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Grant to help relocate town hall

Shandaken building is in the flood plain

Margaretville – The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors on December 6 approved a grant of $114,000 to the Town of Shandaken to purchase property for the proposed relocation of the town hall and highway garage.  More...

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Sports

RCS, Devils add more wins in boys’ basketball contests

Both clubs take two in week’s hoop play

Roxbury raised its record to 3-0 with a 73-52 boys’ basketball victory at Gilboa on December 15. More...

MCS girls post 2 wins

The Blue Devils were 45-22 winners over visiting Jefferson on December 16.  The host club raced to a 17-4 lead after the opening quarter and slowly built its lead.  Kristena Westerfeld tallied 14 points and Emily Baker followed with 13 to p More...

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s 12/15/16 W L Diamonds 29 11The Caboose 27 13MTC Cable 23 17ROI 22.5 17.5Frank’s Septic 22 18Jerry’s Girls 18 22MJ Clockmakers 15.5 24.5Bye 3 37 More...

Tina Molè set to chair Delaware supervisors; Porter Kirkwood resigns as county attorney

Questions abound amidst changes in county posts

Bovina Supervisor Tina Molè may become chairman of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors for 2017, and make history as the first woman to lead the county since its founding in 1797. More...

DRBC issues water use permit for proposed Belleayre Resort

Approval is key for operation of development

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) granted a permit to Crossroads Ventures last Wednesday that will allow developers to draw ground water for public use when the Belleayre Resort is built. More...

County Dems organizing Women’s March trip

Part of nationwide effort to protect citizens’ rights

The Delaware County Democratic Committee is joining with groups and individuals across the nation to participate in the Women’s March on Washington planned for Saturday, Jan. 21.  More...

News

Belleayre, Plattekill mountains gearing up for holiday activity

Ski area owners and operators at Belleayre and Plattekill survived a week with the best and worst of winter weather, coming out on the plus side of both as they head into the first major holiday week of the season.  More...

Wayne Bank celebrated Walton office at ceremony

Walton — Wayne Bank recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its newly acquired Community Office on November 1.  More...

MCS grad taking flight with Air Force

Military duties provide intense life experiences

Anyone with children knows the feeling. They grow up too fast. You don’t have to be a parent to experience the phenomenon. Community members watch kids in their schools as they mature, graduate, and move on, hoping they’ll be happy and successful. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ralph Smith

Ralph G. Smith, 94, a resident of Margaretville, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Mountainside Residential Care Center after a long illness.  Ralph was born in Brooklyn on September 12, 1922, the son of Adolph and Minnie (Wirth) Smith. More...

Events

Warren Miller action film plays in Arkville Dec. 28

Arkville — Union Grove Distillery will show the movie Here, There & Everywhere, the 67th film release by the famed Warren Miller organization on Wednesday, Dec. 28. The showing at 8 p.m. More...

That's Entertainment

Through Dec. 24   More...

Village merchants open late Dec. 22

Come shop Main Street, Margaretville on Thursday, Dec. 22 from 5-7 p.m. when businesses will be open late for you to finish (or start) your holiday shopping. More...

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