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By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 11, 2015 - 12:55 pm
There were lots of close political contests across the Catskills in yesterday's primary election. Here are the results in the hottest races.  DELAWARE COUNTY In the race for Delaware County Family Court Judge, Conservative voters overwhelmingly chose... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015 - 6:14 pm
Above: The seat of Delaware County's government, in Delhi, NY. Photo via the Delaware County website.  New York state’s comptroller has found that Delaware County awarded millions of dollars to third-party contractors between January 1, 2013 and June 9,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 - 9:45 am
Above:  A map of potential natural gas service areas near the Constitution Pipeline, issued at yesterday's press conference.  In an attempt to build support for their proposed 124-mile natural gas pipeline, Constitution Pipeline officials announced... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 - 11:10 am
Above: A group of DEP and Delaware County employees who worked together on storm recovery in Queens were honored in a ceremony in Downsville on Friday. Commissioner Strickland is fifth from left. Also in the photo are Jim Eisel, chairman of the Delaware... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 - 2:44 pm
While Ulster County executive Mike Hein is busy pouring lighter fluid on long-smoldering conflicts between New York City and its upstate watershed, Delaware County politician Jim Eisel is quick to distance himself from the feud. Yesterday, Eisel, who... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 - 10:00 am
Above: DEP Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush at the Ashokan Reservoir this summer. Photo from the DEP, via Flickr. The relationship between the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the upstate communities who live in its watershed is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2011 - 9:26 am
Here's the latest from Delaware County Emergency Services, sent at 8am this morning: Press Release 09/08/11~ 0800 hrs By order of James Eisel, Chair of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors,all Delaware County offices, buildings and courts are closed.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2011 - 11:45 am
Photo of crowd outside last week's DRBC hearing in Deposit by Lillian Browne. On Wednesday, June 1, the Delaware River Basin Commission held a public hearing in Deposit to discuss whether or not the agency should grant XTO Energy a permit to withdraw... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 - 2:19 pm
The Mountain Eagle's Rosie Cunningham penned a thoughtful article yesterday about last week's news that Delaware County is declining to renew the contract of its Stop DWI coodinator, Lisa Barrows. Notably, Cunningham includes several statements from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 - 9:28 pm
Lisa Barrows, the Delaware County DWI Coordinator, in front of her office door in Delhi. Photo by Julia Reischel. This story has been updated with new information as of 12:30pm, 12/10/10. Scroll to the bottom to read the update. Unlikely as it sounds,... Read more


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