2018-03-13 / Communities


If you weren’t aware, the Delhi American Legion has hospital equipment, beds, walkers, wheelchairs and bath chairs to loan out at no cost. Call Ron at 607-746- 3276 for more information.

The Delaware Academy counseling office is collecting formal dresses. Donations of quality, new and “gently used” formal dresses and accessories allow young women to attend formal school occasions without worrying about the financial burden. Dresses, shoes and accessories will be free for all students, regardless of family income range. In addition to local donations, there will be donations from formal dress shops and related organizations. To donate, contact Michelle Cleveland at 746-1310. Dresses can be dropped off at the high school guidance office.

Last week’s trivia question: How many years has the “Paws for a Cause” Rummage sale been taking place to benefit the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society? The 18th annual event will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. - 18 years of raising funds for the animals. Donations for the sale may be dropped off at the church hall, in the basement, on Wednesday and Thursday, March 14 and 15, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Donations should be clean and in working order; clothing, TVs and computers are not accepted. Housewares, dishes, books, videos, collectibles, flea market items, toys, games, a bake sale and much more. Call Barb Kaplan at 607-746-2515 for more information.

This week’s trivia question: Who will be the Grand Marshal at the ninth annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade? Don’t miss the parade on Saturday, March 24 at noon down Main Street. The Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce will host vendors on the square to add to the festivities.

Community Volunteer of the week is Wendy Buerge of the Bovina Historical Society. Wendy and her group do a great job hosting the BHS crockpot cook off fundraise. Thanks to all Wendy and her team do for this event - we are lucky to have you in our community.

On Wednesday, March 14, from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at the United Ministry Church in Delhi, join in the Lenten conversation on food. The group will discuss hunger as a problem that is not always obvious, and that will be connected to the specific food we are eating. The light meal will be stew, fruit, and bread which will demonstrate the fact that some of the people who provide us with food are hungry themselves. The next conversation in the series will be Wednesday, March 21 at the Bovina United Presbyterian Church at 5:30 p.m. with the topic of creating community with food and the final conversation will be held on Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Delhi First Presbyterian Church for a dish to pass dinner. Worship will begin at 7 p.m. on Christ in the Passover.

A corned beef & cabbage dinner will be held Thursday, March 15, 5 until 7 p.m. at SUNY Delhi’s Alumni Hall in Signatures Restaurant. The dinner will include Irish soda bread, dessert and drinks and benefits the Delaware County Senior Council. Call 607- 746-4351 for reservations. Take outs will be available.

This weekend marks the first Maple weekend in the area. The following maple producers are scheduled to participate on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18: Bear Mountain Maple, 21529 State Highway 28, Delhi; Brookside Maple, 2544 County Route 2, DeLancey; Dar-View Maple, 2818 Fall Clove Road, DeLancey; and Catskill Mountain Maple, 65 Charlie Wood Road, DeLancey, where a pancake breakfast will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $4 per person will help benefit the Terry Kaufman Memorial Campership to 4-H Camp Shankitunk. Come and learn the process of making maple syrup. Enjoy jack wax and fresh-spun maple cotton candy in the heated facility.

Genealogy in Delaware County: Caring For Your Family Heirlooms and Papers will be presented on Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m. at the Delaware County Historical Association at 46549 State Highway 10. This is the third in a series of genealogical workshops conducted by DCHA Archivist Ray LaFever. Learn to save papers and objects from your family’s history, ensuring that family letters, diaries and other written materials are around for future generations. How to deal with family heirlooms? These can be just about anything, including clothing, toys, medals and trophies, or any other object. Call DCHA at 607-746-3849 or e-mail to see if there’s room and register.

There will be movie and snacks at the Treadwell Community Center, 138 Church Street in Treadwell on Saturday, March 17, at 7 p.m.

Delhi Senior Social Club meets Thursday, March 15 at the Delhi Senior Community Housing Center on 7 Main Street at noon. There will be a luncheon followed by guest entertainment and a short meeting. Open to all area seniors. Call 607-464-4012 for more information.

There is a Taize’ Prayer on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Division Street. Delaware River Lodge #439 meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi American Legion. Call 607-434-1403 for information about the meeting on March 15. The Meredith Senior Club also holds its monthly meeting this week as well, also on Monday, March 19, at noon, at the Meredith Community Church. You can call 607-278- 5520 for more information. The Rotary group holds its weekly meeting on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:10 p.m. also at Cross Roads Cafe. The Meri-Homemakers meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 at the Meridale Firehouse County located on Highway 10. Call President, Jessica Rall at 607- 746-6532 for more information.

The Delhi Food Bank is open Mondays from 1 until 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. in the United Ministry Church.

The Delhi Village Board holds their meeting on the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Village Hall on 9 Court Street. The next meeting is Monday, March 19.

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