July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood prevention efforts will be recognized

Fleischmanns — Middletown, Margaretville and Fleischmanns officials will be honored for flood prevention efforts on Thursday, July 30 at 1 p.m. at the Fleisch- manns Village Park. More...

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Sports

Reservoir Prizes

CATCHING ON — Fishing on the Pepacton Reservoir continues to be good, although it has fallen off some since the end of June, according to Al Carpenter at Al's Sport Store in Downsville. More...

Tops At Tunament

TUNAMENT WINNERS — The 15th Annual Tunament, a memorial scholarship golf tournament held in memory of the late Margaretville native Bill “Tuna” Sanford, was played Friday afternoon More...

Sign-up open for Lake Wawaka 5K Run/Walk

The second annual Wawaka Lake 5K Run/Walk in Halcottsville is being planned for Sunday, Aug. 9 starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the fund-raising event will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life program. More...

Shandaken ZBA meeting unravels over video dispute

Confusion rules at board session

The question of how long town board meetings must remain under video scrutiny was raised at a Shandaken Zoning Board session last week when some board members wanted the taping to stop but the videographer refused. More...

10-room hotel/restaurant approved for Mt. Tremper

1900 structure will be renovated

Tim Trojian, owner of 72 Andrew Lane in Mount Tremper, has been granted approval to renovate an existing structure and operate a 10-room hotel, restaurant and bar to be known as Foxfire Mountain House. More...

News

Chain Gang

REVVED UP — The Catskill Forest Festival, the noisiest and woodsiest event of the summer, takes place at the village pavilion behind the Freshtown supermarket on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. More...

Readers offer perspectives on Belleayre Resort approval

Online responses strongly favor DEC’s decision

As most News readers probably know, I’m among the people who rejoiced when the approval of the Belleayre Resort came down from Albany. More...

Setting Up

NEW VIEWING — Margaretville Hospital recently purchased 23 new 28-inch flat screen television sets for patient rooms and use in Emergency Department rooms. More...

Entertainment

Blood Drive is scheduled July 24 at Mountainside

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, July 24 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside. More...

‘Urge Unchecked’ exhibit display open at Commons

Margaretville — For only one month, from now to August 18, a most unusual visual art exhibition will be mounted in the former location of the Home Goods of Margaretville store which is behind the Commons Building (785 Main St.) and next to the More...

Free, self-guided Open Studios Art Tour is planned July 25-26

More than 20 artists featured

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer More...

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