How To Marry Spending Styles as a Couple

In love as in life, money can be a source of stress and strife. But while financial fights may seem inevitable, they’re usually just a sign of differing views and styles among …
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The first half of the week was overly warm, mostly gray and wet. Monday hit 47 degrees, Tuesday 54 degrees, Wednesday, 31, Thursday 38. All week above normal. Sometimes we don’t even see 54 …
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FRANKLIN - When Delaware Valley Humane Society (DVHS) Manager Erin Insinga closes her eyes, she sees the faces of 20 neglected and tortured dogs which were “surrendered” last week on …

WALTON - Members of community revitalization group Destination Walton screened their video application to HGTV’s Hometown Makeover for council members on Monday, Feb. 10. The seven-minute plus …
MARGARETVILLE - Whoever said diamonds are the way to a woman’s heart doesn’t have a sweet tooth. Catskill Candies & Confections (CC&C), 746 Main Street, Margaretville, is the …
SOUTH KORTRIGHT - Chase Serripica was once a crazy, happy kid with “a lot of energy. He loved to ride four-wheelers, horses, hunt and run around outside with his dogs,” said his mother, …
News

DELHI - An audit by the New York State Comptroller’s Office of the village of Delhi, covering the period from Jan. 1, 2014 to Jan. 31, 2019, resulted in a finding that trustees and the mayor …

The former Catskill Game Farm has just reopened as a restaurant and wedding venue. The Telegraph newspaper in London, England published an article last month about the wonders of the whimsical new …
DELHI - The Delaware County Industrial Development Agency seated 2020 officers at its annual organizational meeting held on Jan. 24. Appointed for one year terms are: James Thomson of Delhi as …
The Colchester Town Board listened as resident and farmer Dan Shaw outlined problems created on his property as a result of the Tiffany Hollow culvert replacement on Gregory Hollow …
The village of Delhi will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Delaware Academy High School cafeteria at 6 p.m. for the purpose of receiving public input in regards to a housing needs …
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Sports

D/H Girls Nip Unatego, Will Vie For Top Spot In MAC

UNATEGO - Deposit/Hancock edged Unatego, 46-40, in the Midstate Athletic Conference on Saturday, Feb. 8 - the first loss for the Spartans in the MAC league. D/H, Delaware Academy and Unatego are now …

Arts & Entertainment

“I am not interested in living in a city where there isn’t a production by Samuel Beckett running.” ~ Edward Albee  The historic building that houses The Franklin Stage …

The Roxbury Arts Group invites the public to the Artist Talk “Do You Read Me?” an exhibit curated by Beth Caspar.  Viewers often shy away from work that has no imagery they can …
Dr. Kevin Schultz, Associate Professor and Chair of the Physics Department at Hartwick College, Oneonta, will present “Climate R/Evolution,” a lecture on the science of climate change, on …
Letters to the editor
Two of our area’s newly elected representatives - Congressman Antonio Delgado and State Senator Jen Metzger - campaigned hard in 2018 on the issue of expanding broadband access to underserved …
Fifty years ago I fought the Vietnam War on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS America operating in the Tonkin Gulf in 1968. I was an Aviation Electronics Petty Officer. I lost most of …
I recently attended a girls basketball game at Delaware Academy in Delhi. During half times and time outs very loud music was played. With the gym setting the noise echoes and is even louder. …
When someone works above and beyond the requirements of their job, you get accustomed to that level of devotion. Suddenly, although the work ethic is there and the job is competently performed, all …
Opinion
A number of important issues will be front and center in Albany this year, starting with the state budget. The budget is due by April 1, and I will be working to meet that deadline. Timeliness is …
The 2020 New York State legislative session got its official start a few days ago with the governor’s State of the State address. While the governor mentioned a few ideas I can back, for the …
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors have proven themselves as of late to be a completely incompetent ruling body, devoid of any common sense or scruples. I site two recent examples of their …
At this time of year, I normally review positive policies and new laws that have been adopted in Albany.  Unfortunately, there was more bad news than good coming from the state Capitol during …
Legal Notices
Blue Horseshoe Buttermilk Farm LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 3/7/2019. Cty: Delaware. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail …
Binnekill Properties LLC. Filed3/12/18. Office: Delaware Co.SSNY designated as agent for process & shall mail to: 225 White Rd,Margaretville, NY 12455. Purpose:General. Binnekill Tavern LLC. …
39 Howell Street LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 8/13/2019. Cty: Delaware. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to 3509 Dunk …
39 Howell Street LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 8/13/2019. Cty: Delaware. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to 3509 Dunk …
Our Community Columns

