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Winter Fiber Festival Saturday, Jan. 30 brings hands-on fun to "Art in Common"

Tina Harp of Mountain Yarns will present a Winter Fiber Festival with hands-on demonstrations in the traditional art of rug hooking on Saturday, Jan. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the second floor atrium of the Commons Building, Main Street, Margaretville as part of “Art in Common,” a series of multi-art events scheduled throughout the winter and spring at the Commons.


Harriet Grossman appointed to Fleischmanns Board post

By Jay Braman Jr.
Village resident Harriet Grossman has been appointed by the Fleischmanns Village Board to fill a vacancy created last October by the death of Trustee Malcolm Becker. Grossman had been a trustee for four years prior to an unsuccessful re-election bid in March when incumbent Martin Moralis was re-elected and voters ushered in newcomer Todd Pascarella to a trustee’s seat. That election also saw David Morell win the mayor’s job.


Coaches vs. Cancer at MCS

This Friday and next, Margaretville Central School will take part in the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer awareness program. MCS will donate all of the admission proceeds from this Friday's boys' varsity game and next Friday's girls' varsity game to the American Cancer Society to benefit cancer research.


Hospital and MRCC change disposal practices following report from attorney general's office

Margaretville – Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center have made immediate adjustments to pharmaceutical and medical waste disposal in response to a report from the state attorney general’s office.


Youth ensemble announces winter concerts

Delhi — The Little Delaware Youth Ensemble, under the musical direction of violinist Julie Signitzer, announces their winter concerts on Jan. 24 at Anderson Theatre, Hartwick College, Oneonta and on Jan. 31 at United Ministry Church, Courthouse Square, Delhi. Both concerts begin at 3 p.m. and are free and open to the public.


Supervisors fear NYC controls in watershed gas drilling future

By Matthew J. Perry
There has been little public comment at local town meetings. Unless a Delaware County resident has a taste for the hurly-burly of state politics, it is hardly a pressing issue, especially when compared to the pain caused by the local dreary economic climate.


Pine Hill Arms race series underway

Highmount — The Pine Hill Arms ski-race series is underway again every Wednesday at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center with registration beginning at 11 a.m.


CWC blasts AG's crackdown on watershed waste disposal

By Jay Braman Jr.
Town of Delhi Supervisor Peter J. Bracci calls it extortion.
Alan Rosa, executive director of the Catskill Watershed Corporation calls it “politics at its worst.”
Dennis Lucas, supervisor of the Town of Hunter, simply said, “The watershed blew up.”


Applications sought for Artists-in-Residence program

The Catskill Center for Conservation and Develo-pment is seeking applicants for its Platte Clove Artists-in-Residence Program. Since the beginning of the American Landscape movement, epitomized by the Hudson River School in the early 1800s, the Catskill escarpment has remained an enduring source of artistic inspiration for generations of artists.


MFD elects officers for 2010

Margaretville — The Margaretville Fire Department elected officers for 2010 at its December meeting.
Those officers are: Gene Rosa, chief; Alan Gavette, first assistant chief; Jason Coffin, second assistant chief; Bob Vining, chief of fire police; Charlie Bush, captain; Tony Maggio, first lieutenant; Ryan George, second lieutenant; Mike Hill, third lieutenant; Mike Porter, president; Dave Budin, vice president; Sarah Scully, secretary and Nelson Delameter, treasurer.


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