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Residents gathered at the Bovina Community Hall for the September town board meeting on Sept. 8 to hear Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond’s comments about anti-speeding measures in the …

DELHI - Former Delhi Deputy Highway Superintendent Brian Rosenthal was arrested on Sept. 10 by the New York State Police, accused of overstating his sick and leave accruals, according to a press …
DELHI - Delhi’s state administered highway funding will be reduced by 20% in 2021, announced Highway Superintendent Daren Evans at a meeting of the town council on Sept. 8. In addition to …
DELHI - Time is running out to be counted in the 2020 Census, said Sean Leddy, co-chair of the Delaware County Complete Count Committee. Leddy and census enumerators are taking steps to make certain …
News
Delaware County Public Health Services (DCPHS) announced Sept. 22 that there were two new COVID-19 positive lab reports, and one more person has died from the disease. According to a press release …
The 24th annual Clean Sweep 2020 chemical disposal program for Delaware County residents, farmers and small businesses will be held Dec. 4 and 5. The Clean Sweep program promotes the safe disposal of …
DELHI - Some residents and businesses within the community have noted delivery delays as it relates to receiving their mail on time. In the village of Delhi specifically, since the arrival of …
The site of the old Eagle Hotel in Downsville, that was lost to fire in 1988, will be reborn as a Dollar General store. Purchase of the property was brokered by Christopher Gross of Upper Delaware …
There will be a drive-thru food pantry at Charlotte Valley Central School (CVCS), 15611 State Highway 23, Davenport, on Wednesday, Sept. 23 beginning at 11:30 a.m. According to organizer Cheryl …
Sports

Sports Slates

   Otsenango PONY League 19-U Sat: Richfield Springs at Bainbridge, Nowich at Edmeston/Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton/Unadilla Valley at GMUCS at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Sun: Sidney at …

Coronavirus Outbreak
New York Issues Travelers Advisory

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are issuing travelers advisories to anyone traveling into those states from areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases.

Local Officials Urge Compliance As State's Virus Numbers Continue To Decline

Red Cross Now Testing Blood Donations For COVID-19 Antibodies

Sanitizer, Masks Distributed At CCE Resource Center

Arts & Entertainment

DELHI - The Delhi American Legion, on Saturday, Sept. 19 hosted a “garage sale,” to help benefit the organization and the various programs they help sponsor throughout the year. Prior to …

The Zadock Pratt Museum, in collaboration with Prattsville Art Center, presents Prattsville Clews - A Case Study by Clover Archer, an online exhibition exploring micro or granular histories - small …
In 1903, 17 American automobile makers competed for reliability in an Endurance Run that extended from Weehawken, N.J. to Pittsburgh, PA. The list of 34 participants included some famous makes like …
Academics

Walton Central School District employee Mike Tweedie was recognized recently for his 35 years of service to the district. Tweedie, a member of the operations/maintenance department, was presented …

The Delaware County Out of the Darkness Experience to Fight Suicide held Sunday, Sept. 20 was successful with over 100 participants, including community members and SUNY Delhi students. Just over …
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is advising parents, guardians and caregivers to review their online settings during this new school year. Whether your children are going to …
The next meeting of the Downsville Central School (DCS) Board of Education will be Monday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the DCS auditorium. Social distancing will be enforced.  
Our Community Columns

Walton

New Hope Community Church will host a simulcast site on Saturday, Sept. 26, which is National and Global Day of Prayer and Repentance, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with Jonathan Cahn, author of …

Delhi

We’re closing in on the end of another month for 2020. The final day of the official farmers market in Delhi is Wednesday, Sept. 30. It’s been a great year for local producers to get out …

Treadwell

Congratulations to Ted DeDomincus, Joe DeDominicus, Courtney Dymnes, and Matt Navorosky for completing a firefighting course.The Treadwell Fire and Emergency Department held its annual banquet at The …

Masonville

Clarence Darrow “If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.” Most seniors have gotten their pictures taken in their favorite place for the school yearbook. The …

