CWC announces education grant funding


Twenty-seven education grants totaling nearly $135,000 were recently approved by the Catskill Watershed Corporation Board of Directors. The awards will go to schools and nonprofit organizations serving school age students in the Catskills and in New York City. 

ACS students shoot for the moon at science fair



Andes Central School students displayed a year’s worth of experiments and research at the ACS annual science fair on April 26.  

TMTP plans annual brunch, auction



Todd Mountain Theater Project is celebrating its 10th season of bringing fully staged professional productions of new plays to the Catskill Community.  To kick off this landmark season will be a  Memorial Day Weekend Brunch & Live Auction Benefit at Cantina Restaurant on Route 28 in Andes, on  Sunday, May 25 from noon to 2:30 p.m. 

Humane Society gift store has year-round home


Like lost and abandoned pets, some of the best gifts just need to find their right “forever” homes. Thanks to the ambitious vision of its board, the tireless muscle of many volunteers and the generosity of landlord, Andy Wos, the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society (HCHS) now has a more permanent home for its own gift store at 119 Main Street in Andes, next to Hogan’s General Store. 

Heritage Alliance planning gathering at Joe's Coffeehouse


Nothing goes better together than barbecue for the palate and bluegrass music for the soul, and on Saturday, May 24, local residents and Catskill visitors will have the chance to indulge in special versions of both.

MMH Auxiliary aims for 1,000 members


The Auxiliary of Margaretville Memorial Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center kicked off its 2008 Membership Drive on May 8 and the group has a goal of signing up 1,000 members by year’s end.

Delhi poet to read at Roxbury Arts Group


Writers in the Mountains will present Delhi poet Lynn Domina, who has taught several classes on writing poetry for WIM,  at a reading and book signing at the Walt Meade Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Group on Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m. 

Santos works featured at Fleischmanns gallery


A long kept secret is now a world famous work of art! For decades, artist Alfredo Santos told no one of his major artistic achievement; including the years during his residence in Fleischmanns in the 1970s.  Recently, however, Santos has been receiving worldwide recognition for the murals he painted in the cafeteria of the San Quentin State Prison.

Cemetery workshop planned for May 31


Friends of Middletown Cemeteries and the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown have invited The Haines Family Association to conduct a one-day workshop on cleaning and repairing old cemetery stones Saturday, May 31.

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