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DELHI - The Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) held its monthly meeting on July 22. There were five COVID -19 resolutions adopted with respect to additional state funding to the Office For …

During an hour-long board of education meeting July 27, Delaware Academy & Central School District at Delhi (DA) Superintendent Kelly Zimmerman unveiled three reopening plans for September and …
ROXBURY - Roxbury Town Justice Wayne Pebler was censured by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct for publicly commenting about charges pending against a defendant and appearing biased …
Walton Trustees held an emergency meeting on Friday, July 24 to discuss office personnel in executive session. Although Mayor Steve Condon reported there was no action taken following executive …
WALTON - In his first weeks as Walton Central School District (WCS) superintendent, Dr. Michael MacDonald has successfully navigated the challenge of devising a school reopening plan which considers …
News
On July 28, Congressional Representative Antonio Delgado, representing New York’s 19th Congressional District which includes Delaware County, along with Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner of …
DELHI - “I’m a fifth generation farmer,” said Jim Barber last Wednesday during a brief interview. His family’s Middleburgh farm is mainly dedicated to produce and greenhouse …
There will be a multi-county march to protest the New York State Sheriff’s Association’s legislative agenda to expand police power, limit oversight of police, and punish people who call …
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Delaware County 4-H livestock exhibitors are unable to use their normal auction venue to sell their animals. Therefore, the Delaware County 4-H Youth Development program …
Farmers markets throughout New York will partner with local food pantries to support their work.   The Farmers Markets Federation of New York launched Give Back NY as part of National …
Sports

Delaware County Resident Named To Key Role With ORDA

State Senator James L. Seward announced Thursday, July 23, that Diane Munro of Roxbury has been confirmed by the state senate as a member of the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA). Senator …

Coronavirus Outbreak
New York Issues Travelers Advisory

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are issuing travelers advisories to anyone traveling into those states from areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases.

Local Officials Urge Compliance As State's Virus Numbers Continue To Decline

Red Cross Now Testing Blood Donations For COVID-19 Antibodies

Sanitizer, Masks Distributed At CCE Resource Center

Arts & Entertainment

The West Kortright Centre will present its 33rd annual Shakespeare in the Valley event...virtually - on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, Aug. 1. Each performance of The Two Gentlemen of Verona begins at …

Kicking open the door for the Roxbury Arts Group’s first long-awaited concert of the 2020 season are the Woodshed Prophets from Sidney. The Woodshed Prophets will take the stage (a hay-hauling …
Music on the Delaware’s final Summer Virtual House Party will take place on July 30 from 7-7:40 p.m. and will feature the Catskills-based family band, Brookside Trio. Brookside Trio’s …
Academics

In a letter dated July 9, Michael R. Laliberte, president of Delhi College, addressed prospective fall 2020 students: “We are eager to share with you our Reopening SUNY Delhi Fall 2020 plan …

Kyle Smith, Sidney, received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Quinnipiac University: Steven Smith, Sidney, received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Quinnipiac University, a …
MARGARETVILLE - An audit was conducted by the Office of the New York State Comptroller at Margaretville Central School and it was determined that the board of education (BOE) overestimated …
DELHI – SUNY Delhi celebrated its 103rd annual commencement via virtual ceremony on Saturday, June 26, at 10 a.m. More than 950 students earned their associate’s, bachelor’s, and …
Our Community Columns

Clarence Noble – Monument Dealer

A number of years ago, during a mild December, we were doing a final gravestone reset. As we worked, a car pulled up. A man got out and rushed into the cemetery and walk around quickly as if he was …

Walton

Well, not a lot new going on in Walton this week. I had a nice birthday with many well wishes from family and friends. We went to dinner and came back to my sister’s for dessert. Then we …

Village of Walton Clerk’s Corner

The lobby of the village hall is closed until further notice, but we are available by telephone. There is a mail drop in the front door if you would like to drop off payments. There is also the …

Treadwell

The 4CL Bookmobile will be in Treadwell on Aug. 4 at 2:20 to pick up and deliver your library books. Check on the website, email nholmes@4cls.org or call 723-8236 ext. 322 to request books. Curbside …

