December 4, 2013 RSS feed / News

Flamingo Tree branches into fund-raiser

Margaretville — Each year the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society invites volunteers to decorate 30 pre-lit large and small Christmas trees in a special theme for their fundraising “Holiday for the Heart” event. More...

Woller art show opens Nov. 30 at Zoom Gallery

Fleischmanns — Many people know Fred Woller as a long-time Trustee of the Village of Fleischmanns as well as for having served as Planning Committee Chairman and Zoning Board Member in the Village of Fleischmanns. More...

Restaurant owner frustrated by construction project

By Joe Moskowitz There may be light at the end of a water tunnel for a Roxbury business owner.  For almost two months, Katie Oliveri, owner of the East Branch Cafe in Roxbury, has been staring at a full parking lot. More...

Real Estate Changes: November 27, 2013

Meredith property When the Kingmas saw this home for sale in Meredith, owned by the Camponeschi family, with its abundant accommodation for family and friends, stunning views, supreme privacy on 30+ acres, they knew without hesitation that it was the More...

Kettlebells trainer Roger Hall has book published

Delhi resident Roger Hall has just released an exercise book that is already gaining rave reviews. Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men is touted as a “total fitness solution.” Mr. More...

Wood business a changing enterprise

By Joe Moskowitz Whether the weather is unseasonably cold, or warm, or whatever normal is, people need to heat their homes this time of year. We are surrounded by trees. More...

Healthcare campus employees honored

Margaretville — Staffs at Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center were presented with Service Awards at reception held November 20. More...

Belleayre Mountain set to open

By Jay Braman Jr. Belleayre Mountain Ski center has taken advantage of the chilly temperatures of late and spread enough man-made snow on its slopes to set an opening date of this Friday, Nov. More...

Delaware County budget approved with nearly 4 percent increase

By Cheryl Petersen Delaware County’s 2014 budget was adopted by the board of supervisors last week, with a split vote of 2,871 to 1,470. More...

Shandaken code officer not guilty in forcible touching case; hopes to be re-instated

By Jay Braman Jr. Saugerties Town Justice Samuel Lamp has determined that former Shandaken Code Officer Richard Stokes was not guilty of forcible touching following allegations made last fall by employees at a local restaurant. More...

Becker's Tire future is uncertain; limited operations since Sept. blaze

Becker’s Tire Service continues to operate on a limited basis after a fire destroyed the building that housed the longtime Grand Gorge business. More...

"Do Look Back" at Orphic open through Dec. 15

Roxbury — The Orphic Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibit, “Do Look Back” - a group show featuring the work of Jeanne Ellsworth, Robert Cucinotta, Sharon Israel, Greg Frederick, Edward Potokar, Peter Stupar and Allan Tannenb More...

NYPA plans holiday celebration

North Blenheim — Santa Claus will be making an early appearance on Saturday, Dec. More...

Christmas Project relies on support to assist families

Margaretville — For over half a century, the Community Christmas Project has been helping make the holiday season brighter for hundreds of local people in the towns of Middletown, Halcott and Hardenburgh. More...

Turkey Trot boosts PH Center

By Jay Braman Jr. Gobble gobble, walk, run or wobble, come to the third annual Phoenicia Turkey Trot this Saturday, Nov. More...

Willis Marks chosen as district Rotarian of the month

Margaretville —  Rotarian and Margaretville resident Willis Robert Marks has been named Rotarian of the Month for October in Rotary District 7170. Marks was recently presented with a certificate that noted his service in the U.S. More...

Roxbury business group to host mixer

Roxbury — The Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) invites you to join us in ushering in the holiday sat our December Holiday Business Mixer & Networking Event, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Fairview receives books for kids and young adults

The Fairview Public Library recently received 62 new books for children and young adults thanks to a Libri Foundation grant. More...

Eric Wedemeyer named Realtor of the Year

Margaretville — Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties President Eric Wedemeyer has been named Realtor of the Year by the Otsego-Delaware Board of Realtors. Mr. More...

Roxbury, Margaretville see student population decline

By Joe Moskowitz Roxbury Central School Superintendent Thomas O’Brien said he was surprised when he took a look his school’s latest enrollment figures. There are about 30 fewer kids attending classes at RCS than there were last year. More...

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Margaretville – Lots of Holiday Cheer will be shared when Santa comes to Margaretville on Saturday, Nov. 30. Main and Bridge street small businesses will be offering specials to honor Santa’s visit. More...

Plattekill opened Dec. 7 with upgraded snowmaking

By Jay Braman Jr. The owners of Plattekill Ski Resort in Roxbury have set Saturday, Dec. 7 as their opening day, despite the latest warming trend. Plattekill is last of the four ski areas in the Central Catskill Region to open. More...

Chamber of Commerce rolls out welcome wagon for newcomers

By Joe Moskowitz The Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce has never had a welcome wagon, but it is about it roll out a welcome bag of goodies to introduce newcomers to what area businesses have to offer. More...

Half-off Thrift Store sale Dec. 13-14

Margaretville — The Auxiliary Thrift Shop will be holding a Donor and Customer Appreciation Days Celebration on Friday Dec. 13 and Saturday Dec. 14 with 50 percent off all items. More...

Catskill Watershed Corporation accepting education grant proposals through Feb. 5

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) is now accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and non-profit organizations serving students and teachers in the New York City West-of-Hudson (WOH) Watershed and within More...