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‘Cross Mtn. Crusher’ was test of biking endurance

Recreation center sponsored 55-mile wild biking ride

A brisk spring day on Saturday provided perfect weather for 88 serious bike riders visiting Arkville for the Catskill Recreation Center’s (CRC) “Cross Mountain Crusher,” a jaunt of 55 miles taking riders on some of the most scenic b More...

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Sports

RCS teams score softball, baseball wins

Softball   The Roxbury Rockets were 17-12 winners over visiting Davenport in softball play on Friday.  RCS struck quickly, piling up eight runs in the first inning and building the lead to 15-0 after four frames. More...

Turkey Takers

NICE BIRD — Roxbury resident Ian Walker (above) was hunting with his dad, Matt, during the NYS Youth Turkey Hunt on April 23 when he bagged his nice bird. More...

Events

Picks of the Week for Mothers’ Day

As trees green up and the dismal winter becomes a distant memory, the summer season has started to come into view. Organizations that lay low during winter months are releasing plans for activities and events. More...

Restaurant Week event served up nearly 300 meals

Local restaurants reported increases in business from slight to significant following the first annual Restaurant Week sponsored by the Catskill Mountain News last week.  More...

Pete, Nancy Ballard will be honored at fund-raiser May 15

Fleischmanns — The Delaware/Ulster I.O.O.B Club, Chapter 2128 will sponsor a cancer benefit dance and Chinese Auction, honoring the club’s longtime president and treasurer, Pete and Nancy Ballard at La Cabana Restaurant, 966 Main Street o More...

Onteora’s budget plan shows 1% tax increase

Public to cast votes on package May 17

The Onteora Central School District Board of Education is asking voters to support a school budget of just over $53.2 million when they go to the polls on May 17.  And while that budget represents a three percent increase in overall spending, sc More...

Man charged in Phoenicia fire nabbed on stolen goods charge

Arrests followed brush fire episode

Last week was a tough one for Phoenicia resident Nicolaus G. Wynberg. More...

‘Southern Tier Soaring’ topic of public meeting

Economic devel. will be focus of May 4 meeting

Roxbury — Elected officials, business owners, economic development specialists, organizational leaders and community members are invited to a presentation on the “Southern Tier Soaring”—the program related to the Southern Tier’s Award of $500 million More...

News

‘American Pickers’ hit TV show to film in the Catskills

New York — Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are hoping to visit Delaware County this summer. They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” in the Catskills with filming scheduled for summer 2016. More...

How to avoid coyote conflicts

Albany — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued guidance on preventing conflicts between people and coyotes as spring temperatures approach and coyotes increase foraging. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

William Watters

William “Bear” Watters, 65, a resident of New Kingston, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.  He was born September 7, 1950 at Middletown, the son of Russell and Loretta (Everett) Wat More...

Lisa Hofmann

Lisa Ann Hofmann, 58, of Margaretville died Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Albany Medical Center.  She was the wife of James R. Gohlke of Margaretville.  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.   More...

Linn Shultis

Linn H. Shultis, 90, a longtime resident of Margaretville, died Thursday April 28, 2016 at Margaretville Hospital.  Linn was born December 17, 1925 at Andes, the son of Leland and Inez (Edwards) Shultis. More...

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