October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Margaretville makes changes to comply with audit

High fund balances are area of concern

The Village of Margaretville has received recommendations from the state that it will look to implement after a state audit of the village was recently completed. More...

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Sports

MCS girls roll past Jefferson

The Margaretville Lady Blue Devils had an easy time in Jefferson Thursday afternoon as they rolled over the Jayhawks, 5-1.  More...

SK boys edge Devils in boys’ soccer classic

Once in a while, that contest hyped as “the game of the season” lives up to its billing. More...

Fast start keys Rams past Rockets

It didn’t take long for the fireworks to erupt last week Tuesday when the Roxbury Rockets traveled over the mountain to take on the South Kortright Rams.  More...

Taxing issues, communications top Delaware Co. Board agenda

Supervisors wrangle over tax-related issues

It was a busy day last Wednesday for the Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) which passed resolutions that dealt with the county’s tax services, emergency communication towers and opioid problems at its monthly meeting. More...

Delaware County electric co-op marks 75th year

Celebration was held at Delaware Academy

Continuing the celebration of its 75th anniversary year, the Delaware County Electrical Coop (DCEC) held its annual meeting on September 21 at the Delaware Academy & Central School in Delhi.  More...

Early Birds

WORKING LUNCH — Coldwell Banker Prime and Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties staff were among the first to dine at the new Binnekill Tavern in Margaretville during a managers’ meeting More...

News

George Muller takes reins at Phoenicia Playhouse

George Muller has been named theater manager of the Phoenicia Playhouse Community Theater.  He brings to his post an impressive, decades-long background in theater arts and related activities, as well as long ties to local communities.  More...

A day in the life of a zombie

News reporter gives up close & ghoulish account of film work

I’ve been a zombie fan since I had control of my own TV and I decided to watch George Romero’s 1968 film “Night of the Living Dead.” Yes, it was scary, all those numb, lifeless people walking around waiting to grab my neck, po More...

Women Who Move Mountains

Franklin Eyewear adds staff, office

Frankin — Franklin Eyewear took a major step into the future last week when business founder Johanna VanDeusen welcomed Dr. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eberhard Scheitz

Eberhard H. Scheitz, 83, of Halcott Center passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville.  Eberhard was born in Germany on June 11, 1935, the son of Franz and Ida (Trautmann) Scheitz. More...

Events

Blessing of the Animals Service Oct. 13 at Heart of the Catskills Humane Society

Delhi — Fr. James Krueger of Saint James Church Lake Delaware will be celebrating a Blessing of the Animals service for dogs and cats at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society on Saturday, Oct. 13.  More...

United Way to hold kick-off event

Andes — United Way of Delaware and Otsego Counties will host its 2018 Delaware County Campaign Kick-off event on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Delaware County FoodWorks, 27905 State Highway 28 Andes.  More...

“Touch A Truck” Fall Festival in Margaretville Friday, Oct. 5

Margaretville —The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) will host a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 5 from 4-7 p.m.  More...

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