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MCS Board of Ed. tackles new initiatives

Grant programs, college courses among topics

The Margaretville Central School Board of Education met earlier this month to hear and discuss a wide range of issues that covered everything from grants, to new college course offerings, to field trips for the students. More...

Bed tax to support lodging websites

Grant award will help with website costs

Delaware County tourism businesses were skeptical at best when the county enacted a “bed tax” to help fund tourism promotion.  More...

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Sports

Rams ‘steam’ past Marathon to win sectional title

SK advances to state tourney

Behind two goals by sophomore Stanley “Steamer” Anderson, an Andes Central School student playing for South Kortright in their merged sports’ program, the South Kortright Rams defeated Marathon, 2-1, Saturday afternoon in Oneonta to More...

Bowling

Organization League10/23/17 More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Breaking News - 11/1/2017 3:31 PM

Carliton Finch  Free Access 

STONE RIDGE, NY -- Carliton Arthur Finch, 84, a resident of Palm Harbor, FL since 1998, formerly of Stone Ridge, NY, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017.  More...

Gilbert Arlands

Gilbert “Gibby” Arlands, 78, of Margaretville passed away peacefully on October 20 2017 with his family by his side at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care in Danbury, CT.  More...

Francis Fairbairn

Francis Fairbairn, age 77, a lifelong resident of Margaretville, passed away on Monday Oct. More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2017 10:07 AM

To the Editor by Rich Cafiero  Free Access 

No matter where you vote in New York State this Election Day, you will be asked to decide on three ballot proposals. Two are controversial, with large numbers of people on both sides of the issues. Ballot Proposal #3 has no controversy. More...

Breaking News - 11/1/2017 3:18 PM

Free Classical Guitar Concert  Free Access 

follows Harvest dinner at Fleischmanns Church

A free classical guitar concert is on tap for Saturday evening (11/4) at the Fleischmanns Community Church on Main St. in Fleischmanns.     More...

Candidates held the floor in Middletown and Andes

Political hopefuls addressed public

With elections little more than a week away, Town of Middletown candidates gathered in Margaretville Friday evening and discussed a wide variety of issues with members of the public who joined them. More...

News

Shandaken man sentenced to prison

Danny Griffin, 32, of Creek Side Drive, Shandaken was sentenced to a term of 2 1/3 to 7 years in state prison in Ulster County Court following a conviction of Vehicular Manslaughter in the Second Degree.  More...

Candidates

ANDES Four people are running to fill two seats on the Andes Town Board. First-time candidates John Ciccone will appear on the Democratic and Independent lines and William Duke is running on the Main Street Party line. More...

ULSTER COUNTY LEGISLATURE

The run for the Ulster County Legislature from District 22 (Denning, Hardenburgh, Olive and Shandaken) has shaped up to be a tough contest after sleepy primaries earlier this year. More...

Events

Beloved area artist featured at Longyear Gallery; Hopkins retrospective reception Saturday, Nov. 4

Margaretville — An exhibit honoring the work of one of the region’s most well-known artists and community activists will open on Friday at the Longyear Gallery in Margaretville. More...

Events

Friday, Nov. 3   The Prattsville Community Church will host a Thai Food Dinner Buffet, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. More...

Thai Food on the menu at Prattsville

Prattsville — The Prattsville Community Church is sponsoring a dinner fundraiser this weekend that will raise funds to support Stephen and Naomi Conti as they travel to Thailand to work within the orphanage of Projects for Asia located in Chiang Mai, More...

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