Wastewater treatment put into service in Boiceville


By Jay Braman Jr.

Senior fitness at Pine Hill

Pine Hill — You’ve made that New Year’s resolution to get back into shape, and you’ve also made a resolution to save a little more money.  Well, have no fear; the Pine Hill Community Center is going to make both those goals easy to accomplish!

Chamber collected food for food bank


Delhi — Over the past holiday season, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce collected over 140 pounds of non-perishable foods for the Delaware County Food Bank.

Internet Safety course at RCS

The Roxbury Central School Technology Committee will present an Internet safety workshop for parents on Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 7-8 p.m. in the school’s cafetorium. The public is invited to attend.

Staten Island brothers killed in Grand Gorge accident

By Brian Sweeney
Two brothers from Staten Island died Thursday night after their car plunged into an icy pond outside of Grand Gorge.

Brothers Paul Campione III, 38, of Port Richmond and Christopher Campione, 33, of Tompkinsville, were pronounced dead at Margaretville Hospital, despite heroic efforts by emergency personnel.

Belleayre options to be explored by attorney


By Jay Braman Jr.
Representatives from the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC), the Coalition to Save Belleayre, the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, MARK, along with town and county officials are meeting with an attorney who has ties to the region to discuss the recent issues swirling around Belleayre Ski Center.

NYC challenged again on muddying water

By Jay Braman Jr.
Complaints about muddy water from New York City’s Schoharie Reservoir fouling the Esopus Creek are nothing new. Muddy WaterMuddy WaterFor decades environmentalists and fishermen have claimed that years of built-up silt in the Schoharie Reservoir gets sucked in an 18-mile-long underground tunnel and then flushed into the Esopus Creek in the Town of Shandaken.

Middletown makes appointments at reorganizational meeting

Staff report
The Town of Middletown held its 2011 Reorganizational Meeting on January 4.
Supervisor Len Utter made the annual list of appointments, including official publications, depositories and various town board members were named as committee representatives.

Cause of OCS water main break remains unknown

By Jay Braman Jr.
Onteora School District Interim Superintendent Charlotte Gregory said Thursday that it remains unclear why a water main broke at the Boiceville Campus on Wednesday, but it has since been repaired.

Plattekill blasts Chamber


By Jay Braman Jr.
A well-intentioned business promotion has caused a rift within the ranks of the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce.

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