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Hospital starts work to create on-site pharmacy

Opening anticipated for early November

Renovations are under way to create an outpatient pharmacy in the Margaretville Hospital lobby to better serve patients and the public.  More...

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Sports

Goal scoring power will be key for MCS girls’ soccer team

Offensive growth seen by team’s coach as season’s challenge

For her team to make strides this season, Margaretville girls’ soccer coach Toni Smith knows they’ll need to find the nets. More...

County Chamber hosts golf tourney at Stamford Sept. 14

Stamford — The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 16th annual Business Links golf tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Stamford Golf Course. More...

Events

Hot Time In The Catskills

GOOD TIMES — Coreen Bifone, Phil Gannotta, Patrick Bifone and Doug Sheerwood, of Fleischmanns and New York City, were among the thousands who flocked to the Fleischmanns Village Park on Saturda More...

Outdoor Worship Sunday in Roxbury

Roxbury — There will be an outdoor service in Kirkside Park over the Labor Day weekend on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. The service will be led by members of the Gould Memorial Church and the Roxbury Methodist Church. More...

Free fireworks, music at Roxbury

Roxbury — What better way to celebrate the official close of summer than in an a idyllic outdoor setting surrounded by history and natural beauty. More...

Village bridge replacement gets OK 5 years after flood

Work expected to get underway in spring 2017

As many News readers looked back this week on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Irene, Margaretville Mayor Diana Cope looked forward. More...

Arkville resident ‘sweeps away’ nuisance bear from her home

Hit bear with broom to fend off intrusion

Alice Zigelis understands bears. But she wasn’t thrilled last week when one of them tried to move into her Arkville home with her and now, there’s a trap in her yard. More...

Schools set for Sept. 6 openers

New academic year begins on Tuesday

The 2016-17 academic year gets underway at area schools on Tuesday, Sept. 6 with full days of classes.  Andes   The first day of school at Andes is Tuesday, Sept. 6 and students must be in Period 1 by 8 a.m.   More...

News

MFD adds mini-pumper to firefighting fleet

Margaretville — The Margaretville Fire Department took delivery of a new mini-pumper on Saturday. The truck is a 2017 International with a 1,250-gallon-per minute pumping capacity and replaces a 2005 Ford. More...

Reflecting on 2011 flood upon event’s anniversary

Devastating event is etched in memory for local residents

As the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Irene approached last week, people in our office were of two minds about whether or not to recognize it in the News. One thought was to forget about it. Why rehash one of the worst storms ever? More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ernest Coscia

Ernest Coscia, 57, a resident of Andes, died August 16, 2016, at Margaretville Hospital.  A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the William Drey Farm, 985 Hyzer Road, Andes.   More...

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