March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Shandaken uses byway status to seek funds

Town wants money for regional promo

At its March 6 meeting, the Shandaken Town Board moved forward with uplifting projects old and new, but also lamented the imminent loss of one local mainstay business.  More...

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Sports

Perfect season ends for SK girls in State Class D Tourney semis

The South Kortright Lady Rams’ bid for a Class D state basketball championship, and a perfect season, came to an end early Saturday afternoon when the Rams lost to Panama, 48-43, in the semi-final round of the state tournament at Hudson Valley Commun More...

Super Season Ends

IN HEAVY TRAFFIC — Tournament All Star Alexa DuBois moves to the hoop in spite of being heavily defended by Panama players. More...

The Right Call

HELPING OUT — The Oneonta Board of Women's Basketball Officials and the Schohanna Board 46 Boys' Officials raised $1200 recently to support Delaware Academy student Ava Sprague in her battle wi More...

Events

Blood Drive set March 24 at MRCC

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

Jazz standards featured at Open Eye on April 1

Margaretville — “It Might as Well be Swing,” a benefit concert on Saturday, April 1 featuring Jazz and standard songs for The Open Eye Theater, will combine the talents of two of the most popular musicians in the upstate area. More...

That's Entertainment

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Maple Festival and Trout Tales usher in spring

Events mark celebrations of the season

Despite last week’s crushing late-winter snowstorm, this week’s sunny skies, daylight savings time, and the arrival of spring are harbingers of better days ahead. More...

Details stall agreement between CWT and DEP

DEP’s staffing at Arkville office is sticking point

The Executive Committee of the Coalition of Watershed Towns (CWT) was ready and eager to sign off on a deal with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Monday night in Margaretville, but it was not to be.  More...

Public Service Honored

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News

Former Margaretville mayor, board member steps down

John Van Benschoten has served the village for more than a decade

Margaretville Village Board Trustee John Van Benschoten was honored by his colleagues Monday evening for more than a decade of service to the community as a Village Trustee and as Mayor. More...

“Bill” Piervincenzi was community leader

When the Andes Roundtable begins its new season tonight, Wednesday, it will be missing the voice of William “Bill” Piervincenzi, a stalwart participant who knew how to heat up a conversation. More...

A Catskill Portrait

John Tucker, our “Catskill Portrait” columnist, has recently experienced substantial hearing loss and is scheduled to receive a cochlear implant this spring. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Louis Giorgi Jr.

Louis “Gigi” Giorgi Jr., 78, a resident of New Kingston, and formerly of Port Chester, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, surrounded by his family after a long illness. More...

Clayton Rowe

Clayton K. Rowe, 92, of Rome, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center.  He was born on March 12, 1925 in Margaretville, a son of the late Ernest and Winifred Edwards Rowe. More...

Linda Regal

Linda Kennedy Regel, 71, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Margaretville Hospital.  Linda was born April 10, 1945, the daughter of Karl and Sophie Goldsmith.  She moved to Margaretville on August 5, 1995 after living in New More...

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