January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Carey Wagner returns as Middletown attorney

Appointments made at town’s annual organizational meeting

The Town of Middletown Town Council met last Wednesday, Jan. 6 to make official appointments for 2016. More...

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Sports

DCS girls edge Devils; Roxbury tops Jefferson

Downsville posted a 28-21 victory over visiting Margaret- ville in girls’ basketball play on Friday.  The Blue Devils had trouble scoring throughout the contest, managing double-digits in only one period. More...

Holding Court

LOOKING TO SCORE — Katlynn Shamro of MCS keeps her eyes on the hoop as she prepares to take a shot in play last Thursday against Hunter-Tannersville. More...

MCS falls twice; Jefferson, SK stop Rockets

Host Hunter-Tannersville was a 48-41 winner over Margaretville in boys’ basketball play on Friday.  More...

Events

Tax school for farmers at Hamden

Hamden — The Farmers’ Income Tax School will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28 (snow date January 29) at 1 p.m. at the Delaware County Resource Center in Hamden. Registration will begin at 12:45. Cost is $10 per farm.  More...

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‘Feverish Imaginings’ show opens Jan. 23 at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group kicks off 2016 with Garden of Feverish Imaginings, a provocative installation by acclaimed Bovina visual artist Gary Mayer. More...

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Two Planning Boards Approve Belleayre Resort  Free Access 

Final approval steps taken to conclude 16-year review

Done! Done! Done! Two local planning boards, one in Shandaken and one in Middletown both voted overwhelmingly this week to approve the permits needed by Crossroads Ventures to build the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park! More...

Shandaken wants ORDA to help fund ambulance

Rising expenses have officials seeking assistance

Following the tumultuous close of the year 2015 that saw the Shandaken Ambulance Department forced to hike the pay for its staff by about $60,000 per year, town officials are now in discussions with the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) a More...

Mountain lyin’ photo sparks Facebook uproar

Jefferson resident claimed picture was from Catskills

The News stumbled into a genuine Catskill Mountain controversy last week when it post- ed a picture of a mountain lion on its Facebook page that drew nearly 17,000 views. More...

News

Catskill Mountain home buying featured on ‘Log Cabin Living’

Program will air Jan. 30 on HGTV

A couple of the area’s newest second homeowners and a local realtor will appear on HGTV on January 30 in a feature program “Log Cabin Living” that showcases the search for a home and the process of becoming its owner. More...

CWC environmental rep Deborah DeWan steps down

Margaretville — Deborah DeWan, who has represented the environmental community on the Catskill Watershed Corporation’s (CWC) Board of Directors since the CWC was established in 1997, has stepped down from the post.  More...

Delaware Co. Board of Supervisor organizes for new year

Grant money totaling approximately $4.7 million from New York State Office of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was awarded for a Voluntary Flood Buyout Program at the last Delaware County Board of Supervisors meetin More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Seth Jocelyn Jr.

Seth Jocelyn Jr., 85, of Stone Road, West Hurley died peacefully at home on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 surrounded by his family.  He was born September 16, 1930 in Oliverea, son of the late Seth and Millicent Patti Jocelyn Sr.  More...

Harold Herzog

Harold Herzog, 86, a resident of Margaretville, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at Rhinebeck.  He formerly worked at Johnson Ford in Kingston.  Harold is survived by his brother, Andrew Herzog, and two nephews and their families.  More...

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