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WALTON - After a brief cold period, we can expect temperatures to climb back into the 50s early next week, Frank says.
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Fourth time’s the charm? Delhi trustees seek water system improvement grant, again

DELHI – Delhi trustees approved a $4,500 payment for equipment delivered to the Depot Street wellhouse, and discussed reapplying for a state grant, for the fourth time, to pay for upgrades to …

UHS Delaware Valley Hospital earns award

The Emergency Department of UHS Delaware Valley Hospital was recently recognized for being in the top 5% of healthcare providers across the country. Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare …

Molinaro to hold office hours in Margaretville

Congressman Marc Molinaro (NY-19) announced his constituent service team will hold mobile office hours from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, March 8 at Margaretville Village Hall, 773 Main Street. During …

DelCo solid waste facility could be impacted by greenhouse gas reduction mandates

DELHI - The Delaware County Department of Public Works (DPW) Solid Waste facility may be impacted by a proposed cap-and-invest program for greenhouse gas emissions, Solid Waste Coordinator Tyson Robb …

DelCo Finance Committee: unassigned fund use discussed

DELHI - Delaware County s Finance Committee members discussed the use of unassigned funds at a meeting Feb. 28. Finance Committee Chairperson Art Merrill answered questions from committee …

Bassett Healthcare presents nurses with DAISY award

Six Bassett Healthcare Network nurses have been honored with DAISY Awards. The quarterly awards recognize nurses across the network for their commitment to providing patients and families with …
Sports

DRYDEN - Number four seeded Delaware Academy Bulldogs boys varsity basketball defeated number one seeded Candor Coyotes on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 44-40. The game was a great defensive battle with Candor …

DELHI - The South Kortright girls varsity basketball team ended their season with a 51-41 loss to Cherry Valley/Springfield in Section IV Class D semifinal play, Tuesday, Feb. 27. CV/S had a …
Walton Booster Club sponsored a cheerleading clinic for girls 4 years old up to sixth grade at New Hope Church last week. Thirty girls attended the clinic spearheaded by Kristin Phraner. Phraner was …
ITHACA - Area track teams competed in the 2024 Section IV State Qualifier meet on Sunday, Feb. 25, including   Walton/Downsville, Bainbridge-Guilford, Unatego, Unadilla Valley, Delaware Academy, …
Academics

SUNY Delhi welcomes new students who enrolled for the spring 2024 semester, including from Delaware County: Matthew Curry of Fleischmanns, pursuing a degree in cyber operations; Angelina Hartley of …

Those who live in the South Kortright Central School District with children who turn 5 years of age by Dec. 1, 2024, should call 607-538-9111 ext. 304 to register the children for kindergarten this …
Parents of children who will be 5 years old by Dec. 1 living in the Stamford Central School District (SCS) are invited to register their children to begin kindergarten in September of 2024. Call …
Netalia Herrera of Arkville has been named to the fall 2023 dean’s list at Buffalo State University. Herrera is majoring in criminal justice. Sophia L. Needham of Roxbury was named to …
Arts & Entertainment

Adults and children over 12 are invited to attend a candle dipping workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. at Delaware County Historical Association Saturday, March 30. Participants will learn the historical art …

Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society will host a Zoom program Friday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m., which will feature Dr. Alex Sweger with a program on spider behavior. Spiders are a diverse group of …
The Walton Historical Society’s Eells House, 9 Townsend Street, Walton, will reopen to visitors on Saturdays starting Saturday, March 2. The board of directors have made plans during the …
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade . -Charles Dickens, Great Expectations We’re going …
Obituaries
Byron G. Trimbell
Byron G. Trimbell, 75, of Bovina, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at his home. He was born on Dec. 30, 1948 in …
Margaret Anna Connolly
Margaret Anna Connolly of Walton passed away early Feb. 18, 2024, with her family by her side. Margaret Marnie, as most knew her, …
Linda M. Shepard
Linda M. Shepard, 87, of DeLancey, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, at her cherished home in DeLancey. …
Real Estate Transactions
February 20-26, 2024 real estate transaction report.
Outdoor Life
Roses are red, Violets are blue,   Cut flowers don’t last, So what do you do? Composting your flowers Roses and other cut flowers are a common gift to let someone …
The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a fun event for bird watchers of all ages and abilities, from beginners to experts. The annual GBBC will be held Friday, Feb. 16, through Monday, Feb. 19. …
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Colonel William F. Fox Memorial Saratoga Tree Nursery has officially kicked off the annual spring seedling sale, which is open to the …
Now that white-tailed deer hunting seasons have ended throughout most of New York, it may be tempting to begin feeding deer to “help” them through the winter. However, feeding deer during …
Opinion
Defendants charged in civil court with injury to another may in some cases cite the legal doctrine of last clear chance as a possible defense for their negligent behavior. They may allude to the …
Situated in the Northern Catskill Mountains, my motel “Buena Vista Inn” is in the center of Delhi, county of Delaware, New York. This town is a year-round attraction featuring tubing …
Letters to the editor
I would like to congratulate the Delaware County Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors for making two of the most short-sighted, ill-informed and spineless decisions that I have heard …
To you, dear reader (and Marc Molinaro if he reads this), what one says is easy. It matters less than this: What are you doing now? As Americans, we say from our founding documents and …
Police
On Tuesday, Feb. 27, Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies, investigators, and its accident reconstruction team responded to a double fatality, one-car motor vehicle accident on Franklin Depot …
DELHI - A Walton man, Luke Lupo , 45, was sentenced to five year probations and ordered to pay restitution as part of negotiated deal in Delaware County Court Monday, Feb. 26. Lupo pleaded …
DELHI - Aidan M. DeMorier , 20, undomiciled, appeared in Delaware County Court Monday, Feb. 26, on a warrant issued in 2022 for failure to appear. DeMorier was originally charged and pleaded not …
DELHI - Lance Alexander , 25, Hobart, pleaded not guilty to one count of falsifying business records in Delaware County Court Monday, Feb. 26. Alexander is accused of removing Adderall pills …
Our Community Columns

Looking Back, February 29, 2024

Pastor's Pen: How to deal with your past

A “past.” Everybody has one. There are positive experiences and there are negatives ones. Some are wonderful memories. Others are more like nightmares we’d like to forget, or at …

Masonville

Holly Whitaker, writer and speaker on recovery: “Surrender is the strongest most subversive thing you can do in this world. It takes strength to admit you are weak, bravery to show you are …

Delhi

Join the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 23 at noon. If you are interested in marching or having a float in the parade, call Tabitha at 607-832-5123 or email …

Walton

Happy birthday to Paula O’Brien! Once every four years she gets to celebrate on the day! And happy birthday to all the other Leap Day babies as well. The American Legion Auxiliary has …
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