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Transformation Choir

May 19, 2013

Transformation Choir will sing the cantata “A Season to Celebrate” by Allen Pote as part of worship services in celebration of the Day of Pentecost, at the Hortonville Presbyterian Church, 2pm. There will be a free will offering to benefit local food pantries. Refreshments will be served following worship. 845/887-4346.

Delaware resolution supports job corps

The U.S. Department of Labor is considering closing one of Callicoon’s greatest economic resources—the Delaware Valley Job Corps (DVJC). According to a resolution written by town clerk Tess McBeath, DVJC employs more than 145 local residents, serves approximately 500 students per year and injects $10.2 million into the local economy. The DVJC is also responsible for the paint job that rejuvenated the Callicoon Railway station. McBeath wrote, “The Delaware Valley Job Corps Center has become a valued member of our community....  Read more

Hortonville Talent Show

April 13, 2013

Hortonville Presbyterian Church, 7pm. The show benefits the Main Street Thrift Shop in Callicoon, sponsored by I.O.U. (Interfaith Outreach United). Richard Ross is Master of Ceremonies. Suggested donation: $5, family $10. 845/887-4756 or 887-4346.

$26,300 per acre for town barn lot

There’s no question that the Town of Delaware town barn, in order to prevent its contents from flowing downstream, needs to move. It now sits on a parcel of land on Route 17B in the Village of Hortonville where the Joe Brook and the Callicoon Creek meet up on their route to the Delaware River. They are peaceful streams, until they flood.  Read more

Local drilling costs unknown; Delaware drilling commission explores economics

In contrast with natural gas industry claims that Marcellus Shale drilling brings jobs and revenue to th e localities in which it occurs, economist Jannette Barth, Ph.D., owner of J.M. Barth & Associates, Inc., asserted that local government costs associated with natural gas extraction have yet to be determined. At the invitation of the Town of Delaware Gas Drilling Commission, Barth addressed commission members and the invited public at the commission’s January 7 meeting in Hortonville.  Read more

Transformation Choir perform

December 9, 2012

Christmas cantata "Let the Whole World Sing" by Joel Raney at Hortonville Presbyterian Church, 7:30pm. 845/887-4346.

Hortonville Fire Department, Annual Pancake Breakfast

November 11, 2012

Hortonville- Adults $7, Kids 12 and under $3, Kids under 5 Free, 7am-12pm.

Petition says: ‘You Don’t Speak for Me’

Following a town board resolution in the Town of Delaware that supports the right of residents to lease their land for gas drilling, Delaware Concerned Citizens has sent a petition to approximately 1,300 taxpayers titled “You Don’t Speak for Me!”  Read more

Of scenic overlooks and river access spots; the Upper Delaware River Corridor could use a makeover

When driving through a tourist destination, one thing that clearly bugs consultant Ben Syden is when he is about to come upon a scenic overlook or river access point and there is no advance warning. He and other drivers are likely to blow right by the attraction and miss it altogether. Syden said he had several such experiences when driving along the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, better known as Route 97.  Read more

Field day & grand street parade

August 25, 2012

Parade steps off Main St., noon, followed by games, live music, food, beverages & more at the firehouse.

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