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News’ section salutes volunteer firefighters

Starting on page 5B

When the siren blares at 3:00 a.m., the responders are not asleep in the fire house and they don’t slide down a pole as they are donning their gear. They’re volunteers in their homes, leaving their beds and their families to respond. More...

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Sports

Marathon nips Devils in a penalty kick marathon

Top seed knocks MCS out of sectional action with nail-biting win after 16 penalty shots

A fine season for the Margaretville boys’ soccer team came to a heartbreaking end on October 21, when top-ranked Marathon edged the Blue Devils, 2-1, in a true marathon shootout in the quarterfinals of the Section 4, Class D Tournament. More...

Bowling

Organization League10/11/17 More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Beverly Reyns

Beverly Ann Babcock Reyns passed peacefully from this world October 14, 2017 in Texas. She was born on November 17, 1939 to parents Marjorie and Edson Babcock in Margaretville, New York. More...

Harold Mills

Harold Patrick Mills, age 65, a resident of Andes, New York, passed away on October 16, 2017 at Margaretville Hospital.  More...

John A. Griffin

John A Griffin, 87, of Margaretville and a former Rhinebeck resident, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Health Alliance, Kingston.  More...

Economics Lesson

BUSINESS TALK — Margaretville Telephone Company’s Glen Faulkner addressed regional economic development executives during a luncheon at Union Grove Distillery last Wednesday afternoon. More...

Fleischmanns resident earns top AARP award

Ralph Darmstadt honored for years of community work

Ralph Darmstadt has been a pillar to Delaware and Ulster County for more than half-acentury and yesterday, he received national recognition for his work. More...

Mountainside honored with Women’s Choice Award

Among country’s most trusted care facilities

Margaretville — Mountainside Residential Care Center (MRCC) has received a Women’s Choice Award recognizing the facility as “One of America’s Best for Extended Care.” More...

News

Catskill Region wedding venues deliver for Texas couple

When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast in August, Shellie Schoellkopf and her fiancé, Robert Callaway, were planning their wedding. More...

Gould Church minister reflects on changes in area and religion

Rev. Richard Dykstra examines differences over past 30+ years

The Rev. Richard Dykstra, minister at the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church in Roxbury since 1981, is one of the one area’s longest serving clergy. More...

Pastor Lee Stowe fills void at Memorial UN Church in Shandaken

Church went 1.5 years without pastor in place

Pastor Lee Stowe began serving as pastor for The Memorial United Methodist Church in Shandaken this past July and the community is grateful and welcoming. Previous to Stowe’s arrival, the church went 1.5 years without a pastor.  More...

Events

Architecture expert to give talk in Roxbury

Roxbury — Well-known historic preservation consultant Neil Larson will deliver a presentation called “Stone Houses in Roxbury and Their Architectural Traditions,” on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. More...

Phantom of the Opera at Roxbury will have live organ accompaniment

Roxbury Wine and Spirits will “pipe up” next week with a second Halloween season screening of the 1925 silent film version of Phantom of the Opera to benefit restoration efforts at the Jay Gould Memorial Church. More...

RAG & Vet Center team up for Haunted House

Stamford — By the prickling of my thumbs, something haunted this way comes! The Haunted House in Stamford’s historic Catskill Veteran’s Outreach Center (formerly the Delaware Inn) returns Friday and Saturday, Oct. More...

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