Fleischmanns

No tax hikes in Fleischmanns budget

By Jay Braman Jr.
For the second year in a row, the Fleischmanns Village Budget will not bring any tax increaes for property owners.

“No tax increases…..again” was all Mayor David Morell said proudly at Monday night’s meeting of the village board of trustees.

The budget however, is not yet etched in stone. It will be the subject at a public hearing next Monday, May 2, beginning at 5:10 p.m. The hearing, to be held in the Skene Memorial Library, follows a 4pm workshop where trustees will discuss the spending plan and possibly make some changes to it.


Fleischmanns mayor wins squeaker

Incumbent Fleischmanns Mayor Dave Morell has been elected to another term, edging challenger Fred Woller by four votes in Tuesday’s balloting. Mayor Morell received 37 votes to 33 ballots cast in favor of Mr. Woller, who serves as a village trustee. The mayor is just completing his first term in office.

Two incumbents were seeking re-election at trustees. Todd Pascarella received 45 votes and Ben Fenton earned 44 votes.

In the Village of Margaretville, Bill Stanton was elected mayor with 71 votes. Carol O’Beirne received eight write-in votes for mayor.


Fleischmanns mayoral race to be decided next Tuesday

By Brian Sweeney
One local mayor faces a challenge, while a former mayor is seeking his old job in village elections on Tuesday, March 15.

In Fleischmanns, five-year Trustee Fred Woller is running against incumbent Mayor Dave Morell.
Mayor Morell was elected to his current post two years ago.

Also on the ballot in Fleischmanns will be two incumbent trustees, Todd Pascarella and Benjamin Fenton. They are both running without opposition.


Mayoral race heating up in Fleischmanns

By Pauline Liu
Residents of the tiny Village of Fleischmanns are being asked to make a big decision. Voters will be turning out to select their mayor, when the village general election is held on March 15.
Incumbent Mayor Dave Morell is being challenged by Trustee Fred Woller. The village has only about 300 residents and more than half of them are registered voters. The contest offers voters an interesting choice. The outgoing, boyish 42-year-old incumbent will be facing a 65-year-old rival with a long record of public service.


Skene returns to Friday hours

Fleischmanns — Skene Memorial Library has announced that as of March 4, the library will be open again on Fridays. 

Due to severe budget cuts caused by the loss of most state funding, the library was not open on Fridays in January and February. 


Fleischmanns seeks public input on proposed zoning amendments

Fleischmanns — The Fleischmanns Village Board is seeking input at a public hearing on Monday, Dec. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Skene Memorial Library on proposed amendments to its zoning law.


MARK secures funding for Village of Fleischmanns

Fleischmanns— The Village of Fleischmanns will be the hub of construction activity this summer with an active NY Main Street Program, the recently announced $83,000 in Smart Growth Funding and a coveted $125,000 NYS Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation award announcement for park development.


Zoom Gallery calling artists for theme show

Fleischmanns — The Zoom Gallery is calling for area artists to submit artwork related to “Interpretations of Animal Life in the Catskills,” to be included in a show opening on May 1, for the 2011 season.

The show will honor domestic animals as well as wildlife that contribute to the rich nature of the Catskill Region.


Court reverses Fleischmanns Theater case in favor of village

The Village of Fleischmanns has won key legal proceeding that will allow the municipality to pursue foreclosure on the former Fleischmanns Theater building on Main Street.

A panel of five judges from Third Department of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York handed down a ruling on October 21 that overturned a Delaware County Court decision blocking the foreclosure.


Craig Werth plays Fleischmanns benefit

By Brian Sweeney
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Craig Werth, a Margaretville Central School graduate, will perform Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Fleischmanns Community Church on Main Street.

Now based in New Hampshire, Craig returns to the Catskill Mountains to perform at this church fund-raiser. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the concert.


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