August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Trailways rolling out new local stops

Margaretville locations added

In a Monday afternoon email to Margaretville resident Anne Shea, Pine Hill Trailways announced new pick up and drop off points for Margaretville passengers.  More...

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Sports

MCS girls’ coach excited about a rebuilding season

The Margaretville girls’ soccer team has to replace six seniors from last year’s squad, but Coach Toni Smith is looking forward to the challenge. “It should be an exciting year,” Coach Smith stated regarding her club’s prospects. More...

Blue Devil boys’ team has strong core

Returning players provide strong base for MCS soccer club

Coach Jeremey Marks will be counting on five returning players to provide a solid core of the 2017 Margaretville boys’ varsity soccer team.  Back for their senior seasons are goalkeeper Tanner Reither, midfielder Nate Plante, forward Sam T More...

At The Old Ball Game

BATTER UP! — Grant Cure, of the Mountain Athletic Club, takes a pitch in a recent game of 1895-rules baseball at the village park in Fleischmanns. On Saturday, Sept. More...

Events

Plenty of fun over Labor Day weekend

There’s plenty of action over the Labor Day weekend. Here are a few of our recommendations:  Saturday, Sept. 2   More...

Margaretville Hosts Roaring ‘20s Street Party on Sept. 1

Margaretville — The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) is planning a Roaring ’20s Street Party on Friday, Sept. More...

HSM releases new cemetery drive tour brochure

Margaretville — A distinctive new driving guide to nine cemeteries has been released by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM), just in time for the coming leaf peeping season.  More...

Four arrests stem from altercation on Wagner Avenue, Fleischmanns

Dispute over speeding vehicle quickly escalated

An altercation over a speeding vehicle in the Village of Fleischmanns Friday evening sent a local man to the hospital and resulted in four arrests.  More...

Reward offered in Nazi flag incident

$1,000 offered for ID of driver

In a week when thousands of visitors from all over the east coast travelled to Fleischmanns to enjoy the Great Catskill Mountain BBQ Festival, one visitor came with intimidation on his mind. More...

Schools gearing up for new year

First class day is September 5

The weather is cooling off and there are traces of orange and yellow on the trees. That could only mean one thing to the parents and kids of our area; school is starting soon! More...

Like Old Times

LABOR OF FUN — Roxbury Revelry will be a fun-filled event on Sunday, Sept. More...

News

ACS sets hearings on building project

Andes — Looking to the future, the Board of Education at Andes Central School approved a capital building project resolution in the amount of $3,636,000 at its July 27 Board of Education meeting.  The project will be put in front of the vo More...

Lyndhurst — the tie that binds Roxbury & the Hudson

Mansion was summer home to Jay Gould

Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, sits Lyndhurst Mansion, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival structures. The ties between the mansion and the hamlet of Roxbury begin with Roxbury native son and railroad tycoon Jay Gould. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Herbert Sorgen

Herbert Jerome Sorgen, 79, of Saugerties, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at Ten Broeck Commons.  More...

James Campone

The News regrets an error last week in James Campone’s obituary.  The obituary should have read, “Donations in his memory may be sent to Mountainside Sunshine Fund or Margaretville Ambulance Fund or the Catskill Area Hospice.   More...

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