2018-01-09 / Communities


Thank goodness temperatures are going to warm up to the 30s this week. The one good thing about all this cold weather is that the ice skating rink at Sheldon Park is open for skating everyday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. There are lights on the rink so you can enjoy skating at night.

Last week’s trivia question: What book did Ebenezer Foote’s grandniece write? Ebenezer Foote’s grandniece was Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”

This week’s trivia question: When is the Annual C.L.A.S.I. Casino Night being held this year?

Volunteer of the week is Laura Stewart, president of the Delhi Women and Men’s Club. Laura is also on the board for the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Catskill Ladies Association to Support and Inspire. Laura has a long career of volunteering for the community and we are lucky that she lives here. Thanks to Laura for all she does for the community. You can meet her at the next meeting of the DWMC. The Delhi Women & Men’s Club will hold its January monthly meeting at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 565 Andes Road from at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. The meeting will include a dinner catered by Sarky’s and feature a presentation by Christi Mack on nutrition and fitness. Dinner is $18. RSVP by email to or by phone: 607-746-3729 by Friday, Jan. 10.

Delhi Community Urgent Need Blood Drive, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2 - 6 p.m. at The United Ministry of Delhi. Receive a $5 Dunkin’ Donuts card when you present to donate.

The 2018 Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County: Agriculture and Watershed Agricultural Council is Thursday, Jan. 11 from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at SUNY Delhi. Find more specifics about the conference at

Party at the Arc of Delaware County’s Hamden facility, 34570 State Highway 10 in Hamden on Saturday, Jan. 13, from 1-4 p.m. for music, dancing, refreshments, and fun for all ages. RSVP by Jan. 10 by calling the Community Relations Dept. at 607-865-7184 or

Community open gym is back at Delaware Academy MS/HS. Every Sunday from January through March, the gym will be open from 1-4 p.m. Come play, practice and hang out with friends on Sunday, Jan. 14. At the request of Superintendent Thomson, children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Village Board Meeting holds their meeting on Monday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Village Hall on 9 Court Street.

Mended Hearts Support group Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at O’Connor Hospital in the medical library. Call Trudy Barlow at 607-746-3385 for more information. Hepatitis C or B Support group meets at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, also at O’Connor Hospital. The meeting is open to all people living with Hepatitis C or B and family or friends that are the personal support of people living HCV or HBV. Parkinson’s Support group meets Thursday, Jan. 11, at 12:30 p.m. in O’Connor Hospital’s conference room. For information contact Pat Cleary at 607-746-0329.

The Village Quilters meet at the United Ministry Church basement every second and fourth Thursday. Join them Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9:30 a.m. to do any kind of quilting or craft that interests you.

Meridale EMS & Fire Department monthly EMS and firefighters meeting on the second Thursday of the month on Jan. 11. New members are always welcome. EMS meeting starts at 6 p.m. and fire meets at 7 p.m. For more information, call Jessica Patterson’s cell phone, 607-437-2583.

The Bovina Senior Citizens Club meets at the Bovina Presbyterian Church on Maple Street in Bovina on Monday, Jan. 15 at noon. For more information, call 607-832-4316. The Meredith Senior Club holds its monthly meeting this week as well, also on Monday, Jan. 15 at noon, at the Meredith Community Church. Call 607-278- 5520 for more information. The Rotary group holds its weekly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 6:10 p.m. at Cross Roads Cafe. The Meri-Homemakers meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Meridale Firehouse. Call President Jessica Rall at 607-746- 6532 for more information.

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