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BOCES celebrated 50th anniversary

Open house showcased the many programs offered at GG facility

Otsego Northern Catskills (ONC) BOCES turns 50 this year and celebrated its lasting impact in the area on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Northern Catskills Occupational Center in Grand Gorge.  More...

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Sports

Girl's Soccer

The freshmen laden Roxbury Lady Rockets shut out the visiting Windham Warriors last week Tuesday, 6-0. It was the second time in less than a week that the two teams met but the results were the same both times. More...

Young players key to RCS boys’ soccer wins; Margaretville keeps rolling in early season play

Underclassmen continue to do the heavy lifting for the Roxbury Central School varsity soccer teams.  Last week Tuesday, two freshmen and an eighth-grader did all the scoring as the Lady Rockets beat Windham, 6-0. More...

Southern Zone bowhunting season opens Oct. 1

Youth Big Game Hunt season set for Oct. 6-8; Permit deadline Oct. 1

Albany — New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that bowhunting seasons for deer and bear will begin in the Southern Zone on Mondya, Oct. 1. More...

Events

That's Entertainment

Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 29 & 30   More...

Austin Hall of Famer Gurf Morlix performs at ESRM on Saturday

Phoenicia — Austin Hall of Famer Gurf Morlix will perform for Flying Cat Music at the Empire State Railway Museum (ESRM) on Saturday, Sept. 29, Doors open at 7 p.m. and music begins at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Open house Sept. 27 to offer best wishes to Arkville Postmaster

Arkville — A retirement open house for longtime Arkville Postmaster Brenda Finch will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 8-11:30 a.m. and from 1-5 p.m. at the post office.  More...

Hunter Mountain veteran headed to run Belleayre

Bruce Transue, a 36-year veteran of the operating and management team at Hunter Mountain could be headed to Belleayre to take over as General Manager of the Stateowned facility.  More...

Safety protocols spark debate at Margaretville Board meeting

Limited building access for parents questioned

A testy and passionate exchange between the father of a student and the Margaretville Central School (MCS) Board of Education at its September 20 meeting may result in some positive changes going forward.  More...

Town seeks to locate municipal well on ACS land

School property most cost-effective to site town’s well

The Andes Central School (ACS) Board of Education heard updates on the school’s ongoing bridge construction and a water well that the town will place on the school’s property when it met for the first time of the new school year.  An More...

News

Hiker Rescue

ON THE SCENE — On September 14, a husband and wife from New Jersey were hiking the Huckleberry Loop Trail in Dry Brook Ridge Wild Forest when the woman fell and injured her ankle. More...

Child predator arrests made in Ulster County

Kingston — Members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force, Town of Ulster Police Department, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team, and New York State Police arrested eight suspects rece More...

Fall planting tips

For those of you who are anxious to do some serious gardening in the cooler weather we are finally experiencing, there are lots of tasks that can be accomplished right now and some of this work will reduce your workload next spring.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Robert J. Linda III

Robert J Linda III peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.  More...

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson of Halcott died Tuesday September 18, 2018 at the home of his grandchild in Pennsylvania, while under hospice care.  He was born September 19, 1925 in Halcott Center son of the late James and Deborah Morse Johnson.  More...

Henry Strauss

Henry “Joe” Strauss, 86, of Shandaken died Monday September 24, 2018 at the Margaretville Hospital. He was born March 2, 1932 in Queens son of the late John and Jenny Leibold Strauss. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. More...

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