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MARK salutes departing members and welcomes board replacements

Margaretville — As the MARK Project Inc enters its 33rd year of operation, the organization is saying goodbye to long standing board members Elaine Grandy and Dennis Metnick.Glen FaulknerGlen Faulkner

In their tenure at MARK Dennis and Elaine helped shape programs and projects like the Margaretville Main Street Revitalization Project, HOME Repair and Homebuyer Assistance programs, and the development and construction of Mountain Laurel Gardens. They aided in the fundraising for the new pavilion while ushering in the Freshtown Supermarket.


CWC launches new e-newsletter, ‘Watershed Currents

Margaretville — Are you interested in what’s happening in the Catskill-Delaware Watershed? A free monthly electronic newsletter, “Watershed Currents,” can keep you tuned in.


Festival of the Voice in Phoenicia this weekend

By Jay Braman Jr.
You’ve got to hand it to Phoenicia.
There’s always something going on there to get attention. Whether it’s the hundreds of bright yellow rubber ducks thrown into the stream for a Rotary fund-raiser, or a crowd of bikers getting their pictures taken under Main Street’s most prominent feature, a giant statue of Davy Crockett. “What’s next?”


AFD tanker truck damaged during pool-filling episode

By Dick Sanford
An Arkville Fire Department tanker truck was seriously damaged on Sunday evening, July 11 while it was being used by one of the department’s members to fill his swimming pool in Arkville.


Andes Community Day is Saturday

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Andes — We’ve lost count of how many years Andes has had an August Community Day celebration. But we haven’t lost our sense of old-fashioned fun that will take place this year on Saturday, Aug. 14. It’s fun for returning Andes folks to greet old school chums and neighbors.


Pow Wow is Saturday at PH Center

A Thunder in the Valley Pow Wow at the Pine Hill Community Center will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featured will be Native American vendors, food, children’s candy dance, story-telling and children’s craft corner. For more inforamation, call 586-4480 or 254-4238.


Riparian Buffer Workshop held on D&URR

Arkville — Clear skies and comfortable temperatures made Saturday, July 31 a perfect day for a train ride. The Delaware and Ulster Railroad provided the venue for the First Annual Riparian Buffer Workshop hosted by the Catskill Streams Buffer Initiative (CSBI) of the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD).


Fiber Festival is Saturday at Pakatakan Farmers' Mkt.

Halcottsville — The art of carding, spinning and weaving will be showcased as Mountain Yarns presents a “Sheep to Shawl” demonstration on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30 Halcottsville.


Frost Valley’s Hike Heads To Waterfall Aug. 15

Claryville—A hike to Shelter Creek waterfall, one of the most scenic attractions on Frost Valley Y’s property, is planned for Sunday, Aug. 15 from 1-3 p.m.


Landowner files $2 million lawsuit in longtime Binnekill stream dispute

By Brian Sweeney
A Margaretville property owner is suing several current and past village and county officials for $2 million as a result from a long-standing dispute over the Binnekill stream.


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