Delaware County

By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 - 12:17 pm
First the New Kingston film festival went on maternity leave, and now the Franklin Stage Company is taking a hiatus! The Daily Star reports that the theater company won't be putting on plays this summer: "There just isn't enough staff," Marner said. "We... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 2:43 pm
Why don't more farmers grow nuts? That's what Jerry Henkin, a member of the Northen Nut Growers Association, wants to know. We met Henkin last month at the Farm to Market Connection conference last month in Liberty, NY, where he showed us a slew of... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 10:23 am
Ron Lopez, who has a home between Andes and Downsville, saw snow on the ground yesterday. He has a photo to prove it.
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Apr. 17, 2010 - 4:21 pm
It's common knowledge around town that Sidney's town supervisor, Bob McCarthy, doesn't care if he gets re-elected. Indeed, one of his first acts as supervisor -- an especially plum job in Delaware County, in which the supervisors rule local government at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 - 9:52 pm
That's what the experts on last night's panel about tiny Fleischmanns, NY, said. They were discussing the movie "Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns," by filmmaker Jessica Vecchione, which chronicles the growth of a vibrant Mexican community in the village over... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 - 10:52 am
That's filmmaker Jessica Vecchione, discussing the making of her flim "Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns" last night at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta. The screening of the documentary, which is about the village of Fleischmanns in Delaware... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 - 5:28 pm
Why can you buy mango popsicles and fresh cactus leaves in the tiny rural village of Fleischmanns, the onetime summer stronghold of the decidedly non-tropical Fleischmanns yeast dynasty? Filmmaker Jessica Vecchione and a panel of sociologists and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 - 11:47 am
Four of the six alleged sexual-abuse victims of accused Margaretville priest James McDevitt are suing the Albany Catholic diocese, in hopes of recovering an unspecified amount of money. If they succeed, they'll join just a handful of accusers to get cash... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Apr. 11, 2010 - 1:58 pm
Warm days, not too much wind, and spring flowers exploding into bloom: a perfect recipe for pollination. This orange-belted bumblebee (Bombus ternarius) was hard at work around noon today on a cherry bush in Delhi. Photo by Lissa Harris.
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 8, 2010 - 7:54 pm
According to witnesses, the state's first same-sex Peep wedding was held in Margaretville over the weekend. Although the announcement does not give a full account of the reception, we suspect the happiness of the marshmallowy couple was short-lived. Photo... Read more

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