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RCS Superintendent O’Brien named to state drug task force

Lt. Governor Hochul to lead group’s efforts

Tom O’Brien, long-time superintendent of Roxbury Central School, was one of just 23 community leaders from around the state named by Governor Andrew Cuomo last week to a heroin task force. More...

Arkville, Halcottsville water superintendent resigns

No explanation offered for action

Terry Johnson, superintendent of the Arkville and Halcottsville water systems, resigned from those posts effective immediately, during last Wednesday night’s monthly Town of Middletown Board meeting.  More...

Miller’s Drug Store will close this week

Family has owned pharmacy 61 years

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.  More...

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NYC Watershed

DEP role in watershed seen as a mixed bag by city, upstate residents

MOA negotiations will be key role in defining future

Fifth in a series   When the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials look at the work they have done in their watershed over the last 30 years, they look with pride on partnership programs developed with the people w More...

Sports

Windham overpowers RCS in league baseball crossover

Upper Delaware League champ Windham cruised past Mountain League winner Roxbury, 18-2, in the Delaware League Crossover Champion- ship game on Thursday.  The contest was played at Neahwa Park in Oneonta, but the Warriors made themselves right at More...

MCS girls win twice; get set for sectionals

Margaretville was a 17-2 winner over Hunter-Tannersville on Thursday in girls’ softball play.  More...

Pitching In

MAKING HIS PITCH — Ed Newman fires a pitch to a Gilboa batter in baseball play on May 11. More...

Events

Woodstock topic at Andes Roundtable

The Andes Roundtable presents a program on why Woodstock has been called America’s Most Famous Small Town. Why? on Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Hunting Tavern in Andes. More...

That's Entertainment

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‘Inner World’ show opening at Longyear

Opening reception planned for May 21

Margaretville — Opening this week on Friday, May 20th at Longyear Gallery is “Reflections of an Inner World” by artist Robin Halpern, accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists and a group show of prospective Longyear artists. More...

Breaking News - 5/18/2016 10:06 AM

Fire destroys Arkville trailer  Free Access 

Couple loses everything including car

ARKVILLE FIRE — Wednesday morning firemen from Arkville and Margaretville responded to the scene of a mobile home fire on Route 28 just east of Arkville. More...

Breaking News - 5/18/2016 8:18 AM

Boice wins school board seat; Roxbury will repair buildings  Free Access 

Budgets pass in all districts

Mike Boice was elected to a vacant seat on the Margaretville Central School Board last night with 99 votes while challengers Robin Willimas and Kurt Holcher pulled 63 and 52 votes respectively.  Board President Terry Johnson was re-elected witho More...

Hospital, MRCC focus of community meeting

Public session May 19 at Margaretville School to provide updates after new affiliation

Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will be the focus of a Community Meeting on Thursday, May 19 at 6 p.m. More...

News

Bovina to mark historic spots

Bovina — The Town of Bovina will be dedicating two historic markers on Saturday, June 4.  More...

Hunger & poverty will be the focus of May 26 program

Margaretville — The Middletown Democratic Committee is sponsoring “Hunger,” a program addressing the hidden impact of poverty and food insecurity in our community. More...

Teachout campaigns in Middletown

Seeking nomination to run for Congress

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marcella Myers

Marcella A. More...

Sydney Wilson

Sydney Lynch Wilson, 84, a longtime resident of Margaret- ville, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016 at his home.  More...

Harry George Jr.

Harry ‘Hap’ M. George Jr., 78, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at his daughter’s home.  He was born in Paterson, NJ, grew up in Caldwell Township, NJ and live in Lake Hiawatha, NJ for 46 plus years. More...

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