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Four interpretative signs installed on Andes Rail Trail

Parks & Trails grant funding Andes project

Andes — The Catskill Mountain Club (CMC) installed four new interpretive signs on the Andes Rail Trail recently, thanks to a grant from Parks and Trails NY. More...

MCS baseball team’s fortunes take positive turn

Staff report “I was kind of like someone flipped a switch.” That’s how Margaretville centerfielder Nick Plante explained his baseball team’s sudden change of fortune on the diamond last week. More...

Doubling Up

FIRST TURKEY — Anthony Piacquadio, 13, of Margaretville, hunting with his father, Jerry Fronckowiak, shot his first turkey on opening day. The bird was a double-bearded jake. More...

Events

Grammy-winning musician performs May 17 at Spillian

Peter Schickele concert will aid Festival of Voice

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer More...

Flower paintings help celebrate festival

Margaretville — The Commons Gallery is blooming with an exhibition of flower paintings by Alix Hallman Travis in celebration of the Spring on Main festival on Main Street Saturday, May 9.  More...

That's Entertainment

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Belleayre supporter Skelos is facing corruption charges

Made presentation at the last Snowball

New York State Senator Dean Skelos, a longtime friend of the state-owned Belleayre Ski Center, and the man who presented former Shandaken Police Chief James McGrath with a Spirit of the Catskills Award just four months ago on behalf of the Coalition More...

Pine Hill Visioning Group to work with MARK Project

Economic devel. agency, committee to map out future

The Shandaken Town Board officially established a 16- member visioning committee that will plot out the future of the Hamlet of Pine Hill with the help of the MARK Project.  More...

Volunteers bring fast-spreading brush fire under control

Firefighters stop the blaze before it reaches a home

Firefighters from three companies battled a brush fire near Fleischmanns Monday afternoon and kept the blaze from reaching an adjacent house. The fire off Chanterelle Hill Road was called in about 3 p.m. More...

News

Mountainside shows upgrades, honors staff at open house

Staff report  More...

‘Fighting Hunger Friday’ raises $4,100 for Community Pantry

Keller Williams company helps bring donations

Margaretville — On Friday May 1, Fighting Hunger Friday, an event sponsored by Keller Williams Upstate New York Properties and AgriForaging Inc. raised $4,100 for the Community Pantry in Arkville. More...

Mobilized parents refuse standardized tests for children

Battle lines drawn vs. Gov. Cuomo’s standardized tests

At the Onteora School District’s Woodstock Primary School, as many as 73 percent of students eligible to take New York State tests during the last tthree weeks refused to do so. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Nancy Ballard

Nancy Ballard, 75, of Turk Hollow Road, Halcott Center died suddenly on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital.  She was born February 1, 1940 in Delhi, a daughter of the late Lyle and Edith Hunt Carpenter.  More...

Rolf Vobelt

Rolf W. Vobelt, 76, of Downsville, died Friday, April 10, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  More...

Linda Graham

Linda Lee Graham, 69, of Roxbury died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital.  Linda spent most of her life in Roxbury. More...

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