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Roxbury girls beaten by Gilboa; earn big victory over Windham

Gilboa edged host Roxbury, 56-52, in girls’ basketball play on Thursday.  RCS held a one-point lead entering the final period, but the Wildcats won the final quarter, 17-12.  Jade Meehan had a 23-point night to lead the Lady Rockets. More...

Blue Devils fall short in boys’ hoop; Roxbury squad splits two contests

Host Windham was a 66-61 winner over Margaretville on Monday evening. The contest was close all the way, but the Warriors held off the Blue Devils in the final period. Curtis Roberts had a big night for MCS, notching a career high 23 points. More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League  1/31/16 W L Clueless 51.5 32.5 Team 8 51 33 NFG 48.5 35.5 Pin Heads 47.5 36.5 Slicksters 47 37 300 Club 42.5 41.5 Team Attitude 37 47 BYE 11 73   More...

Events

Changing Place

NEW PURPOSE — The Greater Roxbury Business Association hosted this month's mixer at the newly established art studio of Brian Tolle and Brian Clyne. More...

Lenten Study at Saint James focus is on The Spiritual Life

Lake Delaware — Fr. James Krueger of Saint James Church Lake Delaware will lead a Lent- en study focusing on the Anglican author Evelyn Underhill’s book entitled The Spiritual Life. Copies of the book will be provided.  More...

Regional Main Street event Feb. 22 offers info, networking

Roxbury — Do you own a commercial or mixed-use building on a Main Street in Andes, Halcottsville, Arkville, Fleischmanns, Margaretville, New Kingston, Roxbury, Grand Gorge or Pine Hill? Are you a businesses owner on any of these Main Streets? More...

Breaking News - 2/2/2016 7:30 PM

Farmstand owner ordered to pay $126,200 in fines

In a January 28th decision, Acting Supreme Court Justice Mary Work demanded that Al Higley and his son, Michael, pay the town of Shandaken $126,200 in fines for illegally operating their Farm stand in Mount Tremper.The decision brings to a close the More...

Back payments top $100,000 to Shandaken ambulance staff

Town on the hook as result of ruling by Labor Department

It’s going cost the Town of Shandaken way more than expected to compensate the underpaid employees of the town’s ambulance department, the town supervisor says.  At a town board meeting Monday evening, Rob Stanley delivered an update More...

Burglars hit Miller’s Drug Store

800+ pills taken by thieves gaining entry thru cellar

A break-in at Miller’s Drug Store in Margaretville during the early morning hours on Tuesday reportedly resulted in the theft of more than 800 prescription pills.  More...

Emily Fisher presented with Spirit of the Catskills award at Snowball

Emerson owner has long supported regional projects

Emily Fisher, owner of the Emerson Resort and Spa in Mount Tremper, was honored Saturday night with a Spirit of the Catskills award by the Coalition to Save Belleayre. More...

News

Breaking News - 2/2/2016 7:30 PM

Farmstand owner ordered to pay $126,200 in fines

In a January 28th decision, Acting Supreme Court Justice Mary Work demanded that Al Higley and his son, Michael, pay the town of Shandaken $126,200 in fines for illegally operating their Farm stand in Mount Tremper.The decision brings to a close the More...

Airbnb operator wins Shandaken zoning variance

Controversy arises over new business

The operator of an Airbnb establishment in Phoenicia secured a variance recently from the Shandaken Zoning Board of Appeals, despite attempts by neighbors to close him down.  More...

Catskill Neighbors group has focus of helping elders

Improving quality of life for seniors is members’ goal

The charms of rural living can start to fade for aging seniors. They often live alone, unable to continue driving, and struggling to accomplish routine tasks like shopping, laundry, and pet care.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Catherine Antonette

Catherine E. Antonette, 91, a resident of Fleischmanns, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. Catherine was born January 27, 1924 in New York City, a daughter of Michael and Louise (Janekovic) Korach. More...

Alan Roberts

Alan T. Roberts, 69, of Endicott, passed away Thursday morning, January 28, 2016 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. He was predeceased by his father, Donald Roberts. More...

Bernard Davis

Bernard C. Davis, 90, a resident of Interlachen, FL and formerly of Arkville, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at Palatka, FL.  Bernie was born March 23, 1925 at Shavertown, the son of Thomas and Katherine (Norris) Davis. More...

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