May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New leadership takes over at DURR and Scenic Trail

Dave Riordan steps down after 19 years

There’s new leadership at the Catskill Revitalization Committee, which operates the Delaware & Ulster Railroad in Arkville and the Catskill Scenic Trail from Roxbury to Bloomville.  More...

Hunger Fighters

HELPING HANDS — Glenna Herz, left, and Corliss Hubert were ecstatic as they served clients at the Margaretville Community Food Pantry. More...

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Sports

Devils win well pitched diamond contests; Rockets rally late to defeat Jefferson club

The Blue Devils were 3-0 winners in Delaware League baseball play on May 12 at Jefferson. Eighth-grader Connor Joedicke tossed a complete game to earn the victory. He allowed just four hits and struck out three batters. More...

Dougherty advances to league tennis finals

Noah Dougherty of Andes advanced to the finals of the Delaware League tennis championships with a 6-4, 6-1 semifinal victory over Hunter-Tannersville’s Chase Plattner on May 9 in a match played at Saugerties.  More...

Events

Gould Church open houses set May 20 and 21

Roxbury — The Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church will participate in The New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House weekend, May 21 and 22. The church will be open for self-guided tours both days from noon to 3 p.m.  More...

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‘FLEAS’ opens at Longyear Gallery

Margaretville — Opening this week at Longyear Gallery is Christopher Moore’s solo photography show, “Fleas,” accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists. The artists’ reception will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

Main Street Move

NEW LOCATION — Robin Factor and Doug McLaurine, center, were congratulated by Cassie Grabowski, left, and Michael Mathes, right, at the grand re-opening of Roxbury General last Friday evening. More...

Lawyer: planners can’t grant CMRR permits

Shandakan’s atty. says violation notice must be cleared first

The Shandaken Planning Board has taken a step back from a six-month-long review of the Catskill Mountain Railroad’s (CMRR) request for a permit to store equipment on the company’s property in Phoenicia, stating that the board wants to spe More...

Hotel project expansion focus of Fleischmanns Planning Board

Residents question major changes on Main St. parcel

The Fleischmanns Planning Board held a meeting on May 2 on the proposed development of property owned by Wigdor Mendlovic bordering Main and Lake streets in the village. More...

News

MRCC earns Top Leadership Award for ‘Excellence Beyond the 5-Star Rating’

Margaretville — Mountainside Residential Care Center, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), was honored recently with the American College of Health Care Administ More...

CWC funds flood mitigation projects

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors voted May 2 to fund two initiatives under the Flood Mitigation Implementation Program.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dr. Humberto Abrahao

Dr. Humberto Moizez Abrahao, 77, longtime Margaretville physician, died peacefully Friday morning, May 12, 2017 surrounded by his loving wife, Amalia; his children, Lara, Thalia, and Gregory; and his mother-in-law, Victoria.  More...

Donald Monington

A committal service for Donald W. Monington, 95, who died January 3, 2017, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 at the Sanford Cemetery in Margaretville under the direction of the Hynes Funeral Home.   More...

Gus Pappas

Gus “Kosta” Pappas, 82, of Wayne, NJ and Halcott Center, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Trinity, FL.  More...

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