Weather Words with Frank Ward

WALTON - We could see thunderstorms with heavy downpours today or tomorrow, Frank says. The weather will continue to be un the upper 80s through next week.
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Family court holds up federal funding for DSS, Commissioner says

DELHI - Delaware County Department of Social Services (DSS) is at risk of losing funding for a child’s Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) placement due to scheduling issues with the …

Water works: Andes pool ramp replacement discussed

ANDES - Andes council members discussed various topics during a brief meeting Tuesday, June 11, including needed repairs at the municipal pool, the financial future of the cemetery association, and …

Pineyvale Farm

HOBART - “I love this farm and want my children to have the opportunity to farm, if they choose to,” Allen McClure said of Pineyvale Farm on Township Brook Road in Hobart.   …

Celebrate dairy month with mini cheesecakes

June is dairy month. Delaware County’s Dairy Promotion team has been busy promoting the dairy industry. Dairy ambassador Delaney McCann and her promotion team attended the Flag Day parade …

Udderly Amazing: 10 fun facts about cows

1. The cow that gave the most milk in the history of the world is Selz-Pralle Aftershock 3918, owned by Scott Pralle and Pamela Selz-Pralle, of Humbird, Wisconsin. Aftershock produced 78,170 pounds …

More than 2,000 rollbars installed to prevent tractor rollovers

Bassett Healthcare Network’s New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health’s (NYCAMH) highly successful Rollover Protection System (ROPS) program has provided 2,000 tractor …
Sports

BELLPORT - Deposit-Hancock Eagles varsity softball defeated Friendship/Scio 8-2, Friday, June 7, and advanced to the Class-D state championship. The Eagles’ Addison Makowski struck out 13 …

MARGARETVILLE - More than 300 members of the Margaretville Central School athletic community turned out June 7, to celebrate and recognize 63-plus athletes who played on 10 different varsity or …
The town of Delhi announce swimming lessons for the 2024 summer season. Registration forms are available through the Delhi Town Clerk’s office or at townofdelhiny.com.  • Session …
On Saturday June 22, Catskill Mountain Little League will host its annual BBQ fundraiser at their new facility on Route 10 in Stamford with a full day of baseball games. All proceeds will go toward …
Academics

South Kortright Central School administration has announced that Hannah Collins will be the valedictorian for the Class of 2024 and Lee Marigliano will be salutatorian for the class. Hannah …

The Otsego Northern Catskills (ONC) Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) is seeking a candidate to fill a vacancy on the board of education. An individual will be appointed to fill the …
Four Sidney elementary art students had their work published in the Catskill Area School Study Council publication “Kites and Kings.” Students were: Grade 1 - Cooper Godek; Grade 2 - …
Walton Central High School administration has proudly announced its second semester students of the month. The award is given every month to a student at each grade level who has demonstrated great …
Arts & Entertainment

WALTON - Walton’s inaugural Porchfest, a live music event with performers positioned throughout the village, drew hundreds of spectators and music lovers to the business district, Saturday, …

The New Kingston Valley Association sponsored its annual town-wide yard sale in New Kingston Saturday, June 8. More than a dozen vendors lined the town’s main street selling everything from …
EAST MEREDITH - West Kortright Center presents KIDSTOCK! on July 6 from   11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This children’s event features live music by Hopalong Andew followed by a square dancing set for …
DELHI - Bushel presents a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Andes resident James Litaker, June 23–July 21 All are welcome to attend the opening reception on Sunday, June 23, …
Obituaries
Robert Brundege
Robert LaVern Brundege, 72 years old, went home to be with his Lord and his brother Gary on June 15, 2024, at Delhi Rehabilitation and …
Ralph K. Kirchner
Ralph K. Kirchner of Roscoe and Venice, Florida, passed away Friday, June 14, 2024 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis. He …
Judith Jobmann
Judith Jobmann of Andes passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford.  She was born …
Real Estate Transactions
June 11-17, 2024 real estate transaction report.
Outdoor Life
Calling all butterfly fans! Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society board member Chris DeCesare will lead a field trip to view butterflies in the fields and gardens of Landis Arboretum Saturday, July 13, …
Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) announces the 2024 Summer Youth Program Season – providing fun, hands-on experiences in natural science and environmental education through field …
Gather at the front porch of Woodchuck Lodge, 633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 to join John Michelotti, founder of Catskill Fungi, for a mushroom walk called Fungi …
This Memorial Day - May 27 - will mark the beginning of summer for many New Yorkers, and with it the start of grilling season. Following proper safety procedures when grilling can help reduce injury …
Opinion
This letter is in response to a recent letter to clarify unfortunate comments, using untrue assumptions that were made about our Delaware County Sheriff without knowing his excellent character and …
Democrats! Remember to vote in the primary election on June 25 (early voting June 15 to 23) between Janet Tweed of Delhi, and me, Mary Finneran of Cairo. We both seek Chris Tague’s seat in …
Letters to the editor
I’ve been reading with interest the controversy about “pot shops” in Walton. As this industry evolves, there is a lot of misinformation out there. One thing that should be known is …
Christina Hunt-Wood’s letter to the editor in the June 6 edition of The Reporter levels several insulting and inflaming allegations about me personally as well as to the profession I have dedicated my entire adult life to.  It is very disappointing but not surprising
Police
New York State Police Zachary G. Pope, 23, Sidney, was arrested May 15 by Sidney State Police and charged with driving while intoxicated. Pope was issued an appearance ticket to answer the …
KORTRIGHT -   Devon R. Kupris , 22, Kortright, pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in Kortright Town Court Monday June 18. Kupris admitted to driving while intoxicated in the town of …
DELHI - Delhi council members discussed discussed state grant applications and plans for summer interns June 10 council. The 2023-24 New York State Justice Court Assistance Program (JCAP) grant …
DELHI - David J. Louden , 52, Sidney, pleaded guilty to violating an order of protection as part of a negotiated plea and sentence agreement in Delaware County Court, Monday, June 17. Louden …
Our Community Columns

Looking Back, June 20, 2024

Delhi

The full moon this month is Friday, June 21, the day after the summer solstice and the first day of summer. The temperatures this week are definitely feeling like summer. The town of Delhi …

Masonville

Michelle Yeoh, first Asian woman to win a best actress Oscar: “One thing that we all need always is hope. We always need to be able to hold up our heads and move forward.”     …

Sidney-Unadilla

Sidney The art exhibit for June in the Smart Community Room is artist Mark Strodi, an internationally acclaimed, represented artist from NYC with studios there and Delhi. Art Workshop Acrylic …

Walton

Congratulations to the UPK Class of 2024 that “graduates” tonight at Townsend School. And my granddaughter Waverly is one of them. Can’t wait to hear the little songs they’ve …
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