Walton

Walton Family Care will host a flu shot clinic on Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Wednesday, Sept. 30. They will be scheduling appointments between 9 a.m.-12 noon and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Call …
Letters to the editor
The article titled ‘”W.I.D.E.” in the Sept. 2, 2020 issue of The Reporter exposed the pitiable and tragic situation of a woman in Delhi who “...found herself questioning her …
I have spent 25+ years providing a safe and healthy learning environment for staff and students in our area and took pride in doing so. I have conducted countless Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) …
I would like to take this opportunity to express my deepest appreciation and thanks for the outpouring of support the Sheriff’s Office has received regarding last Thursday’s protest in …
Today (Thursday, July 30, 2020) in Delaware County a small group of people exercised their right to peacefully protest what they have described as unfair and unlawful treatment of prisoners detained …
Opinion
Around here, Election Day means a lot of things to a lot of people, but it usually includes food. It’s no accident that we vote just after the harvest and right before Thanksgiving. Early …
The confirmation of several hundred SUNY Oneonta students testing positive for the COVID-19 virus - 651 positive cases since the start of the fall semester as of Sept. 7 - caused officials to close …
I’ve been working full-time and continuously since I was 20 – that’s 41 years. During all that time, even at low-paid jobs, a small slice of my wages (currently 6.2%) was deducted …
September is National Preparedness Month. Here in New York we have many recent reminders why it is vital to be ready for both natural and man-made disasters.   Hurricane Irene, Tropical …
Legal Notices
Legal Cleo & Alex, LLC has filed articles of organization with the NY Secretary of State on July 29, 2020. The office is in Delaware County. The NY Secretary of State is designated as …
East Brook Community Farm LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 8/3/2020 Office: Deleware County. Executive Deputy Secretary of State designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against …
Biocompli LLC, Art. of Org. filed with (SSNY) on 7/7/20. Off. loc.: Delaware Co. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom proc. may be served & shall mail POB 59, Denver, NY 12421. Purp.: any …
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY The name of the Limited Liability Company is SSStone Quarries LLC. The Articles of Organization of the company were filed with the Secretary …
Police

Stealing, Defacing Political Signs is Illegal

With the political season underway, Sheriff Craig DuMond would like to remind the public that removing, altering or defacing political signage is a crime punishable under the New York State Penal …

Police Blotter

Delaware County Sheriff’s Office • Martin W. Planty, Jr., 37, Walton, was arrested on Sept. 9 and charged with failure to register  his address as a sex offender, accused of not …

Fire In Evenden Tower On SUNY Delhi Campus

DELHI - On Wednesday, Sept. 16, at approximately 11:10 a.m. in seven-story Evenden Tower on the SUNY Delhi campus, a fire was started during a lab session.  The small garbage can fire was …

Governor Cuomo Welcomes New York Wildland Firefighters Home

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, on Friday, Sept. 11, welcomed home a team of 10 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers, staff, and volunteers who helped battle and …
Outdoor Life

DEC Announces Oct. 1 Start Of Small Game Hunting Seasons

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that several small game hunting seasons open Oct. 1 across New York state, including special …

Safely and Respectfully Share the Woods This Fall

With hunting and trapping seasons beginning soon, DEC encourages outdoor enthusiasts to respectfully share the woods and follow commonsense safety precautions. Most public lands in New York are open …

Free Fishing Day Saturday, Sept. 26

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York residents can fish for free on Saturday, Sept. 26, which is National Hunting and Fishing Day, celebrated each year to promote outdoor activities like …

DEC Fish Culture Staff Start Fall Domestic Egg Collections

Each fall, staff from the Catskill Hatchery in Livingston Manor, and the Randolph Hatchery in Randolph, conduct egg collections for domestic trout stocks. Both facilities use light control to induce …
Obituaries
William H. Barnhart
William H. Barnhart, 61, of Delhi, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center following a long …
Nancy Gesell
Nancy A. Gesell, 58, formerly of Delhi, passed away on Jan. 5, 2020 in St. Matthews, Ky., following a long illness. She was born on …
Florence McNeil
Florence (Tonny) McNeil lived the last years of her long full life on beautiful Walton Mountain, loving the gifts that the Catskill …
Betty J. Tweedie
Betty J. Tweedie, 87, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born …
Phyllis Garcia
Phyllis Garcia, 78, of Chittenango, passed away on Friday evening, Sept. 11, 2020, in Oneida Health.  Born in Brooklyn on June …
Margaret Branigan
Margaret Hoffay Branigan, 83, of Delhi, died peacefully on Sept. 8, 2020, surrounded by her family at Bassett Medical Center. Marge …
J.C. Mahler
J.C. Mahler, 38, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 11, 2020.    J.C. was born on March 9, 1982 in Brooklyn, the son of …
Harold Fraser
Harold David Fraser, 91, was born Jan. 18, 1929 in Walton, son of William and Mabel Fraser. Harold was better known as …
Barbara Schmutzler
Barbara J. Schmutzler, 90, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at Robinson Terrace Rehabilitation and Nursing …
William M. Johnston
William (Bill) M. Johnston, 90, of Oriskany, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Sept. 3, 2020. …
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