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Community Honors

SPECIAL EVENING — Bob and Eleanor Barrack (at center in back row) were honored Saturday evening at the annual Harvest Moon Ball at Shephard Hills Golf Club in Roxbury. More...

Talking Politics

POLITICAL SEASON – Hamden was the site of a Democratic Community BBQ on Sunday, Sept. 16. Among the candidates attending the BBQ were Joyce St. More...

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Sports

Margaretville boys capture Nelson Tournament crown

Blue Devils post two easy victories

The host Margaretville boys’ soccer team won the 30th Nelson tournament with a 5-2 win over Seward High School on Saturday evening. More...

Eagle rally late to tie RCS in boys’ match

The Roxbury Rockets scored three unanswered goals and looked like they were on their way to a Delaware League win Wednesday afternoon against visiting Downsville Eagles. But it wasn’t to be. More...

SK boys trounce Stamford, 10-0

The South Kortright Rams showed why they are the third-ranked Class D soccer team in the state as they overwhelmed the Stamford Indians, 10-0, at home Thursday afternoon.  More...

Events

15th Cauliflower Fest Sept. 22 at Margaretville Village Park

Fun, food, tractors among highlights

Margaretville — The 15th Annual Margaretville Cauliflower Festival will be held rain or shine Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 to 4 in the Village Park, Margaretville. More...

That's Entertainment

Friday, Sept. 21 The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary will host a Red Cross Blood Drive at Mountainside Residential Care Center from 1:30 – 6:00 p.m. Appointments are available to save time but walk ins are also welcome. More...

Landscapes are focus at new RAG dual exhibit

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group invites the public to the opening of The Landscape: Cut and Carved, a two-person exhibition in the Walt Meade Gallery.  More...

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Robert Johnson dies in PA  Free Access 

Calling hours Sunday, funeral Monday

Halcott Center    More...

Final CHA legal appeal vs. Belleayre Resort tossed

Proponents celebrate overcoming apparent final legal hurdle

The New York State Court of Appeals denied a motion for leave to appeal yesterday, Tuesday, Sept. 18, laying to rest the last existing legal hurdle for construction of the Bellearye Resort at Catskill Park. More...

Foodworks+ restaurant opening exempt status sparks concerns

Complex was not supposed to house a dining facility

The Andes Town Board discussed Foodworks+ Harvest Café, local laws permitting filming, and the condition of some of the town’s roads and older buildings when it met on Tuesday, Sept. 11.  More...

Race For A Cause

WINNER – Brayden Wells medaled for a first place finish in the Kids’ Dash at the Tyler J Smith 5K Memorial Scholarship event held September 8 in Margaretville. More...

O’Brien stepping down in 2020

Roxbury administrator has worked 30+ years in field of education

Superintendent Tom O’Brien officially announced his plans to retire in 2020 when the Roxbury Central School (RCS) Board of Education met for the first time since the start of the school year.  More...

News

Middletown heard HSM presentation

Opening September’s Town of Middletown workshop meeting on September 5 was Diane Galusha reporting on a visit by Senator Seward to the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown located on Cemetery Road. More...

John Drinan receives honors for Outstanding Contributions

Delhi — The staff of Delaware County Office for the Aging is pleased to announce that John Drinan of Treadwell has been selected for the “Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen” award.  More...

‘Sis’ Doig named Senior Citizen of the Year

Margaretville native honored for dedication

Delhi — Alfretta “Sis” Doig has been named the 44th Delaware County Senior Citizen of the Year. This award honors persons who best exemplify the positive impact that senior citizens have on their communities.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Howard Van Loan Jr.

Howard W. Van Loan Jr. “Butch,” 55, died September 16, 2018 at his home in Denver after a long 23-month battle with brain cancer.  More...

Julie Scudder

Lifetime resident Julie A. Scudder, 60 of Arkville passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at her residence.  She was born on February 16, 1958 in Margaretville to the proud parents Lena and Marvin Scudder.  More...

Bertie Taylor

Mrs. Bertie Jeanne Taylor, 96, wife of the late Virgil E. Taylor, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.  Mrs. Taylor was born in Harrisville on April 6, 1922. She had lived in Roxbury for the past 60 years.  More...

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