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Big Indian, Roxbury restaurants have new owners

Former Val d’Isere and Cassie’s Café change ownership

Two local restaurants sold recently are creating buzz about the future of economic development in the region.  Cassie Grabowski of Cassie’s Café in Roxbury announced the sale of her restaurant on Facebook, and Phoenicia realtor Faye Storms More...

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DEP land purchases up to 138,272 acres

All parcels bought will remain undeveloped under NYC control

The numbers are staggering. Since 1995, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has taken control of 159,022 acres of land by direct purchase or by purchasing easements severely restricting its use. More...

Sports

RCS, MCS making pitch for big softball seasons

The Roxbury girls’ softball team returns a strong mix of players from last year’s club that won the Delaware Mountain League and the Crossover Championship.  The RCS club finished the 2015 season with a 15-2 mark, falling to Hancock More...

Margaretville fields baseball team; learning the game is next hurdle

On the diamond learning is key for young squad

In one respect, the Margaret- ville baseball team has already recorded a notable victory. The Blue Devils will be fielding a baseball team this spring.  More...

Bowling

Organization League3/22/16 W LZ Painting 41 7ROCKO 30.5 17.5Reliable Tent 30 18Marg. Bowl 26.5 21.5H. Fairbairn 22 26Water Guy 20 28Erickson Auto. 19 29BYE 3 45 More...

Events

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Maple Bake- Off Café Cookbook published by Fleischmanns First

Fleischmanns — A compilation of over 40 recipes with maple syrup and/or maple sugar as an ingredient, The Maple Bake-Off Cookbook, will be published and offered for purchase at the Maple Bake-Off Café popping up this year at 1053 Main Street on More...

Suffrage will be focus of HSM, library event

Margaretville — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) and Fairview Public Library will collaborate on a program focused on women’s suffrage on Saturday, April 30. More...

Tourism Advisory Board will oversee bed tax plan

Controversy over Delaware’s program continues to simmer

Delaware County officials made progress in efforts to collect a two-percent occupancy (bed) tax last week, and named a seven-member Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) as required by the legislation permitting collection of the tax. More...

Shandaken digs in heels on sales tax issue

County proposal would cause dip in town revenues

Faced with a potential huge revenue loss, the Shandaken Town Board has unanimously called for Ulster County to extend the sales tax revenue-sharing deal it has with all the towns in the county and with the City of Kingston.  More...

News

DEP land purchases up to 138,272 acres

All parcels bought will remain undeveloped under NYC control

The numbers are staggering. Since 1995, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has taken control of 159,022 acres of land by direct purchase or by purchasing easements severely restricting its use. More...

County chamber outlines tourism spending plans

Budget for year tops $210,000 for promotions

As bed-tax implementation continued in Delaware County last week, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce continued work on 2016 tourism promotion, as it has been handled for decades.  More...

DOAS receives grant support promoting non-lead ammo use

Oneonta — Thanks in large part to a matching grant from the American Eagle Foundation, the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) is launching a public education campaign designed to reduce poisoning of bald eagles by lead bullet residues and t More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Laing Jr.

Charles R. “Rob” Laing Jr., of Andes, passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening, March 22, 2016, at O’Connor Hospital in Delhi.  Born on October 28, 1945, in Topeka, KS, Rob was the son of the late Charles R. More...

Joseph Hayes

Joseph F. Hayes, 82, a resident of Andes since 1993, died at his residence.  He was born at Philadelphia, PA on March 29, 1933.  Joe was a factory worker in Philadelphia and was a member of the Teamsters Union 115. More...

Frances Bramley

A funeral service for Frances Bramley, 86, late of Margaret- ville, who died February 22, 2016, will be held on Saturday, April 9 at noon at the Hynes Funeral Home in Margaretville with the Rev. R.L. More...

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