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Bovina mulls zoning changes

Town wants rules governing set up of care facilities

A rumor last month caused a stir in the Town of Bovina. Though the rumor was put to rest, the incident prompted the Bovina Planning Board to review the local zoning law, last updated in 1997. More...

Assemblyman Pete Lopez announces Congressional bid

Will seek position being vacated by Chris Gibson

Schoharie — Assemblyman Pete Lopez formally announc- ed on Tuesday his bid to seek the Republican/Conservative nomination for the 19th Congressional District being vacated by House of Representatives Member, Chris Gibson of Kinderhook. More...

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Sports

Tall team has MCS girls’ team looking for big season

Club should be strong underneath

The Margaretville girls’ basketball team should be strong all around this season, especially under the basket, as Coach Kyle Holden’s squad features a roster dominated by tall players.  More...

Joe’s Sport Center has served sportsmen for over four decades

Grand Gorge shop is fully stocked to serve hunters

The traditional “Opening Day” of Big Game season was marked on Saturday. More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League  11/22/15  W L Team 8 30 14 Slicksters 26 18 Pin Heads 25.5 18.5 Clueless 25.5 18.5 NFG 23.5 20.5 Team Attitude 19 25 300 Club 18.5 25.5 TripleM 836   More...

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Hunter Mountain Sold  Free Access 

Peak Resorts pays $36.8 million

            Hunter Mountain Ski Center is being sold to Peak Resorts, a publicly traded owner and operator of branded ski resorts in the United States, for $36.8 million.  The deal announced in a pre More...

Local towns struggle with budget tax caps

State mandates difficult to meet with rising costs

Seven town in the region have passed budgets for next year and though taxes continued to creep up in most communities, leaders are generally comfortable that they’ve balanced the need to hold the line yet still deliver critical services. More...

Eight-Pointer

OPENING DAY EIGHT-POINTER — Nick Sprague shot this 145 pound dressed weight eightpoint buck on Saturday, the opening morning of rifle season on his family's farm on Big Redkill Road in Fleischm More...

News

Snow guns blaze at Belleayre, but no opening date set

Continued warmth makes ski season opener a question

This week the snow guns blazed away at Belleayre, but no opening date has yet been set.  According to Tom Tar, the ski center’s superintendent, it looks as if the popular Thanksgiving tradition of strapping on skis and hitting the slopes a More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Della Barkman

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

Events

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, Nov. 25 The Andes Roundtable will not meet this week. We wish our friends, near and far, a most happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Thursday, Nov. 26 More...

Judges named for Top Chef Competition

Fund-raising event planned on Dec. 12

Roxbury — The knives are sharpened, the anticipation is growing and now comes the hard part. Taste, creativity, presentation, and local sourcing will all play a role in the judging of this competitive event to benefit the MARK Project. More...

Parade, hay rides, Santa Claus among village event highlights

Margaretville — A parade along Main Street starting at 11 a.m. will kick things off in a festive way at the annual Holiday on Main in Margaretville on Saturday, Nov. 28.  More...

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