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At the June 14 meeting of the Walton Town Council, a resolution was approved for the submission of grant applications for funding under the Environmental Fund for an outdoor recreational area …

The Andes Town Council opened its regular Board meeting June 8 with a public hearing to address concerns over the drafting of two proposed local laws that would regulate commercial tent campsites and …
DELHI - The exterior wall of 56 Main St. in Delhi collapsed at approximately 10:45 p.m. June 9. Tom Little, Delhi code enforcement officer, said a missionary block collapsed on the second floor …
The William B. Ogden Free Library in Walton has a new book in its possession: “Jim Boeheim and Syracuse Basketball, in the Zone.” Syracuse University fans will love the inside story about …
Stamford’s Main Street was once again packed with people from all around the area to celebrate Flag Day. The Stamford Flag Day Parade returned for its 46th year June 14 after being canceled in …
News
DELHI - Delhi Council member Matthew Krzyston expressed frustration with seeing people waiting to get into the town pool at a meeting held June 14. He asked the town and Recreation Director John …
MARGARETVILLE - The Middletown Council met June 9 for its monthly meeting where it heard two presentations relating to energy incentives programs from the New York State Energy Research and …
DELHI - Delhi Campus Child Care Center (DC4), 1104 Arbor Hill Rd., will host a basket raffle noon–2 p.m. and 4–6 p.m. June 18. Proceeds will be used to purchase supplies for the …
New York State Assemblyman Joe Angelino was the featured guest at a Walton Republican Committee fundraiser June 9 at Danny’s Restaurant. Angelino, representing New York’s 122nd Assembly …
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced June 15 that COVID-19 restrictions are lifted immediately because 70% of New Yorkers aged 18 or older have received the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccination …
Sports

WALTON - Walton Central School celebrated its athletes recently with an annual varsity sports awards ceremony.   Each year, two WCS senior top athletes (one male and one female) are selected …

The Section IV Division 1 Class meet took place June 9 in Delhi. Participating schools were Delhi, Walton, Downsville, Charlotte Valley (CV)-South Kortright (SK), Deposit-Hancock, Franklin and …
Local high school track and field athletes competed in the The Section IV Track and Field Showcase Meet June 12 in Marathon with several finishing at the top of their event. Delaware Academy …
The Unatego-Franklin and Union Springs Section IV Class C baseball sectional opener was a pitchers duel that was decided by one run in the top of the seventh inning. Unatego pitcher Braedon …
Academics

The Walton Central School music department will present a musical revue at 7 p.m. June 18 and June 19. The event will be held in the high school auditorium.  Because of social distancing …

South Kortright Central School announced that Grace Taylor will be the Valedictorian and Lauryn Schmid will be the Salutatorian for the Class of 2021.  Taylor, daughter of Matthew and Diane …
The Hancock Central School District recognized Michael Makowski Jr. as valedictorian and Ethan Hunt as salutatorian for its Class of 2021, which will graduate together during an in-person ceremony …
Bernardina Cordes, Sidney, Class of 2023, has been named to the dean’s list for Spring 2021 at the University of Vermont.  The College of Saint Rose in Albany is proud to celebrate the …
Arts & Entertainment

The Tesla Quartet will preform on Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m. in Kirkside Park. Pack up your lawn chair and a picnic basket and come experience the quartet dubbed “technically superb” by …

The Roxbury Arts Group will present a new exhibit, “By Hand” by Destiny Palmer from June 19 to July 12. “By Hand” is a body of responsive works exploring the artist’s …
The West Kortright Centre’s 2021 event season includes a monthly Thursday evening dinner and concert. The first Thursday Night Hang is on June 17. The Tulip and The Rose Cafe will be on-site …
The Sidney Memorial Public Library will host a new Zoom Lego club at 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday. People of all ages can participate via Zoom or in person. The Zoom link will be posted under the …
Obituaries
Robert A. Sanford
Robert A. Sanford, 78, of Delhi passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 3, at Albany Medical Center.  Graveside services with …
Ellen L. Sanford
Ellen L. Sanford, 106, passed peacefully on Aug. 20, 2020 at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility where she had resided since …
Daniel Terry
Daniel Terry, 57, of Trout Creek, died on May 23 at home.  Dan was born on Jan. 30, 1964, in Walton, to Theodore Terry …
Gertrude P. Loker
Gertrude Hazel Peck Loker, 96, died April 29, 2020. A graveside service to celebrate her life will take place on Saturday, June 19, …
Outdoor Life
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos released the state’s final Deer Management Plan. The plan is the product of public input, expert review, …
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced that DEC will hold academies for its newest classes of Environmental Conservation Police Officers …
KEENE VALLEY – The Adirondack Mountain Reserve in partnership with the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation, announced today a series of updates in response to feedback from …
A few years ago, the Equinunk Historical Society (EHS) in Equinunk, Pa., presented one of its best-attended programs ever: A History of the Communities of Braman and Stalker, Pa. Well-known and …
Opinion
The town of Colchester recently discussed stickers and imposing fees at the transfer station. Giving stickers out willy-nilly to people and not controlling who is discarding trash, construction …
Governor Cuomo, I am a resident in a wonderful Senior Living Center and the people here are wonderful and have been very good to me. However, we feel you have forgotten us. After your …
Letters to the editor
Memorial Day is once again upon us. Considering all the strife going on across our country, I ask you take a moment and reflect on our country and remember the honorable men and women who have given …
As earth Day approaches I want to say a big thank you and a pat on the back to all of those fantastic people who have cleaned up the roadways of the unsightly trash. They have done a great job. A …
Police
Delaware County Sheriff’s Office • Stacey L. Juhl, 46, Worcester, was arrested on May 29 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and obstructed …
Zaim Curovic, 51, of Delhi, was airlifted to Wilson Memorial Hospital following am all-terrain vehicle rollover on June 12 at approximately 8:15 p.m., according to New York State Police in …
Delaware County Sheriff’s Office • Elijah G. Vergari, 28,  Oneonta, was arrested on June 4 and charged with first-degree attempted robbery, third-degree criminal possession of a …
DELHI - On May 25 Delhi responded to a report of a man who had collapsed in his home on Bridge Street in Delhi. Upon their arrival, police found the patient, a 69-year-old male who was exhibiting …
Our Community Columns

Delhi

Congratulations to Catskill Pumi Kennel. One of their herding dogs earned Best of Opposite Sex placement in the Pumi breed ring at the annual Westminster Kennel Club show last weekend. Stop by their …

Walton

It’s been a busy June, and I’m so glad to be busy, doing end of year things again at school. Glad the kids can play outside now without their masks. I hope we can move on and go back to …

Pastor's Pen

During the Middle Ages about the time of 1300-1350 there seemed to be turmoil throughout the world. Wars were raging in many principalities of Europe, there were many outbreaks …

DeLancey

Worship services for the DeLancey, Hamden and West Delhi churches during June will be held in West Delhi Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Connie Stone. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Youth Group …

Walton

The Hamden Schoolhouse Museum is now open for the season starting at 10 a.m. It is located on East River Rd, near the Donnelly farm. The schedule is every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon and the last …