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Onteora’s preliminary budget calls for 1.83% tax levy hike

If the Onteora School District’s 2017-’18 budget stands as projected, it will bring a 1.83 percent jump in the tax levy for district property owners.  More...

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Sports

Roxbury stops MCS in boys’ hoop contest

The Rockets were 66-48 winners over visiting Margaretville on January 25.  A big second quarter was key to the Rockets’ victory, as the home team piled up 24 points.  More...

H-T girls edge Blue Devils in key league contest

The Margaretville Lady Blue Devils lost a heartbreaker at home Monday night when Hunter-Tannersville’s Jordan Jacobs sank two free throws with just three seconds left on the clock to give the Wildcats an important 36-34 league win. More...

Mountain Movers

READY TO RACE — Denny Sebek, Lucas Brumm, Mary Martin, Sabine Demopolous, Katalin Mazansky, and Olivia Richards above left to right all represented Belleayre Mt. More...

Local officials scramble to interpret budget talk

Many concerned about the impact of Cuomo’s plans

Local officials are scrambling to understand Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2017 state of the state address and proposed budget, which will affect local budgets. More...

Hitting The Slopes

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A Catskill Portrait

Passion for dairy farming drives Judy Tait

Judy Tait is a Delaware County dairy farmer. That alone makes her part of a durable group of people in the county who have been milking cows and providing milk to the marketplace since the early nineteenth century. More...

Ski conditions looking good at Belleayre, Plattekill

Despite challenging weather patterns, mid-winter skiing at both Belleayre and Plattekill ski centers is close to full on and with great conditions predicted for the weekend the two major tourist attractions are serving up activities and events that p More...

Lean-to materials airlifted to mountaintop site

Materials for a new lean-to on Pakatakan Mountain near Ark- ville were transported to the site via helicopter during an operation that took much of Monday to complete.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charlotte Evans

Charlotte M. Evans, 94, a longtime resident of Big Indian, died Monday Jan. 30, 2017 at Margaretville. She was born on June 15, 1922 at Kingston, the daughter of Willard and Mary (Finley) Pomley. More...

Events

HOT TIME IN THE OLD TOWN FEB. 18!

Think Sun, Think Warm. Think Louisiana on a sweltering Saturday Night. Remedy your cabin fever this winter with the MARK Project’s “Louisiana Saturday Night” fundraising extravaganza this February 18th at the Roxbury Arts Center. More...

Reading, book creation workshop at Roxbury Library

Roxbury — Artist Bertha Rogers will offer a combined reading and book creation workshop, based on the artist’s 2016 NYSCA Decentralization Grant project “The Wild Ones: Creatures of the Catskills” at the Roxbury Library Associ More...

Historic postcards on display at Pine Hill museum

Pine Hill — Historic postcards will be front and center when the Shandaken Historical Museum hosts its first ever postcard show on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

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