October 25, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

Volunteers needed for holiday feast

Volunteers are needed for the annual Community Thanksgiving Meal that serves about 100 people in the Margaretville area on Thanksgiving Day  The organizing committee has lost several volunteers who usually assist on meal day and now the group is More...

VOLUNTEER VOICES

Much like rural fire companies, libraries in our small towns and villages are vital, provide important services unavailable elsewhere. Sponsoring art exhibits, classes, and lectures, they serve an unofficial role as walk-in community centers. More...

B’nai Israel congregation season ends

Fleischmanns — As B’nai Israel in Fleischmanns prepares for its centennial year next year, the High Holidays were truly inspiring for those who participated this year. More...

ROXBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE ROXBURY FIRE DEPARTMENT had its simple beginnings early in the 1890s. More...

ARKVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Arkville Fire Department was formed in 1875 and has provided service to Arkville and the surrounding area continually for 142 years.  The present day department is made up of approximately 25 members, of whom 20 are active firefighters.  More...

FLEISCHMANNS FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE FLEISCHMANNS FIRE DEPARTMENT is 100% volunteer. More...

HALCOTTSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE HALCOTTSVLLE FIRE DEPARTMENT receives approximately 30+ calls per year.  The Halcottsville Fire Department covers over 200 full-time and seasonal residents. They receive several Echo Fire Calls to assist as they do not have an EMS.  More...

OLIVE FIRE DEPARTMENT

OLIVE FIRE DEPARTMENT: The Olive Fire Department Staff includes: Line Officers Chief Chris Winnie and Deputy Chief Steven Fuller. COMPANY #1: OLIVEBRIDGE Assistant Chief Terry Elmendorf, First Lieutenant Tim Dupree Jr, 1st Lieuten More...

PINE HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT

PINE HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT   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...

Farm Feast supports Bovina Library

Bovina — As fall reaches its peak and growing season gradually ends, Bovinians will once again gather to celebrate their farms, their community and their library.  More...

New trail near Woodchuck Lodge

A new trail will open on the property of Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury with an unveiling event on Sunday, Oct. 29. The new trail is a segment of a partially restored footpath that was developed by Dr. More...

ARENA FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE ARENA FIRE DEPT. was formed in 1892 as “Hubbell Hose Co,No.1” and later changed to “Arena Fire Dept.  More...

ANDES FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE ANDES FIRE DEPARTMENT began in 1877 in an old firehouse beside the Andes Hotel. Now it’s located at what once was Bromley’s Truck Garage on County Rd 1. They moved to their current location in the 1980s.  More...

BIG INDIAN/ OLIVEREA FIRE DEPARTMENT

THE BIG INDIAN OLIVEREA FIRE DEPARTMENT is a family affair. John Rossitz has been a member for 57 years. Jane Rossitz, his wife, was the first woman member of the department. Jody Rossitz, their son, is the Chief of the BIOFD. More...

GRAND GORGE HOSE COMPANY

THE GRAND GORGE HOSE COMPANY was formed on August 5. 1899 with 18 charter members. Their first piece of fire-fighting equipment was a handdrawn hose cart that was donated to the company by George Decker of T. W. More...

MARGARETVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

MARGARETVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBER ROSTERLou Agustinello, Don Bramley, Charlie Bush, Nelson Delameter, Brian Faulkner, Tommy Filupeit, Kristie Gavette, Dee Hardy, John Hubbell, Terry Johnson, John Mathiesen, Chris Rosa, Laura Seltz, Bob Vining More...

PHOENICIA/ MT. TREMPER/ SHANDAKEN FIRE DEPARTMENTS

PHOENICIA FIRE DEPARTMENT Phoenicia Fire Department averages 100 to 150 calls per year, not including out of area calls. More...

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