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Tempers flare over Ulster Co. ORDA choice

Shandaken supervisor rips into bd. member over secret dealings

It was a routine night of business at the Shandaken Town Board meeting until tensions flared during the public discussion over Belleayre and the Olympic Regional Development Agency (ORDA) board seats. More...

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South Kortright teams bring home Mayor’s Cup trophies

The annual 16-team Stamford Mayor’s Cup soccer tournament wrapped up Saturday evening with two very familiar teams claiming the winner’s trophies: The South Kortright Rams beat the Franklin Purple Devils, 6-2, to win the boys’ champ More...

Margaretville girls top Gilboa in tournament consolation match

The Margaretville Lady Blue Devils had too much game for Gilboa Saturday afternoon as they shut out the Wildcats, 3-0, to win the consolation round in the Stamford Mayor’s Cup.  More...

Roxbury girls post win over host in Stamford Mayor’s Cup Tourney

The Roxbury Lady Rockets finished their play in the 2018 Mayor’s Cup Tournament Saturday afternoon with a solid 2-0 shutout win over the host Stamford Lady Indians in the loser’s bracket of the tournament.  More...

Events

Barracks to receive Roadman Citizenship Award

Ceremony Saturday at Hospital Auxiliary’s Harvest Moon Ball

Bob and Eleanor Barrack will be honored Saturday evening at the annual Harvest Moon Ball at Shephard Hills Golf Club in Roxbury.  The couple, long known for volunteerism supporting the hospital, the American Legion, the Sacred Heart Parish and o More...

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Handy folks invited to Repair Cafe event

Roxbury — Do you know how to fix lamps, vacuum cleaners, and other small appliances?  Transition Catskills is looking for volunteers for its next Repair Café, a community event in Roxbury on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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Nat Thomas to speak at RAG Saturday  Free Access 

The Power of Art to reconnect showcases Micheal Fauerbach

VISIONARY ARTIST SUBJECT OF CURATOR'S TALK IN ROXBURY AT 2PM SATURDAY.  Closing reception follows.  BY JESSE HILSON  More...

Walton School Board tackles admin. vacancies

Superintendent on leave; 3 top officials resigned

The Walton Central School Board of Education addressed the ongoing controversy involving its superintendent Roger Clough being put on leave as well as the search for three administrative positions during its first meeting of the new school year.  More...

HSM unveils plans for addition to house archives, exhibit space

Seward announces $50,000 grant award to boost the project

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) officially unveiled plans last week for an addition to house archives and exhibit space.  The fund-raising campaign got a jump-start on September 5 when State Senator James Seward presented More...

News

Correction

In our Making a Difference column last week, the News incorrectly identified the organization which should have been listed as the Catskill Mountain Club. Their website is catskillmountainclub.org. More...

Primary voting is scheduled September 13

Delhi — There are important primaries in both state and local races scheduled for Thursday, September 13 when polls will be open from noon to 9 p.m. More...

Middletown Dems launch write-in campaign

Democratic voters in Middletown will have the opportunity to write-in the name of Chris Dabritz for town council when the democratic primary is held on Sept 13.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Edna Morse

Edna G. Morse, 98 passed away September 10, 2018 at Chestnut Park Nursing Home in Oneonta.  More...

Margaret Torma

Margaret “Peg” Torma, 85, a longtime resident of Walton, passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning, Sept. 8, 2018 at Delaware Valley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  More...

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