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An area resident who spent eight hours at the Unadilla Livestock Auction on Saturday, May 16, tested positive for COVID-19, leading the Otsego County Health Department to ask anyone who was there to …

The Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) has experienced 20% more calls from the end of March through April 2019 in comparison to the same time frame for 2020. MCAT is available to anyone seeking …
New York continued its reopening this week as Delaware County saw several new confirmed case of COVID-19. On Monday, the county Public Health Department confirmed a total of 12 cases, with five …
WALTON - The second of two finalists for the Walton Central School (WCS) Superintendent search was introduced to the community via a video meeting held on Wednesday, May 20. Finalist Dr. Michael …
WALTON - Two abbreviated Memorial Day ceremonies took place in Walton on Monday, May 25 - one at the Walton Cemetery, followed by one at the World War II Memorial on Stockton Avenue, in front of the …
News

Governor Cuomo held his daily press briefing in Brooklyn on Thursday, and said he'd be signing an Executive Order giving business owners in the state the legal right to refuse admission to any customer not wearing a mask.

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the reopening of the Cannonsville and Pepacton reservoirs for recreational boating, effective May 29. The opening of boat …
DOWNSVILLE - The James S. Moore Legion Post 167 took time on Monday, May 25 in a Memorial Day Ceremony to remember military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed …
HARPERSFIELD - For leisure time on Canadarago Lake, the Boyle family of Harpersfield goes by the motto “whatever floats your boat” - and for them, it’s a big one.  Bill and …
Sports

Andes Student Share Athletic Experience As a Ram

ANDES - In 2010, Andes Central School (ACS) Students found a need to merge athletically with another local school due to lack of enrollment. While a neighboring school voted ‘no’ to …

Coronavirus Outbreak
    • Broome County Virus Battle Continues

      As the statewide number of COVID-19 cases continues to slowly decline, Broome County is dealing with a steadily rising caseload.

    • Hancock Events Cancelled

      Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the Hancock Partners are committed to the safety and well-being of the community. Therefore, in …

    • HCS Alumni Dinner Canceled

      In a press release submitted by Hancock Central School (HCS) Alumni Association Officer Donna DuBois, the annual Hancock Central School …

    • Two New Local Virus Cases

      The Delaware County Public Health Department announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county on Sunday.

Arts & Entertainment

The last Virtual House Party of Music on the Delaware’s 2019-2020 season will take place on Thursday, May 28, from 7-7:30 p.m. and will feature a musician familiar to MOD Coffeehouse at the …

Karen Gutliph Graves, a Delhi-based artist, will host a virtual art show on Facebook Live on Saturday, May 30, from the MURAL Art Gallery in Hobart. Graves was scheduled for a traditional show in …
If you have any questions about any of these events, contact the library via email at si.librarian@4cls.org. And LIKE the library Facebook page to get up-to-the-minute updates for all future …
Academics

DCMO BOCES District Superintendent Perry Dewey announced Wednesday, May 20 that school districts in the DCMO BOCES region have set tentative dates in June for the last day of the 2019-2020 school …

SUNY Delhi has signed an admissions agreement with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), ensuring that nursing students who graduate with an associate degree from the CSM will be directly accepted …
Artwork by 71 students is featured in SUNY Oneonta’s 2020 Student Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibition includes work from the following local students: Bob Fisher of Delhi: Matt, oil painting …
WALTON - The first of two finalists for the Walton Central School Superintendent search was introduced to the community via a video meeting held on Monday, May 18. Finalist  Joseph Palmer gave a …
Our Community Columns

Walton

Wilson’s BBQ chicken will be back at Walton Motors on Saturdays - May 30 and June 6 - both dates to benefit the Children’s Ministry at the New Hope Church, from 10 a.m. until sold …

Thank God

What a beautiful morning it is as I write this. Spring has finally arrived in all its beauty. The trees are blooming, flowers are blooming making for a glorious springtime. The earth is showing the …

Delhi

A beautiful week. Is warmer summer weather here to stay? The official Delhi Farmers Market hosted by the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce will start on Wednesday, June 3. Make sure that you …

DeLancey

Worship services for the DeLancey, Hamden and West Delhi Churches have been cancelled until further notice. In the meantime there are nice worship services to watch on TV.  I do welcome news …

