Arkville

Vendors sought for Arkville Fair Day

Arkville – The Arkville Fire Department is currently organizing the second annual Arkville Fair Day and Parade. Vendors are being sought to sell goods and services during the event.
The Fair will be Saturday, July 12 from 10 am until 3pm at the Arkville Fire Hall on Rt. 28 in Arkville. A parade will be held through the hamlet beginning at 11 am. There will also be a band and activities for kids throughout the day.


Arkville VFD has 75 calls last year, elects 2014 officers

The Arkville Fire Department responded to 75 calls last year, according to the organization’s Annual Report for 2013.
Volunteers responded to 27 medical emergencies last year, the most common call for the department. AFD members were summoned nine times for calls involving hazardous conditions and also answered nine automatic alarms.
The AFD answered eight calls for motor vehicle accidents and had six mutual-aid-to-the-scene responses. Department members had four public service calls, responded to three structure fires and provided mutual aid standby on three occasions.


Sean Gauntt named Presidential Scholar

Sean M. Gauntt of Arkville, a freshman majoring in engineering studies, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2013 semester at Clarkson University.
Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.
Sean was the valedictorian of the Margaretville Central School Class of 2013 and is the son of Jim and Renee Gauntt, also of Arkville.


Arkville Parade seeks participants

The Arkville Fire Department is currently organizing the second annual Arkville Fair Day and Parade.
The fair will be Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the grounds around the Arkville Firehall on Route 28. The parade will begin at 11 a.m.
Organizers are seeking floats, antique cars and tractors to participate in the parade. All local fire departments are also invited to take part. This is a fun parade with no judging of any of the entries.
If you are interested in being in the parade, please contact Jessica Olenych at 845 586-1600 or at arkvilleday@gmail.com.


Arkville Country Market OK'd for beer sales

By Joe Moskowitz
The day Jay Renner has been waiting for and fighting for has finally arrived. The owner of the Arkville Country Market is proud to possess a brand new license from the State of New York that will allow him to sell beer to go. But it wasn’t easy.
As with any convenience store, beer is an important product. Beer sales alone make money and beer draws people into the store, which may prompt them to buy other items.
Previous owners of the store sold beer, but liquor licenses of all kinds aren’t transferable, and that’s where the nightmare began.


Buy some gas and get your car fixed: Beers is in business in Arkville

By Joe Moskowitz
The Hamlet of Arkville now has something that used to be commonplace, but now is a rarity in America. You can buy gas and get your car fixed in the same place.
On Monday, Jim Beers opened Beers’ Auto in the building attached to the Arkville Country Store on Route 28.
Beers had been in business in Fleischmanns for about four years, but completed the move to Arkville this week.


Arkville Head Start cuts back but opens doors

By Joe Moskowitz
The 2013 school year didn’t start until September 11 for some young students.
Wednesdy was the beginning of life in a classroom for three-year-olds who are too young for the big school, and four-year-olds whose parents like the idea of giving them a ”Head Start.”


CWC approves funding for Arkville park's septic issue

By Joe Moskowitz
The owner of an Arkville mobile home park, who is accruing fines at the rate of $250 a day in connection with the park’s failed septic system, will probably not have to pay those fines. And, he is going to receive thousands of dollars from the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) in previously denied help to solve the park’s septic issues.


Fun-filled Arkville Day on Saturday

By Brian Sweeney
Arkville Day promises a fun-filled event to help celebrate the Town of Middletown’s 250th anniversary on Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission is free to Arkville Day and more than 25 vendors offering various goods, food and entertainment will set up booths adjacent to the Arkville Firehall as well as on the grounds of the neighboring Maple House and the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development. A quilting open house will also be held in the Erpf Gallery.

Parade fun


AT&T set to join Arkville tower

By Joe Moskowitz
AT&T, America’s second largest wireless phone provider is about to become the second company to go on air in the Margaretville and Arkville areas.

AT&T spokesperson Ellen Webner told the Catskill Mountain News that service should begin by the end of July. Work on the site began Thursday, May 23. The antennas will share a tower owned by SBA communications of Boca Raton, FL. Verizon began providing cell and mobile Internet service from the tower, located above county Road 38 in Arkville, over the winter.


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