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District voters go to polls May 16 to decide budgets and board posts

Schools balance need for funds with tax impacts

Voters in schools across New York State will go to the polls next Tuesday, May 16 to vote on spending plans for the 2017- 18 school year and elect those who will serve on school boards. More...

Union Grove Distillery, Wayside Cidery among County Chamber dinner honorees

Event set May 17 at Walton’s castle

Delhi — Arkville’s Union Grove and Andes Wayside Cidery and Tap Room are two of the businesses set to be honored by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce when it holds its annual business awards dinner on Wednesday, May 17 at Castle on the Delaware More...

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Sports

Sporting Tribute

DEDICATED — Dennis and Joan Moore, shown with RCS Coach Jane Ware, were honored by the RCS Girls Softball team at senior night. More...

Blue Devils rally late for baseball win over Hunter

Margaretville beat host Hunter-Tannersville, 5-3, in baseball action on May 8.  The Wildcats scored three times in the top of the second and the Blue Devils answered by scoring five times in their last at-bat in the bottom of the sixth.  Co More...

Roxbury, MCS split in late season softball contests

Roxbury won a wild softball contest over visiting Davenport, 19-18, in conclusion of a suspended game on May 3.  The game went nine innings before the Rockets prevailed. More...

Events

Kathleen Hayek was honored as County Democrat of the Year

Enthusiasm high at annual event

Delhi — Democrats packed a sold-out annual dinner of the Delaware County Democratic Committee on Thursday night at SUNY Delhi. More...

McGinnis named CIC director

Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development has announced that Sarah McGinnis has joined the organization as director of the Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) in Mount Tremper.  More...

Restaurant Week winners named

The Catskill Mountain News is pleased to announce the following winners in the 2017 Restaurant Week promotion. $100 Emerson Resort & Spa gift certificates went to Carolyn Bradley and Sue Adams. More...

Breaking News - 5/12/2017 8:28 AM

Renate Bourdon  Free Access 

The News is sad to note the passing of Renate Bourdon, a cherished daughter and sister, mother and grandmother, wife and friend to so many in our community. More...

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Roxbury wins!  Free Access 

Come from behind victory yesterday

COME-FROM-BEHIND WIN — The Roxbury Rockets won a thriller in Jefferson this afternoon when they scored four times in the top of the seventh inning to rally from two runs down and win, 7-5. More...

Lip Service

PLAY TIME — The Shandaken Theatrical Society Playhouse presents Prelude to a Kiss Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. this weekend and next. More...

Historic interpretive signage dedicated in Roxbury ceremony

On Saturday, May 6, the first group of five historic interpretive signs was revealed in Roxbury by members of the Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission. More...

News

Corrections & Amplifications

Two names were inadvertently omitted from the Roxbury Central School honor rolls that were published in the May 3 edition of the News.  Among eighth-grade students listed on the honor roll should have been Matthew Vajtay and among the ninth-grad More...

Fleischmanns Classical pianist Justin Kolb accepts assignment in Budapest, Hungary

Will give lecture about Franz Liszt at piano academy

Some people in the region retire young and take it easy. Others, not so much. Justin Kolb is one of the others. More...

Introducing “Kicking The Bucket List” column

In recent years (thanks largely to a movie that got mixed reviews), the term “bucket list” has come to mean a list of items we want to accomplish before we die. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steve Leibowitz

Steve Leibowitz, 72, passed on peacefully at home in Roxbury on Thursday, May 4, 2017. He had been fighting a heart condition and cancer for several months. More...

Joseph Orr

Joseph Adam Orr, 36, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London, CT.  More...

Rosabelle Snyder

Rosabelle “Patricia” Snyder, 73, a resident of Grand Gorge, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Cooperstown.  Patricia was born April 7, 1944 in Otego, the daughter of Earl and Minnie “Katherine” (Jacobi) More...

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