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Shandaken allots funding for PH Library repair work

Dangerous entry seen as needing immediate fix

By Jay Braman Jr.   The Morton Memorial Library in Pine Hill got some good news this week when the Shandaken Town Board agreed to spend at least $8,000 to fix up the historic building.  More...

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Sports

Tough week for local soccer clubs; MCS boys scored the only victory

Teams looking for a rebound in October play

As the high school soccer season moves into its final stages, it was tough going for local teams last week. In 11 total contests shared between girls’ and boys’ varsity squads. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Louise Booth Johnson

Mary Louise Booth Johnson, formerly of Rye and Roxbury, died at Bridges Cornell Heights on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, following a lengthy illness.  More...

William Cowan

William “Bill” Cowan, 68, died at his home in Margaretville on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Bill was born, raised, and died in the same house.  Bill was born August 6, 1947, a son of Donald and Elizabeth (Alverson ) Cowan. More...

Winfred Barkman

Winfred T. (Rick) Barkman, 59, of Columbia, SC came to his final rest on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2015.  Rick was born January 2, 1956 to Winfred and Della Barkman.  More...

Middletown Board starts budget review

Transfer station personnel cut among proposals

Town of Middletown Board members will have a long night next Wednesday, Oct. More...

National Guard clears stream clog where teen drowned

Work was done ahead of storm that was forecast

Hurricanes are never welcome anywhere and seldom, if ever, bring good news with the high wind and water they carry, but last week there was an unexpected benefit brought to Shandaken along with the threat of Hurricane Joaquin heading to town.  More...

News

Meet & greet Andes candidate Oct. 18

Andes — For the past 18 years, voters of the Town of Andes have continuously elected Marty Donnelly as their town supervisor. More...

PAC hosts Meet The Candidates event Oct. 13 at Fleischmanns FD

Fleischmanns — A Meet The Candidates Night sponsored by the Middletown Political Action Committee will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the Fleischmanns Firehall.  More...

Great Pumpkins...and More

PHOENICIA GROWTH — As 2015 begins its rush to the end, there's no saying that little Phoenicia isn't growing by leaps and bounds. More...

Events

Feeling Blessed

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL — It was a joyful scene at Holy Innocents Cathedral in Halcottsville on Sunday, which was the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi. After Mass, Father Dante A. More...

FIDDLERS! festival takes the stage Sunday in Roxbury

Hall rededication to Hilt, Stella Kelly part of celebration

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group’s annual FIDDLERS! festival once again fills the Catskills with music, merriment, and the sound of dancing feet on Sunday, Oct. 11, from noon until 7 p.m.  More...

Picks of the Week

Columbus Day Weekend! Where did the summer go? It seems like just last week that we debuted the “Picks of the Week Column” and now it’s time to put it to bed until next spring! More...

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