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MCS boys win two of three; girls split soccer contests

Teams get going in early action

For Margaretville boys’ soccer coach Jeremey Marks, the first week of soccer action was instructive. Playing away from home, the Blue Devils won two games and dropped one to get their 2016 season underway.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thomas Smith Jr.

Thomas Leyden Smith Jr., 86, of Margaretville died peacefully Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. More...

Milton Valk

Milton Donald Valk, 93, of Fleischmanns, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side. More...


Joan Lawrence-Bauer to become News owner

Sanfords announce newspaper sale

Catskill Mountain News owners Dick and Laurie Sanford announced today that they have reached an agreement with Joan Lawrence-Bauer to sell her the newspaper. More...

Delaware County tourism seeing sharp increases

Statistics show steady improvement in visits & spending

Delaware County is capturing the tourist market in a way that outpaces every other county in New York. More...

County tax picture still murky

Despite ‘found’ $2.6M

Despite the fact that Dela- ware County Department of Social Services Commissioner Dana Scuderi-Hunter returned $2.6 million to the county coffers in March, it is not yet clear wheth- er county taxes will go up or down in 2017. More...


Margaretville Hospital Health Fair set on Oct. 7

Margaretville — Exhibitors offering preventive healthcare, medical screenings and education on a wide variety of health, wellness and lifestyle improvements will participate in Margaretville Hospital’s annual Fall Health Fair from 7 to 11 a.m. More...

1950s Middletown farming focus at Cauliflower Festival

Margaretville — A look back at the mid-20th century when there were nearly 200 family farms in the Town of Middletown will be offered in the History Tent at the Cauliflower Festival Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Birns’ new book brings Joe Hewitt’s ‘Mountain Culture’ to wider audience

Fleischmanns — When corning a beaver, is the corn on or off the cob? Should you use cooked corn or raw? And what the heck does ‘corning a beaver’ mean anyway? More...

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