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Cemetery upkeep, garage repairs Middletown topics

Leaking roof at highway bldg. an important issue

Town of Middletown officials were quizzed last Wednesday about their support of mowing work done in a private cemetery and wrestled yet again with what to do about the roof on the highway department building.  Town officials voted to work with t More...

State of the Watershed: An overview

CMN continues examination of essential issues

Seventh in a Series   More...

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Sports

Father-son team tops field in AFD tourney

Clarks win title

The father-son team of Zac and Zachariah Clark took home the championship trophy of the sixth annual Arkville Fire Department Golf Tournament on June 11.  The Clark duo shot a two-under par 27 for the winning total in the nine-hole tournament. More...

Antler restrictions or voluntary action are tough choices

Historical background Once upon a time in a land – not so far away – there were few trees growing. Pastures climbed most of the hillsides between piles of stone. And in between those piles of stones were not deer, but instead sheep, and later cows. More...

Events

‘Looking Back’ show opening

Margaretville — Opening this week on Friday at Longyear Gallery is Elaine Mayes’s exhibition called, “Looking Back,” accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists.  More...

That's Entertainment

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Advance sales pricing offers Belleayre Music Fest. savings

Early purchases provide discounts, best choice of seats

Highmount — Fans of Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Yardbirds have only a few weeks to save on advance sale ticket prices for the Belleayre Music Festival’s opening show in its new venue on Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m.  More...

Breaking News - 6/15/2016 8:49 AM

Robert Wilk  Free Access 

Robert Joseph Wilk 84, of Vega, Roxbury, formerly of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016.Beloved husband of Barbara Wilk. Devoted father of Kenneth S. and his wife Sally of Osage City, Kansas, Robert R. More...

New York City and watershed partners reach tentative Water Supply Permit pact

Changes would allow DEP land purchases in hamlets, villages

Officials of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have reportedly reached a tentative agreement with watershed partners, officials, and environmental groups on proposed amendments to the Water Supply Permit (WSP) that will a More...

Lost Akita found after 11 days on the run

Dog recovering from injuries after long ordeal

“I consider it a miracle,” was the only way Andes resident Julie Berg could describe the manner in which she and her husband, Steve, got back their beloved Akita “Zeke,” 11 days after the canine went missing.  More...

News

SP Sgt. Andy Leahy retires as local station commander

Has witnessed countless changes during law career

Andy Leahy, New York State Police Sergeant and Station Commander for Troop C in Dunraven, hung up his gun and badge this week after 33 years on the job, 21 in his role as the local station commander.  Leahy reflected, however briefly last week, More...

RR officials deny ‘new junkyard’ allegations

Phoenicia residents are concerned about used railroad equip.

Empire State Museum officials quickly denied allegations last week that the non-profit organization in Phoenicia was preparing their property to become a place to store train equipment for the Catskill Mountain Railroad. More...

FEMA OKs flood maps for Town of Shandaken

Property owners likely to be hit hard by insurance hikes

Long in the making, the updated flood maps for the Town of Shandaken are now in the hands of the Shandaken Town Board and FEMA is giving them less than six months to adopt them. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Loretta Keator

Loretta Doris Keator, 84, passed away at her home in Sidney on June 14, 2016 with her family at her side.  More...

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