January 17, 2018 RSS feed / News

DEC to host unveiling of Belleayre Mt. Biking & Cross Country Ski Trail Plan

In a December 20 e-mail from- NYS DEC’s Bill Rudge, a public meeting/workshop to present a draft plan for Belleayre Mountain bike and cross country ski trails was announced. More...

CWC funds flood hazard removal in Shandaken

Shandaken — An aging Shandaken bridge that has been closed to traffic for decades will be removed with funding from the Catskill Watershed Corporation’s Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation program.  More...

NYC water filtration waiver continues

Margaretville — The NY State Department of Health has renewed the waiver that keeps New York City from having to build an upstate filtration system for water drawn from the city’s Catskill/Delaware supply which serves more than nine milli More...

VOLUNTEER VOICES

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CMN Service Award party moves to Union Grove

Entry deadline for submitting ballots Feb. 6

When the News’ 20th Annual Best Service Awards are announced in February, winners will be honored with a pre-announcement party at Union Grove Distillery according to an announcement from publisher Joan Lawrence-Bauer this week. More...

More than 1,000 turned out at service for Jake Rosa

An estimated 1,000 local residents packed the Margaretville Central School last Friday night to say goodbye to Middletown Town Councilman Jake Rosa and to mourn his death in a tragic accident on January 5. More...

Watershed ed. grant deadline

Margaretville —The deadline for this annual funding round is February 1. Find guidelines and the application form here. Explore programs, resources and field trip opportunities here. Contact: 845-586-1400, ext. More...

Catskill Park Coalition seeks vols to participate in a day of advocacy

Arkville — Since 2013, the Catskill Center, Catskill Mountainkeeper and the Catskill Park Coalition have annually led groups of volunteers in a day of Catskills advocacy in Albany. More...

Kenco builds loyalty with rewards program

Big national chain stores have nothing on Kenco, one of the Catskills’ leading retail outfits, which initiated a customer loyalty/rewards program recently, the first of its kind in the region. More...

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