March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire wrecks pole barn on historic Hubbell compound; cider mill, saw mill and maple syrup businesses saved

Quick response by firefighters limits damage

An entire community held its breath last week as word of a structure fire at the Hubbell Family Farm spread faster than the fire itself. More...

New group seeking cooperative venture between resort, CMRR & water museum

Joining forces seen as key to success

Two local entrepreneurs are trying to connect three separate projects together in hopes of strengthening support for them all. More...

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Sports

Jr. Golf program again offered at Shephard Hills

Roxbury — Catskill Mountains Junior Golf is once again offering a junior golf program at two locations in 2016. More...

Bowling

Organization League 2/23/16 W LZ Painting 34 6 Reliable Tent 25 15 ROCKO 23.5 16.5 Marg. Bowl 22.5 17.5 Water Guy 20 20Erickson Auto. 17 23H. Fairbairn 15 25BYE 3 37 High Individual Game More...

Events

A-O-Kaye

NUMBER 90 — A group of Margaretville friends celebrated Kaye Morse at a celebration of her 90th birthday at Stick in the Mud on Monday.  More...

Auxiliary planning next Blood Drive March 25 at MRCC

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, March 25 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.  More...

‘Inner Journeys of Retirement’ Roundtable topic

The Andes Roundtable presents, “Inner Journeys of Retirement.” with Peter Ledermanon Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 3/16/2016 8:52 AM

Dabritz wins seat on Village Board  Free Access 

Last minute write in campaign succeessful

A write-in campaign to elect Larry Reilly to the Fleischmanns Village Board fell short last night but a similar campaign in Margaretville for Chris Dabritz was successful.  Newcomer Dabritz, and incumbent Village Board member John Hubbell, were More...

County answers vague on promotional spending

Officials balk at providing budget info

Delaware County has spent $380,000 in taxpayer funding to promote tourism during the last four years and expects to spend $95,000 promoting tourism this year, according to information provided to the News in response to a Freedom of Information Law ( More...

Margaretville pushing ahead with public works projects

Frustration mounts over regulations slowing progress

Village of Margaretville officials moved forward with a variety of public works projects recently despite frustrations with FEMA and other government agencies whose cooperation is needed to fund the projects.  More...

News

Burning ban in effect from March 16-May 14

Albany — The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New Yorkers that with warming temperatures and dry conditions, residential brush burning in towns with less than 20,000 residents is prohibited from March 16 through May 14. More...

Smoke Signals Trouble

TROUBLE AHEAD — The thick black smoke of the Hubbell fire on Rt. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lois Marie Esposito

Lois Marie (Barnhart) Esposito passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2016 at Broward Health North Hospital in Deerfield Beach, FL after a brief illness.  More...

Anna Felter

Anna “Pat” (Beang) Felter, 87, of Sidney died Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.  Anna was born August 10, 1928 in Oneonta, the daughter of Mary and Joseph Beang. More...

Mona Ford

Mona H. More...

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