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.

Margaretville students take aim at new skills in archery class

By Brian Sweeney
Margaretville students in grades 6-12 are participating in an innovative physical education experience via the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®).
The archery program is designed to provide a complete overview of the sport, including history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, core-strengthening physical fitness and self-improvement.

Heavy rainfall raised flooding fears

By Geoff Samuels
Last week Tuesday’s heavy rain flooded the Catskills with the unhappy reminder of what happened here just a little more than a year ago.

And anyone watching TV a tad before nine o’clock on Tuesday night, heard not only the torrent coming down outside, but the “beep, beep, beep” and saw a red screen saying “flash flood warning for Margaretville” and “flood crest expected around the 11-foot level with possible flooding in low lying areas.” That warning screen sent an undeniable chill down more than just a few local people’s spines.

Margaretville facelift plans on back burner

By Geoff Samuels
New sidewalks, lighting and trees that were slated for the Village of Margaretville this fall have been officially “put on the back burner” until next spring.

The project will likely undergo some type of reorganization with the introduction of a project supervisor to oversee the work. Although at the special village board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 12, it seemed likely that things were ready to roll pending some final bids, evidently there were too many loose ends for the project to proceed.

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