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By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Apr. 23, 2016 - 9:32 am
A 52-year-old Andes man is being held on $250,000 cash bail in the Delaware County Correctional Facility for allegedly possessing 30 bags of heroin in his car and for reportedly bringing a minor child along while trying to buy heroin last fall, according... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 22, 2016 - 5:34 pm
Above: A natural gas pipeline being constructed. Photo courtesy of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Just in time to celebrate Earth Day, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that it has denied a water quality... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016 - 12:20 pm
Above: Police raid an apartment in the Delaware County village of Deposit on Tuesday, looking for heroin. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. With the help of a drug-sniffing dog, police found 205 bags of heroin in an apartment in the Delaware... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016 - 11:27 am
Above: A track car used by Catskill Mountain Railroad volunteers to inspect the railway lines. Photo by Ryan Lennox. The Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) has settled its lawsuit against Ulster County, another sign that the railroad’s management is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016 - 10:42 am
Above: Photo by Justin Grimes, via Flickr.  For New York state voters who are registered with a political party, today--April 19, 2016--is the day to vote in New York state's presidential primary election. It's one of the most exciting primary races in... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Monday, Apr. 18, 2016 - 8:12 pm
Above: Michael Sabansky, Delaware County's director of real property tax services, gave a presentation on solar farms to the Delaware County Board of Supervisors on April 13. Photo by Robert Cairns.  With the possibility of commercial solar electricity... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Saturday, Apr. 16, 2016 - 3:45 pm
Above: Dawn Johnson addresses the Schoharie Town Board before a crowd concerned residents. The audience was too large for the town hall, so Wednesday's town meeting was moved to a nearby church. Photos by Timothy Knight. Schoharie residents came out in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2016 - 3:14 pm
Above: Heather L. Terry, Daniel R. Bowker, Jr. and Kyle S. Buckley. Images via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. A Walton man who was being investigated in connection with a burglary was arrested when police found heroin in his vehicle during a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 1, 2016 - 5:13 pm
Above: Rick Roberts, the president of the Catskill Mountain Club, advocating for dedicated funding for the Catskill Park in the 2016-2017 New York state budget in Rep. Kevin Cahill's office on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Julia Reischel.  Despite months of... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016 - 4:02 pm
Above: The Downsville Covered Bridge, one of three such historic structures in Delaware County, was closed to traffic on Thursday. Photo by Robert Cairns. The historic Downsville Covered Bridge, built in 1854, has been closed to motor vehicle traffic. ... Read more

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