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Trout Tales take big leap into 2018; Major grant funds to promote region

Festivities to span two-month period

Catskills Trout Tales, a two month festival celebrating Catskill Mountain forests, streams and the mighty trout that thrive there, will launch its fourth season on Saturday, April 7 with Trout Tales at Spillian: A Fish Fest & Feast and will concl More...

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Sports

Kicking Into High Gear

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES — Jake Slater is the picture of concentration during action at the PAKS Karate School. More...

Blue Devils hold off Rockets in boys’ basketball rematch

It looked like it might be a blowout. Playing at home last Thursday, and with only six players on the roster, the Roxbury Rockets knew they would have their hands full with the visiting Margaretville Blue Devils. More...

Margaretville girls get in the win column

It was almost season-long in the making, and it wasn’t that pretty, but the Margaretville Lady Blue Devils broke a 16- game losing streak last week Tuesday night in Jefferson, besting the Lady J-Hawks, 39-35. More...

Events

Renowned author Vernon Benjamin to be guest speaker

The Catskill Interpretive Center in Mt. Tremper. welcomes renowned author and historian Vernon Benjamin on Saturday, Feb. 17 beginning 2 p.m.  He will present a brand-new program in honor of the late Congressman Maurice D. More...

Delaware Co. Historical Association will host illustrated poorhouse talk

Delhi — Visit the Delaware County Historical Association in Delhi on Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 pm as the museum hosts a presentation by Delaware County Historian Gabrielle Pierce.  More...

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, Feb. 7 The Catskill Mountain Club will host a Winter Walk on the U&D RR Trail in Pine Hill from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main Street. Saturday, Feb. 10 More...

Skiers, area residents concerned by lack of Belleayre budget funds

Questions arise over commitment to local mountain

Local skiers are expressing increasing concern about the level of funding and attention Belleayre Mt. More...

WSKG to end affiliation with WIOX Radio

Roxbury — WSKG Public Media, one of the oldest and most celebrated educational broadcasters in New York State, and licensee of WIOX Community Radio since 2014 when it acquired the station from the Town of Roxbury, has announced plans to turn ov More...

MTC Cable awarded funding for broadband expansion

Project to extend broadband services to unserved areas

MTC Cable, a subsidiary of the Margaretville Telephone Company (MTC) has been awarded funding from the NYS Broadband Program Office to expand regional broadband services. More...

News

Corrections

Corrections: Last week in a feature story naming Blair Collectibles, we incorrectly added an “e” to their name, incorrectly spelling it.  More...

Tannerite explosions cause uproar in Delaware County

Legal product a key ingredient used by terrorists in many attacks

On Saturday Jan. 27, several Delaware County residents posted Facebook complaints about hearing explosions that in some cases rocked their homes and “freaked out” their pets. Postings started coming in just before 2 p.m. More...

O’Connor Hospital earns Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation

Delhi – O’Connor Hospital (OCH), part of the Bassett Healthcare Network, recently announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its perfor More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Florence Nolan

Florence K. Nolan, 91 of Dry Brook Road died Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018 at the Chestnut Park Care Center in Oneonta after a short three month stay. She was born in Shavertown July 16, 1926 daughter of the late Charles and Kathrine King Ebert.  More...

Barbara Firment

Barbara Firment, 89, of Andes passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 3, 2018 with her family at her side.  Barbara was born on November 17, 1928 to Thorvald and Marjorie Klindt of Downsville, NY. More...

John Gregg

John Telford Gregg, 84, died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by loving family at O’Connor Hospital, Delhi on the evening of February 1.  More...

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