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Allaben/Shandaken flooding focus at meeting

Following successful efforts in Phoenicia and Mount Tremper to minimize the damage from future flooding, the Town of Shandaken will begin a similar process next week that focuses on the hamlets of Allaben and Shandaken.  More...

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Sports

MCS downs Roscoe to win boys’ tourney

Margaretville wins 5th straight Booster Club event

A smothering man-to-man defense overwhelmed visiting Rosce allowing the Margaretville Blue Devils to run off the first 19 points of Saturday's Margaretville Booster Club Tournament championship game en route to a 50- 41 victory. More...

Blue Devil girls third in tournament

Host Margaretville earned a third-place finish in the MCS Holiday Tournament with a 28- 13 decision over Frankly in girls’ basketball on Saturday.  Neither team hit double-digits in any quarter, but the Blue Devils steadily increased an ea More...

Bowling

Organization League  12/9/16   More...

Events

Christmas Classic

CHRISTMAS CAROL STAGED — This Sunday afternoon Dec. More...

That's Entertainment

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Free Christmas show Dec. 17 in Phoenicia

In a very un-Grinch like fashion, the people at the Shandaken Theatrical Society (STS) are offering a free Christmas show this Saturday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. in the toasty-warm STS Playhouse on Church Street in Phoenicia. More...

Natural snowfall early holiday gift for ski areas

Ski managers are hoping winter weather continues

Christmas came early this week for Plattekill Mountain when a Sunday night snowstorm added to staff snowmaking efforts to guarantee a great opening day this coming Saturday.  More...

Lead in water supplies an issue across region

Contamination concerns grow in many areas

As local school districts cope with the discovery of elevated lead levels in drinking water, attention to lead as an environmental issue is taking center stage in the region.  More...

Wreaths of Roxbury entertainment Dec. 17

Roxbury — Roxbury is serving up a healthy dose of holiday cheer, along with homemade soups and sips of various wines as part of the first annual Wreaths of Roxbury event on Saturday, Dec. 17 throughout the historic hamlet.  More...

News

Bad design blamed for bridge closure

Bad design is being blamed for the upcoming closure of yet another bridge in the Town of Shandaken. The Woodland Valley Bridge, slated by Ulster County to close to traffic by the end of this month, was built less than 20 years ago. More...

Achievements of Delaware Co. women are celebrated in newly released book

Collaborative effort was year-long process for authors

A newly released book celebrating the achievements of Delaware County women was launched on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Delhi.  More...

That’s The Ticket

WINNER — Alice Young delivered a Belleayre Mt. Ski Center ticket to Jay Klein of Pine Hill this week, the prize he won for solving a News Holiday Jumble Contest. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gordon McMurray

Gordon Robert McMurray, 87, of Margaretville died at home on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, following a long illness.  Gordie was born in Margaretville on May 26, 1929, to Robert and Emma McMurray. More...

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