By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013 - 11:39 am
On Tuesday, June 18, voters in two Catskills school districts will have another chance to vote on school budgets that failed to pass in the regular election on May 22.  The Middleburgh Central School District, whose budget failed by just 25 votes in May,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 14, 2013 - 3:26 pm
In a routine that has become all too familiar in the region lately, police were called to two Delaware County schools today, after threats to the schools were made on Facebook. The threats at Walton and Downsville schools come during the last few days of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2013 - 2:53 pm
Voters in Schoharie County's Middleburgh Central School District voted down this year's proposed $20,277,789 budget on May 21 by just 25 votes: 374 for to 399 against. Now, with a second budget vote looming on June 18, the district has proposed a new... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 28, 2013 - 2:07 pm
It's been a rough year for the Marbletown Elementary School. The closing of the Rosendale school last June is still fresh for many former Rosendale students now attending Marbletown. Throughout the year, Marbletown Elementary has been plagued with a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 22, 2013 - 2:20 pm
On Tuesday, May 21, New York State voters went to the polls to decide the fate of local school budgets and elect members to school boards. Most budgets throughout the five-county Catskills region passed. A few were voted down, and will now have 30 days to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 17, 2013 - 5:45 pm
The Delaware Academy Central School District in Delhi was placed on lockdown briefly this afternoon after a threat was left on an online message board. According to a statement from Delhi village police chief Michael Mills, school officials discovered the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 - 1:42 pm
Photo by Flickr user Chris Costes; published under Creative Commons license. Sharpen your No. 2 pencils, kids. This week, public-school students in third through eighth grade across New York State buckled down at their desks for the first round of tough... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 8, 2013 - 11:44 am
The Onteora Central School District will appoint an interim principal to serve out the rest of the school year at Phoenicia Elementary, whose principal Linda Sella was placed on administrative leave in February. Since Sella was forced to step down from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013 - 11:09 am
Above: Olivia Paetow, a student at Onteora High School, gets a lesson in microbiology from Donna Reynolds of the DEP. Photos courtesy of NYC DEP.  Students from Ulster County and the Bronx got a hands-on lesson in water science this week, as part of a... Read more


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