January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Delaware Opportunities leader killed in car crash

Second accident claims the life of UCAT driver

After a devastating first week of 2018 which saw five local men lose their lives, the new year continued to deliver bad local news with two motor vehicle deaths during the second week of the year. More...

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Sports

RCS, MCS girls fall in Delaware hoop play

The young Roxbury Lady Rockets varsity basketball team ran into a buzz saw on January 3 on the road in the form of the Stamford Lady Indians and got trounced, 62-14.  The Indians, who are contending for the Delaware League title this year, had t More...

Shandaken Primitive Biathlon on target for Sunday, Jan. 14

Competitive event marksmanship test

One of the Catskills’ most unique events, the 21st Annual Shandaken Primitive Biathlon will take place this weekend.  From 9 a.m. until noon on Sunday, Jan. More...

VARSITY BASKETBALL SCORES

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Events

Literary journal to make debut

Fleischmanns — A new literary journal, the brainchild of Shandaken native Paula Dutcher and Fleischmanns resident Dr. Bill Birns will be published late spring 2018. More...

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT

Wednesday, Jan. 10   The First United Methodist Church is hosting a Survivors of Suicide Support Group from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. on 101 North Street, Walton.  More...

Creative Nonfiction classes planned by Writers in the Mountains

Pine Hill — Writers in the Mountains (WIM) has announced its spring Creative Nonfiction workshop with Anique Taylor, February 1 to May 3. The class will be held Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Stop Work Order issued in Fleischmanns stalls controversial apartment renovations

State Labor Dept. cites improper asbestos removal

A Stop Work Order has been served on a Main Street, Fleichmanns building and a Notice of Violation issued to the owner, Avi Mendlovic, according to a report at the Fleischmanns Village Board meeting last week.  More...

Armed guards will be posted at some Delaware Co. facilities

County board authorizes hiring

Delaware County will recognize itself as a New York State Climate Change Community, and will contract with private security firms to provide armed guards in some county facilities this year. More...

Roxbury, Middletown appointments made for new year by town boards

Kenneth Davie “Macker,” elected to the Roxbury Town Board in November, joined Supervisor Tom Hynes and town board members Allen Hinkley, Edward Raeder and Carol Murray at the town’s annual re-organizational meeting last week. More...

News

CMN county designation is official

In its annual re-organization meeting last week, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors named the Catskill Mountain News as one of its three official papers. More...

Blood shortage prompts urgent call for donors

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.  More...

Paid family leave legislation was chamber breakfast topic

Low temperatures and snowcovered roads didn’t stop 40 people from attending a Delaware County Chamber of Commerce breakfast with new regulations as the topic last Friday morning at SUNY Delhi.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

James Fensterer

James R. Fensterer, 56, of Arkville died Monday January 1, 2018 at the Albany Medical Center. More...

Carson George Jr.

Carson Michael George Jr., 67, of Arkville passed away on January 2 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.  He was the son of the late Carson M. George Sr. and Helen “Bucky” (Buckley) George. More...

Jacob Rosa

Jacob Alan Rosa, known to all as Jake, passed away suddenly on January 5, 2018, the result of a tragic accident that occurred as he was helping a friend.  More...

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