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Delaware County leaders air concerns over content of pending FAD renewal

Economic hardships from land purchases among top issues

Leaders of Delaware County municipalities and agencies forcefully announced a number of important items they are seeking in negotiations on the renewal of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Filtration Avoidance Det More...

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Raymond Higgins

Raymond P. Higgins, 82, of Roxbury, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. Ray was born February 25, 1934, to Ella Post DeMonie and Paul Higgins. More...

Kathryn Wygant

Kathryn (Kay) Elizabeth Kurtz Wygant passed away in Pearland, TX from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on June 23, 2016. Kay was born June 28, 1930, to Esther Bennett and Karl Kurtz of Shandaken. More...

Events

Open Eye holding auditions for next Summer Shortcuts

Margaretville — The Open Eye Theater is seeking actors of all ages and all ethnicities for “Summer Shortcuts VI,” a program of 10-minute plays to be performed for two weekends, August 18-28. More...

Plattekill hosts Music on the Mtn. Saturday afternoon

Roxbury — Plattekill Mountain will host its second in a series of free “Music on the Mountain” concerts on Saturday, July 2. This second concert will feature rock and roll from Rebecca Frame and the Tall Boys from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

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Judge upholds latest roadblock by Belleayre Resort opponents

Crossroads reps had been seeking lawsuit’s dismissal

New York State Supreme Court Justice Richard Mott has turned down an attempt by Crossroads Ventures LLC to have a lawsuit against their $365 million resort plan dismissed. More...

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MFD Carnival hits town this week

The carnival’s in town! The Margaretville Fire Department’s annual Field Days got underway Tuesday evening on the ballfield behind Freshtown Supermarket. Carnival days run right up and through Monday, July 4, with fireworks on tap for 9:30 p.m. More...

News

Birns, Metnick honored by Delaware County Dems

Played key roles in 2015 campaign for Judge Gary Rosa

Despite planning glitches that delayed their dinner, Delaware County Democrats were a happy bunch on Saturday night in Delhi when they gathered for their annual festivities and honored Margaretville’s Dennis Metnick and Fleischmanns’ Bill More...

Town of Middleton hires Lamont firm for water work

Town of Middletown officials met in a special session on Tuesday, June 21, and voted to contract with Lamont Engineers for oversight and supervision of the Arkville and Halcottsville water systems. More...

Detour dangers bring safety changes

Officials hoping new stop sign will help motorists

According to Shandaken Police Chief Chad Storey, the intersection of Creekside Drive and Firehouse Road in Big Indian, once a sleepy fork in the road, turned into a dangerous place about a month ago when it became part of a detour for traffic to get More...

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