Delaware County

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010 - 11:13 am
On Monday night, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection's plan to buy more private land in the upstate watershed met a skeptical crowd at a public hearing at SUNY Delhi.  The Land Acquisition Program, as the DEP calls it, is the linchpin... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Jul. 11, 2010 - 12:06 pm
A few years shy of a century ago, Congregation B'nai Israel was founded by Jewish families from Fleischmanns and Margaretville. Its 1918 incorporation date makes the historic synagogue, located on Wagner Avenue in Fleischmanns, one of the oldest in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jul. 11, 2010 - 11:47 am
Roxbury's Stone Tavern Farm, which boasts "the darkest skies within 300 miles of New York City," hosted the Amateur Observers' Society of New York's annual Starfest this weekend. In attendance: The Westport Astronomical Society's 25" Obsession telescope,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 8, 2010 - 8:53 pm
Yes, it's already the weekend -- no doubt you're still digesting those candied apples and that funnel cake from the Fourth. But there's no rest for the hungover or the over-carnivaled: There's some awesome stuff to do this weekend. Here's what we're... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 8, 2010 - 6:14 pm
Apparently, the residents of Ulster and Delaware counties. Belleayre just posted this plaintive update on its Twitter and Facebook pages: good gracious. does no one want to see Patti LuPone?? C'mon, people, you know that a Broadway veteran will be a good... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2010 - 4:18 pm
The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is on a roll this week. According to a press release sent out today, sheriff's deputies bagged 146 pot plants in Sidney yesterday, which will go nicely with the 69 they found last week in Delhi and Davenport:  On... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2010 - 11:01 am
According to this note in last week's edition of the Mountain Eagle, there is a county-wide municipal water-tasting contest today: The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has invited the village of Stamford to participate in the annual Delaware County... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2010 - 3:39 pm
Zero gravity ride in Margaretville. Photo by Alison Cherry. Across the watershed, rides were ridden, swims were swum, and fireworks were detonated. Here's the proof: photos of the Fourth of July, taken by our readers: Nature's 4th Display in Stony... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 2, 2010 - 12:58 pm
Only up here in the hills, we call 'em "marihuana." This just in via a press release from the Delaware County Sheriff's Department: On Thursday, July 1, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies searched properties located in the towns of Delhi and Davenport and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 10:35 pm
Site of accident, on Route 28 near Canada Hollow Road between Margaretville and Andes.  A section of Route 28 was shut down briefly earlier in the evening after an accident just outside of Margaretville. Unofficial reports from a grapevine of police-... Read more

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