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Shandaken planners consider homeowner encroachment on public right of way

Town of Shandaken Planning Board member John Horn is noticing a new tactic in town to keep out unwanted cars.  People are parking large rocks alongside roads in town to prevent drivers from pulling up on lawns, or doing turnarounds in front yard More...

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Sports

SIXTEENTH-ANNUAL "TUNAMENT"

SIXTEENTH-ANNUAL “TUNAMENT” — Fifty-six golfers turned out Friday at Hanah Country Club in Margaretville to play in the 16th annual “Tunament,” a golf tournament held an More...

Margaretville sluggers “PONY” up to Otsenango Consolation Tourney’s championship game

A run of solid baseball play has advanced the Margaretville PONY League baseball team to the championship game of the Otsenango Consolation Tournament. More...

LARGE MOUTH

LARGE MOUTH — Mitch Hull of Margaretville, above, caught this six-pound, five-ounce, 23-inch largemouth bass while fishing in the Halcottsville pond near Margaretville on Saturday. More...

Events

Donors being sought for Mountainside blood drive

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, July 22 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mountainside. More...

Phoenicia festival works to showcase young voices

When the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice kicks off its seventh season this year, young people will be leading the way. More...

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CWT meeting focused on on new FAD negotiations

Coalition of Watershed Towns (CWT) officials expressed confidence Monday night that negotiations for the renewal of the New York City Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD) would be largely concluded by the end of the year and that many of the comp More...

State funds will help fire company upgrade firehouse into emergency command center

Back in the late August of 2014, the Big Indian Oliverea Firehouse was the only sanctuary in the community. More...

News

Local responders react to Arkville accident

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Hospital execs give update; insurance issues still linger

Though new executive directors Mark Pohar and Chris Mehl are fitting in well at Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center, Health Alliance President and CEO Dave Scarpino can’t predict with any certainty when a stalemate w More...

New Jersey man succumbs while fishing in Shandaken

Heart attack claims fisherman on the Esopus Creek

A 78-year-old New Jersey man died while fishing on the Esopus Creek last Thursday.  According to Town of Shandaken Police, Iuliu Todoran of Englewood, NJ, suffered a heart attack at some point while he was fishing.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Paul Steinfeld

Paul Steinfeld, 97, of Steinfeld Road, Halcott Center, died peacefully Saturday, July 16, 2016, at St. Peter’s Hospice in Albany. More...

Frederick Dabritz

Frederick Charles Dabritz, formerly of Andes, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the age of 93.  More...

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