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Roxbury Nine ‘comeback’ among Americana experience at Labor Day event

Roxbury — What better way to spend Labor Day than with a true Americana experience. On Sunday, Sept. More...

Fall sports practices start Aug. 17 at MCS

Fall sports practices at Margaretville Central School start on Monday, Aug. 17, according to Athletic Director Jeremey Marks.  Monday’s practice schedule includes boys’ varsity soccer starting at 7 a.m. More...

Events

Community Spirit

THEY'VE GOT THE MOVES — The Belly Dancing demonstration, led by Jo Boring (center front) was a popular attraction at Saturday's Andes Community Day festivities. More...

Shortcuts V takes stage at the Open Eye Theater

Margaretville — Summer Shortcuts V, a program of nine new 10-minute plays by nine playwrights, directed by five directors, and performed by 15 actors, is coming to The Open Eye Theater, August 20-30.  More...

Big Indian Park celebration is planned for this weekend

Catskill Mountain villages and hamlets acquire and foster their identities and culture in different ways. More...

Fleischmanns mayor spars with MARK director over $

Miscommunication cited as reason for funding issues

During a testy meeting on Monday night, Fleischmanns Village Board members agreed to request a release of funding for a new water fountain in the village park and agreed to appoint John Duda as a library trustee.  More...

Middletown supervisor candidates to speak at Arkville forum Aug. 31

Catskill Mtn. News is sponsoring event for public to attend

All three candidates for the post of Middletown Supervisor have agreed to appear at a question and answer forum sponsored by the Catskill Mountain News on Monday, Aug. 31.  More...

Shandaken wants CIC restrooms open full time

Lack of access seen as problem for site visitors

Although pleased that the Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) on Route 28 is finally open for business, after a three decade waiting, Shandaken town officials expressed disappointment last week over the fact that the long-awaited rest rooms in the new More...

News

Torah Celebration

SPECIAL DAY — Hundreds of members of the Hasidic community turned out in Fleischmanns on Sunday for a procession to welcome a new Torah. More...

Election season is set to begin for Shandaken political hopefuls

Caucuses planned for parties to decide 2015 endorsements

With two town board members not seeking reelection and the town supervisor again seeking voter approval, the Shandaken Town Board could be a very different entity come 2016.  More...

Three officers, two members resign from Greater Roxbury Business Assn.

Lack of impact cited as reason for leaving group

Five members of the Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA), including three officers, announced their resignations from the organization in a joint e-mail last week.  Stepping down from their positions were President Jenny Rosenzweig, Secre More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Bernard Hamling

Bernard Hamling, 83, of Little Red Kill Road, died peacefully Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, surrounded by his family at home, his beloved Mytefine Farm in Fleischmanns.  More...

Marge Bussy

Marge Bussy, formerly of Halcottsville, passed away on Friday, Aug. More...

Nils Johnson Sr.

Nils Helge Johnson Sr., formerly of Margaretville, passed away on July 30, 2015 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck.  He was born on March 24 1941 to Helge and Anita (nee Dagelis) Johnson in Mineola.  Nils served as a deputy sheriff for More...

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