Sidney Center

By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 2:02 pm
From Diane Galusha, public information officer for the Town of Middletown. [Additions: Andes School also closed early today, around 12:45: I know this for a fact, because my seventh-grade cousin is currently sitting at my kitchen table. Also, we have been... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 12:58 pm
We'll be doing another special flooding edition of our radio show at 1pm today. Listen live by clicking here.
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011 - 5:34 pm
The Sidney Center Methodist Church, which was destroyed in an arson spree in 2009, can't get permission from church officials to rebuild despite having enough money to do so, according to a report in the Daily Star. The article reports that the Upper New... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2011 - 9:13 am
The new Sidney Center Community Center. Photo by Julia Reischel. The last time the American flag flew from the top of the flagpole at Sidney Center Elementary School was in 2005, when the school was shuttered because of declining enrollment. This past... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 8:23 am
Sidney supervisor Bob McCarthy has declared a state of emergency in the area of the Fowler Finch Dam. Here's the press release we received from Delaware County around 7am: Town of Sidney Supervisor Robert McCarthy has declared a State of Emergency... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 - 4:10 pm
Sidney Center has water contamination problems. And Dawn Rivers Baker, former candidate for supervisor of Sidney, is angry about it. Did you know that a sizable chunk of the population of the Town of Sidney does not have access to clean drinking water?... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 - 7:56 pm
You know a local scandal has gotten big when the Associated Press is the first news outlet to report on a breaking development. This afternoon, the AP reported that the attorney for the town of Sidney has informed the embattled local Sufi center, Osmanlı... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010 - 6:40 am
On Monday, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann anointed Sidney town supervisor Bob McCarthy the day's "Worst Person In The World," for leading a charge to dig up a local Sufi community's tiny cemetery over a nebulous permitting issue. No TV personality can ever... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 27, 2010 - 12:43 pm
Members of a Sufi community, Osmanlı Nakş-ı'bendi Hakkani Dergah, in Sidney Center, in Delaware County. Photo by Osmanli Naksibendi Hakkani, via Flickr. In a blockbuster of a story in the Huffingston Post today, reporter Andrew Reinbach exposes what looks... Read more


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