. 30; puts snowplow out of commission


New York State Rt. 30 in Grand Gorge was closed for more than two hours yesterday, Wednesday, Dec. 18 after a car ran into a Town of Roxbury snowplow causing major damage to both vehicles. The accident occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m. when Roxbury resident John “Jack” Hall was traveling north on Rt. 30 in the vicinity of Rick’s Tire […]

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On Monday, Dec. 16, Delaware County Sheriff Deputies responded to a residence in the Town of Hamden along with the Town of Hamden Dog Control Officer following a report of an animal neglect and abandonment at that location. Upon arrival deputies located a dog that was found to have injuries due to neglect. The dog was also found to be […]

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Snowmobile accident claims life On Friday, Dec. 6 New York State Police at Sidney responded to a report of fatal snowmobile accident on Chipmunk Hollow Road in the town of Walton. It is believed that 46-year-old Jeffrey M. Benson of Walton, succumbed to hypothermia/ cardiac arrest after he and his sled went through ice. An investigation revealed that Benson and […]

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On Tuesday Nov. 19 at about 9:05 p.m. Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 38-year-old Eric J. Swart of Delhi on charges of obstructing government administration and resisting arrest following a report of a dispute in the Village of Delhi. Deputies say that while interviewing the defendant, the defendant proceeded to threaten to cause physical harm to a deputy, and also […]

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VANDALS STRIKE — Investigation of weekend vandalism in Margaretville continued this week even as the larger community rallied to replace holiday decorations destroyed in the process. According to community officials, vandals painted graffiti on school property, smashed pumpkins and other Halloween decorations, and destroyed many decorative signs erected to celebrate the coming holiday season. Security cameras at Margaretville Telephone Company […]


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