September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Whooping cough investigation continues by Public Health dept.

Four cases of disease confirmed in Walton

Delhi — Officials at the Delaware County Public Health are continuing the department’s investigation of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in the region.  More...

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Sports

Roxbury girls’ team drops pair of close soccer matches

Blue Devils turn back Rockets for third time

For the third time of the season, the Margaretville girls’ soccer team shutout Roxbury downing the Rockets, 2-0, on their home field last week Tuesday. More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League 9/27/15 More...

Margaretville boys post two Delaware League soccer victories

MCS Blue Devils blank H-T, 6-0; edge the Rockets

After three consecutive overtime decisions, the Margaretville boys’ soccer team finally created some breathing room, downing Hunter-Tannersville, 6-0, on the road on Thursday. More...

Margaretville family meets Pope Francis

Duques’ story made headlines around the globe

Meeting the Pope is about as good as life gets for practicing Catholics and one Margaretville family had the opportunity to do just that last week. More...

FEMA buyouts finally starting in Shandaken

Four years after Hurricane Irene projects underway

In what goes into the category of “better late than never,” three properties in the Town of Shandaken that were destroyed by Hurricane Irene in the summer of 2011 have finally been purchased under the FEMA flood-buyout program.  More...

Prize Machine

BEST IN SHOW — A nice crowd turned out Saturday for the 12th Annual Cauliflower Festival held at the village park in Margaretville. More...

News

School Scenes

In rural regions served by community newspapers, elementary and secondary schools are at the heart of community life. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jean A. Dowitsch

Jean A. Dowitsch, a long time resident of Gilboa, died Friday, Sept. More...

Elizabeth Matalavage

Elizabeth “Betty” Matalavage, 90, of Stamford, and North Topsail Beach, NC passed away on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 in Schenectady after a short, but intense battle with cancer.  More...

Joseph Soli Jr.

Joseph Charles Soli Jr., 50, a resident of Walton, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, Sept. More...

Events

Rural Celebration

SENATOR VISITS -- State Senator James Seward of Milford, left, chats with Jake Fairbairn who produces Tree Juice maple syrup at his Lazy Crazy Acres farm in Arkville. The scene was at the Margaretville Cauliflower Festival.   More...

Fall flavor in the air at Fleischmanns Pumpkin Festival

Fall was in the air in Fleischmanns on Sunday afternoon when residents and visitors came to help harvest pumpkins from the community garden. More...

Raptors at Woodchuck Lodge on Oct. 3

Roxbury — Wild Saturday at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge, 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road, on October 3 will feature wildlife rehabilitator Annie Mardiney and several birds of prey. The 1 p.m program is free; donations are, of course, most welcome. More...

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