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Binnekill bridge, bulkhead village flood project focus

Board mulls options to mitigate flooding

Confusion over the location of what is referred to as the Binnekill Bridge and contention over the Binnekill Bulkhead project dominated the discussion at the Village of Margaretville Board Meeting last Tuesday, Jan. 16.  More...

Kingdon Gould Jr. was ambassador, philanthropist

Catskill Recreation Center in Arkville was part of legacy

Kingdon Gould Jr., a longtime second homeowner in the region and the driving force behind the Catskill Recreation Center in Arkville, died last Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16, at his North Laurel, Maryland home. More...

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AROUND THE BEND — Roxbury’s Matt Vajtay heads down the course during last week’s ski meet at Windham Mountain. More...

Margaretville boys take two of three contests

Battling for top spot in Delaware League

The Margaretville boys’ basketball team won two of three contests last week. MCS closed out the week with a 67-41 victory over Hunter-Tannersville on January 19. More...


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Danger: Thin Ice

Recently I checked a pond to see if the ice was thick enough to skate, ice fish and otherwise enjoy the fun that deep winter in the Catskills affords. More...


Ice Harvest Festival on tap Feb. 3 at Hanford Mills

Annual event presents tons of family fun

Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith will hold the Ice Harvest Festival on Saturday, Feb. 3, to perform a traditional ice harvest, just as communities did a century ago. More...

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Free Sunday movies among winter highlights at NYPA

Popcorn on menu, too

Blenheim-Gilboa, a relic of the past, hosts a free movie night every Sunday in January with popcorn.  More...

Sign Of The Times

SPEAKING OUT — Margaretville resident Marcia Guthrie was among approximately 200,000 participants in the New York City Women’s March on January 20. More...

Attorneys trade counter claims in Fleischmanns zoning dispute

No resolution in contentious building issue

Lawyers took center stage at last week’s Fleischmanns Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, which to observers, was reminiscent of a legal scene from the television show “Law and Order.”  More...

Rail removal could put Ulster Co. in legal jeopardy

U&D Railway Corp. files petition vs. work

The Ulster & Delaware Railway Revitalization Corporation took opposition to Ulster County’s demolition of railroad tracks to a new level last week. More...


Planning Board dismisses Hog Mtn. car lot application

Attorney finds road frontage is not adequate

The Middletown Planning Board made short work of a controversial application last week when it dismissed an application for a permit for a used car lot on the Hog Mountain Road in Fleischmanns.  More...

Jake Rosa’s life celebrated at community barbecue

More than $14,000 raised for family

Hundreds of community members turned out on Saturday for a Community Card Signing and Chicken Barbeque honoring Jake Rosa.  More...

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