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Opinions are heavily negative at public hearings about wind project

By Julia Green

They had lots to say and what they said was overwhelmingly negative.

The majority of comments made by area residents at two public hearings held by the Roxbury Planning Board regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Moresville Wind Project last week were given by those opposed to the project.


Middletown Planning Board mulling over Comprehensive Plan

By Matthew J. Perry
After more than a decade in limbo, the vision of a comprehensive plan for the Town of Middletown is taking shape in extensive discussions on the planning board, although it remains an open question what the final result will look like.


Andes planners near major subdivision OK

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By Matthew J. Perry
The Andes Planning Board held a public hearing Monday on an 88-acre, eight-lot subdivision on land owned by Harold Cole above the Andel Inn on Route 28. Several neighboring landowners attended the hearing to review site maps and ask questions of Cole and Doug Wooden, acting surveyor, but no objections to the project were raised.


Pakatakan Farmers' Market opening May 17 at Round Barn in Halcottsville

 

The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market, held at the historic Round Barn in Halcottsville, is gearing up for its 17th season, which opens on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Artist-in-Residence program opens

 

The opening reception for the 11th Annual Platte Clove Artists-in-Residence Exhibition will be held on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery on Route 28 in Arkville.


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

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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

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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

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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. 


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