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Artificial turf: not the best choice for DA

Chris Clark, co-owner of Clark Companies, recently wrote a letter to the DA community encouraging them to vote for turf. His letter provided information from an industry-influenced viewpoint. I … more

Don’t gamble on children’s health with artificial turf

The conversation within our community about installing artificial turf at the Dave Kelly Fields at DA has illuminated how uncertain the longterm risks of artificial turf are. Because so much of the … more

Delaware Academy sports field dilemma

On Oct. 11 the citizens of Delhi will vote on a capital project proposal. It is an ambitious project and in most instances will benefit the educational mission and meet the needs of our students. … more

Support Synthetic Turf at DA: A Winning Decision

I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for the installation of synthetic turf at Delaware Academy and encourage all DA residents to cast their votes in favor of this invaluable project. As a … more

The Death Penalty: Can we LIVE without it?

Gary Gilmore was executed in Utah by firing squad in January, 1977 - the first execution in the U.S. after a nationwide 10-year moratorium imposed by the Supreme Court. Gilmore himself chose the … more

Good job, DelCo DPW

Kudos to the Delaware County Department of Public Works for a GREAT job paving County Rt 21 between Walton and NYS Rte. 357. Too often we forget to say thanks for the hard work our County … more

Synthetic turf vs. Natural grass

I am a lifelong Delhi resident, Delaware Academy graduate and third generation owner/operator of Clark Companies. We specialize in the construction of outdoor athletic facilities and over the past 40 … more

STRs To Receive Renovation Tax Funding

Delaware County (DC) Board of Supervisors passed resolution #115 on June 28th 2023. This resolution “Occupancy Tax Disbursement Approval Department Of Economic Development,” authorizes a … more

Jewish community requests apology

Dear Governor Hochul, I urge you to suspend government permits for this Sunday’s cycling event sponsored by the Catskill Recreation Center. The race is scheduled on Rosh Hashanah. … more

Lottery ticket scam?

Did you ever buy a lottery ticket at the Price Chopper? I do. Not the scratch off kind but for a $2 chance to win a hundred million, why not? Two dollars for a dream? I’ve taken my printed … more

Thank you Delaware County

On behalf of the Friends of the Bramley Mountain Fire Tower, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Delaware County Board of Supervisors Chair Tina Molé, the entire board of … more

U.S. Healthcare: Where there is smoke, there is fire

In the past few months the northeastern U.S. has been smothering in smoke from unprecedented intense and ubiquitous forest fires from Canada. U.S. weather and health authorities regularly and … more
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