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Supervisors set public hearings in brief meeting

In an unusually brief meeting of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS), two important public hearings were scheduled while the county’s sexual harassment policy was updated.  Public hearings   More...

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Sports

Munro wins national coaching honors

Delaware County native Robb Munro was named United States College Athletic Association (USCAA) Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year and four of his runners earned national praise after National Championships earlier this month. More...

RCS basketball teams optimistic about season ahead

The Roxbury girls’ basketball team will return a solid core of players, but the team is dominated by underclassmen, with only one senior on the roster.  “We are looking forward to starting, although we are a young team,” stated More...

Bowling leagues in full swing at Margaretville’s Arkbowl and Barbeque

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Events

20th Century Catskills ballad singer featured at the Ashokan Center

Roxbury - An extraordinary event, to be presented by Catskills Folk Connection at the Ashokan Center next weekend, Sunday December 2, will acquaint local folk music lovers with the late Grant Rogers, ballad singer, fiddler and square dance caller fro More...

That's Entertainment

Friday, Nov. 23   Locally handmade gifts will be available at the Holiday Pop Up Market, open just two days in the former Miller’s Drug Store building on Main Street in Margaretville. Running from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Margaretville, Roxbury plan holiday weekend fun

Margaretville/Roxbury - The Margaretville and Roxbury communities will welcome visitors with a host of special events as they celebrate Shop Small Saturday on November 24.  More...

Fleischmanns to garner national attention in June. Yeast makers who named the village will celebrate 150th anniversary there with special events

Fleischmann's® Yeast, the oldest baker's yeast company in the U.S. is developing plans to kick off the 150th anniversary of its iconic brand in the Delaware County village that bears its name.  More...

Dabritz bests Bush for seat on Middletown Board

Chris Dabritz is expected to be the newest member of the Middletown Town Board in Januar after he apparently defeated Charlie Bush in a close race on November 6. More...

Belleayre Mt. Ski Center

BELLEAYRE MT. SKI CENTER had one of its earliest openings in decades last weekend when cold weather and some natural snow combined to get lifts moving on Saturday. An early season start is always a boon to winter holiday shopping. Contributed photo. More...

News

Sweeney leaves News staff

This week the Catskill Mountain News says good bye to Brian Sweeney after 37 years at the paper serving as reporter, columnist, page compositor and former editor. More...

Andes board reviews budget; answers complaints about highway superintendent

The Andes Town Board discussed a lack of road signs in two key areas of the town in addition to holding a public hearing for its 2019 preliminary budget when it last met.  More...

Mercedes Gonzalez, Arkville shop owner, releases first book

The Catskills have a new hit author as Mercedes Gonzalez’ Chronicles of a Fashion Buyer is earning high praise for its worldly appraisal of the fashion industry.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Alexander George Anagnos

Alexander George Anagnos, of Fort Lee, NJ and Halcott Center, NY died peacefully at his home on October 23, 2018.  More...

Gloria Herrick

Gloria Herrick, 91, passed away at Mountainside Care Center on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Gloria was born in Margaretville on March 19, 1927, the daughter of Alva and Isabelle (Merchant) Moore. More...

Dora Fowler, a life well lived; former teacher honored in Roxbury last week

Dora Fowler, a beloved teacher, a pillar of her church, mother, grand mother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother, was remembered fondly on Saturday afternoon as Roxburians gathered at the school that had been her professional home for 61 More...

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