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Supervisors pay tribute to retiring DPW chief Reynolds

Sue McIntyre named to fill county position

The Public Works Committee (PWC) paid tribute to recently retired Department of Public Works (DPW) Commissioner Wayne Reynolds and named Sue McIntyre as his replacement when the Delaware County Board of Supervisors met on October 10. More...

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Sports

Rams edge Devils in thriller to earn Delaware League Crossover crown

South Kortright holds off MCS to win boys’ title

The South Kortright Rams had a little too much firepower for the Margaretville Blue Devils Saturday afternoon as they continued their unbeaten season and won the Delaware League championship, 2-1, at the Wright National Soccer Campus in Oneonta. More...

S. Kortright, Downsville girls named co-champs in league title match tie

Bittersweet end leaves each team short of title goals

The South Kortright Lady Rams and the Downsville Lady Eagles each came to Saturday’s Delaware League championship game with different goals.  More...

MCS, Roxbury teams post mixed results to end regular season

Margaretville closed out its regular season with a 4-0 win at Davenport on October 9 in boys’ soccer play  More...

Events

Fly Cat music closes season with Ordinary Elephant on Sat. night

Phoenicia — On Saturday, Oct. 20, the award winning Americana couple Ordinary Elephant will perform for Flying Cat Music at the Empire State Railway Museum (ESRM). The ESRM is located at 70 Lower High Street. Doors open at 7 p.m. More...

Two classical concerts on tap

The West Kortright Centre in East Meredith and Friends of Music of Stamford present two consecutive world-class chamber music concerts for a Weekend of Chamber Music in the Western Catskills on October 20 and 21. More...

That's Entertainment

Friday, October 19 Haunted House, Hayrides, food, and Lansing Manor tours at the Blenhiem-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center from 5-8 p.m. 1378 State Route 30, North Blenhiem. More...

Harvest Café permit OKed by Andes Planning Board

Controversial business opened without permission

Harvest Café along with two other businesses were granted special use permits when the Andes Planning Board met to hold three public hearings on October 15. More...

Views split on Roxbury wedding venue issues

Economic impact weighed against annoyance factors

The Roxbury Town Board heard from two residents on different sides of the bustling wedding business when it met on October 8.  More...

Hospital, MRCC staff saluted at dinner

Employees honored for dedicated service at health care campus

Margaretville — Twentyseven staff members were honored at the 43rd annual Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Employee Service Awards Dinner held October 12 at Belleayre Mountain.  More...

News

Candidates offer views on key local and national issues

News presents views covering key topics

This week marks the first in a series of stories outlining local candidates’ views on important topics that are of particular importance to residents of our local communities. More...

Community Hero Awards presented at C of C event

Hannan, Kelly, Rogers honored; Eberhard receives posthumous award

Wilma Hannan, Joseph Kelly and Bertha Rogers were presented with Community Hero Awards while John Eberhard was posthumously presented with a Leadership Excellence Award bearing his name at A Taste for Commerce on October 10.  More...

Former Andes highway superintendent charges current boss with misusing funds

Allegations were refuted; cited as damage repairs

Allegations that Andes highway superintendent John Bouton misused taxpayer dollars were acknowledged and defended by the town board at its October 9 meeting.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Phillip Merkle

Phillip Roy Merkle, 81, passed away at Mountainside Care Center in Margaretville on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018,  He was born April 8, 1937 in Mineola.  Phillip was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Holbrook. More...

John Hoyt

John Oscar Hoyt of Andes died on October 11, 2018.  John was born on June 1, 1924-and was raised in Tomkins Cove by his parents John A. Hoyt (d.1941) and Florence Glassing Hoyt (d.1975). More...

Velma Voorhees

Velma I. More...

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