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Andes contracting company owner is charged with heroin possession

Lee Liddle arrested after 30 bags of heroin found in his vehicle

Delhi — A traffic stop by Delaware County Sheriff ’s Deputies in the Village of Delhi Thursday afternoon, April 21, led to the arrest of an Andes man on a felony drug possession charge. More...

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Sports

Local players busy in tennis action

Windham topped Roxbury, 5- 1, in a Delaware League tennis match on April 13. The Rockets got their only point in doubles play when Brendan Reidlinger and Cristian Sparisou defeated Liz Martin and Trent Post, 9-0. More...

Harlem Wizards bring fun-filled hoop action to Onteora on May 7

Boiceville — The Harlem Wizards are coming to Onteora High School on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. More...

Roxbury plates pair of baseball victories

RCS and MCS each win twice in softball play

Roxbury rallied for an 8-4 baseball victory at Stamford on Friday. More...

From the Forest

From the Forest

Fruitful Forests, One Fruitful Tree

This spring I’ve spent some time pruning old apple trees. They were neglected old trees that either the previous landowner planted or the current one forgot about, or simply a seedling that began its life through a deer’s rumen. More...

On the Street

On the Street

Stress. April is National Stress Awareness month; a time to reflect on what stresses us out, how we handle it, and whether or not we are managing it appropriately. Life in today’s society has certainly become more demanding. More...

City’s growing land ownership was key focus at CWT meeting

DEP acquisitions at forefront of talks over MOA renewal

Members of the Coalition of Watershed Towns (CWT) appeared startled Monday night when New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Deputy Commissioner Paul Rush made a surprise appearance at a monthly meeting of the group that advocates More...

Area schools prep for budget, board votes

District balloting is set for May 17

Residents of local school districts will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 17 to elect new members of their boards of education and make decisions about spending on school budgets, a building project, and the purchase of new buses. More...

Margaretville, Fleischmanns budget numbers are in place

Spending packages set for May voting

Village of Margaretville voters will see no changes in their tax bills next year with a budget that was adopted after a sparsely-attended budget hearing earlier this month. More...

News

Under Control

UP IN SMOKE — A 15-acre forest fire atop a ridge in the Woodland Valley portion of Phoenicia on Monday brought Fire Companies from several nearby communities in an attempt to contain the blaze. More...

Mutual aid helps stop Phoenicia brush fire; arrest made for negligent burning as cause

15 acres burned in Monday blaze

A 15-acre forest fire atop a ridge in the Woodland Valley portion of Phoenicia on Monday brought fire companies from several nearby communities in an attempt to contain the blaze. More...

Delaware County supervisors seek to squash solar tax breaks

A house demolition in Fleischmanns, at a cost of $44,030, was approved by the Delaware County Board of Supervisors at their meeting last Wednesday. The work will be contracted out through the county’s Department of Public Works (DPW). More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William Watters

William “Bear” Watters, 65, a resident of New Kingston, died April 27, 2016 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.He was born September 7, 1950 at Middletown, the son of Russell and Loretta (Everett) Watters. More...

Reverend Russell E. Sargent

The Reverend Russell E. Sargent passed away peacefully at his home in Cairo on Monday April 25, 2016. Rev. More...

Events

Bovina Cemetery tour will be focus of May 21 event

Bovina — Town Historian Ray LaFever will reprise last October’s tour of the Bovina Cemetery on May 21 at 11 a.m. Admission for this tour is $5 for adults, children under 12 free (children must be accompanied by an adult). More...

Andes planning Alumni Dinner May 29 at firehall

Andes — Andes Central School will hold its 60th annual Alumni Dinner on Sunday, May 29 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Andes Fire Hall. Following dinner there will be a Memorial Day alumni dance from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Kentucky Derby fund-raiser for Chamber May 7

Margaretville — The annual Kentucky Derby Fund Raiser presented by Glen Pedersen and Dan Williams to benefit the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce will be held at The Public Restaurant and Lounge on Bridge Street in Roxbury on Saturday, May More...

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