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Shandaken planners tackle issues with Airbnb lodging

Warmer weather will be a busy time for housing rentals

The phone in Shandaken Code Officer Warren Tutt’s office is starting to ring.  With warm weather approaching, some residents want to know if the town has any laws set up to curb the troubles that can come from the flourishing Airbnb rental More...

‘Bovina Farmer’ cartoon joins CMN editorial page

It’s hard to picture Steve Burnett in an Armani suit having lunch at the Four Seasons, a life the Bovina farmer has all but given up. More...

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Sports

Blue Devil girls down Roxbury, JCS on diamond

Margaretville holds off rally by the Rockets

Margaretville was an 8-5 softball winner on April 28 in a contest played on the Prattsville field.  Trailing by two runs, MCS scored six times in the third inning and added two more in the next frame. More...

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Opening Day Bird

OPENING-DAY GOBBLER — Margaretville resident Aaron Engle shot this 20-pound gobbler on Monday, the opening date of the spring turkey hunting season. More...

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Get outdoors! Plant trees! Feel better!

Ashokan-Pepacton Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) is doing it.   Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD) is doing it.   Lots of community volunteers are doing it!Planting trees and shrubs on river banks! More...

Walk Of Life

RELAY SUPPORT — Elaine and Bruce D’Mara-Hulbert of Roxbury, left to right, and Becky and Mike Porter of Margaretville were among the many locals participating in the Relay for Life walk a More...

Town preps for new $900K Peck Hollow span

Bridge damage traces back to Hurricane Irene

Everyone knows that the fury of weather events like Hurricane Irene have taken a toll on roads and bridges in the region and while much of the infrastructure has been repaired since that storm hit in 2011 not everything has been taken care of, especi More...

Trooper Brinkerhoff memorialized at ceremony

Hundreds attended Middletown event marking 10th year since tragic shooting

The police community and those they protect turned out in the Town of Middletown on a rainy Tuesday last week to remember Trooper David C. Brinkerhoff on the 10th anniversary of his death in a local farmhouse. More...

News

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Get ready for summer with this home checklist

Getting ready for summer means getting through the spring home improvement season. In yet another year of weird weather, insect infestations and unpredictable economy, knowing which projects to do and which to hold off has never been more important. More...

Professional painters save time and money for big projects

Spring time means home improvement and whether it’s a primary residence or second home, the choices made in what to do and how to do it can have major financial implications. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Sandra Todd

Sandra Todd, a long time resident of Arkville, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, surrounded by her family.  Sandra was the daughter of Floyd and Frances Oliver. More...

Louis De Canio

Louis De Canio, 74, died Sunday, April 23, 2017.  Louis was born January 4, 1943.  He is survived by his wife, Loretta; his children, Scott, Matthew, Jill, and Tracy; his 11 grandchildren; his sister, Ronee and nieces and nephews.  He More...

Events

The Heat Is On

IT’S A REAL THING — Michael Suchorsky, left, joined unidentified friends at the Climate Change Rally in Delhi on Saturday. More...

Purr-fect Timing

HEADED HOME — These two kittens were the big winners at the annual Heart of the Catskills fundraising dinner dance at Belleayre Mountain on Saturday night. More...

Food pantry fundraiser set to break records

During the first two years of Fighting Hunger Friday, the major fundraiser for the Margaretville Food Pantry was focused on, you guessed it, food!  More...

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