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Bovina group tackles school violence issue

‘Promise’ organization is a grassroots effort

A grass-roots group in Bovina by the name of Promise is taking an initiative in addressing school violence by implementing programs that teach prevention.  More...

Middletown Earns Clean Energy Community Designation for commitment to cut costs & reduce energy consumption

Town now eligible to apply for $50K clean energy grant

Margaretville — The Town of Middletown has been designated a Clean Energy Community by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), recognizing its leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs and driving clean energy l More...

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Sports

Roxbury girls down Wildcats to earn Delaware League softball title

Clutch hitting, tough pitching lead to crown

The Roxbury girls’ softball team clinched the Delaware League championship with a 14-4 win over Gilboa- Conesville on May 10.  Both clubs had been unbeaten in league play, but it was the Rocket squad that took control of the contest.  More...

Joedicke fires no-hitter for Devils

Freshman hurler racked up 12 Ks in beating Gilboa

Margaretville blasted visiting Gilboa, 17-0, in baseball action on May 11 behind a no-hitter hurled by Connor Joedicke.  Joedicke shut down the Wildcats and piled up 12 strikeouts without walking a batter. More...

Mountain Athletic Club Splits 1864 Doubleheader

PLAY BALL! — Mountain Athletic Club Vintage Base Ball club opened its season on Saturday, May 5 at the Smithtown Historical Society with pair of games played by 1864 rules. More...

From fire to flood and beyond MARK Project celebrates 40th

Community building organization plans anniversary bash

Arkville — The MARK Project born from the ashes of a devastating Margaretville Main Street fire in 1978 and tested by devastating floods in 2011 will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sunday, May 27.  More...

Delaware Board heard presentation on suicide prevention

Part of campaign by county Public Health Department

Suicide prevention was atop the agenda when the Delaware County Public Health Services gave a presentation outlining its new “Be the One to Save a Life” campaign at the Board of Supervisors meeting on May 9. More...

Hiker found dead near Woodland Valley

Queens school teacher was missing for a week

A 46-year-old Queens resident who had been hiking in the area was found dead near the Woodland Valley trailhead on May 12.  More...

News

Wayne Bank promotes Timothy Gutliph

Honesdale, PA – Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Timothy Gutliph to Community Office Manager of the Bank’s Walton Office.  More...

Some thoughts on fishing...Catskills Trout Tales continues

“Sometimes we need to be close to the earth and feel its true age and contemplate its real history. More...

Delaware County has job openings for several positions

Delaware County has the following job openings:  Victims Counselor: BA in sociology, psychology, women’s studies or related field and/or 4 years’ experience in counseling or human services. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Stella Kelly

Stella Wanda Mech Kelly, lifelong resident of Bedell (Red Kill) outside of Fleischmanns, and more recently of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, passed away on Monday May 14, 2018. More...

Florence Nolan

Florence K. Nolan, 91 of Dry Brook Road, Arkville died Tuesday January 23, 2018.  Florence was a native and life long Catskill Mountains resident. More...

George Loveless

George J. Loveless, 72 of Baldwinsville, NY passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday, April 18 2018.  More...

Events

Celebration of the Cannon Library

The Delhi Historical Society is located in the summer home of George and Gertrude Cannon, son and daughter-in-law of Henry and Jennie Cannon. More...

Traditional square dance Saturday

The Catskills Folk Connection will host its first square dance for the 2018 season on Sunday, May 20, from 2 -5 pm at the Halcott Grange. More...

“The Green Hour” and “Recent Work” open at Longyear Gallery

Opening this week at Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery are Jennifer Jefferson’s “The Green Hour” and Helane Levine-Keating’s “Recent Work,” two solo shows displayed in separate spaces of the gallery accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery More...

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