By Timothy Knight on Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2016 - 1:35 pm
Above: A video clip of the meeting of the Walton Cemetery Association on June 6, shot by the Walton Reporter and posted on Facebook. Outraged over what they called the poor condition of the Walton Cemetery over Memorial Day weekend, dozens of cemetery... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2015 - 11:05 am
After a two-month investigation, the New York State Police have arrested the 61-year-old treasurer of the Liberty Cemetery Association for reportedly pilfering over $80,000 from the cemetery's accounts. Left: Deborah Lyden, via the New York State Police.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 27, 2015 - 11:51 am
A 24-year-old Coxsackie man resorted to cemetery desecration when he needed some extra cash in April, according to a press release from the New York State Police. Kristopher K. Komaromi stole multiple concrete flower planters from grave sites in Coxsackie... Read more
By Katherine Speller on Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014 - 6:07 pm
Although a summer evening stroll through a graveyard sounds like something straight out of “The Addams Family," the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown’s cemetery tours offer an educational twist on an otherwise spooky outing. Held on Saturday,... Read more
By dgalusha on Sunday, Mar. 11, 2012 - 10:52 am
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 - 3:22 pm
Who could have guessed, when the little Delaware County town of Sidney was being painted as a hotbed of bigotry on Comedy Central and MSNBC a couple of months ago, that the town would end up being nationally singled out as an object lesson on how to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 - 8:57 pm
Sidney NY Town Board Meeting - October 14 2010 from VeccVideography on Vimeo. Local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione -- the creative force behind the award-winning documentary Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns -- has produced an extraordinary short documentary on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010 - 5:22 pm
Poor little Sidney. One day, it's just like any other town in Delaware County, where people leave their cars unlocked on Main Street and the latest scandal tends to be about some new wood-boiler regulation. Next thing you know, it's on national television... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010 - 6:40 am
On Monday, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann anointed Sidney town supervisor Bob McCarthy the day's "Worst Person In The World," for leading a charge to dig up a local Sufi community's tiny cemetery over a nebulous permitting issue. No TV personality can ever... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 - 4:10 pm
As if leaving bags of blood-soaked bandages around the cemetery for animals to gnaw on wasn't bad enough. The Mayer Berger saga continues: Berger drove to the cemetery in a vehicle bearing custom license plates "NY OCME." Berger said it stood for "New... Read more


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