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CWC gears up for changes to watershed regulations

Program updates are on the horizon

The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) has voted to change a number of rules in West of the Hudson Watershed programs it administers for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) according to a review of actions taken in meetin More...

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Sports

Mixed results for local softball, baseball clubs

Warmer weather puts teams back in diamond action

Margaretville and visiting Windham split a softball doubleheader on Monday. MCS won the opener as Kristena Westerfeld tossed a one hitter and had 10 strikeouts in the five inning contest. More...

Bowling

Organization League 4/13/16 - FINAL Standings  W L Z Painting 49 11 ROCKO 38.5 21.5 Reliable Tent 37 23 H. Fairbairn 29 31 Marg. Bowl 28.5 31.5 Water Guy 27 33 Erickson Auto. 27 33 BYE 4 56   More...

Events

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, April 20   More...

Loco7 Performs Plunge at the Roxbury Arts Center May 7

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group will welcome Loco7 to the Roxbury Arts Center for two days of performances. On Friday, May 6, at 1 p.m., Loco7 will be creating a unique dance performance to school-aged children. More...

‘A Winter’s Tale’ opens at Longyear

Margaretville — Opening this week on Friday at Longyear Gallery is “Contemplations: A Winter Tale,” featuring a solo exhibition by artist Gerda van Leeuwen, accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery artists. More...

Fire destroys Dry Brook valley home

Electrical issue seen as cause of Thursday blaze

A longtime family homestead off Rider Hollow, Arkville was destroyed by fire Thursday evening.  Margaretville Fire Chief Gene Rosa said the fire at the Doug O’Dell family home was discovered shortly before 6 p.m. More...

Neighbors stake claims vs. campground plan

Shandaken residents cite noise, privacy issues from proposal

Neighbors of a proposed campground alongside Old Route 42 in the Bushnellville area of the Town of Shandaken came to the town’s planning board meeting last Wednesday to try and put a stop to a mother/daughter plan for a campground on their 108- More...

News

Meet the Dem Candidates Nights set May 5 & 11

Will Yandik, Zephyr Teachout are seeking nod for Gibson’s post

Arkville — While voters nationally will be selecting a president in 2016, those in Delaware County will also be selecting a congressional representative to replace Chris Gibson who is stepping down from the House of Representatives this year.&n More...

DEP to finally halt use of synthetic herbicides for weed control

City has sprayed chemicals adjacent to NYC reservoirs

Kingston — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced last week that it will begin using a natural weed control for roadside maintenance in the watershed.  More...

Corrections & Amplifications

Our April 6 story about New York City land acquisitions in the region generated a number of comments. As News readers know, this is a complex issue. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Welmar Westerfeld

Welmar (Bill) Westerfeld, 77, a resident of the Town of Halcott, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 14, 2016 with his family by his side. Bill was born on November 28, 1938 in Brooklyn, the son of Otto and Christine Westerfeld. More...

Bernard Davis

A committal service, with military honors, for Bernard C. Davis, who died January 30, 2016, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 28 at the Shavertown Cemetery in Andes.   More...

Anna Moore

Anna Elizabeth Moore, 90, of Oneonta, and formerly of Delhi, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the A.O. More...

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