DELAWARE COUNTY “Clean Sweep” Oct 8/9

October 1 is the deadline to register for Clean Sweep:

“Every year, regional partners for clean water and a healthy environment host a community hazardous waste collection day, known as Clean Sweep. Now in its 25th year, Clean Sweep provides a safe disposal venue by collecting chemicals and other materials which pose a threat to public health, water and environment.

Download the  CLEAN SWEEP 2021 Flyer and this Tip Sheet for more details. More info and registration here:

CADE is hiring!

Our team is growing!

CADE is recruiting for three full time positions and one part time consultant. You can find all of the job descriptions here.

  • Vision 2050 Project Coordination Consultant – closes July 30
  • Marketing Program Associate – closes August 15
  • Senior Program Manager – closes Sept 1
  • Communications Manager – closes Sept 1

We are dedicated to supporting our region’s agricultural economy, which is why we’re bringing these job announcements directly to you – our CADE clients and supporters. Your lived experience as business owners and local food supporters is exactly what we’re looking for on our team.


Thursday, July 30: March for Black Lives in Delhi

A March to Respect Black Life & the Right to Assemble

Delhi Courthouse, Thursday July 30 at 6 pm

The New York State Sheriff’s Association recently introduced a dangerous legislative agenda, which was supported by six Southern Tier county sheriffs including Delaware County Sheriff Craig Dumond at a July 15th press conference. The sheriffs’ agenda is a callous, dismissive, and outrageous response to local and national demands to respect and value Black life and to respect the rights of free speech and assembly. It calls for a vast expansion of police power, limiting oversight of police, and punishing people who rightfully call attention to police misconduct.


June 25: NY State Senator Jen Metzger has posted updated reopening guidelines

From Metzger’s email newsletter, dated 6/25/2020:
“Dear Neighbor, 
Our Hudson Valley and Catskills communities are progressing positively through the state’s phased reopening plan. Delaware County is expected to begin Phase Four reopening on Friday, June 26, and Sullivan, Orange, and Ulster Counties, advanced to Phase Three this past Tuesday. To ensure a safe reopening across all industries, detailed guidance is being provided to businesses for each phase. Links to the guidance for Phase Three and Four are provided below, and businesses can also consult the New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Wizard to see if their business is eligible to reopen.”

Read the whole post here:

Walton Solid Waste Management Facility: “Please store your recyclables”

[April 8, 2020]: A message from the Solid Waste Management Facility in Walton, NY: “We are asking for your help. Please store your recycled materials for the time being. Delaware County’s commitment to recycling remains strong and we will resume our rigorous recycling operation when we return to full staff. Thank you!” View the full March 20 service update here.