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Mise en Place preview on Nov. 10

Arkville — As the holidays approach and culinary arts is tops on the agenda for holiday feasts, the public is invited to a free viewing of the six-minute trailer that describes the upcoming full-length documentary of Mise en Place. On Wednesday, Nov.


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.


Local government day video on CWC website

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Margaretville— Excerpts from the keynote address at the October 20 Catskills Local Government Day have been posted on the website of the Catskill Watershed Corp- oration (CWC), www.cwc online.org.


Crossroads preparing revised resort plan

By Jay Braman Jr.
After months of silence the team behind the resort project known as the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park has announced a new timeline for what should be the beginning of the end of the proposal’s seemingly endless review process.


DEC commissioner fired for fighting staff cuts

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By Jay Braman Jr.
The Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was unceremoniously fired last week due to his public disagreement with Governor David Paterson’s plan to drastically cut the DEC’s staff and budget.


Polls open Tuesday for mid-term election

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By Brian Sweeney
Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to decide a number of races for statewide office.
In local competition, a hard-fought battle is being waged in the 42nd Senate District where incumbent Republican/Cons-ervative John Bonacic of Mt. Hope is facing a challenge from Democrat David Sager of Jeffersonville.


Hospital, Mountainside employees honored

Margaretville — The 38th annual Employee Recognition Dinner for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center was held October 23 at Belleayre.


Wilber Corporation sale announced

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Oneonta — Officials with Community Bank System, Inc., headquartered in DeWitt, and The Wilber Corporation, headquartered in Oneonta, announced Monday the signing of a merger agreement in which Community Bank System will acquire The Wilber Corporation, parent company of Wilber National Bank, for $101.8 million in Community Bank System stock and cash, or $9.50 per share.


Oktoberfest once again a big hit

By Marion Hohn
October 16 was a rainy, blustery and chilly Saturday morning. It was definitely not the kind of weather you want to have for an Oktoberfest.  But dreary skies didn’t stop a large crowd from coming to Belleayre’s Discovery Lodge that day for the German-American Club of the Northern Catskills’ 11th annual Oktoberfest.


Federal health care is focus of Andes meeting

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Andes — All Delaware County Chamber of Commerce members are welcome to attend a Federal Health Care seminar on November 3, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Andes Hotel.
Randi B. Imbriaco, health care reform process manager of CDPHP will be addressing the product/premium effects Health Care Reform will have on the health insurance carriers, and thus on small businesses.


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