Delhi

Another month has flown by. While cases of the coronavirus rise in other parts of the country, Delaware County has worked hard to keep our cases low. We had a run of many days with zero additional …
Letters to the editor
With regard to the July 22, 2020 article concerning Colchester Town Council’s most recent meeting, we would like to make a brief comment. Ken Eck (Highway Supt.) determined that no hazardous or …
COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on our families, our economy, and our elections. But Congress has the power to intervene right now. In response to safety concerns and pressure from constituents like …
I was inspired by the photo layout of the “BLM Mobile Rally” (Reporter 6/24/20), a drive to show support for Black Lives Matter. Since the title was in caps, I assume the support is for …
June is National Dairy Month and right now, our dairy farmers could use our support and gratitude. Throughout the entire coronavirus pandemic, our dairy farmers have worked tirelessly to continue …
Opinion
As young people consider their futures, some may want to think about working for New York state in various positions of law enforcement and correctional services. The state periodically has …
As families and individuals look for ways to enjoy the wonderful summer weather, people need to look no further than our local state parks. July is Park and Recreation Month across the nation and …
June is Great Outdoors Month, and whether it is our state and local parks, biking and hiking trails, or waterfronts and beaches, there are wonderful outdoor opportunities available to New Yorkers. As …
“The crowd does not speak with one voice.”   Apparently this one did, at least with voices of a few, not counting the one from the guy with the “BLM causes more …
Legal Notices
Arkville Acres LLC. Filed 5/1/20. Office: Delaware Co. SSNY desig. as agent for process & shall mail to: 225 White Rd, Margaretville, NY 12455. Purpose: General. Beneath The Pines, LLC. …
Compassionate Candle Co., LLC, Art. of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/14/20. Off. loc.: Delaware Co. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process may be served & shall mail 21 Prospect Dr., Sidney, NY …
Compassionate Candle Co., LLC, Art. of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/14/20. Off. loc.: Delaware Co. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process may be served & shall mail 21 Prospect Dr., Sidney, NY …
— Notice of Formation of Domestic Limited Liability Company — Name: The 607 CSA, LLC Date of Formation: May 1, 2020. County: Delaware. Secretary of State of New York …
Police

Police Blotter

DelawareCountySheriff’sOffice • Kris M. Rose, 42, Monticello, was arrested on July 17 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed …

Advanced Firearms Class For Women

The Delhi Police Department is offering an advanced firearms class for women who took the basic firearms class.  The advanced class will be held on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the …

DelCo Sheriff Pushes For Stiffer Penalties For Failure to Obey Police & More

DELHI - On July 15, Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond, with sheriffs from Broome, Chenango, Cortland and Tioga counties, held a press conference in Broome County calling for upgraded charges …

East Branch Youth Injured In ATV Accident

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies, East Branch Fire Department and members of the town of Hancock Volunteer Ambulance responded to a 911 report of a personal injury ATV accident on Harvard …
Outdoor Life

DEC Seeks Swimming Pool Owners For Citizen Science Survey Of Invasive Beetle

State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos encourages New York’s swimming pool owners to participate in the DEC annual Asian Longhorned Beetle Swimming Pool …

DEC Offers New Online Bowhunter Education Course

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced that a new online bowhunter education certification course opened July 15. A bowhunter education …

DEC Announces Addition of 241 Acres To Catskill Forest Preserve

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the acquisition of 241 acres in the Catskills, including 208 acres adjoining existing forest preserve …

Birding For Beginners

Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) and SUNY Oneonta’s A.J. Read Science Discovery Center for a special workshop introducing the basics of birding as a pastime. The program, presented …
Obituaries
Retha Beardslee
On July 13, 2020, Retha Louise Armstrong Beardslee, at the age of 95, went to her heavenly home. Retha was the daughter of Frank …
Barbara Etta Cahill
Barbara Cahill, 79, of Stamford, passed away on June 12, 2020 at Robinson Terrace. Barbara was born on Jan. 11, 1942 in Sidney Center …
Albert I. Shellman
Albert I. Shellman, of Unadilla, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Wilson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. …
Lynda J. Axelrod
Lynda J. Axelrod, Greenville, S.C., passed from this life to the next on July 19, 2020. Lynda was born on Feb. 28, 1944, in Walton, …
Gerald Eskow
Gerald Peter “Jerry” Eskow, 73, of Hamden passed away in the arms of his loving wife on July 19, 2020, after a short battle with …
Retha Beardslee
On July 13, 2020, Retha Louise Armstrong Beardslee, at the age of 95, went to her heavenly home. Retha was the daughter of Frank …
Roy Alan Michael
Roy Alan Michael, born May 11, 1947, formerly of Walton, passed away on June 20, 2020, with his loving daughter, Doobie, by his …
Lorraine Thompson
Lorraine Elizabeth Thompson, 62, passed away suddenly with her family by her side on Friday, July 3, 2020.Lorraine was born on Sept. …
Thomas F. Gilbert
Thomas F. Gilbert, 69, of Walton, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Sunday, June 29, 2020.Born June 26, …
Perry White
Perry White, 68, of Albuquerque, N.M. and previously of Watertown and Roxbury, died June 20, 2020 of cancer.Born March 4, 1952 at …
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