August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas again for sale in Andes

General store pumps in action

“Pretty dang excited,” is how store manager Lauren Atcher described her feelings about pumping gas again at the Andes General Store.  Since she opened last November, Atcher’s been working to get the gas pumps running again and More...

Table Talk

FAIR SALES — Arkville resident Watty George was among the vendors offering goods for sale the Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Antique and Flea Market on Saturday at the village park. More...

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Sports

Soccer and golf practice Aug. 15 for MCS players

Varsity soccer and golf practice for Margaretville Central School students will begin on Monday, Aug. 15 on the Fleischmanns Village Park field. Practice for the boys’ team gets underway at 7 a.m. The girls’ team begins practicing at 8 a.m. More...

Barcia, Chalfin earn singles titles in annual Catskills Cup Tourney

Tough competition at tennis competition

Mark Birman, director of the annual Catskills Cup tournament, was elated last week with the results of what he termed “the best tournament yet,” in Fleischmanns. More...

Some Racket!

TROPHY WINNERS — Bailey Kretchmer and Brandon Belaski earned a second-place finish in the Catskill Cup Tournament held last weekend on the Fleischmanns Village Courts. More...

CMRR back on track in Phoenicia

Approval given for final year of RR operation

The Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) was literally back on track this past weekend in the Phoenicia, Mount Tremper area where officials thought they would never operate again.  More...

Century Mark

CELEBRATION TIME — The Margaretville Telephone Co. Inc. celebrated its 100th anniversary with a party at Hanah Mountain Resort in Margaretville on Friday. More...

Delaware County Broadband Initiative awarded $4.7 million to expand service

Margaretville Tel. & MTC Cable to boost services

The Delaware County Broadband Initiative (DCBI) was awarded $4.7 million to expand broadband services under a new statewide grant initiative announced last week. The $54.2 state grant program, announced on August 3 by Gov. More...

Proposed Phoenicia Library tax hike meets strong resistance from public

Hamlet’s library tax would rise 72 percent

Phoenicia Library officials had a hard time defending a 72- percent tax increase at the August meeting of the Shandaken Town Board. More...

News

Middletown supervisor plans party switch

Pat Davis feels more aligned with Republicans

In a move destined to please some and annoy others, Town of Middletown Supervisor Patrick Davis has changed his political party enrollment from Democrat to Republican. More...

Events

Weekend-long Andes Community Days offer fun, music, shopping on Aug. 13-14

Expanded event features something for the entire family

If it’s August, Andes is the place to be and for 2016, the Andes Community Days will be bigger and better than ever. The Andes Stars and Stripes Committee has more than doubled the offerings for this year’s event. More...

Voices Ring True

PLEASANT EVENING — A crowd of several hundred gathers for the Main Stage performance of Otello during the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice. More...

‘Summer Cabaret’ will be staged Aug. 12 at Andes Central School

Andes — Enjoy an evening of catchy, informal, and lively summer entertainment as the Andes Central School Drama Club introduces their first ever “Summer Cabaret.”  More...

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