Roxbury students earn Science Olympiad prizes


The Roxbury Central School Junior High Science Olympiad Team finished 27th out of 39 teams in state final competition on April 11 and 12 at SUNY New Paltz.

The team of Brandi Carufe and Mickey McAfee brought home a gold medal in the category of mystery architecture. 

Tickets available for 2008 Belleayre Festival


Tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Belleayre Music Festival summer season.

Margaretville Central School names superintendent finalists


The Margaretville Central School Board of Education has selected three finalists in its search for the new superintendent of the district. 

Each of the candidates will spend a full day in the district meeting with faculty, staff, students and the community.  The public is invited to meet each of the finalists at 7 p.m. on April 23 and 24 at Margaretville Central School.

Mirabito Co. prepping village parcel for sale; Bridge Street property vacant since '96 flood


By Brian Sweeney

The owners of a vacant parcel at the entrance to Margaretville are offering the property for sale. 

The Sidney-based Mirabito Fuel Group has owned the Bridge Street property since the early 1990s, since purchasing the Margaretville Service Station. The business was destroyed by flooding in January 1996.

Halcottsville bridge plans stir troubled waters



Business owners, county officials spar over efforts to replace structure


By Julia Green

The sixth line item on last week’s Town of Middletown Town Board meeting wasn’t a surprise to anyone in attendance.

Septic system workshop planned


“Your Septic System: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know,” will be the subject of a free workshop on Friday May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center at 287 Main Street, Pine Hill.

Open Eye Theater to hold auditions for summer performances


Actors, male and female, teen and adult, are needed for two Open Eye Theater productions this summer:  “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare, performing July 16 through 27, and “Summertree” by Ron Cowen, performing August 20 through 31. 

DEP, county to explore options for recreation on NYC reservoirs


By Matthew J. Perry

The Catskills’ water reservoirs, for years available to fishermen in rowboats, may soon offer greater opportunities for recreation.  

New Bovina highway garage gets green light from board


By Matthew J. Perry

The Bovina Town Board has voted unanimously to locate the town’s new highway garage on the site of the existing structure, on county Road 6, the hamlet’s Main Street. The vote took place last Wednesday at a board meeting following a public hearing, 

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