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Local responders react to Arkville accident

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DEC commissioner issues drought watch in New York as groundwater levels drop

Albany — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos on Friday issued a drought watch for the entire state of New York following consultation with the State Drought Management Task Force and Federal p More...

South Kortright wastewater now flows to Hobart treatment plant

South Kortright — Wastewater from individual septic systems in South Kortright, a hamlet in the Town of Stamford, is now being pumped to the Village of Hobart’s Wastewater Treatment Plant through a project coordinated by the Catskill Watershed Corp. More...

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...

New trail to summit of Bramley Mountain will take hikers to former fire tower spot

Bovina — The Catskill Mountain Club (CMC) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have announced a community hike to celebrate the opening of a new trail to the summit of Bramley Mountain in Delaware County. More...

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