February 8, 2017 RSS feed / News

Bittersweet farewell to a long family legacy

With the stroke of a pen, the exchange of some money, and the shedding of more than a few tears, 113 years of Sanford family ownership of this newspaper came to an end last Friday. More...

Area residents encouraged to join fight for Belleayre

The recent announcement by Governor Cuomo of $20 million in funding for Gore and Whiteface ski centers continues to reverberate among the mountains and valleys of the region.  Area residents and business people forced to fight, once again, for s More...

Sales tax revenue spikes 7% in Delaware County

Delhi — Sales tax collections in Delaware County grew by seven percent in 2016, according to a report recently released by the Office of the New York State Controller. More...

Changing of the guard at the Catskill Mtn. News

In the 1960s, four local high schools each had a weekly column of news and information appearing in the Catskill Mountain News. In 1965, I began writing for the “Keyhole,” as the column for Margaretville Central School was then called. More...

A Catskill Portrait

Roxbury’s Bea Hinkley still in tune with teaching at age 83

Bea Hinkley has been spreading the joy of music in the Catskill Mountains for 63 years. Not coincidentally, that’s how long she’s been teaching instrumental and vocal music at Roxbury Central School. More...

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