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Middletown Board remembers Jake Rosa

Key board member died in tragic accident

In their first meeting following the death of Town Councilman Jake Rosa, a shell-shocked group of public officials struggled last Wednesday, Jan. More...

Supervisors spar over ‘Farms in Transition’

Land acquisitions at center of dispute at county session

A dense presentation titled, “Farms in Transition” which aims to find solutions to the struggles farmers are faced with today, drew mixed and passionate responses from the Delaware County Board of Supervisors at its monthly board meeting last Wednesd More...

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Sports

BOWLING

Organization League 1/22/18                    W L Water Guy 11 1 Marg. Bowl 8 4 Oakley’s 7 5 ROCKO 7 5 Erickson Auto. More...

MCS adds two more boys’ hoop wins; Hunter-Tannersville rolls past Rockets

Margaretville posted a 47-44 win at Davenport in boys’ hoop action on January 26.  The Blue Devils trailed by four points at halftime, but bounced after the intermission to take control of the contest.  More...

Number One Coach

TOP HONORS — Patrick Birns, left, a 1991 Margaretville Central graduate, received the W. More...

Events

Call for Cemetery Tour participants for Feb. 3 event

Many openings available for actors

Halcottsville-- After a year’s hiatus, the Historical Society of Middletown’s popular Living History Cemetery Tour will return on July 7 and HSM is looking for players, docents, script writers, researchers, costuming and promotional help More...

Reptile/Amphibian show set

Oneonta - Photographer, educator and DOAS Board Member, Rod Sutton will present photographs and fascinating facts on Reptiles and Amphibians at the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society’s Public Meeting on Friday, Feb. More...

Lecture at Adams Antiquarian Books, Feb 4

Hobart — The Hobart Book Village will host Dr. Tredennick, a British literature specialist, for a talk about Charles Dickens’s and his tour of the United States on Sunday, Feb. 4 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 602 Main Street, Hobart.  More...

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DEP Announces study results  Free Access 

Sediment Deposition in Reservoirs revealed

DEP ANNOUNCES RESULTS FROM SCIENTIFIC STUDY THAT EXAMINED SEDIMENT DEPOSITION IN CATSKILLS RESERVOIRS  More...

Biking, X-C trail plans reviewed for Belleayre

Shandaken-Belleayre trail system proposal public meeting focus

A concept plan for a mountain bike and cross country ski trail system for “Shandaken- Belleayre” was reviewed in a public meeting at the Belleayre Mt. Ski Center on Thursday, Jan. 18.  More...

ZBA steers used car lot proposal to public hearing

Controversial project in rural area needs variance

A used car lot proposed for Hog Mountain Road in Fleischmanns, which has created controversy in the Town of Middletown, was the focus of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) at its January meeting last Thursday evening.  More...

Fair Forecast

FAIR CHAT — Ed Rossley, president of the Delaware Valley Agricultural Society, spoke to an audience of over 100 people in Walton last week to recap the 2017 Delaware County Fair and hear public More...

News

Community solar shines light on alternative energy benefits

Delaware River Solar company leading the charge

Community solar is one of the newest energy efficiency innovations to come to New York in recent years, and Delaware River Solar (DRS) has been integral in leading the way from the start. More...

Appointments made at Delaware Co. Supervisors’ session

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors held their regularly scheduled board meeting last Wednesday, announcing committee appointments and passing of 11 resolutions including the appointment of Delaware County Fire Advisory Board, a budget amendment More...

Recreational boating on NYC reservoirs set record for usage during 2017 season

Catskills businesses rented six percent more boats last year

New York — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) calculated that a total of 1,646 boats were used in 2017 through its recreational boating program in the Catskills, including 968 canoes and kayaks that were rented from More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Charles Brewer

Charles J. Brewer, 83, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of Rita R. (Rivers) Brewer for 55 years. He was born on December 18, 1934 in Delhi to the late Warren and Alvira (Samuels) Brewer. More...

John Hill

John G. Hill passed away on December 22, 2017 with his family at his side.  Born in Margaretville to the late Arthur J. and Mable Hill, Hill was an avid hunter and enjoyed traveling and spending time with his sons and grandchildren.  More...

Shanon Pasternak

Shanon Pasternak of Clifton, NJ passed away on January 21, 2018.  Shanon was born on November 26, 1997 in the New York Catskills, where he lived until he was six years old. More...

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