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U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced Oct. 15 a $683,692 award from the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant program at USDA Rural Development to supplement programs at Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES (ONC BOCES). These funds will be used provide STEM courses with more rigorous curriculum to public schools in the ONC BOCES network within Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, Madison, and Chenango counties.
It was nothing short of historic when the Town of Middleburgh gathered Saturday to cut the ribbon on its $3.2 million shelter and ambulance building.
Welcoming the crowd to the event—more than six years in the making—Supervisor Wes Laraway pointed out that 240 years ago to the day, three other shelters in the Schoharie Valley—the Upper, Middle. and Lower Forts--were also called into service—to fight off 1,000 marauding British "who came to burn this Valley to the ground."
CANAJOHARIE — This village is like a number of Mohawk Valley Rust Belt communities along Interstate 90 where the industrial base left years ago with nothing to replace it.
And Canajoharie has an additional challenge: sky high water and sewer rates, thanks to the debt incurred to service what had been the village's economic mainstay.
While the village was updating their water-sewer infrastructure, the Beech-Nut baby food plant that had been here since 1905 was preparing to leave.
NEW YORK – The fentanyl crisis, producing a dramatic surge in overdose deaths, has spurred creative thinking in police and government circles in Ulster, Green and Columbia counties. On Friday at a joint press conference, Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-19) joined State Senator Jen Metzger (D-42), Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa, and Steve Kelley, CEO of Ellenville Regional Hospital, which has taken a leading role in fighting the opioid and fentanyl menace.
HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10)—Monday at the Public Square-7th Street Park in the City of Hudson, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado called for legislation to help small and mid-sized businesses who did not have access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Businesses, like theaters, restaurants, and live event planners would receive help through this proposal.
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) has earned the American Farm Bureau Federation's prestigious Friend of Farm Bureau award for his work advocating for small farmers in upstate New York. This award recognizes lawmakers whose voting records demonstrate unwavering support for our nation's agricultural industry and requires nomination by their respective state Farm Bureaus.
On Wednesday, Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-N.Y., was honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation with their prestigious "Friend of Farm Bureau" award, an honor bestowed on lawmakers in recognition of their agricultural efforts for their farming communities. To receive the award, lawmakers need to have a proven agricultural track record and they need to be nominated by their state Farm Bureau.