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Town GOP Celebrates

THE RIGHT NOTE- New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez led a stirring rendition of “This is My Country” on Saturday night at the annual Middletown Republican Dinner in Margaretville. More...

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Sports

Milford Tourney title among 4 softball wins for Rockets

Roxbury captured the championship of the Milford Booster Club Softball Tournament with a 15-3 win in Saturday’s finals. The winners jumped in front early and used strong hitting and pitching to maintain the lead. More...

A Bird In Hand

ALL IN THE FAMILY — George Bush of Margaretville, and his grandson Alex Serdiouk, put a team effort on a nice gobbler Monday morning. More...

RCS picks up diamond wins over S. Kortright, Blue Devils

Roxbury was a 17-6 baseball winner at South Kortright on Thursday.  The Rockets built a 7-4 lead after four innings and put the contest out of reach with a 10-run outburst in the fifth inning.  Ryan Howell was the winning pitcher with relie More...

Events

Fighting Hunger Friday fund-raiser is May 13

Area restaurants are pitching in to assist campaign

Friday the 13th is a lucky day for the Margaretville Food Pantry because the second annual Fighting Hunger Friday event will take place at nearly 30 local restaurants.  The Catskill Dream Team’s Peggy Bellar, organizer and primary sponsor More...

40+ Vendors at Spring on Main May 14

Pony rides, specialty foods wine tasting among events

Margaretville — More than 40 vendors will be on hand to welcome the arrival of Spring on Main on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free.  More...

Joe Hewitt Day at planned at Woodchuck Lodge

Roxbury — May 14 is Joe Hewitt Day at Woodchuck Lodge, celebrating the publication of I Was Corning a Beaver, Like You Do: John Burroughs, Joe Hewitt, Catskill Culture, a new book by Bill Birns, president of the John Burroughs’ Woodchuck More...

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Miller's Drug Store to close forever on Thursday  Free Access 

Customer files move to CVS

Margaretville will lose its only family-owned pharmacy this week when Miller’s Drug Store closes its doors for the last time on Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m.  The closing, announced in a Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon, ends an era of more th More...

Tense feud closes Andes food bank

Middletown pantry opening its doors to Andes community

A simmering feud in Andes boiled over last week when the Presbyterian Church of Andes evicted the local food bank operation, telling them they would have to find a new location by June 5. More...

Board member a roadblock to Fleischmanns bridge project

Harriett Grossman refused to sign off on tree cutting

In a marathon meeting at Skene Library Monday night, Delaware County Commissioner of Public Works Wayne Reynolds spent nearly 90 minutes explaining bridge replacement issues, Paul Gossen reviewed major construction efforts at the Northland, Larry Rei More...

News

“Southern Tier Soaring” was focus of public forum

A packed house of local business owners, non-profit leaders, and elected officials filled the Roxbury Arts Center last Wednesday morning for a hastily called meeting billed as “a presentation on the ‘Southern Tier Soaring’ effort —the program related More...

Dem hopeful spoke at AFD

Arkville — Will Yandik, Democratic candidate in New York’s 19th Congressional District, appeared at the Arkville Fire Hall at 7 p.m. More...

Ulster tax plan would keeps Shandaken’s amount at 3%

Townships feared loss of revenues from cty. proposal

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and City of Kingston Mayor Steve Noble have reach- ed a comprehensive sales tax agreement that ensures important revenue for the county, City of Kingston and Ulster County’s towns as long as the State of New York con More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Lisa Hofmann

Lisa A. Hofmann, 58, of Margaretville died April 27, 2016.  Lisa was born in Suffern on August 1, 1957, the daughter of Robert and Dolores Hofmann.  She married James (Jim) Gohlke on November 7, 1986 at Goldens Bridge.  More...

Margaret Sluiter

There will be a celebration of the life of Margaret Barlow Sluiter (May 26, 1925 – January 20, 2016) this Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. at the Margaretville United Methodist Church.   More...

Sydney Wilson

Sydney L. Wilson, 84, died peacefully at his home in Margaretville on Thursday, May 5, 2016. He was the devoted husband of Pearl Wilson. Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home in Margaretville on Friday, May 20 from 6 until 8 p.m. More...

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