New Flag and Bench Dedicated to Veterans at Hancock Central School

A flag and bluestone bench were dedicated in the memory of all veterans to have ever walked the halls of Hancock Central School on Friday, September 23, prior to the football game at Hancock Central School. From left are HCS Superintendent Terrance Dougherty, Legacy...

HCEF College and Career Night Success

On September 22 the Hancock Community Education Foundation and Hancock Central School held their annual College and Career Night. College and Career Night is designed for 9-12th grade students to explore college and career possibilities by meeting and engaging with...

State Set to Issue Conditional Cannabis Retail Licenses by End of Year

Jen Metzger updates Delaware County Chamber of Commerce By Kristin Barron Conditional license applications for recreational marijuana dispensaries will be accepted until September 26 and the state hopes to open dispensary doors before the beginning of 2023 says Jen...

D-H Eagles Fall 20-12 to Harpursville/Afton

QB Blake Fortunato threw two touchdown passes in the game against Harpursville/Afton on Friday. [photo by Cindy R Ray] By Coach D. Bedient The Deposit- Hancock Eagles Varsity Football team took on Harpursville-Afton at home on Friday, September 23 but were edged out...

Hancock Community Preschool Visits the Robert W. Nichol Nature Preserve and Science Center

On Wednesday, September 21 the Hancock Community Preschool visited The Robert W. Nichol Nature Preserve and Science Center. Miss Emily Kinne, manager of the Nature Preserve took the children for a nature walk on the trails, talked about monarch butterflies and made...

Wayne Memorial’s Midwifery Mingle to be held at New Facility October 20th

The certified nurse midwives of the Women’s Health Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital’s New Beginning Birthing Suites will be sponsoring the Midwifery Mingle on October 20th at 626 Park Street in Honesdale. Shown left to right are: Kara Poremba; Patricia Konzman, CNM;...

Picture of the Week

U.S. Space Force Emblem — The U.S Space Force released its logo and motto, Semper Supra (Always Above), July 22, 2020. The logo and motto honor the heritage and history of the U.S. Space Force. This emblem, as well as the emblems of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, is embedded in the stone bench that was dedicated to HCS veterans on Friday, Sept. 23 [Photo contributed by Cindy R Ray]


Rena M. Davis

Rena M. Davis

March 31, 1946 to September 16, 2022 Rena M. Davis, 95, of Hancock, NY, passed away on...

Kamille D. Karcher

Kamille D. Karcher

November 20, 1954 to September 10, 2022 Kamille Karcher, 67 of Port Dickinson, NY went...

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Through the Years

100 Years Ago

From the Week of September 28

League Urges Support of Country Papers If there is one industry that has prospered less in the last two or three years than dairying, it is that of the country press. Hundreds of country weeklies...

75 Years Ago

From the Thursday, October 2, 1947 Issue

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50 Years Ago

From the Thursday, September 28, 1972 Issue

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25 Years Ago

From the Wednesday, October 1, 1997 Issue

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