MCS boys down rival SK to advance in tourney

By John Bernhardt
In 180 minutes of head-to-head competition prior to Friday’s quarterfinal showdown, the Margaretville and South Kortright boys’ soccer teams had managed a combined three goals.  The defensive fortress crumbled on Friday as the Blue Devils outlasted the Rams, 4-3, in a wild and woolly Section IV quarterfinal contest played in Margaretville.

Morris too strong; ends Lady Blue Devils season

By John Bernhardt
In the end Morris was simply too strong.  The defending Section IV girls’ soccer champions had too much size, too much speed, and too much skill in Saturday’s quarterfinal match-up with Margaretville.  A 3-0 Morris win ended Margaretville’s run of 12 consecutive unbeaten games and put the finishing touches to the Blue Devils’ Cinderella season.

'Walking Towards America' returns to the Open Eye

The world premiere production of “Walking Toward America” by Sandra Fenischel Asher returns to The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville for evening performances Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 1-3 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee on November 4 at 3 p.m.

Patricia Van Tassel stars in this one-woman show based on the memoirs of Ilga Katais Vise, who fled with her family from their beloved Latvia during World War II. Traditional Latvian music is performed by Cedric and Curtis Taylor.

Congressional candidate tours hospital

By Brian Sweeney
Congressional candidate Julian Schreibman toured Margaretville Hospital on Monday and heard firsthand about the challenges facing rural healthcare providers.
The Kingston Democrat is challenging first-term Republican Rep. Chris Gibson in New York’s 19th Congressional District.

Mr. Schreibman visited Margaretville Hospital as part of a campaign tour along the Route 28 corridor. He met with hospital officials, including Executive Director Sandy Horan.

Research Center now open at Fairview Library

Looking for a magazine article, your great uncle’s birth certificate, health information, mutual fund trends, or wiring diagrams for your car? 

A Fairview Public Library (Fairview) card can help.  Fairview recently added the Four County Library Systems Research Center to the list of services offered. The Research Center is an outstanding collection of authoritative, librarian-tested electronic resources available to you on your computer. 

MCS girls top Wildcats for division crown

By John Bernhardt
The Margaretville Blue Devil girls’ soccer team was on a mission. A Saturday date in the Delaware League Championship game against Downsville had already been secured. Even so, the Blue Devils had something to prove.

Margaretville boys head to Crossover

By John Bernhardt
Phase One of the Margaretville Blue Devils 2012 boys’ soccer season is in the books. The Blue Devils closed the door on a stellar regular season last week by finishing unbeaten at 13-0-2.
Phase Two will unfold Saturday at the Wright National Soccer Campus in Oneonta when the Upper Division Champions face Mountain Division Champion South Kortright for the Delaware League title.

Thomas Stratton paintings at CWC

Margaretville — An exhibition of watercolors, acrylics and oils by artist Thomas Stratton is now on view at the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC), 905 Main Street, Margaretville.
The work will be displayed through the end of December and can be seen weekdays (except holidays) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Margaretville eCenter site set to open

By Geoff Samuels
Any one familiar with Main Street Margaretville knows that the old three-story building, formerly housing the thrift store, has changed in appearance. This Civil War era structure will soon be reborn as the new Margaretville eCenter. A help-wanted ad for an “incubator coordinator” in the September 19 issue of this paper was the most recent tip-off for the opening.

New staff welcomed at Margaretville

There are four new faces gracing the halls of Margaretville Central School this fall, making welcome additions to the faculty and staff.

A 2007 graduate of Downsville Central School, Karley Morgans joins the Margaretville faculty as the new Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teacher.

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