Colchester

I see a lot of maple trees tapped, and we just received our jax wax snow, so bring on memories of Mom with her big white enameled wash tub filled high with new snow and her pouring the ribbons of …

DeLancey

Worship services for the DeLancey, Hamden and West Delhi churches during February will be in Hamden at 11 a.m. with Rev. Connie Stone. Youth Group will meet in the DeLancey church at 6:30 p.m. …

Delhi

Happy Valentine’s Day. The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a “29 Days of Love” campaign. Why do you love Delhi? Email the Chamber at delhichamber@delhitel.net …

Hamden

Keep George Bolles, Abby Stone and Charlie and Marian Calhoun in your prayers.Church services for the Hamden, DeLancey and West Delhi churches for Sunday, Feb 16, will be held in the Hamden church at …

Masonville

Mark Twain: “You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” Parents make sure to get your Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten children who are eligible to start …
Police

Truck Driver Killed Attempting To Avoid Farm Tractor Collision

Cole Wood, 32, Walton, a tractor-trailer driver operating a truck owned by Richard Gray Trucking in Bainbridge, died on Monday, Feb. 10 after loaded steel I-beams separated the cab of the truck, …

Roxbury School Bus Slips Off the Road With Seven Students On Board

ROXBURY - At 12:36 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, a Roxbury Central School (RCS) bus slid off of the roadway, hitting a mailbox and a tree, according to Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson.  There …

Police Blotter

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office • Michael Hazen, 43, and Edna Cering, 38, both of Deposit, were arrested on Feb. 5 and charged in connection with reported incidents from …

Walton Blaze Destroys Home

WALTON - A blaze on Pines Brook Road, Walton on Jan. 30 resulted in the “total loss” of a residence, according to Walton Fire Chief Frank Wood.  Firefighters were called to the …
Obituaries
Brian J. Lane
CATSKILL – Brian J. Lane, 19, of Green Point Road, Catskill, a native of Walton, died Feb. 13, 2020. Calling hours will be held …
Tanner L. Goodrich
SIDNEY – Tanner L. Goodrich, 24, of Sidney Center died unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
Cole M. Wood
WALTON – Cole M. Wood, 32, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
Dorothy B. Santic
SIDNEY – Dorothy B. Santic, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at her home with family by her side. Friends may call Wednesday, …
Fred D. Savory
SIDNEY – Fred D. Savory, 60, of Sidney died Feb. 11, 2020.
Marion J. Greene
FRANKLIN – Marion J. Greene, 98, died peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta. Friends are …
Sally Gerig Campbell MacLachlan
SLINGERLANDS – Sally Gerig Campbell MacLachlan, 87, formerly of Delmar, Manhattan and Sidney, died Feb. 12, 2020.A funeral service …
James David Wood
INMAN, S.C. – James David Wood, 60, of Inman, S.C., formerly of Delhi, died on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at the Regional Hospice …
Academics

To hear a Quebecois power trio, with fiddle, accordion, and three-part harmonies, Genticorum will be at the Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, 15 North Main Street on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. The art …

State Senator James L. Seward met at the Capitol with student advocates to discuss the importance of School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) on Feb. 4. Senator Seward met with students from South …
Townsend School is collecting pennies during the month of February for its annual “Pennies From Heaven” fundraising event that supports Delaware Valley Hospital. If you have some pennies …
Preparations are being finalized for this year’s dinner concert on Thursday, March 5 at the Franklin Central School, an annual event that raises money for this small town school band’s …
Outdoor Life

The third New York state breeding bird atlas has begun, and birders, naturalists, landowners and others are needed to help document the presence of species across the state over the next five years …

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued guidance to help prevent conflicts between people and coyotes. The Eastern coyote is found in many habitats, from rural …
The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is looking for individuals with relevant expertise to fill several non-reserved positions on its newly-formed Advisory Committee on Climate Change …
The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will hold its the next monthly meeting of its Water Use/Resource Management Committee (WU/RM) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in the UDC office, 211 Bridge Street, …