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Garrett Burris takes helm at Belleayre Music Festival

Concerts to return for summer season with many changes

After a summer off last year the popular Belleayre Music Festival (BMF) will return in 2016 with a new leader at its helm. More...

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Sports

Season ends for MCS, RCS boys; Roxbury girls prep for sectionals

Hunter-Tannersville edged host Margaretville, 46-43, in boys’ hoop action on Thursday night. More...

Margaretville’s Rocky Wilson to receive Hall of Fame honors

Late MCS star helped put soccer on the map here

“Rocky” Wilson, a multi-sport standout and one of the players whose skills help put Margaret- ville’s soccer program on the map, will soon earn a plaque in the Section 4 Hall of Fame.  More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League  2/7/16 W L Team 8 54 34 Clueless 52.5 35.5 NFG 49.5 38.5 Slicksters 49 39 Pin Heads 48.5 39.5 300 Club 44.5 43.5 Team Attitude 40 48 BYE 14 74   More...

Events

St. James Church to host contra dance on Feb. 21

Saint James Church Lake Delaware is pleased to be hosting the Little Delaware Contra Dance in their inviting and historic church hall on Sunday February 21 at 4 p.m. More...

That's Entertainment

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Village merchants host Valentine’s activities Sat.

Margaretville — Main Street Margaretville will be abuzz with activity this weekend! Come celebrate Valentine’s Day on Saturday, February 13 at the businesses on Main Street. More...

Middletown Board, union reach contract agreement

Formal approval expected soon by both parties

Town of Middletown board members approved a memorandum of agreement with CSEA employees last Wednesday night, paving the way for an approval to an extension of their working contract this week.  The agreement approved one week (five days) of add More...

Farm stand owner hit with $126,200 in fines

Shandaken business focus of controversy for several years

The owners of a Shandaken farm stand at the center of a longstanding controversy have been ordered to pay more than $126,000 in fines to the town.  In a January 28 decision, Acting Supreme Court Justice Mary Work demanded that Al Higley and his More...

Union Grove Distillery ready to open doors

New business in Arkville years in making

It started more than three years ago. It’s been a series of major hurdles, each with a long and winding road connecting them. More...

News

Story correction

On its front page last week, the Catskill Mountain News misidentified the driver of a 1997 Jeep Cherokee that crashed into the Delaware Court Motel. Matthew C. More...

Shandaken fights county plan to cut sales tax

Local officials fear tax impact of revenue loss

The Ulster County legislature is mulling a plan to keep more sales tax in county coffers by reducing the amount given towns by 33%. More...

MARK session will detail new grant program

Public meeting planned Feb. 22 at Roxbury center

Arkville — The MARK Project will introduce details next week for one of the first ever regional Main Street Revitalization Programs ever authorized in New York State.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joyce Good

Joyce Good, 59, died January 31, 2016 in Margaretville.  Joyce was born July 4, 1956 at Cherry Hill, NJ, the daughter of Howard Kendall and Marian Good. More...

Gordon Williman

Gordon K. Williman, 75, a resident of Arkville, died at his residence on February 2, 2016.  Gordon was born June 17, 1941 at Margaretville, New York, the son of Kenneth and Gladys (VanDyke) Williman. More...

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