February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Maple syrup season off to a sweet start

Good conditions have producers in optimistic mood

Continued unpredictable weather as winter winds towards spring hasn’t hampered the workflow for some of the region’s largest maple syrup producers.  The Holscher family, which operates Roxbury Mountain Maple, got an unprecedented ju More...

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Franklin downs MCS in sectional hoop opener

The Margaretville Blue Devils’ 2017-18 basketball season came to an end last week Tuesday when they were beaten on the road by the Franklin Purple Devils, 63-48, in the opening round of the Section IV, Class D post-season basketball tournament. More...

Rams out-Fox Franklin on buzzer-beater

Aiden Fox’s ‘three’ gives SK the win as time expires

South Kortright’s Aiden Fox hit a three-point shot at the buzzer on February 23 in Stamford to give the Rams a comefrom behind 50-47 win over the upset minded Purple Devils of Franklin in the quarter-final round of the Section IV boys’ basketball tou More...

SK girls advance to sectional semis with two wins

The South Kortright girls’ basketball team advanced past its first two opponents in the Section 4, Class D Tournament last week. More...

Fleischmanns Zoning Bd. tackles longstanding issues

Controversy continues over building projects

At its February 15 meeting, the Fleischmanns Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) agreed to issue a variance to replace a six-foot fence that was destroyed during the hurricane in 2011 and heard arguments related to whether or not a building permit and a fl More...

Assembly, Congressional hopefuls spoke at Arkville candidate forum

Republican event is set for March 3

Margaretville — The area’s political scene has been busier than usual in recent weeks, in part because of the special election for the New York State Assembly in April, and in part because of the importance of the 19th Congresssional Dist More...

Belleayre Mtn. gets $10 million in new state budget

Supporters laud additional funding for key resource

Belleayre Mountain Ski Center supporters were buoyed last week when in a speech at Marist College, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $10 million of funding for the ski center in his proposed 2018-2019 budget.  More...

News

Correction

In our story last week about the Fleischmanns Planning Board, the News stated that the board approved a site plan for applicant Ari Mendlovic prior to having a public hearing. That did not occur. More...

Area pair arrested on charges of child sexual exploitation

Albany – Joshua Carey, age 37, of Stamford and Ariel Machia, age 27, of Middleburgh were arrested on February 22 and charged with sexual exploitation of a one-year-old, whom they used to produce child pornography.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Patricia Gauthier

Patricia Louise Gauthier of Gilboa, New York passed away after a short illness at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Together with her husband Pat operated Golden Acres Farm and Ranch, Family Resort in Gilboa for many years. More...

Events

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Kennedys play St. Pat’s show

Walton — Music on the Delaware will welcome the duo The Kennedys on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Walton Theatre.  More...

Rummage sale benefits Humane Society

Delhi — The Heart of the Catskills Humane Society will hold its annual “Paws for a Cause” rummage sale and bake sale on Saturday, March 17 from 8:30 am to 1 pm, at the United Ministry Church Hall on Court House Square in Delhi.  More...

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