May 21, 2008 RSS feed / News

Phoenicia Fire District celebrates annual dinner

The Board of Fire Commissioner of the Phoenicia Fire District hosted a buffet dinner on April 30 at the Catamount Restaurant for the installation of the board of fire commissioners, the district officers and the line officers of the three companies o More...

Open Eye Theater fund-raiser rolls Sunday on DURR

The Open Eye Theater invites you aboard the Memorial Day Express for an evening of motion, magic and mystery! The historic Delaware and Ulster Railroad train pulls out of the Arkville station at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 25. More...

Old-fashioned fun planned in Fleischmanns for holiday weekend

For those who remember the days when the arrival of warm weather meant old-fashioned fun, the Village of Fleischmanns will offer a trip down memory lane on Memorial Day weekend. More...

Actress/singer Kassie DePaiva guest entertainer at festival fund-raiser

A special appearance by actress/singer Kassie DePaiva will highlight a Celebrate the Catskills Experience fund-raiser for the Belleayre Music Festival on Sunday, May 25 starting at 5 p.m. More...

Great prizes, food, music at fund-raiser

Two iPods – an 80-gigabyte Classic holding 20,000 songs plus video and a 1-gig Nano holding 1,000 songs plus video, a Hewlett-Packard all-in-one printer/scanner/copier, a finely crafted “thread art” walking stick, a framed photo of the prerenovation More...

Halcottsville bridge repairs on schedule for this summer

By Julia Green A larger-than-usual crowd was present at last Tuesday’s meeting of the Middletown Town Board, where the main topic of discussion was once again the bridge replacement project in Halcottsville. More...

Fleischmanns tours this weekend

You can “go wild” with hikes into history this summer as five of the Catskills’ most fabled villages and hamlets offer historic walking tours starting with Fleischmanns on Memorial Day weekend, then Margaretville, New Kingston, Ande More...

DURR stokes up for new rail season

The Catskill Mountains spring back to life on Memorial Day weekend, as cars at the Delaware & Ulster Railroad in Arkville chug out of the station once again for a season of fun and adventure. More...

Water bottles available for tests

Homeowners seeking to have their water tested for coliform/E.coli bacteria at the Catskill Regional Water Testing Laboratory (CRWTL) in Delhi can now pick up free collection bottles and instructions at the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) office More...

Lowell Smith honored as 50-year fire vet

By Jay Braman Jr. The year was 1958. Life-long Pine Hill resident Lowell Smith was 18 years old and he couldn’t wait to get into the village’s volunteer fire company. More...

Phoenicia students win state contest for "green" project

By Jay Braman Jr. Students from the Phoenicia Elementary School in the Onteora School District have won first place in their division in the state senate’s 17th annual I*MA*GREEN*NATION contest. More...

Bovina budget hit hard by rocketing fuel costs

Highway funds are 84% expended in less than 5 months By Matthew J. Perry The Bovina Town Board received an update on the town’s finances on May 13 that included mostly positive budgetary news. More...