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Area residents marched on Washington

Protesters voiced fears on direction country is headed

Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington, D.C. attracted an estimated half-million people to the nation’s capital, among them were an number of area residents.  More...

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Sports

Wildcats hold off Devils 56-50 in boys’ hoop play

The visiting Davenport Wildcats held off Margaretville to earn a 56-50 boys’ basketball win on January 20.  More...

Local ski racers burning up the slopes

High school skiers from Roxbury and Margaretville central schools have raised the bar for competitors in the Delaware League and in Section 4 this year as they careen toward sectional races next month.  More...

Bowling

Organization League  1/18/17  More...

Events

Art of fly-tying on display at Erpf Gallery

Arkville — The exhibit, Catskill Fly Tying: The Art of Artifice, will be displayed in the Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery in Arkville from January 28 through March 18. Almost 40 macro photographs of flies will be on display.  More...

Ice Harvest Fest: Winter’s Coolest Tradition is Feb. 4

East Meredith — The Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum celebrates a winter activity that was essential in the years before refrigeration. More...

That's Entertainment

Tuesday, January 31  Fleischmanns Community Church every-other-Tuesday fellowship meal, 5:30 to 6 p.m. All are welcome, freewill donation appreciated. Call Dan Chesire at 254-4310 for more information.  Friday, Feb. 3   More...

Belleayre Mountain shut out of Cuomo’s ski funding plans

Announcement disappoints many, including developers of Crossroads project

In a stunning announcement Monday that left local leaders reeling, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $20 million investment in Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) facilities at Gore and Whiteface ski centers, without mention of any funding More...

Sign Of The Times

TAKING A STAND — Margaretville's Jennifer Kabat was among those who demonstrated at a “sister” event to the Women's March on Washington Saturday. More...

Snowboarder dies after Belleayre accident

Long Island man died the day after taking hard fall

A 25-year-old snowboarder was killed as a result of an accident at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center on Saturday, Jan. 14. More...

News

CMRR moves trains without town approvals

After a years worth of unsuccessful attempts to get town approvals to move trains in Phoenicia, the Catskill Mountain Railroad, under the cover of darkness Sunday evening, went ahead and moved them.  And so far it looks like nothing is to be don More...

New Rig

IN SERVICE — Andes firefighters celebrated the arrival of a new truck on Saturday, taking it out to show off not only the equipment but the custom designed Andes Mountaineer logo on the back en More...

Sanford completes Navy duty

United States Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Richard D. Sanford, Jr. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Nettie Salamin

Nettie Salamin, 93, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Middletown. Nettie was born February 17, 1923 in New York City, the daughter of William and Mary Pawelko. She married Walter Salamin on August 4, 1943 in New Jersey. More...

Peter Tubiolo

Peter S. Tubiolo, 94, of Grand Gorge, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, shortly after being visited by his family. More...

William Cline

William “Bill” Cline, 58, of Margaretville passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. More...

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