Delaware County

By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 3:11 pm
Online at Orion Magazine: A marvelous video on Ray Turner, proprietor of the Delaware Delicacies Smoke House, and the only stone-weir eel fisherman left on the East Coast. eel•water•rock•man from Orion Magazine on Vimeo. Turner, a white-bearded sage who... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 1:57 pm
Spring Lake Farm's Ulla Kjarval reflects on American meat-eating, her father's latest cohort of piglets, and the middle ground farms like her family's occupy between animal rights activism and so-called Big Ag. The cuteness of the piglets are giving me... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 25, 2010 - 12:32 pm
If it rains this weekend, the town of Roxbury could have another Woodstock on its hands. “That's the joke,” said John Burrows, the owner of Stone Tavern Farm, which is hosting the Desiderata festival, an annual celebration of arts and electronic music,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 6:59 pm
Since their tiny Roxbury BBQ joint was destroyed by fire last month, Cha Cha Hut owners Cherie and Frank Davis have been scouting nearby hills and valleys for a new location. (They're parting ways with their former landlords, Bridge Street Roxbury LLC... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 4:05 pm
Another day, another breathless New York Times article about someone's dream cabin in the Catskills. Yesterday, it was Delhi's turn to be feted with a 16-photo slideshow (check out the Delhi sweatshirt in slide 13) about Sandra Foster's hunting-cabin-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 2:01 pm
The Mountain Eagle has the depressing story: Members of the Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce learned there would be no ‘Music on the Mountain’ event this summer and heard a presentation by Kees Trappenburg about the Junior Golf Program at the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 11:10 am
Noah Katz, a Vice President of Foodtown/Freshtown, stands in front of the Margaretville Freshtown, which will hold a grand opening ribbon-cutting at 7pm tonight. Photo by Lissa Harris. The citizens of Margaretville and Delhi get to celebrate two long-... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010 - 11:19 am
Ever since its inception back in 1993, National Trails Day has been held on the first Saturday in June. If you have never heard of National Trails Day, it is the only nationwide celebration of trails and was inspired by President Ronald Reagan's... Read more
By Simona David on Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 - 11:37 am
Peg Ellsworth, center, the executive director of the Margaretville-based MARK Project, asked U.S. Representative Scott Murphy a question after his speech in Margaretville on Saturday. Elsworth asked Murphy for funding for the National Housing Trust Fund... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 19, 2010 - 1:15 pm
Richard HughesAfter a tumultuous year as the principal of Delhi's Delaware Academy and Central School, Richard Hughes is leaving to become the superintendent of the Otselic Valley School District, according to the Chenango County Evening Sun: A permanent... Read more


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