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Bear necessity: Search for easy food leads to more bear/human conflicts

Leaving food out recipe for disaster for fearless animals

As the Catskill Region black bear population continues to grow, so do the number of “nuisance” incidents involving bear contacts with humans.  More...

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Sports

On Course In Stamford

TOPPING THE FIELD — Gov Govern of Stamford bested Kurt Swenson to capture the championship of the Stamford Golf Club Invitational tourney on Sunday. More...

DEC accepting applications for Pheasant Hunt Program

Albany — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that the application period for DEC’s sponsored pheasant hunts is now open. More...

Hanah Mountain Resort offers great golf, food, lodging and more

With beautiful views of wide expanses of mountains and misty mornings in the Catskill Peaks, The Country Club at Hanah Mountain Resort offers a unique 18 holes of top quality golf. More...

Events

All Aboard! The U&D RR presented by Wes Coates Aug. 19

Presentation set at Phoenicia station

Phoenicia — The third event of the “Besides The Tracks in the Historic Phoenicia Railway Station” summer series of presentations will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. More...

That's Entertainment

Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19   More...

Summer Shortcuts plays at Open Eye

Margaretville — Open Eye Theater presents “Summer Shortcuts VIII,” 8 shiny new ten-minute plays, including two by local playwrights on from Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19 and again from August 23-26 in Margaretville. More...

Supervisor airs housing rental gripes

Stanley convinced Airbnb business ruining Shandaken

The Shandaken Town Board formed a Short Term Rental Committee to address Airbnb issues, passed a law to amend zoning to allow a Ropes Adventure Course, and addressed a growing controversy surrounding a proposed statue that will be nearly 40-feet tall More...

Middletown backs Wadler for ORDA Board post

Despite big push to recommend second candidate

Jason Wadler was recommended for an opening on the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) Board and no decision was made on what the Catskill Watershed Corporation will pay for its building permits when the Middletown Town Board met last Wedne More...

News

County initiates process for comprehensive plan

Community input sought at meeting

The third of five community meetings focused on developing the first ever comprehensive plan for Delaware County was held in Middletown August 1.  Several members of the Delaware County Planning Department were at the Middletown Town Hall, inclu More...

Blood donations urgently needed

Rochester — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month.  More...

RUPCO offering housing assistance for Greene County

Kingston– The last time someone could apply for Greene County rental assistance through RUPCO’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Pro gram was two years ago. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Phyllis Bouton

Phyllis P. Bouton, 84, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018.  More...

Robert Archibald Jr.

Robert C. Archibald Jr., 52, passed away at this residence in Andes on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.  He was born on September 4, 1965 in Delhi, the son of Robert C. Archibald Sr. and Minerva Ann Todd. More...

John Bubach

John A. Bubach of Roxbury passed away peacefully on August 10, 2018 at Margaretville Hospital. More...

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