Clerks Corner

The next village board meeting will be held on May 28. As a result of the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1, the meeting will be held via Zoom. Watch the website villageofwalton.com and Facebook …
Letters to the editor
In the 4/22/20 edition of The Reporter, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch, an otherwise good man, offered his opinion to begin lifting restrictions for the coronavirus on a regional basis, rural areas like …
Since I’ve had the displeasure of reading some glowing depictions of Governor Cuomo by some of your correspondents recently, allow me to dispel these accolades. For a long time now, Cuomo …
First let me say that I hope all of you are well during these very stressful times. The demographics of Delaware County makes these times even more difficult and challenging (over 30% of Delaware …
As the inhabitants of the world try to deal with the effects of the coronavirus, it would be well to remember the scripture in 2 Chronicles 7;13.  “When I shut up heaven and there is no …
Opinion
With the state legislature returning to session this week there are a number of vital items that need to be considered to move our state forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are …
This is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week; an opportunity to honor the men and women who provide lifesaving services on a daily basis in our communities. Certainly, over the last few …
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to adapt and make changes to our lives. Businesses and schools have been closed, residents have been laid off and New Yorkers who could were asked to work from …
Health concerns and economic issues continue to plague New York State in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are a number of complex matters that will continue to receive attention, both in the …
Legal Notices
Notice of Formation of Clark Brothers Real Estate, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/20. Office location: Delaware County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon …
Notice of Qualification of Acme Acres LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/11/20. Office loc: DE County, LLC formed in NY on 2/11/20. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon …
Howell St LLC. Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/6/18. Cty: Delaware. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served & shall mail copy of process to the …
DWOLIVER Properties LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) 2/13/2020. Cty: Delaware. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to 54 …
Police

Police Seeks Leads On Graffiti Covered Bridge

HAMDEN - The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation of recent vandalism to the Hamden Covered Bridge. On May 21, according to a …

Police Blotter

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office • Jeannie E.Bame, 46, Hobart, was arrested on May 19 on a Delaware County Court warrant for failure to appear for a compliance …

HFD Extinguished Brush Fire

Hancock Fire Department (HFD) responded to a brush fire on Thursday May 21 at 7 p.m. on Peas Eddy Road.  Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mantzouratos noticed smoke across the …

Car Fire Results In Property Damages, No Personal Injuries

DELHI - A car caught fire in the town of Delhi on May 14 and although there were no personal injuries, property was damaged as a result. At about 5:45 p.m. that afternoon, the Delhi Fire …
Outdoor Life

Delaware River Watershed Celebrated In New York with Roadside Signage

Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Senator Jen Metzger (NY-42), the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, Friends of the Upper Delaware River, the Upper Delaware Council, and the Delaware …

Turkey Hunters: Your Help Is Needed

Turkey hunters in pursuit of that wary gobbler in the spring are ideally suited for monitoring ruffed grouse during the breeding season. The characteristic sound of a drumming male grouse is as much …

Spring Means the Arrival Of Young Wildlife

In the spring and summer, you may come across young wildlife that appear to be abandoned. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, New Yorkers are spending more time at home than normal and …
Obituaries
Robert T. McRedmond
Robert T. McRedmond, 62, of Wilmington, Del., passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020 at Christiana Hospital after a long illness. He was …
Lynn Waring
Lynn Waring, 73, passed away peacefully at home, with his wife by his side, on May 16, 2020 following a long illness.  Lynn was …
Dr. Gary Preiser
Dr. Gary Preiser, 75, of Walton, born May 27, 1944, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, May 23, after …
Elizabeth R. Sturgess
Elizabeth R. Sturgess, age 92, died on May 24, 2020, at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford. She was born April 16, 1928 in …
Pastor Royce Parker
Pastor Royce Parker, 65, went into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at his home. He was born on Feb. 13, 1955 in …
Harvey Brown
Harvey Brown, 97, of Ellenton, Fla., formerly of Sidney Center, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Bradenton, Fla.  Born Sept. …
Dorothy Kelsey
Dorothy Scott Kelsey of Sidney passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta. She was 97.  Dorothy was …
Kyle Coons
Kyle Blaine Coons, 35, of Walton, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020.    Born March 13, 1985 in Walton, he was a son of …
Lillian Coss
Lillian (Yerry) Coss, 81, of Andes and Walton, passed away April 3, 2020, in Rudolph, Mass. where she most recently resided. Born …
Robert E. Couch
Robert E. Couch of Downsville, a retired electrician for Local IBEW #363 in Harriman and a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, May …
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