Delaware County

By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 11:06 am
Word has reached us that there was a fire at the Cha Cha Hut, a new BBQ joint in Roxbury we profiled recently. We're headed there now to find out more.
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 3:48 pm
Tonight is the May meeting of the Delhi Central School District Board of Education, which governs a school district that is angrily divided over Delaware Academy High School principal Richard Hughes, who has been accused by some parents of running the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 18, 2010 - 10:51 am
Old Locomotive Gets New Life Engine 407, a 1940s-era veteran of the Long Island Railroad and the Staten Island Railway, could easily have ended up on the scrap heap, Staten Island Advance reports. Instead, the little blue engine is getting buffed... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 13, 2010 - 1:22 pm
Last week, Covidien, one of the largest employers in Delaware County, announced that it was making the first layoffs of its almost 20 years in the tiny village of Hobart. This week, the Daily Mail Mountain Eagle has the numbers: 90 hourly and salaried... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 11, 2010 - 9:45 am
Despite last weekend's freakish weather, the good people of Fleischmanns still celebrated Cinco de Mayo (on Saturday, May 8) with music and lots of food. Jessica Vecchione was on hand with her video camera to capture the scene: Cinco De Mayo Celebration... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 10, 2010 - 12:38 pm
The Daily Star reports: The shootings occurred at about 10 p.m. Sunday, police said. Daisy Schultz, 65, of Walton, and Richard Utter, 74, of Norwich, died as a result, police said. Delaware County District Attorney Richard Northrup said he was called and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 7, 2010 - 12:05 pm
While hunting deer in a suit made with activated charcoal to mask his scent, Frank Bibbo, who lives on Denver Vega Road in Roxbury, realized that the stuff had more marketable applications, according to the Examiner: While wearing the activated charcoal... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010 - 2:46 pm
Fifty grand from the Watershed Agricultural Council (via its Pure Catskills program) and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection is going to 15 local businesses to fund things like local soup at Good Cheap Food in Delhi and livestock processing at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 10:03 am
We just got an email from Demon On Wheels director Christina Eliopoulos, who's shooting a documentary about local mechanic Mike Ondish and his bitchin' '68 Shelby Mustang: I'm seeking out 2 production interns who can assist us from May 3 through May 8 on... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 - 6:08 pm
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed a resolution in support of Dean Gitter's Belleayre development project, the Daily Freeman reports. (The story also appears in the Catskill Mountain News, but their content is behind a paywall... Read more

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