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Middletown history meets web technology

Margaretville — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) has launched a new website: www.mtownhistory.org.


RAG Gallery exhibit opens on Saturday

Roxbury — The final exhibits of the 2010 season in The Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade and Old Bank Galleries will open on Saturday, Nov. 6, with opening receptions from 2-4 p.m.


Local musical duo play Broadway at benefit

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The Margaretville Central School Class of 2011 will present the well-known local cabaret duo, Patricia Dell and Kent Brown, performing a cabaret program, “Our Favorite Broadway-Great Music of the American Stage!” at the school on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in a benefit for the senior class.

There is a $10 cover charge. Call 586-3720 to make reservations, which are suggested.


Participants sought for Holiday Express Parade

Margaretville — Local businesses, organizations and past participants are signing up to participate in the 3rd Annual Holiday Express Parade on Saturday, Nov. 27 and you can too! A float, dance group, local organization or informal group – you’re invited.


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.


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