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CMRR rail yard progress stalls over junk worries

Some residents fear equipment will be an eyesore

Members of the Shandaken Zoning Board of Appeals tabled the matter of the Catskill Mountain Railroad’s (CMRR) variance request to give themselves time to review some strong arguments made against the railroad’s plan. More...

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Sports

Roxbury girls fall in sectionals; SK girls’ and boys’ teams win

Schenevus was a 55-48 winner over Roxbury in Section 4, Class D girls’ basketball action on February 17. A big second half was key as the winners ended the Rockets’ season. The clubs were deadlocked at 25 at the intermission. More...

Bowling

Better Half Mixed League 2/21/16 W L Team 8 60 36 Clueless 57.5 38.5 Pin Heads 53.5 42.5 NFG 49.5 38.5 300 Club 50.5 45.5 Slicksters 50 46 Team Attitude 44 52 BYE 18 78   More...

Events

Catskill Center to host forum on development

Arkville — The public is invited to the Catskill Center’s next Economic Development Forum on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at Catskill Center in Arkville. More...

Registration open for Youth Theater Workshop

Margaretville — Registration is now open for Summer Youth Theater Workshop, Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15, at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street.  More...

That's Entertainment

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27 and 28   More...

CHA again seeks to stall Belleayre Resort project

Latest tactic is lawsuit vs. Shandaken PB

Believing that Crossroads Venture’s Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park, as proposed, is in violation of town zoning law, the Catskill Heritage Alliance (CHA) announced Thursday that it is has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Shandaken Planning Boar More...

New group hopes to capitalize on Rt. 28 Scenic Byway

Public invited to inaugural meeting March 5

There’s a new organization being formed in the Catskill Region that hopes to excite and inspire residents from Andes to Olive about the recent Scenic Byway designation granted last year by New York State.  Called “Explore The Cats- k More...

Andes Food Bank benefits from Willow Drey event

Fund-raising topped $8,500

More than 70 people turned out at Willow Drey Farm in Andes on Saturday for a fund- raising dinner and silent auction to benefit the Andes-Bovina Food Bank. More...

News

On the Street

As humans, we are constantly faced with all types of trials and tribulations. But the issues that mean the most to us are where our fire and passions lie. This week, I wanted to know what issues people are passionate about. More...

New York Main Street grants were topic of well-attended meeting in Roxbury

More than 50 people turned out in Roxbury Monday night for information and networking session related to a New York Main Street grants for local business owners. More...

Arkville Fire Department elects officers, lists report

Arkville — Robert Sweeney was re-elected chief when the Arkville Fire Department held its annual election of officers on February 18.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Carmelo Barrientos

Carmelo Barrientos, 60, of Highmount died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Albany Medical Center.   He was born February 9, 1956 in Puerto Rico, the son of Carmelo and Carmen Ildefonso Barrientos.     More...

Gordon Henderson

Gordon “Jack” Henderson, 89, formerly of Huckleberry Hill, Margaretville, died Saturday, Feb, 13, 2016 at St. Thomas Hospital in Murfeesboro, TN.  Jack was born on November 10, 1926 to Howard H. More...

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