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Shandaken seeking grant funds for Phoenicia Water Dist. work

CDBG block funds levels have increased

A significant grant to the Phoenicia Water District, a potential outdoor recreational park, and a new community gazebo were all discussed and planned for when the Shandaken Town Board met Monday night.  More...

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Sports

Tee Time: Roundup of area golf action

Bill Zeeh garnered some attention when he hit a hole in one on hole number 18 at the Woodstock Golf Club. Zeeh used a five wood to launch the 185-yard shot into the hole. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Larry Breakstone

Lawrence Howard Breakstone, 80, of Block Island, Rhode Island and Andes passed away peacefully in his island home, surrounded by beloved family and dear friends on June 27, 2018. More...

Kenneth Stratton Jr.

Kenneth LeRoy Stratton Jr., 81, died at his residence in Margaretville on July 3, 2018.  He was born September 16, 1936 at Pepacton, the son of Kenneth L. and Edith (Misner) Stratton.  Ken served in the U.S. More...

David H. Munsell

A funeral services for David H. Munsell, who passed away on May 7, will be held at the Jay Gould Memorial Church in Roxbury on Friday, July 20 at 1 p.m. More...

Fleischmanns preps for ‘Zombie’ invasion

Village setting for comic monster film

Interest definitely piqued at the Fleischmanns Village Board meeting when Jeff Brown of Kill The Head, Inc. (KTH, Inc.) announced that filming of The Dead Don’t Die will begin on July 10 in Fleischmanns.  More...

‘Goals Development’ key for new RCS School Board

Boards wants sharper focus on real issues

Key appointments were made as well as a new committee called “Goals Development” when the Roxbury Central School Board of Education held its yearly organizational meeting on July 2.  The meeting began with newly elected board member More...

Double Duty

MILESTONES — A party was held Saturday in New Kingston to celebrate the 80th birthdays of two local legends, Joe Hewitt (second from left) and “Spooky” Squires (far right). More...

News

Opioid-related arrests climb in Delaware Cty.

Local communities are being hard hit in national crisis

In 2016, more than 42,000 people died of opioid overdose in the United States. More...

Henrikson earns Catskill Neighbors’ Service Award

Margaretville — Barbara Henrikson, RN, is the latest recipient of Catskill Neighbors’ service award for her volunteer work with seniors. More...

Corrections & Amplifications

In a story about the Dirty Girl Goat Farm in last week’s paper, the News reported that Cyndi Wright also sells her products at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market in Halcottsville. Ms. More...

Events

Blood Drive set July 20 at MRCC

Margaretville - The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary will host a summer blood drive on Friday, July 20, at Mountainside Residential Care Center on Rt. 28 in Margaretville.  More...

Thunder in the Valley Pow Wow July 21-22

Big Indian Park is event location; Historical museum placing more focus on Native American Catskill Region roots

Big Indian — The annual Thunder in the Valley Pow Wow is planned for Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. More...

That's Entertainment

Thursday-Saturday, July 12-14   Midsummer Madness a new comedy on Open Eye Theater Stage, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, Thursday -Saturday July 12-14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday July 15 at 3 p.m. More...

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