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Catskills Cup play starts Friday at Fleischmanns Village Park

New park facilities on Wagner Avenue in Fleischmanns will be the site of the Catskills Cup when the annual tennis tournament gets underway at 9 a.m. on Friday. More...

The Windham High Peak Trail

Journey great intro to hiking Catskill Region

This hike is a great introduction to hiking the Catskill High Peaks. Windham High Peak is, in fact, the shortest of all the high peaks that has a maintained trail to its summit. More...

Ladies’ High Tee

QUEEN OF THE CATSKILLS -- Several ladies, who normally play their golf at Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club in Margaretville, represented themselves well this past weekend at The Queen of the Catskills Golf Tournament at the Stamford Golf Club. More...

Events

Sur-"Prizing" Puzzle this week

Solvers could win a prize from the Roxbury Arts Group

Work this week's word jumble and you might win a prize from the Roxbury Arts Group! More...

Area musicians will entertain at social event

Bovina — The Bovina Historical Society will host a fundraiser featuring the John Burroughs Memorial Locust & Wild Honey Mountain Orchestra on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Recital Aug. 2 at Saint James’ Church

Lake Delaware — Awardwinning organist Roberta Rowland Raybold will perform a recital of classical and contemporary organ music at Saint James Church Lake Delaware on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 4 p.m. More...

Delaware Co. bed tax approvals proceeding

Lodging owners reveal skepticism over adding taxes

Local lodging businesses are looking with some skepticism on the Delaware County Board of Supervisor’s proposal to add a bed tax on top of the already existing state and county sales taxes on room rentals to help fund tourism promotion. More...

Supervisors approved ADA to prosecute DWI caseload

Growing number of arrests cited in hiring new post

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted last Wednesday to hire an assistant district attorney (ADA) to prosecute DWI cases. More...

Voice Festival kicks off July 29 in Phoenicia

6th annual event has full schedule of entertainment

This year the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice celebrates American contributions to the world of music. In a field crowded by geniuses from elsewhere in the world, those hailing from the good ole USA can sometimes appear overshadowed. More...

News

Shandaken upgrades vehicles for police, ambulance service

There’s a couple of shiny new emergency vehicles soon to be seen motoring around the Town of Shandaken, where officials just spent $136,000 combined for a new ambulance and new police car.  More...

Freshtown adds online shopping at option at Margaretville

Freshtown Supermarket in Margaretville rolled out a new service this month and early indications point to popularity with busy moms, weekend visitors, and active seniors. More...

Phoenicia and surrounding areas get boost from Festival of the Voice

Economic impact of annual event keeps on growing

When the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice kicks off its sixth season, the founders can marvel at the tremendous achievement of the vision they set forth before they started. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Betty Griffin

A child of the beautiful Catskills, Betty Griffin passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was born on July 12, 1927 to Ivan and Hannah (Greene) Delameter.  More...

Barbara Scudder

Barbara Kemp Scudder of the Greencroft Communities in Goshen, Indiana went home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 24, 2015.  More...

Maria Terech

Maria Terech, 92, of the Carondelet Commons, Watervliet passed away peacefully on Monday, July 27, 2015 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany with her loving family at her side.  More...

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