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American Ginseng Pharm buys former Treadwell school

Facility to become production space for herbal remedies

American Ginseng Pharm has purchased the former AL Kellogg Elementary School in Treadwell and plans to utilize the facility in the production of tea and herbal supplements. More...

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MCS, Roxbury girls earn hoop wins

Margaretville was a 46-38 winner in girls’ basketball action on December 1.  The contest was tight from the opening tipoff, but the Blue Devils took control with a 19-10 outburst in the final period.  Katlynn Shamro and Emily Baker pa More...

Rockets take boys’ hoop opener; MCS gets 1st win

Roxbury opened its season with a 56-40 boys’ basketball win at Margaretville on December 1.  The Rockets held MCS to just 22 points over the first three periods and built a 16-point lead entering the final quarter.  More...

Blending talent will be key to RCS boys’ basketball fortunes

A nice mix of experienced seniors and varsity newcomers has Roxbury boys’ basketball coach Thom Faraci feeling optimistic about the prospects for a good season.  The Rockets got off to a good start with a win over Margaret- ville (see rela More...

Elevated lead levels in water concern MCS, ACS officials

Results discovered after new mandates by New York State

Members of local communities reacted with concern this week when Margaretville and Andes central schools both posted results of water testing done at the facilities in September showing elevated levels of lead in school water.  More...

Belleayre Resort earns big boost from court ruling

Developers gain key project win

Christmas arrived Monday for the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park when New York State Supreme Court Justice Christina Ryba dismissed legal challenges brought against the resort’s developers, Crossroads Ventures, and the New York State Department of More...

Local activists stand with Standing Rock pipeline protest

North Dakota project spurs national interest

More than 30 community activists endured cold temperatures Sunday morning to join a demonstration in Margaretville protesting completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Project.  More...

News

Watershed educ. grant applications are now available

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) is accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and non-profit organizations serving students and teachers in the New York City West-of- Hudson (WOH) Watershed and within th More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Chester Edwin Ackerley

Chester Edwin ( Eddie) Ackerley passed away on his 75th birthday, Thursday, Dec. More...

Events

That's Entertainment

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Surprises abound in Open Eye’s new ‘Christmas Carol’

Margaretville — When the lights go up on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at The Open Eye Theater on December 16, 17, and 18, the popular holiday story takes on a new look. More...

Justice League talks Tull at Andes Library

Andes — The Andes Library will bring something a little different to the usual Italian Circle night, which is taking a three-month winter hiatus, on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. More...

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