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Dering Harbor Village Hall.
The Village of Dering Harbor might have saved residents a significant amount of money had research been conducted earlier into options for replacement of the municipal water tank, an aging steel structure that sprang 20 new leaks during the deep freeze earlier this month, a new report concluded. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall.
When three write-in candidates ousted the entire slate of incumbent trustees in the Village of Dering Harbor election in June the state’s smallest municipality went a bit bonkers. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Placing permethrin-soaked rollers onto a feeding stand of a 4-poster unit.
Supervisor Jim Dougherty came loaded for bear on the issue of deer and ticks at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Dering Harbor Village Hall.
If the newly minted leaders of the Village of Dering Harbor were to author a training session for municipal officials it might have the title: “Everyone’s a Critic: How to Conduct Village Elections and Stay Sane During the Process.”
That’s the actual title of a seminar being offered by the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials (NYCOM) as part of its fall training program in Saratoga Springs. While Dering Harbor’s new mayor and trustees could probably teach that class, the inexperienced team could learn a great deal attending some of the many other sessions on offer. (more…)
JULIA BRENNAN PHOTO | Newly-appointed Mayor John J. Colby Jr. (right) signs oath book July 15, 2017 at Village Hall in Dering Harbor with village attorney, Joe Prokop (left) and Trustee Karen Kelsey looking on.
In a dizzying round of political musical chairs, John J. Colby Jr., the only one of the four members of the Village Board whose seat was not up for renewal in June’s tumultuous election, was appointed as Dering Harbor’s mayor Saturday, July 15 becoming the third person to hold that office in two weeks. (more…)