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Hortonville

$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.

River corridor future planning

July 31, 2012
August 1, 2012

Share ideas for the future of the river corridor at the firehouse, 7-9pm. RSVP: 845/807-0531.

Delaware may get gas drilling commission

A virtually unprecedented crowd of more than 75 people jostled into the tiny, sweltering Town of Delaware Town Hall on Wednesday night in the expectation of hearing some talk about a resolution passed, apparently on the spur of the moment, during the public comment period of the last regular town meeting. The resolution supports residents disposing of their mineral rights as they wish, and is viewed by many as being an open invitation to gas drilling within the town's borders.  Read more

Delaware board resolution affirms right to lease

Following a heated and frequently loud exchange between residents of the Town of Delaware and Delaware town board members at the regular monthly board meeting on Wednesday night, the board passed a resolution affirming the right of landowners within the town's borders to determine how they exercise any mineral rights they own "in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and the United States of America."  Read more

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