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DOWNSVILLE - A lawsuit alleging negligence by Downsville Central School (DCS), Downsville Central School District, and Delaware Chenango Madison Otsego (DCMO) BOCES was filed July 12 in Delaware …

DELHI - Hancock Supervisor Jerry Vernold requested an update on the contract negotiations with AMR (American Medical Response) for a supplemental county-wide ambulance service, at a board of …
Concerned residents attended the Walton Trustee meeting Aug. 1 complaining about the lack of around-the-clcok police coverage by the Walton Police Department. Katherine Taggart complained of a …
News
Organizers of the 2022 Meredith Dairy Fest, held June 11 and 12, donated $11,000 to Delaware County community groups. Proceeds from this year’s festival were donated to: fire departments in …
HAMDEN - Deborah Renwick presented the town with several historical documents and items including a home plate-shaped shadow box filled with baseball memorabilia from a Hamden baseball team at a …
DELHI - Delhi trustees discussed possible changes to village code, including permitting backyard chicken flocks and parking requirements, on Aug. 4. Trustees received a written request in June …
The Delaware Opportunities Big Buddy Program is a mentoring program for at-risk youth in Delaware and Otsego counties. The program offers the opportunity for children to have one-on-one relationships …
DELHI - Delhi Trustees approved purchase of a new wellhouse motor not to exceed $7,000 at a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 9. According to Trustee Jeffery Gearhart, upon reinstallation of the motor …
Sports

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its 99th meeting of the central committee July 26-27 where representatives from each of the 11 sections approved boys/girls …

Sisters Jillian and Ellie Lees run together in downtown Delhi on Friday. Jillian is a senior at RPI in Albany where she runs cross-country, Ellie is a junior cross-country runner at Delaware Academy.
Kara Dumas from Gilboa Conesville Central School has been chosen as the 2021-22 recipient of the Lou Gaeta Senior Memorial Scholarship by Stamford Junior Golf. The $500 award goes to a graduating …
Sidney Central School District (SCSD) and village of Sidney have partnered to create swimming opportunities for kids and the community. Because the village of Sidney pool is being repaired this …
Academics

Purchase College announced that Lane Powley of Stamford and Kisa Torres of Hancock were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. The following Delaware County students graduated from …

SIDNEY - For the past 11 years Sidney Central School has hosted a summer enrichment camp for students in grades kindergarten through six, at no cost to families. The full-day camp provides …
Walton Central School middle school fourth quarter marking period honor roll have been released by its administration. Superintendent’s list - averages 95-100% Grade 8: Maddison Barnes, …
After a hiatus of several years, the Franklin Rotary Youth Exchange Program (RYE) is back. The Franklin Rotary Club has participated in the RYE “study abroad” program almost annually …
Arts & Entertainment

As part of the Aug. 13 Exploration Day at Hanford Mills, cooper Bob Allers will be welcomed. He will demonstrate historic coopering skills, sharing the tools and techniques of constructing buckets, …

This year’s Old Franklin Day is bringing back the traditional and popular fashion show, featuring local models wearing clothing styles from 1860 to 1960. “100 Years of Fashion” is …
Friends of Music of Stamford NY will present violinist Danbi Um and guitarist JIJI Sunday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m. This special program features works by Arcangelo Corelli, Amy Beach, Erroll Garner, …
Attendees at the next SEVA workshop, on Saturday, Aug. 20, can learn to read the map etched on the palms of their hands. Presenter Barbara Ellen uses hand analysis in her counseling practice to …
Obituaries
Walter Edward Terry
Walter “Edd” Edward Terry of Hamden, a lifelong area resident, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022 at his home. He was 86. The …
Michelle E. Hogan
Michelle E.”Shelley” Hogan, 59, of Walton passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson …
James I. Price
James I. Price, 72, of Walton passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 at home. Jim was born on July 27, 1950 in …
Daniel Mokay
Daniel Mokay, 69, of Delhi, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at his home surrounded by his wife and daughters after a short but …
Real Estate Transactions
July 26 - August 2, 2022 real estate transaction report.
Outdoor Life
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced he release of a multi-year survey of hundreds of pollinator species in New York state. The Empire State Native Pollinator …
Birds of prey in the empire state are in trouble, according to a recent study by clinical researchers at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. The paper, published May 12 in …
Specialty crop entomologists from Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM) will use a three-year, $450,000 grant from the New York State Department of …
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos encourages New Yorkers to take part in the state’s annual survey of wild turkeys, a valuable tool that …
Opinion
A recent article in The Reporter provided information about the New York City funded Streamside Acquisition Program (SAP). The SAP has been operating as a pilot program in the Schoharie Reservoir …
Ben Franklin once said anyone who is willing to sacrifice a freedom for a little temporary security deserves neither freedom nor security. Don’t think it cannot happen here. Gideon John …
Letters to the editor
I think it important to let your readers know that not everyone shares the white nationalist views of your frequent correspondent. We are recent arrivals in Walton, having purchased our home here in …
Mr Gell has hit another long foul ball (goes a long way, doesn’t count) in the 7/21 Reporter with his lost-in-the-woods letter, following his embarrassing post of 6/16. Neither Sheriff …
Police
On Aug. 1 at about 11 p.m. Delhi Police K9 unit, Officer Justin Mohr and K9 partner Dexter, responded to Park Place in the village of Delhi to assist in locating a 74-year-old woman who wandered from …
Sidney Police Department Damion Archibald-Whitehill, 23, Sidney, was arrested July 20 and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Devin A. Hall, 21, Sidney, was arrested July 20 and …
On July 31 at approximately 7:05 p.m., Sidney State Police were dispatched by Delaware County 911 to Parker Hollow Road in Sidney to a single vehicle crash. Police determined that a vehicle driven by …
On Wednesday, July 26, Delaware County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with serious personal injury, at the intersection of state Highway 23 and county Highway 10 in …
Our Community Columns

DeLancey

On the passing of Adelbert (Al) Harder, sympathy to his family. Rosemarie Bryden, Myra White and Linda Shepard went out for lunch Friday. Marie and Linda wanted to say their goodbyes to their …

Delhi

The final Supermoon of 2022 is Friday, Aug. 12. According to NASA, the Perseids meteor shower has been active and will remain active until around Aug. 24 and will peak between Friday, Aug. 12 and …

Masonville

Eleanor Roosevelt: “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it.”  It is coming time for college students to get back to school and we wish them the best, …

Walton

It’s time for the car cruise! Come and join the cruise, stand or sit along the route to enjoy this annual cruise. The annual Walton Car Cruise will take place this Saturday, Aug. 13. Lineup is …

Looking Back, August 4, 2022