Weather Words with Frank Ward

WALTON - We got 3 inches of snow overnight, Frank reports; and we can expect continued rain and snow showers through Saturday. Sunday will warm into the 40s, and there will be a return to warm …
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DelCo Rescue Funds committee recommends funding of county clerk project

DELHI - Delaware County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) committee members recommended a $54,900 allocation to the county clerk’s office and agreed to allocate any remaining funds to the …

Walton resident promoted at HCR Home Care

HCR Home Care has promoted Jennifer Woodin, RN, of Walton, to regional director of patient services in the Catskill region. In this new role, Woodin plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates …

Delhi boil water advisory lifted

DELHI - The village of Delhi announced that the boil water advisory issued earlier this week has been lifted, effective Friday, April 12. The advisory was in place for water users on Crestwood Drive, …

Arkville distiller featured in spirit-making showdown

ARKVILLE - Co-owner of Union Grove Distillery, Brian Mulder, will face off with some of the country’s best spirit craftsmen in an upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel’s …

Delhi under boil water advisory

DELHI - A boil water advisory in the village of Delhi is in effect following a 10-inch water main break on Phoebe Lane Tuesday, April 9, Mayor Jeff Gearhart said.   The break was repaired, …

Delhi under boil water advisory

DELHI - A boil water advisory in the village of Delhi is in effect following a 10-inch water main break on Phoebe Lane Tuesday, April 9, Mayor Jeff Gearhart said.   The break was repaired, …
Sports

WALTON - Deposit-Hancock Eagles softball shutout Walton-Downsville, 21-0, in a MAC League match up Tuesday, April 9. The Eagles’ Addison Makowski struck out 14 …

DOWNSVILLE - Walton/Downsville Warriors varsity baseball defeated the Deposit/Hancock Eagles, 13-0, Tuesday, April 9. Tyler Reis earned the win pitching three innings tallying four strikeouts. …
ROXBURY- The Roxbury Rockets girls varsity softball team defeated the Margaretville Blue Devils 19-3, Thursday, March 28. The victory was a milestone for Roxbury Coach Jane Ware who celebrated her …
WALTON - Delaware Academy Bulldogs varsity softball shut out the Walton/Downsville Warriors, 17-0, in a five-inning game, Thursday, March 28. Bulldogs’ pitcher Ali Ferrara gave up two …
Academics

The United States attorney announced a four count federal indictment charging Paul Geer, 56, of Hancock, with three counts of coercing and enticing three children to travel across state lines to …

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Delhi is pleased to offer its first-ever round of scholarships to aid with Christian education in the greater Delhi area. According to Immanuel Lutheran Church Pastor …
There will be a special meeting of the Walton Central School Board of Education to vote in the DCMO BOCES board member election and administrative budget, along with a Walton CSD budget update on …
Students in SUNY Delhi’s Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program now have access to $18,000 worth of brand new equipment and exclusive training, thanks to the college’s …
Arts & Entertainment

Sidney Memorial Public Library, 8 River Street, Sidney, will host its grand book sale April 25-27. A broad selection of books will fill the library’s Smart Community Room. Sale hours will are …

The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble under the direction of Andrew Pease and Amy Hoxie, will present a concert Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. in the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. The …
Join the Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS) Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m. at the Fairchild Mansion (now the Masonic Lodge, 322 Main Street) as Bruce Van Buren leads a tour through the historic …
MIDDLETOWN - While tourism has long been the driving economic force of the region, the town of Middletown is currently seeing a shift to an arts economy that is adding businesses, jobs, and tax …
Obituaries
Nancy J. Green
Graveside services for Nancy J. Green of Unadilla who passed away March 3, will be held Sunday, April 14 at noon in Ouleout Valley …
Burneda E. Ford
Burneda E. Ford, 97, passed away at home peacefully on April 3, 2024. She was surrounded by her family. Born on Oct. 21, 1926 in …
Carl R. Finkle
Carl R. Finkle of San Martin, California, a retired computer systems administrator, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2024 at his home. …
Real Estate Transactions
April 2-8, 2024 real estate transaction report.
Outdoor Life
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced a new online resource both for new hunters and organizations offering mentored hunting opportunities. This tool will …
Trout fishing in Delaware County is not just a pastime - it’s a tradition steeped in history and lore. Flyfishing was birthed in the Catskills and the famed Beaver Kill, Willowemoc and east and …
The Upper Delaware River watershed is an important part of the long and storied history of trout fishing heritage in the Catskills and includes great angling waters like the East Branch, West Branch, …
Opinion
I would like to express my opinion on the idea of attempting to sell the building which houses the village offices, the theater, and the court room. The notion of selling the building to whoever, …
The xenophobic commentaries in last week’s Reporter were horrifying. Some of us might be aware that in February, Republican congressional released an immigration bill that had been the result …
Letters to the editor
Last fall I heard about a professional athlete who sustained an ankle injury while playing on artificial turf. There was speculation that his footwear contributed to his injury. I don’t have …
How incredible that Republican Molinaro is SO brave that he will break with his own party!   Oh, wait a minute, he is running in our more liberal, increasingly Democratic leaning, …
Police
Sidney Police Department Joshua M. Hunt, 26, Unadilla, was arrested March 22 on a Sidney Village Court warrant for failure to appear. Andrew J. Baker, 38, Unadilla, was arrested March 23 on …
MARGARETVILLE - As part of the annual RecruitNY statewide initiative, the Margaretville Fire Department will open its doors April 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 77 Church Street fire station so …
New York State Police Krystynne L. Bliss, 34, Unadilla, was arrested by Sidney State Police March 21 and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and …
DELHI - A Johnson City man, Aidan Demorier , 20, Johnson City, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree bail jumping in Delaware County Court, Monday, April 1. Demorier is accused of …
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Looking Back, April 11, 2024

Looking Back, April 4, 2024

Delhi

Last week’s trivia question was in 2023, how many books did the Cannon Free Library circulate? The library circulated 16,240 books in addition to 18,181 other items like DVDs, books on CD, CDs, …

Masonville

Tracy Willis Gates founder of A Few Kind Words, a movement for giving a handwritten note of appreciation to someone every day for a year. “We all have the power to make someone’s day when …

Middletown

WOW - What a week! Easter Week! Snowstorms and rain with wind, sleet, some sun, and an earthquake.   Limbs down, power out... The weather gods must have forgotten that March is supposed to come …
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