Video: Weather Words with Frank Ward

WALTON - Get ready for a warm up next week, Frank says; but before that happens, we are going to have some rain, freezing rain and snow!    
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Weather Words with Frank Ward

“From Thursday, Feb. 15 until now we had numerous periods of snow. We also had some very cold temperatures. But we also had lots of bright sunshine and some clear skies, and at this time of the …

Delaware County village elections

Elections for trustee and mayor seats will take place in Delaware County March 19 from noon to 9 p.m. - with the exception of the village of Deposit, where elections will take place March 5. The …

Walton: Wayne Bank assistant vice president announced

WALTON - Timothy Gutliph, Walton’s community office manager since 2019, has been promoted to assistant vice president. Gutliph, as assistant vice president and community office manager, …

Recovery Room offers emotional outlet

MIDDLETOWN - Anyone who’s ever been in a recovery room knows it’s a post-surgical zone where people are taken after surgery to begin recuperation and rehabilitation. No one goes there …

Stamford: Road privatization, justice position discussed

STAMFORD - Stamford council members started the Feb. 14 meeting with a limited quorum. Privilege of the floor went to Jackie Lamport, town justice, who reminded everyone she is retiring at end of the …

Correction

In the Feb. 15 article titled, “DelCo Rescue Funds Committee hears requests for funding,” it was incorrectly stated $8,672,706 of $9,308,484 was allocated from the county’s Rescue …
Sports

DELHI - Walton-Downsville girls varsity basketball were eliminated in the opening round of Class D sectional play by Marathon 49-42, Tuesday, Feb. 20. Just one basket separated the teams in the …

CORTLAND - Area track teams competed in the 2024 Section IV Classic on Saturday, Feb. 17, including   Walton/Downsville, Bainbridge-Guilford, Unatego, Unadilla Valley, Delaware Academy, …
DRYDEN - Delaware Academy girls varsity basketball defeated Candor 64-28 in Class C sectional play Tuesday, Feb. 20. The Bulldogs dominated first quarter play 23-4, where Natalie Vredenburgh …
UNADILLA VALLEY - Greene Trojans girls varsity basketball defeated the Unatego Spartans, 43-32, Saturday, Feb. 17, and were named the 2023-24 MAC League champions. Leading all scorers was the …
Academics

South Kortright Central School has announced its second quarter honor rolls for the 2023-2024 school year. Grade 12 Superintendent’s list – Hannah Collins, Norah VanBuren, …

Two senior FFA students from the DCMO BOCES Robert W. Harrold Campus attended Lobby Day at the New York State Capitol in Albany, Monday, Feb. 12. Alexes Sousa, Unatego CSD, and Morgan Williams, …
Congressman Marc Molinaro representing New York’s 19th Congressional District, announced an essay writing contest for young students in New York’s 19th Congressional District. In 400 …
Walton Middle School has announced its second quarter marking period honor roll lists. Superintendent’s list - averages 95-100%: Grade 8: Ryan Alessi, Jacob Constable, Lilliana …
Arts & Entertainment

Bassett Healthcare Network will hold a remembrance service for parents, families, and caregivers who have lost pregnancies or children Thursday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m.   While any loss of a loved …

Don’t miss bluegrass crowd-pleaser, The Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, when they perform at the Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre, 15 North Main Street, Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 …
The Headwaters Film Series continues Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. with a screening of Disney’s “Encanto” at the Headwaters Arts Center, 66 Main Street, Stamford. The film screening …
The Time and the Valleys Museum’s next virtual program will be Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. NYC Environmental Protection Bureau of Water Supply Deputy Director of Outreach Heidi Haynes will give a …
Obituaries
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. …
Sara “Sally” Rigas
Sara “Sally” Rigas Sara “Sally” Johnston Rigas, 87, of Walton passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 11, …
Real Estate Transactions
February 6-12, 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
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 …
This letter is in response to the press release issued by the Delaware County District Attorney, Shawn J. Smith. On 7/6/23, I was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies for the charge of falsely …
Letters to the editor
At its meeting on Feb. 14, the Roxbury Central School Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution calling upon Senator Peter Oberaker and Assemblyman Peter Tague to work to restore the funding …
While I appreciate The Reporter’s liberal policies on Letters to the Editor (no strict word limit, seemingly publishing all who write) and the diversity of voices its readers thus experience, I …
Police
The Unadilla Public Library, 195 Main Street, Unadilla, will host a beginning genealogy class Saturday, March 9 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This class is perfect for beginning and intermediate …
Delaware County Sheriff’s Department Jeffrey Worden, 57, Davenport, was arrested Feb. 12 and charged with petit larceny and third-degree criminal trespass in connection with a Jan. 2 …
As the current president of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association and the sheriff of Delaware County, I had the profound honor of leading the New York State Sheriffs’ delegation to the …
DELHI - Corey Koch, 33, Deposit, pleaded guilty to a reduced charged of third-degree attempted burglary as part of a negotiated plea and sentence agreement in Delaware County Court, Tuesday, Feb. 20. …
Our Community Columns

Looking Back, February 22, 2024

Pastor's Pen: ‘God gave me...a what?’ - 1Corinthians 12

With the way things are in life, we strive on having the ability to have a nice listing of choices. One just has to look at his/her cell phone to see all the “apps” on it. I noticed that …

Walton

The American Legion Auxiliary has their monthly dinner March 1 at the Vet’s Club on High Street. The menu is pork roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, coleslaw, applesauce, veggies, and yummy …

Sidney-Unadilla

Sidney The Rotary Club of Sidney will have a regular meeting Friday, Feb. 24 at noon at St. Luke’s Church, 139 West Main Street. Guest speaker will be Rotary District Governor Wendy   …

Middletown

Margaretville Central School Class of 2024 will have a chicken barbecue Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Freshtown parking lot in Margaretville. The sale starts at 10 and runs until everything is sold. In …
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