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Ted Blazer stepping down from ORDA post

CEO oversaw Belleayre Mtn., Whiteface, Gore

Ted Blazer, president and chief executive officer of the Olympic Regional Development Authority ()ORDA) since 1996, will be stepping down from that post this year according to leaders of the organization.  Blazer will be replaced on a temporary More...

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MCS Lady Blue Devils down RCS, WAJ in girls’ league basketball games

Margaretville earned a 49-27 girls’ basketball victory at Roxbury on January 4.  Up by four points at halftime, the Blue Devils came on strong after the intermission, out-scoring RCS, 33-15.  More...

On The Slopes

LET IT SNOW — Officials at Plattekill Mountain are gearing up for a big Martin Luther King Holiday weekend. The Roxbury facility will be open at 845 a.m. More...

Blue Devils win two boys’ hoop games

Margaretville tops Downsville, J-Hawks; Rockets fall to SCS

Margaretville was a 47-21 boys’ basketball winner over the host team in the January 7 consolation game in the Downsville Holiday Tournament.  More...

Events

Women’s March gathering in Delhi planned on Jan. 21

Delhi — Local supporters of the Women’s March on Washington who are unable to travel to the nation’s capital on January 21st now have an option in Delaware County. More...

Desserts and diaries at DCHA on Jan. 21

Delhi — Chase away the winter blahs! Visit the Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) on Saturday afternoon, January 21 for an afternoon of sundry delectable delights. At 2 p.m. More...

‘Dave Gurney’ author at Skene for reading on Saturday, Jan. 14

Fleischmanns — Cool, competent, former NYPD detective Dave Gurney has retired to a farmhouse in the Catskills with his wife, Madeleine. More...

Zoners mum on review of Belleayre Resort plans

Closed door session yields little information

The Shandaken Zoning Board held a closed-door meeting last week when they met with their attorney to determine what exactly a state supreme court judge has asked them to do regarding the latest issue surrounding the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park. More...

Tom White will be honored with Spirit of Catskills Award

Presentation set Bell. Coalition’s annual Snowball

If your dog runs ahead of you on a trail and others recognize the dog before they recognize you, likely you’ve got the spirit of the Catskills. More...

News

Corrections and clarifications regarding stories

In last week’s story about the Catskill Park Coalition, the News wrote that Kathy Nolan serves as vice president of the Ashokan- Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited.  More...

Middletown, Roxbury boards held organizational meetings

Staff report   The Middletown and Roxbury town boards held annual organizational meetings this month.  In the Town of Middletown, Supervisor Carl Patrick Davis made the following appointments at the board’s January 4 meeting:  More...

Hospital sets new lab hours

Margaretville — New hours for outpatients who use the laboratory facilities at Margaretville Hospital were announced last week and took effect Monday, Jan. 9.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sara Loughran  Free Access 

Sara Ann (Cruickshank) Loughran of Shelburne, VT died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at her home at Wake Robin.  A longtime resident of Scarsdale, Bronxville, and Big Indian, she was born July 16, 1922, the daughter of Robert F. More...

Judith Turner

Judith Ellen Turner, 69, of Arkville passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. She was born in Rockville Centre on April 4, 1947 to Kath- ryn Tienken and Francis M. Turner. More...

Robert Ervin

Graveside services for Robert J. Ervin, 80, of Stamford, a retired U.S. Marine, will be held at the Harpersfield Cemetery in Harpersfield at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.  Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home in Roxbury. More...

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