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Chancey Burroughs  Free Access 

Chancey  A.  Burroughs, 59, a resident of Grand Gorge, a loving husband, father, and PaPa, who will be greatly missed by his family, died at his residence on Tuesday, Oct.  18, 2016 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. More...

Phoenicia resident charged after shooting bear in backyard

DEC says bruin was not causing an active threat

A Phoenicia man has been ticketed for illegally shooting a bear right in Phoenicia last week.  On Tuesday, Oct. More...

Andes toasts arrival of Wayside Cider

Variety of offerings featured at cidery

By invitation only, a small gathering of the curious and the serious got a sneak preview of new business, Wayside Cider, located at 55 Redden Lane in Andes. More...

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Jeanne Wilson

Jeanne R. Wilson, 82, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at home following a long battle with cancer.  More...

Patricia Hilgers

Patricia Hilgers, 82, passed away Sunday, Oct. More...

Robert Nichols

Robert F. Nichols of Andes, fondly known as Barkaboom Bob, passed away Thursday, Oct. More...

Events

Humane Society plans Oct. 22 Happy Tails event in Delhi

Delhi — There will be a lot going on at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society on October 22.  More...

Catskills folk art, music and dance featured at talks

Roxbury — What gives Catskills folk art, music, and dance their Catskills flavor? Are they distinct or are they about the same as folk art, music and dance in other regions of New York State? More...

Sandy and the Weird Sisters plays at Open Eye Theater

Margaretville — J. D. Newman, playwright in-residence at The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville, has adapted his novel Sandy and the Weird Sisters for the stage and is directing the world premiere production opening Friday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2016 8:07 AM

Polyna Rogacevitch  Free Access 

Calling hours Wed.

Polyna Rogacevitch, a resident of Roxbury and a holocaust survivor, died at her home on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.  She was born in Russia on February 2, 1932. Polyna married Josef Rogacevitch on March 18, 1949 in Brazil. More...

Breaking News - 10/20/2016 7:42 AM

Correction: Town of Hardenburgh Budget  Free Access 

Correction:  A story on the Town of Hardenburgh budget in the October 19 issue should have read that the tax levy increase in the preliminary budget is .08 of a percent. The decimal was misplaced in the story. More...

Hospital’s Roadman Award presented to Margaretville FD

Group honored for outstanding community work

Under Saturday night’s spectacular full moon, the Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary hosted 18 members of the Margaretville Fire Department, naming them recipients of the annual Keene Roadman Citizen of the Year award.  More...

Tax hike small in 2017 budget for Hardenburgh

The Town of Hardenburgh 2017 Preliminary Budget has a projected tax levy increase of 0.8 percent. The adoption of the tentative budget as the preliminary budget was made at the town board’s October meeting. More...

Esopus water conditions lead to DEC fishing ban

Season ended six weeks early by muddy waters

Combined with already low water levels, a muddy discharge from the New York City-owned Schoharie Reservoir has fouled the Esopus Creek so much that the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has placed a ban on fishing in the popular an More...

Sports

Rams hold off Blue Devils to win league championship

Sectional play starts this week

Life inside the box in front of a soccer goal is congested. Players battle to stake positions, bodies bang, movement is restricted like in a heavy traffic jam. More...

Delhi tops MCS in girls’ soccer match

Delhi was a 4-2 winner in girls’ soccer play on October 10.  The loss in the non-league contest kept the Blue Devils from entering sectional play, due to a school policy that teams must have at least a .500 record to qualify for the postse More...

Karate class alternative to traditional school sports

Martial arts benefit bodies, minds, spirits for students of all ages

Karate gets kids off the couch and on their feet and classes at the Margaretville Fire Department building on Tuesday and Friday evenings, help community members large and small to build their bodies, minds, and spirits. More...

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