June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Smart Growth $ buys Shandaken park gear

$12,000 in upgrades planned for town’s public park spaces

Thanks to the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Shandaken’s parks are getting $12,000 worth of upgrades this summer.  More...

Historic Achievement

EXCELLENT WORK — Burr Hubbell of Hubbell Family Farms presents a Community Service Award of Excellence to Diane Galusha, President of the Historical Society of Middletown at the Central Catskil More...

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Sports

Spring sports all-stars named for Delaware League players

The Delaware League has announced its All Star teams for spring sports for the 2016-17 school year.  Those earning recognition in Varsity Baseball include:  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ralph Smith

A committal service for Ralph G. Smith, late of Margaretville, who died on December 18, 2016, will be held at the Bedell Cemetery in Fleischmanns on Saturday, June 10 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Dykstra, officiating.   More...

Harold Mead Jr.

Harold Eugene Mead Jr., 90, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 12, 2017.  Born in Prattsville on April 4, 1927, Harold moved with his parents to Jewett in 1931. Here, he grew up with his two sisters and two brothers. More...

William Perry

William Charles Perry, age 60, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family by his side after a long and courageous battle with cancer on June 4, 2017. He was born June 1, 1957 in Rome, NY to the late Stanley and Margaret Perry.  More...

Village bridge replacements are following different paths

Margareville work on track; Fleischmanns’ project stalled

When the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Irene arrives at the end of August, Margaretville residents are likely to be watching a new bridge installation on Swart Street, where the old one was washed out. More...

Putting In Out

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE — Firefighters from Arkville and Fleischmanns were called to a brush fire off Maxim Lane, Arkville at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6. More...

Hazardous herbicides to be applied

County planning weed control spraying program

The Delaware County Department of Public Works (DPW) will be using herbicides considered toxic to humans and animals to control weed growth on county roads in the New York City Watershed again this summer. More...

News

Chamber Honors

LEADING THE WAY — Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley, top left, was honored by Larry Reilly last month with the Central Catskills Leadership award for efforts of the Route 28 Leaders Group of whi More...

Andes joins Delaware County schools serving up ‘Cow to Cafeteria’ lunches

Andes farmer Bud Gladstone recently joined students in the school’s cafeteria for lunch when Farm Catskills introduced its Cow to Cafeteria program.  More...

Evans and Evans sheep farm the right move for Andes couple

Anyone who’s been “around these parts” for long knows that the history of agriculture in the Catskills was significantly dependent on European farmers who, for one reason or another, felt compelled to make their way across “the big pond,” the Atlanti More...

Events

Headwaters History Days June 16-18 are fun packed

Middletown, Roxbury and Shandaken sites will be event stops

Talks, exhibits, open houses and tours will be offered in the Towns of Middletown, Roxbury and Shandaken when Headwaters History Days shines a light on local heritage keepers June 16-18.  More...

Chorale Spring Concerts June 9-10

The Community Chorale of the Catskills, under the direction of Richard Tucker, will present two performances of their Spring Concert this coming weekend. The Chorale will be performing Friday evening, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. More...

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, June 7   The Catskill Recreation Center (CRC) will celebrate its third-year anniversary with a fundraising dinner at the Zephyr Restaurant in Pine Hill. There will be two seatings, 5 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

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