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Snow Tired

NEITHER RAIN, NOR SNOW…can keep Brookside Hardware and Auto Sales owner Will Finch from making a sale at their Margaretville location. More...

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NYC Watershed

Rules for NYS water supply hard to swallow for upstaters

Land control putting strangehold on local residents

As the Flint, Michigan water crisis continues to unfold, it’s the sort of horror story that makes everyone start looking around and saying, “Could this happen to me?” More...

Sports

Big inning lifts Rockets past MCS in softball

Roxbury used a 13-run fifth inning to roll to a 24-9 victory over host Margaretville in softball play on Friday. Claire McDaniel had a big all-around game with three hits, four runs scored and three RBI. More...

Tough week for local HS tennis teams

Visiting Windham earned a 5-2 tennis victory at Margaret- ville on March 30. Riley Ancona outlasted George Sheridan, 11-10 (7-3) in singles play to earn a point for MCS. More...

Springing To Action

EYES ON THE PITCH — Tyler Philips of RCS takes a cut at a pitch during March 30 contest against Gilboa. The visiting Wildcats won, 3-2, behind a one-hitter by Cole Fancher. More...

Events

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, April 6   More...

Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys play at Pine Hill on Saturday

Pine Hill — If you missed the December episode of Catskill Cabaradio, The Railroad Boys tore the roof off with only four songs and half the band. More...

Tickets on for HCHS’s 17th annual Spring Dance and Auction

Highmount — Join the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society for its annual Spring Dance and Auction on Saturday, April 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort Overlook Lodge.  More...

Shandaken Ambulance Payback Tops $100,000

Town must bond amount owed in back wages

The Town of Shandaken has finished adding up the back wages it owes to town ambulance department personnel following last fall’s investigation by the federal Department of Labor. More...

Rules for NYS water supply hard to swallow for upstaters

Land control putting strangehold on local residents

As the Flint, Michigan water crisis continues to unfold, it’s the sort of horror story that makes everyone start looking around and saying, “Could this happen to me?” More...

Farmstand bid to reopen is rejected by Shandaken

Owners facing $126,000 in fines from judge’s ruling

Local businessman Al Higley may have closed down his farmstand operation in Shokan and begun moving his equipment back to his location in Mount Tremper, but that doesn’t mean he has permission to open that Route 28 location again.  More...

News

DEC reports no fatalities during 2015 hunting season

Albany — The 2015 New York hunting season proved to be one of the safest on record and yielded the first year without a hunting-related shooting fatality since the 1950s, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Comm More...

Fuel truck wreck spills 2,500 gallons of heating oil on Route 23

Stamford — Delaware Coun- ty Deputies investigated a property damage auto accident in the Town of Harpersfield on State Highway 23 on Monday April 4. The accident involved a JK & Sons Oil Inc. More...

April Weather — Or Not

PUSHING AHEAD — Margaretville Department of Public Works employee Mitch VanKeuren clears one of the village 's municipal parking lots on Monday. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth Fronckowiak  Free Access 

Elizabeth Ann Fronckowiak, 56, a Hopewell Junction resident since 1985, passed away on April 5, 2016 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She previously lived in Pleasantville. More...

Charles Gockel

Charles R. Gockel of Prattsville was at the Albany Medical Center with his loving family by his side when he went to be with Jesus on April 5, 2016. More...

Antoinette Cotelle

Antoinette Cotelle, 78, a resident of the Margaretville area for several years, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Rhinebeck.  She was born January 1, 1938 in Manhattan, the daughter of Maurice and Margaret (Finkle) Cotelle.  Antoinette worked f More...

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