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Emergency services upgrades key topic for Delaware County

Work continues on tower installation throughout county

Delaware County’s emergency service department was the focus of September’s board of supervisors last Wednesday.  More...

Committee wrestling with bed tax plan

Answers sought for Delaware’s long debated tax

The Delaware County Tourism Advisory Committee, tasked with recommending how the proceeds of Delaware Coun- ty’s two percent occupancy tax will be used to promote tourism, met for the second time since its formation, on September 27. More...

Great Pumpkins

NICE PUMPKIN — Terry and Keith Bergmann of Margaretville planted pumpkins last spring in a box right next to their chicken coop and the result speaks for itself. More...

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Sports

RCS girls stop Blue Devils; strong defense propels MCS boys

Playing strong defense is an attitude. If your team scores, you might win. But, if your opponents never score, you can’t lose. More...

Bowling

Organization League 9/26/16  W L   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Noreen O'Leary

Noreen Meigan O’Leary of Albany and Margaretville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 after a courageous, 18-month battle with cancer. More...

Robert Warnock

Robert William Warnock, a resident of Wyckoff, NJ and the Town of Middletown, died in the comfort of his home on Thursday, Sept 15, 2016. He was 69 years old. More...

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Fiddlers! 23  Free Access 

Sunday, Noon - 7:00 at Roxbury Arts Center

The wildly popular  Fiddlers! 23 returns to the Roxbury Arts Center on Sunday, Oct. 9 from Noon until 7:00 p.m. More...

MCS building project is nearing completion

Entryway work among last parts to be finished

Work is winding down on a large-scale capital project at Margaretville Central School, with completion of the final phases anticipated this fall.  A new front entryway that complies with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements is the most s More...

Shandaken proposed tax hike nearly 7% in tentative budget

Ambulance costs among top items

A tentative budget for the Town of Shandaken has been released and although not yet etched in stone until next month following a public hearing, the spending plan for the year 2017 calls for a 6.93 percent tax hike. More...

News

CWC planning workshops November 4 in Margaretville

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation will sponsor a free training day for planners and local officials Friday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post #216, 903 Main Street.  More...

Cultural Connections:

From Tin Horns to Twitter

Few would deny that immigration is one of the most important issues to hit the platforms in the 2016 election cycle. More...

Citihope marks nearly 30 years making a difference around the world

Humanitarian aid organization was developed after Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine exploded, creating the worst nuclear disaster in history. Responding to the fallout of that disaster led to a unique ministry for the Rev. Paul S. More...

Events

Columbus Day weekend is jam-packed with enjoyable activities

There are lots of big weekends in the Catskill Region each year. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend is huge, as is President’s weekend, Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day. More...

New trip to the Land of Oz at Open Eye’s production

Margaretville — J. D. More...

Intersections opens at Longyear Gallery

Margaretville — Opening this week on Friday, Oct. 7 at Longyear Gallery is Corneel Verlaan’s exhibition, “Intersections,” accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists. The artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. More...

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