Delaware County

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 - 3:51 pm
That would be more of an honor if the press release announcing the 126 grants being awarded by the US. Department of Agriculture to boost internet service in rural areas didn't describe the recipients as 'persistent poverty counties.' Yippee. Still, money... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm
When the Delaware County village of Andes voted to dissolve itself in 2002, it was the only village in the state of New York to abolish itself in years. But nowadays, thanks to high taxes and a new law (dubbed the Empowerment Act by Attorney General... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 30, 2010 - 11:49 am
A blue-ribbon draft horse at the Schoharie County Sunshine Fair. Wondering what to do this weekend in the Catskills? Here our are picks: Schoharie County Sunshine Fair Schoharie County's annual fair doesn't fool around. It starts today with harness racing... Read more
By Simona David on Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2010 - 2:32 pm
Bob Ackershoek, the owner of Cassie's Cafe in Roxbury, in his role as the co-host of a '70s rock show on WIOX. Right before Labor Day, a corner of Delaware County will be getting its very own radio station. WIOX, which will be heard on 91.3 FM, will... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 9:14 am
Two press releases were released by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office this morning about underage "sexual misconduct" in Walton. The details are scant, but it looks like two teenage boys, and 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, have been arrested and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 5:55 pm
Horseshoe Festival There are some things that just go together. Abbott and Costello. Rhythm and blues. Beans and cornbread. Hobart and horseshoes. Back in the late 1700s, local lore tells, Hobart pioneer Foote More was the first in the nation to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 2:08 pm
Delaware County: Tune into ABC at 8pm tomorrow to see if Stone and Thistle Farm's Denise Warren can handle life in the shoes of a TV-obsessed, diva-licious suburbanite from Oklahoma. The Daily Star reports: Denise Warren said when she got to her temporary... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 16, 2010 - 12:16 pm
Joe Damone writes us to say that 13-year-old Ted (above) has gone missing from his home in Andes. Joe's offering a reward: Call 845-676-3812 or 845-676-4940. Here's to Ted's speedy return. Update: We're pleased to report that Ted has been found.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010 - 7:59 pm
From the Delaware County Sheriff's Department: At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, July 8th, firefighters from East Branch and Downsville Volunteer Fire Departments and Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire on White... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010 - 2:39 pm
The unstoppable Ulla Kjarval, daughter of a local grass-fed beef farmer and herself a passionate local-foods and farming advocate, had an interview last week with Eat To Blog. Here, she opines on what can be done to fix our broken national food system:  ... Read more


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