New Altar Servers at Holy Innocents Church

Bishop Frank Betancourt, along with Father Dante Tarantini, have been scheduling classes for the next generation of altar servers at Holy Innocents Church in Halcottsville. Dante Tarantini Jr. has been an altar server for several years now, but with the recent move to college in Cobleskill he has passed on the torch.

H.O.G. benefit festival Saturday in Halcottsville

By Verna D’Alto
The community members of the Hamlet of Halcottsville invite the public to join them in what they hope will be an historical event. On Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. they are holding a H.O.G. celebration. H.O.G. stands for Halcottsville Old Grange. It will be an arts’ festival with dancing, food and a fund-raiser.

Couple celebrates 49th anniversary

Halcottsville residents Francis and Loretta Daniels celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on June 28, 1959 in the Calvary Baptist Church in Norwich. They are the parents of two sons, Kip, 42, and Mark, 44, both of Halcottsville.

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Halcottsville bridge repairs on schedule for this summer

By Julia Green
A larger-than-usual crowd was present at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Middletown Town Board, where the main topic of discussion was once again the bridge replacement project in Halcottsville.
Among those in attendance were Jim and Sue Kelly, whose property has been a major point of contention in the replacement of the bridge, and Wayne Reynolds, commissioner of public works for Delaware County. A number of Halcottsville residents were also present to voice their displeasure at the obstacles that have delayed the project thus far.

Pakatakan Farmers' Market opening May 17 at Round Barn in Halcottsville


The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market, held at the historic Round Barn in Halcottsville, is gearing up for its 17th season, which opens on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Halcottsville bridge plans stir troubled waters



Business owners, county officials spar over efforts to replace structure


By Julia Green

The sixth line item on last week’s Town of Middletown Town Board meeting wasn’t a surprise to anyone in attendance.

St. Paddy's parade is Sunday along Halcottsville's Main Street

The Children of the Leprechaun, together with the Halcottsville Fire Department, will host the 15th annual Saint Paddy’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 16 beginning at noon along Main Street, Halcottsville.

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