Margaretville

Newscasters will be featured at CWN program

The Catskill Women’s Network will meet at Casey Joe’s Coffeehouse at the intersection of county Route 38 and Route 28 in Arkville on Monday, March 9 with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Featured speakers will be Joe Moskowitz and Pauline Liu who will be talking about their experiences in radio and television broadcasting. Bring a dish to pass.


Senior Camp is auxiliary topic

A new “camp for seniors” will be the featured topic at the March 12, 10 a.m. meeting Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center. Tom Briggs, director of the Delaware County Office of the Aging, will speak about the 4C Camp for Adults to be held at 4-H Camp Shankitunk in Delhi from August 28-30.


Auxiliary Dance-a-Thon tickets now available

The third annual Margaretville Hospital Dance-a-Thon benefit, hosted by the Hospital Auxiliary, will be held at Belleayre Ski Center’s Upper Lodge on Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m. This year, for the first time, the event will feature live music from Blues Maneuver. Country line dancers Rose and Gordy Stahl and professional swing dance teacher, Kyla Marion will be back to demonstrate new steps.


Hospital squad has 3 new paramedics

Margaretville — Three ambulance squad members at Margaretville Hospital have recently earned certification as paramedics. Completing the bridge program from registered nurse to paramedic were Nora Todd, Sharon Gavette and Mike Sarubbi.


Lady Eagles fly past Devils in tourney play

By Julia Green
It was a very different result – and, in fact, a very different game – from the first meeting between the two teams earlier this season.


Art in Commons action heating up

Margaretville —The popular multi-arts series “Art in Common” is running strong each Saturday, with music, art, hands-on crafts demonstrations and literary events lined up, along with refreshments, and tastings of wine, local brews and cheese. All events take place on Saturdays from 4 to 7 p.m. in Margaretville’s Main Street Commons building.


Margaretville candidates bring varied backgrounds

By Matthew J. Perry
The Village of Margaretville will field two candidates for the board of trustees on March 18. Since there are two seats to fill, the outcome likely will not be a nail-biter, which is regrettable to Iris Mead, who is running for her fourth term.
“I wish there were more candidates,” she says. “But at least there’s a choice to be made about our mayor.”


Art in Common series to host authors Feb. 28

Margaretville — The Saturday “Art in Common” series continues on Feb. 28 as three authors recently published by Purple Mountain Press of Fleischmanns; Bob Steuding, Michael Kudish and Tim Duerden, sign and discuss their books on regional lore and landscapes. A wine and cheese tasting will add additional local flavor to the event at the Commons building, starting at 4 p.m.


"Keeping Mr. Lincoln" performances begin run Friday at The Open Eye

Margaretville — In celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday, and his remarkable life, The Open Eye Theater presents Sandra Fenichel Asher’s new play “Keeping Mr. Lincoln,” directed by Amie Brockway. There will be six performances only from Friday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 8, at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville.


Tweedie, Cole named to Delaware League Coaches Hall of Fame

By Julia Green
Two local coaches were inducted into the Delaware League Coaches Hall of Fame on Friday. Andes Central School’s Dale Cole and Margaretville’s Ron Tweedie were two of five area coaches to receive the honor this year.


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