November 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Middletown Board approves budget

Tax increase is set at 1.39%

Town of Middletown officials made quick work of a public hearing on a proposed budget and a regular monthly meeting last Tuesday night. More...

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Sports

MCS graduates finding soccer success in college play

Tess Svoboda and Cora Bruno mix work and play

They were key components in 2012 on Margaretville’s last Delaware League girls’ soccer championship team, co-champions with Downsville. Their passion for soccer has never ebbed. More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League 11/15/15 W L Team 8 28 12 Slicksters 24 16 Pin Heads 23.5 16.5 NFG 23.5 16.5 Clueless 23.5 16.5 Team Attitude 15 25 300 Club 14.5 25.5 TripleM 832   More...

‘The Growing Deer Debate’ targeted many interesting facts

Program designed to offer insights into aspects of topic

By Ryan Trapani   More...

Events

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, Nov. 18   More...

Free Thanksgiving dinner at UM Church

The fifth Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner will be held at the Margaretville United Methodist Church, Church Street, Margaretville on Thursday, Nov. 26 from noon until 2 p.m. Everyone is welcomed. More...

Roxbury gearing up for Follies on Nov. 21

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group taps into the deep well of Catskills talent for their second annual Follies, an even- ing of fundraising fun, featuring song, dance, and magic, all to help RAG continue to bring the arts to the Catskills.  More...

Catskill Heritage Alliance files Article 78 suit vs. resort

Foes suing DEC claiming shortfalls in review process

The Catskill Heritage Alliance (CHA), acting as the mouthpiece for a group of wealthy landowners whose estates are in close proximity to the proposed Belleayre Resort, has filed an Article 78 proceeding lawsuit against the New York State Department o More...

Scenic Byway group outlines spending plans

Many questions follow presentation

Representatives from nearly three dozen businesses attended a Thursday morning meeting last week to learn what organizers plan to do to promote the Catskills Scenic Byway designation they hope Governor Cuomo will approve.  More...

Expansion of buyout program tops agenda for coalition board

Members fearful of more buyouts in local region

The Coalition of Watershed Towns (CWT) grappled again last Monday night with changes in terms and conditions proposed by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to its water supply permit.  More...

News

Harsh winter’s impact will affect hunting prospects

Fewer doe permits issued following loss of many fawns

Stamford — Last year’s severe winter will likely have an impact on this season’s hunting prospects in Catskill Region for the Big Game season that gets underway on Saturday, Nov. 21 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 13.  More...

Auxiliary plans Blood Drive Nov. 20 at MRCC

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 20 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.  More...

Puppet theater will be the topic at Andes session

The Andes Roundtable presents Sally Fisher, a poet and author, who will discuss the effect and power of puppet theater, including its importance in art, literature, performance, and in her own life on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Della Dawson

Della “Dell” Mabel Dawson, 86, of Mulberry, FL joined the lord on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.  More...

Mildred Makara

Mildred Edna Makara, 88, a resident of Arkville since 1975, died at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.  She was born on March 25, 1927 in West New York, NJ to Gustav and Ella (Dubelbeies) Runge. Mildred married Paul A. Makara Jr. in 1955. More...

Barry Gerber

Barry Lee Gerber, 56, a resident of Margaretville for the past three years, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital.  Barry was born March 10, 1959 in New York City, the son of Neal and Rose (Brandwin) Gerber.  More...

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