Delaware County

By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 19, 2010 - 1:15 pm
Richard HughesAfter a tumultuous year as the principal of Delhi's Delaware Academy and Central School, Richard Hughes is leaving to become the superintendent of the Otselic Valley School District, according to the Chenango County Evening Sun: A permanent... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 18, 2010 - 10:16 pm
In the current issue of the Phoenicia Times: an "unscientific and sort of comprehensive" roundup of local websites, both official and otherwise. Kudos to the PT for giving a few local towns a much-needed poke in the undercarriage for their meager web... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2010 - 3:38 pm
Have cable phone through Margaretville Tel. Co.? Phone not working? You're not alone. My home phone in Andes has been out for at least an hour or so. I just got this email from them: Sorry for the problem we are having a widespread outage on the cable... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 11, 2010 - 5:26 pm
Tomorrow afternoon from noon to 4pm, Roxbury celebrates its native son, the naturalist John Burroughs, with music and storytelling on the porch of his former home, Woodchuck Lodge.  A June shindig at Woodchuck Lodge is an annual tradition, but this year,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010 - 11:22 am
Once a year, the students of Delaware Academy in Delhi drive their tractors to school in a show of rural pride. This morning, a line of tractors arrived at school in time to do a ceremonial lap around the lawn before classes started. One of them, pictured... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 11:22 pm
Peter Applebome, the writer behind the New York Times's "Our Towns" column, reports from the Walton Theatre this week, where documentary filmmaker Josh Fox showed his anti-drilling film "Gasland" this Monday. (Too bad we missed Applebome at the screening... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 4:00 pm
We must stress that it's preliminary, but what you see above is the gist of the new Catskills-specific design that will soon be perched atop road signs throughout Catskill Park. It's the result of months of brainstorming by a crack team of town... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 11:40 am
The Catskill Mountain News reports today that funding has dried up for the eCenter in Margaretville: The eCenter is being created by Delaware County Industrial Development Agency (IDA). Glenn Nealis, executive director of the IDA, told the News last week... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 5:00 pm
Anti-drilling documentarian Josh Fox was at the Walton Theatre last night showing his movie "Gasland" to a pretty packed house. After the showing, Fox fielded questions from the audience. In one notable answer, Fox described how he thinks gas drilling... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 2:37 pm
Over at Goldilocks Finds Manhattan, Ulla Kjarval captures a few bonding moments between cows and calves on her father's farm, Spring Lake Farm in Meredith. Mothers. They are important to us and on our farm we breed for mothering ability just like we do... Read more


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