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This public street project, modeled after Boston’s Raining Poetry Project, opens on July 1st in conjunction with the 2017 Roxbury Sidewalk Festival. Poems will be stenciled on the sidewalks of... Read more
By Country House Realty on Mar. 7, 2017
This comfortable 5 bedroom home is tucked into a peaceful, wooded area, and enjoys lake frontage on Sand Pond. It's a great house for gatherings, and the large, open loft upstairs can provide space... Read more
Trout Tales 2017: A Celebrations of Catskills Fishing at Spillian
By Leigh Melander on Mar. 4, 2017
Trout Tales 2017: A Catskills Fishing CelebrationSaturday, March 25 1 PMSpillian: A Place to Revel   1 PM - 5 PM Demos and Expo with Licensed Guides, World-Class Anglers, Biologists, Gear Specialists... Read more
By Blue Deer Center on Feb. 23, 2017
There's something for everyone to help us gear up for the season! Cleaning Organizing Stacking wood Landscaping, grounds clean up Painting Putting up the Tipi And Evening Social fires! You are... Read more
  Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) invites you to its business mixer and networking event Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 p.m., at Cassie’s Café, 53535 State Hwy 30, Roxbury, NY. This month,... Read more

Announcements

By amason on Mar. 9, 2017
Dr. Donna Vogler of SUNY Oneonta will present the next public program of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc. on Friday, March 17th at 7:30pm at the Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street... Read more
By jsowle on Mar. 2, 2017
On October 25, 1944, wealthy (and tone-deaf) soprano Florence Foster Jenkins and her accompanist Cosme McMoon performed a recital at Carnegie Hall. Tickets sold out weeks in advance; an estimated 2,... Read more
By William B Ogden Library on Feb. 28, 2017
Come to the William B. Ogden Library on Saturday, March 11 for an 11am Family/Children's concert featuring Girsa! The concert is free, thanks to the sponsorship of Music on the Delaware and the... Read more
By William B Ogden Library on Feb. 28, 2017
The Walton Writers' will meet this month on Saturday, March 4, at 11am, in the William B. Ogden Library quiet room. Please bring  some recent work that you'd be willing to share with the generous,... Read more
By Judith Spencer on Feb. 24, 2017
The Delaware County SWCD Tree and Shrub Program, a tradition for over thirty years, is in full swing with new varieties for your yard, orchard or woodlot. This year the DCSWCD is excited to add Red... Read more

Press Releases

On Friday night, February 3, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies arrested and charged a 38-year-old Delhi man with attempted murder, unlawful imprisonment and criminal possession of a weapon... Read more
Arkville, NY – We wish to express gratitude towards Governor Cuomo for his continued support of a fully funded Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) budgeted at $300 million. In addition, the Catskill... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 23, 2017
On Thursday January 19th 2017 at about 10:15pm Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 35 year old Brian T. Bennett of Stamford New York, on charges of obstructing governmental administration 2nd... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 20, 2017
On Friday night, January 13, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies investigated a one car, roll-over motor vehicle accident on State Highway 10 in the Town of Tompkins, near intersection of... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 20, 2017
On Thursday afternoon, January 19, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 50 year old Marc D. Trautrimas of Brooklyn, New York, upon his voluntary surrender to the Sheriff’s Office on an... Read more

Obituaries

By Lissa Harris on Jan. 3, 2017
Woodstock town supervisor Jeremy Wilber died at home on Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer, the Daily Freeman reports. He was 66. Wilber had been in hospice care for several months, though he... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Jun. 5, 2016
Above: Peggy O'Connell appeared on the back cover of “Oceans between Us,” a 1978 album by the Allen Harris Band, released by Tappan Zee Records/Columbia Records. Standing left to right are: Kim... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Jan. 7, 2016
Above: Edward Callahan, left, with Joanne Callahan, his wife and co-owner of Callahan Catskill Real Esate, in a 2013 publicity photo for their business. Photo by Joe Damone.  Edward “Eddie” P.... Read more
By Paula Ann Mitchell on Aug. 6, 2015
It was sometime in the late 1980s when one of Martin Millman’s longtime customers called to say that he was on his way to the Phoenicia Pharmacy to pick up his EpiPen prescription. The man had just... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Mar. 4, 2015
Above: Hilt and Stella Kelly at the 2014 Fiddlers! Festival in Roxbury. Photograph by Jill Ribich of Catskill Images.  Hilton Kelly, the legendary Catskills fiddler and square dance caller, died on... Read more

Real Estate

By Country House Realty on Nov. 16, 2016
Country House Realty's dreamy listing, a restored Dutch Colonial in Jeffersonville. Drink in hypnotic views while relaxing on the extra-wide covered porch - literally an outdoor living room - or take... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 15, 2016
Tucked up in the woods off a dead end road, Crosslands has been lauded as having fantastic design and luxurious appointments, from its well-appointed kitchen, to its hugely appealing three-season... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 11, 2016
Red Cottage Inc offers a carefully curated collection of country vacation rentals. We have a bunch of great spots still available for the Thanksgiving holiday. Some of our vacation rentals have... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 7, 2016
Hidden in the woodsy hills on the eastern edge of Jeffersonville, just three minutes from the Clair Inn and a 15 minute drive over the hill to Livingston Manor and the Arnold House, Boband Farmhouse... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 3, 2016
Turnwood Farm is a historic family farmhouse situated on a 160-acre estate with breathtaking views. This is truly country living at its finest and is the perfect base for exploring what is arguably... Read more

Jobs

Challenging position representing a regional population health project in Delaware County, NY. Required: BA in public health, public administration, planning, human services, or a related field;... Read more
By Catskill Recreation Center on Feb. 6, 2017
Must be skilled at swimming and performing rescues, dependable, a people person, and a team player. Flexible Schedules available.  Come join a friendly team.  Call for more information.  845-586-6250... Read more

Letters to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Aug. 1, 2016
To the Editor: Is there ever going to be a cell phone service tower to serve Andes, NY? It sure would make great sense in todays standards and also for life saving safety reasons, how about it? Nick... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 17, 2016
To the editor: The congressional primary on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, is where all NY-19 Democrats will make the critical decision as to the candidate they want to see on the ballot in the General... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
Dear Editor, All of us mourn the loss of life and the act of violence that occurred in Orlando last weekend. This was an attack on freedom-loving people and freedom-loving societies everywhere. Acts... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
To the editor: After 30 years of exclusive monopoly on the use of the U&D rail corridor by the Catskill Mountain Railroad, its long term lease has now expired. The citizens of the County, as... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
To the editor: As Ulster County reviews proposals and considers contracts of tourist rail vendors for expanded rail operations in Kingston and Phoenicia (Shandakden), County officials have a legal... Read more