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WALTON - We can expect mostly sunny skies Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Frank says. What can we expect for Memorial Day?
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Correction

In the May 21 article titled “DelCo seeks more money from NYPA to host electric transmission line”, it was incorrectly reported intervenor funds were awarded by the New York Power …

O’Connor Hospital receives 2024 Women’s Health Choice Award®

Bassett Healthcare Network’s O’Connor Hospital in central New York has been named one of the Best Hospitals for Emergency Timeliness by the Women’s Choice Award®, a national …

DVH hosts annual Teddy Bear Clinic

WALTON - UHS Delaware Valley Hospital (DVH) hosted local students for its annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Tuesday, May 21. Approximately 115 second grade students from Walton, Downsville, Roscoe, …

DelCo Medical Examiner reports 135 deaths in 2023

DELHI - Delaware County Finance committee members met briefly on Wednesday, May 22 and reviewed updated sales tax reports, as well as   medical examiner’s reports for 2023 and so far in …

Sidney: Democratic Committee social gathering June 5

There will be social gathering, sponsored by the Sidney Democratic Committee, on Wednesday, June 5 at the Sidney Library Community Room, from   6 - 7:30 p.m. Meet and learn more about Vicki …

Hancock residents react to proposed Lordville bridge closure

DELHI – Delaware County Department of Public Works (DPW) committee members received a petition signed by 37 Lordville residents, demanding a public meeting be held prior to bridge work in July …
Sports

OTEGO - Unatego-Franklin varsity baseball defeated Tioga, 12-0, Monday, May 20 and with the win advances to Section IV, class C semi-final play. U-F scored 11 runs in the first inning and …

ONEONTA - The Walton/Delhi Trap team held a meet Sunday, May 19, the last before state competition.
WALTON - Walton-Downsville varsity baseball played their final game of the season Friday, May 17 with a sendoff by Walton Police and Fire Department. The Warriors lost to Tioga Tigers, 8-4, in …
SIDNEY - Track athletes from Franklin, South Kortright and Stamford competed in the 2024 Tri-Valley League Championship meet Thursday, May 16. Girls 100 M Dash: Irene Cox, Franklin, placed …
Academics

Stamford Central School administration announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2023-24 school year.   Kylee Hendrickson , daughter of Lisa Jester of Stamford and Roy …

Easton Potrzeba has been named valedictorian and Victoria Verspoor will be salutatorian of the class of 2024 at Delaware Academy Central School at Delhi. Easton is a talented cello player …
Stamford Central School is pleased to announce the third quarter honor roll.   Cum laude students have averages of 94.5% or higher; high honor student averages are 89.5%-94.4%; honor …
There was a great turnout for the Poppy Poser Contest at Downsville Central School this year, sponsored by James S. Moore Auxiliary Unit 167 to honor veterans. There were 70 participants in grades …
Arts & Entertainment

WIDE, Womxn for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity with sponsor Clark Companies and Sportsfield Specialties will host the fourth annual World W.I.D.E Family Festival on Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to …

WALTON - The 137th Delaware County Fair is back and will be bigger than ever this year, so plan your vacation to include Aug. 12–17 in Walton, for the best agricultural fair in New York state. …
Self-guided driving tour of 40+ art studios in the scenic Delaware County Catskills. Connect through art. AMR Artist Inc. supports a vibrant cultural life for Delaware County by promoting and …
Farming Bovina will host Bovina Farm Day Sunday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual celebration of the area’s rich agricultural traditions returns to Crescent Valley Road in …
Obituaries
Dawn M. Ventura
Dawn M. (Kirwan) Ventura, aged 63 of Delhi, died Saturday, May 18, 2024 at home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.   …
William D. Thomson Jr.
William D. Thomson Jr., 75, passed away Jan. 23, 2024, at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. A celebration of William’s life …
Theadore Edward Ziemba
Theadore E. Ziemba, 75, of Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee, formerly of Downsville, passed away May 5, 2024, at the NHC Dickson skilled …
Real Estate Transactions
May 7-10, 2024 real estate transaction report.
Outdoor Life
Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) announces the 2024 Summer Youth Program Season – providing fun, hands-on experiences in natural science and environmental education through field …
Gather at the front porch of Woodchuck Lodge, 633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 to join John Michelotti, founder of Catskill Fungi, for a mushroom walk called Fungi …
This Memorial Day - May 27 - will mark the beginning of summer for many New Yorkers, and with it the start of grilling season. Following proper safety procedures when grilling can help reduce injury …
Hartwick will offer a summer environmental education day camp at the College’s Pine Lake Environmental campus. The four-day camp for 6 to 10-year-olds will focus on nature-based …
Opinion
The end of a sport season is always sad when it doesn’t end in a championship! It’s even more frustrating when something happens that is of a questionable manner or worse! This happened …
I don’t have children and don’t live in Margaretville. So why did I go to the Margaretville Central School’s April 24 community presentation of an update on the development of their …
Letters to the editor
In response to May Miller’s letter to the editor published May 8: Yes, people from China are entering the United States in great numbers through the Mexican border. They are coming to this …
The May 9th edition of The Reporter reveals the targeting of our county for cannabis development. What a shame that our local politicos seem to stack the deck trying to promote it. All one needs to …
Police
DELHI - Amy Kille , 42, Walton, was sentenced to five years probation on a driving while intoxicated conviction, in Delaware County Court, Monday, May 20. Kille admitted to driving while …
DELHI - Cruz Garcia, 44, was indicted by the Delaware County Grand Jury May 16 and charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment, second-degree attempted assault and criminal obstruction of …
A Walton man, John E. Koji, 57, was struck by a motorist while crossing Delaware Street and suffered severe physical injuries on May 10 at approximately 8:45 p.m., according to a press release issued …
DELHI - State Senator Peter Oberacker announced legislation (S.6798) he sponsored to streamline court proceedings in Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie counties was approved unanimously by the state …
Our Community Columns

Looking Back, May 23, 2024

Walton

The Gathering Table is serving a free lunch from 11:30 - 1 at the First Congregational Church Walton. Menu is grilled cheese, tomato soup, brownies. Elijah’s Closet Thrift Shop, 4 Mead Street, …

Sidney/Unadilla

Sidney Sidney Rotary Club will have its annual fundraiser for giving gift certificates to purchase flowers. Club members are selling certificates for shopping at S&S Landscaping Depot …

Middletown

And just like that, busy season is here. We spend all winter wishing there was something more to do. Then after a brief mud season, we spend the rest of the year moaning because there are too many …

Franklin

Check out the May calendar for the Franklin Central School District sports program.   Greater Franklin Food Pantry will be open Friday, May 24 from 2-4 p.m. or by appointment, 574 Main …
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