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Public Meetings: Saturday-Tuesday, Oct. 23-26, 2021
October 23, 2021, 10:00 am | Source
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State restricts workplace screenings for marijuana
October 23, 2021, 1:55 am | Source
ALBANY — State officials have issued guidance that advises employees to avoid taking corrective action on employees who merely arrive at work smelling of marijuana smoke.

Delaware County to audit 2020 tourism funds
October 23, 2021, 1:05 am | Source
Delaware County has hired a third-party auditor to review how the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce used taxpayer dollars to promote tourism.

Mayoral debate video available online
October 23, 2021, 12:17 am | Source
An online debate recorded Wednesday between Len Carson and Mark Drnek, the two candidates vying to be Oneonta’s next mayor, is now available for on-demand streaming at and on the Facebook page of LWV of Oneonta NY.

Audit: State economic agency's job incentives lack oversight
October 23, 2021, 12:15 am | Source
ALBANY — New York's economic development agency has been lax in determining whether its efforts are accomplishing the agency's goals, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in an audit released Monday.

Two announce bids to replace retiring Delaware judge
October 23, 2021, 12:15 am | Source
On the last day in office for retiring Delaware County Judge Richard Northrup, two Republican candidates announced they want to replace him.

On the Bright Side: Brooks' wins top distinction for vinaigrette dressing
October 23, 2021, 12:13 am | Source
Brooks' Bottling Company was named the winner of the Dressing of the Year Award for its Abby's Kitchen Organic Balsamic Vinaigrette at the Association for Dressings & Sauces' Technical Meeting Oct. 10-12.

Polling Places
October 22, 2021, 11:11 am | Source
Area voters will go to the polls from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, for the general elections. Unless otherwise noted, all districts within each town vote at the same polling place. Polling places are as follows:

Early voting hours and locations
October 22, 2021, 11:09 am | Source

Public Meetings: Friday-Monday, Oct. 22-25, 2021
October 22, 2021, 10:00 am | Source
Call ahead in case a meeting listed here has been changed.

Sidewalk work scheduled in city
October 22, 2021, 2:49 am | Source
NYSEG and its contractor, DDS Companies, will install sidewalks on River Street between Ann Street and Stewart's beginning Friday, Oct. 22, and continuing through next week, weather permitting. Work will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. according to a…

Longtime Walton jurist Northrup retires
October 22, 2021, 2:17 am | Source
After almost 30 years of service to Delaware County as assistant district attorney, district attorney and judge, Judge Richard Northup has decided to retire.

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