November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Sports

Trophy

FIRST DEER — Dylan Borfitz, 16, made the first kill of his hunting career last week. More...

Dry Brook Bruin

DRY BROOK BEAR — Mike Didyk harvested a black bear last week in Dry Brook Valley. Didyk is from Margaretville and Carle Place, and shot the bear on opening day of gun season. More...

Reindeer Games Swim Meet planned at Catskill Rec Center

Arkville — Adults and children, individuals and families are all expected to participate this week in The Catskill Recreation Center (CRC) First Annual Reindeer Games Swim Meet on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.  More...

Holiday on Main event captures spirit of season

The annual Thanksgiving weekend parade in Margaretville Saturday was a smash hit; one many observers consider the most successful ever for the late fall holiday weekend. More...

Andes stays under spending cap with 2018 budget

Spending increases kept at a minimum in town’s budget

The Andes Town Board has approved its 2018 budget that shows a tax levy increase of 2.38 percent.  More...

News

CWC Watershed Education Grant applications available

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) is now accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and non-profit organizations serving students and teachers in the New York City West-of-Hudson (WOH) Watershed and within More...

WMC expands cardiology services

The Heart & Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently expanded its robust suite of heart and vascular care offerings to network affiliate HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus with thre More...

Five $25 gift certificates up for grabs

Not unlike children anticipating gifts, the News staff is thrilled to give away five $25 gift certificates to some of the premier restaurants in the Catskills for the upcoming holiday season.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Alton Weiss

Alton M. Weiss, 95, of Margaretville, NY, died November 24, 2017.  He was a retired newspaperman and World War II veteran serving in the Pacific theater, who married the love of his life, Naomi Kircher in Plainfield New Jersey on July 29, 1950. More...

Lorena Chairvolotti

Lorena (Lonnie) Chairvolotti of Margaretville passed on November 25, 2017 at Margaretville Hospital after a long illness.  More...

Events

Tree Lighting Ceremony in Grand Gorge

Grand Gorge — The Grand Gorge Fire Department will hold a magical tree lighting ceremony Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at the firehouse. This event will include Christmas carols and special guest Santa Claus. More...

Humane Society Holiday Celebration planned for Dec. 2

The Heart of the Catskills Humane Society hosts a Holiday Celebration and Tree Raffle on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  There will be live holiday music, a bake sale, holiday gift shopping and light fare. More...

Holiday show opens at Longyear Gallery on Dec. 2

Margaretville - “The Holiday Show” opening this week at Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery is more than an art show; it is a vibrant, attractive, and community oriented activity. More...

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