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"Old Bat Factory" to be auctioned Dec. 5

Arkville — “The Old Bat Factory,” an Arkville property that served for many years as a preparation facility for Louisville Slugger baseball bats, will be put up for public auction on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.


Christmas Project provides benefits for many families in local community

Margaretville — The Community Christmas Project, which serves families and individuals in the Margaretville area, is again asking for support in helping your friends and neighbors this holiday season. The project, founded by area women nearly 50 years ago, served 144 families last year (257 adults and 214 children).


Open Eye's holiday show proclaims a happy ending

“All will be well,” declares the young commoner Curdie, about to receive a cherished kiss from the princess in The Open Eye Theater’s production of Sandra Fenichel Asher’s “The Princess and the Goblin”, opening Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 pm, at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street in Margaretville.


Holiday Farmers' Market is Nov. 28 at Round Barn

Halcottsville — The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market will host its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Round Barn on Route 30, Halcottsville. Most vendors for this annual event will be regulars from the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market that operates on Saturdays from May through mid-October at the historic Round Barn.


Treasure Express rolls on Saturday

Margaretville — The Holiday Treasure Express Parade, with more than 35 floats and marching acts, will step off on Main Street Margaretville this Saturday, Nov. 28 at 3:30 p.m. to ignite the holiday spirit.


Holiday Treasure Express Parade Saturday in Margaretville

The Holiday Treasure Express Parade, with more than 35 floats and marching acts, will step off on Main Street Margaretville this Saturday, Nov. 28 at 3:30 p.m. to ignite your holiday spirit. You’ll want to be in town well before the parade gets underway, because there is plenty of fun and lots of great shopping deals to be had before the parade leads everyone to a grand holiday celebration at the Village Pavilion.


Warm weather stalls ski season opening

By Jay Braman Jr.
The operators of the area’s ski resorts think that Mother Nature and Old Man Winter need to have a talk. Mild temperatures have set the stage for something not seen in years. A Thanksgiving weekend with no skiing in the Catskills.


Trout fishing future is topic

Boiceville — The Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited welcomes Ed and Judy Van Put for an exciting evening exploring the roots and current and future status of “Trout Fishing in the Catskills” on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Boiceville Inn.


Pat Meehan, former CWT leader, dies at 61

By Jay Braman Jr.
Patrick Meehan, 61, the supervisor of the Greene County Town of Windham and an original member of the Coalition of Watershed Towns, died Sunday as a result of complications due to hip replacement surgery.
Meehan made a mark in the region outside his town’s borders as an outspoken co-founder of the Coalition of Watershed Towns. Created in the early 1990s, the coalition was formed to fight a plan by New York City to impose crippling land-use regulations on the five-county watershed region and condemn private property for water protection purposes along the way.


Roxbury's Golden Seal Building will receive upgrades and facelift

Roxbury — The gateway to the hamlet of Roxbury will see major improvements next spring and summer. The historic Golden Seal Building has recently received a leg up for much-needed health and safety upgrades, weatherization, and exterior façade restoration.


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