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Shandaken tax hike focus of Nov. 9 meeting

Ambulance costs, library request top budget items

Shandaken officials will give residents one last chance to weigh in on a 2017 town budget proposal that could bring an 8.7 percent tax increase on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at town hall in Allaben.  More...

DEC closes portal, has banned fishing on part of Esopus

Reservoir releases creating problems on trout stream

As expected, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has banned fishing on the Esopus Creek from the portal in Shandaken all the way downstream to the where the creek empties into the Ashokan Reservoir in Boiceville. More...

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SK boys advance to State semis; Girls’ season ends with OT defeat

South Kortright seeks first title in state playoffs

As a freshman on the soccer field, Stanley Andersen is just getting started. Watching him play in the post season, you would never suspect these are his first steps on soccer’s “win or go home,” end-of-the-season stage.  More...

Trapping Trophy

TRAPPING SUCCESS — Brandon Goodell, 16, of Margaretville recently caught this 25-pound bobcat, the first one he has caught in two seasons as a trapper. More...

Getting Their Kicks

KICKIN' IT — Students at Paks Karate Margaretville attended a tournament at Herkimer College on Saturday. David Baker won the championship in sparring and was second in forms. More...

Events

Scouting For Donations

GENEROUS — Connor Morgan, above, shows one of the food donation bags distributed last weekend by local Cub and Boy Scout troops. Scouts will return this Saturday between 9:00 a.m. More...

That's Entertainment

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Small Works show at RAG November 19

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) invites you to the opening of Small Works at the Roxbury Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. Give the gift of the arts! More...

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Middletown wins fight; NYC withdraws tax suit

Town, village and MCS District to receive boost from assessments of sewer lines

In a down-to-the-wire agreement signed on September 26, New York City has agreed to a Stipulation of Discontinuance (Stipulation) withdrawing a lawsuit challenging the tax assessment of its sewer collection lines in the Town of Middletown and the Vil More...

Telemedicine, retail pharmacy among hospital meeting topics

Public invited to November 10 MCS program

Leaders of the Margaretville Hospital will give a live demonstration of its new telemedicine capacity and announce the opening of its new retail pharmacy operation in a public information meeting on Thursday, Nov. More...

Half-Century Of Service

MFD ANNIVERSARY — Francis “Friskie” Fairbairn, left, received congratulations from Margaretville's Mike Porter after Fairbairn was honored by his peers Saturday night for 50 years o More...

News

Drug Awareness Night at MCS on Nov. 17

Panel of experts will address issue at public meeting

Four Delaware County leaders in the field of drug and alcohol abuse will be on hand in Margaretville on Thursday, Nov. 17 to talk about the scope of the abuse problem in the county.  More...

Season of Giving important part of community work

As Thanksgiving and the winter holiday season approach, a host of community organizations and individuals will work hard to make sure that less fortunate residents have food and gifts to brighten the season. More...

Catskill Park projects are set for advancement

Margaretville – State Senator James L. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sally Norton

Sally Ann Norton, 83, a resident of Arkville, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at Mountainside Residential Center in Margaretville.  Sally was born December 22, 1932 at Cooperstown, the daughter of Leslie and Isadore L. (Palmer) Mallory. More...

Dr. Larry Darling

Dr. Larry E. Darling, 73, of Roxbury, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City, surrounded by his loving family after courageously battling cancer for 16 years. More...

Robert Walsh

Robert (Hoss) Walsh, 80, a resident of Denver, died Wednesday, Nov. More...

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