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‘Hometown Newspaper’ feature a reminder of CMN’s long roots

Weekly notations highlight local folks

The Catskill Mountain News is pleased to begin a new feature this week that highlights what makes papers like this survive and thrive in a world of “new” media. More...

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Sports

Strong returning core will be key for MCS boys’ soccer team

Experienced veterans will provide leadership for Blue Devils’ club

The Margaretville boys’ soccer team doesn’t rebuild. They reload. Even after losing several key members of last year’s team to graduation, coach Jeremey Marks is expecting his team to be in the thick of the Delaware League title hunt. More...

Cammer Tourney winners named

Roxbury — The Shephard Hills Golf Club hosted the Mark Cammer Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, Aug 21. The four-person scramble was played using the Callaway handicap system. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Barry Kelly

Barry Lee Kelly, 64, Commander, Aviator, USN, retired, died at his home in Crowley, TX, on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. More...

Gordon DeSilva

Gordon Ralph DeSilva, 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Oneonta on August 16, 2016. Joe, as he was known by all, was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Vera (Scott) De- Silva and his older brother, Gerald DeSilva, all from Margaret- ville. More...

Julienne Reynolds

Julienne M. Reynolds, 83, of Golf Terrace, Kingston died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at HealthAlliance Hospital, Broadway Campus. She was born in Erci, France, a daughter of the late Pierre and Marie Maurette Icart. More...

Proposed C&D facility raises neighbors’ fears

John Blish seeking to open processing plant for building materials in Clovesville hamlet

The Town of Middletown Planning Board last week considered a request by local entrepreneur John Blish to build a construction and demolition debris processing facility in the Hamlet of Clovesville. More...

Fire ravages two historic buildings in Delhi

Firefighters stop fire from spreading to other Main Street structures

An early morning blaze that ravaged two historic buildings on Delhi’s Main Street last Thursday has been deemed accidental, according to officials. More...

Neighbors air complaints over B&B rental issues

Noise issues top concerns cited

The use of fireworks at 3 a.m. and the shooting of guns has been added to the list of complaints about the vacation home rental industry in Shandaken. More...

News

Intensive workshop to aid sustainable farming

Growers, producers will be eligible for training funds

Nicole Day-Gray is smart and passionate. More...

MCS tax collection at Fairview Lib.

Margaretville — Due to ongoing construction, taxpayers in the Margaretville Central School District will not be allowed to pay their taxes at the school this year. More...

Former factory building is under new ownership

Plans for property under consideration

A long vacant factory building on county Route 38, Arkville will soon get new life following a recent real estate transaction. The 18,000-square-foot building on 2.5 acres was purchased by HUE166, LLC. More...

Events

Great Catskill Mountain BBQ Fest at Fleischmanns Saturday, Aug. 27

Pros and amateurs will test their skills during fun event

Fleischmanns — Expect to see activity in Wagner Avenue Park on Friday, Aug. 26 as competitors in the first ever Catskillssanctioned Kansas City Barbeque Society event arrive and fire up their grills. Judges will be on hand on Saturday, Aug. More...

Festival of Women Writers planned Sept. 9-11

Hobart — Writers and book lovers will once again gather at the Book Village of the Catskills and “reading capital of New York State” for the Fourth Annual Festival of Women Writers on September 9-11. More...

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, Aug. 24 The Andes Roundtable presents Deb Crute, director of shelter operations for the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society. More...

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