Eclectic art an important element in Catskill Region’s history

From the earliest days of Catskill Corners to the newly renovated Emerson Resort & Spa, art and artists have been important partners, supporters and benefactors. It’s never been more important than it is today.  More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Behind the Scenes with Rick Alfandre

Architects and firms like Alfandre Architects are few and far between in the Hudson Valley and since designing the first Emerson Inn and Spa, Alfandre has been called back to this property repeatedly to re-design, reinterpret and rebuild. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Destination weddings were invented here

The Emerson Resort & Spa made destination weddings popular before most people were using the term. If there’s a more romantic spot to marry or honeymoon, we haven’t found it. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Indulge yourself at the Emerson Spa

Spa. The Latin phrase “Salus per Aquam” meaning health through water, exemplifies all that is the Emerson. Situated on the banks of the Esopus Creek, our mission is to bring the outside environment into the spa. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

ELEMIS: Product Makes Perfect!

Spa treatments can’t be successful without talented therapists. But therapists can’t be successful without great products. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Summertime outdoor adventures are plentiful

Since the days when John Burroughs brought guests like Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone to enjoy the grandeur of the Catskill Mountains, visitors have trekked to the region to enjoy the great outdoors. Fortunately, it’s easier today than it was then. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

New travel company offers personalized tours

When a small group of travelers departs for Paris on June 17, local resident Elizabeth Kemble will realize her dream of starting her own travel tour company. More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Phoenicia welcomes back Sweet Sue’s

Popular eatery operating again

Sue Taylor was overwhelmed by the bathroom graffiti inside her just reopened Main Street Restaurant this past weekend.  More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:10 PM

Catskill Candies & Confections a sweet addition to Margaretville

Longheld passion for chocolates leads to new enterprise

The scene on Main Street, Margaretville will become a bit sweeter this Saturday, May 7 when Catskill Candies & Confections opens for business. The store’s official Grand Opening will be celebrated on Saturday, May 14 at the Spring on Main event. More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Springtime auto care tips

Spring is one of the prime times for auto maintenance. That first wash-n-wax on a warm Saturday afternoon is liberating. Winter's gloom (to say nothing of grit and road salt) is literally washed away. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:21 PM

Public encouraged to sample region’s cuisine during Restaurant Week April 24-28

Andes Hotel – Andes www.andeshotel.com 845 676-3980 More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Register to win Restaurant Week door prizes!

Anyone who visits at least two participating restaurants during Restaurant Week this week is eligible to win door prizes ranging from $100 gift certificates to the Emerson Resort and Spa (2), $50 gift certificate to the Roxbury General Store, $25 gif More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Mushrooms topic of Restaurant Week event

Local foodies know that mushrooms are great to eat. Dozens of local foragers have learned how to find them locally and harvest them. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Woodworker blends insights and finesse into array of fabulous custom creations

Cheryl Gregory was desperate. Her new house was nearly complete but she could not get a certificate of occupancy because she didn’t have a kitchen sink. And to get the kitchen sink, she needed a kitchen counter. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Comfortable Ride

IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT — The public is invited to come check out the new office addition in the waiting room at Grand Gorge Tire — a 1965 Cadillac Couch! More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:46 PM

SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

Back porch great entertainment spot

A back porch is the perfect gathering place to host a BBQ, watch a sunset or gaze at the stars. Fortunately, creating the ideal outdoor space for your small home is simpler than you may think. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Ten easy DIY projects to upgrade your home

There’s always something you could be remodeling in your home, but why spend time and money redoing when there are simple DIY tricks that’ll get you a similar look at a more reasonable price? More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Blanchard’s design selected as winner in GBBA logo contest

With all local Main Streets gearing up for spring promotional activities, the Grand Gorge Business Alliance (GGBA) took a big step forward last week with its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night and a special event on Saturday to announce the win More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

Bathroom upgrades make impact even when your budget is small

Smart planning can help stretch renovation funds Small bathrooms have their challenges, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on them. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Back porch is a perfect gathering spot

A back porch is the perfect gathering place to host a BBQ, watch a sunset or gaze at the stars. Fortunately, creating the ideal outdoor space for your small home is simpler than you may think. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Car Care

‘Helping others’ key to longevity for W.S. Hinkley & Sons Inc.

Grand Gorge auto business started in ‘29 More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Quarltere’s will get your landscape set for the season

Quarltere’s Garden Center on Route 30, Roxbury is starting its 19th year in business.  Even more so than many other businesses, things really start hopping at Quarltere’s when spring rolls around.  As the weather warms, it&rsquo More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Customer service key to success for Country Home Security

Protecting people and property focus of business

“Put people before profits; service before sales,” says a whiteboard at Country Home Security. Renard Barto thinks that’s what it takes to compete with giant, corporate security firms. “Name any firm you want,” says Barto. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Carol Spinelli earns Coldwell Banker President’s Circle recognition

Margaretville — Carol Spinelli of Bovina Center, a licensed real estate salesperson with Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties, has qualified to join the company’s International President’s Circle.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

TROUT TALES:

Celebrating a sport steeped in legend

Every sport practiced in the United States today has its own special jargon, equipment, and traditions. But few sports have as many as the sport of fly-fishing. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Out and About? Look for Miles of Smiles!

The Route 28 Miles of Smiles program connects families with activity focused attractions along or near New York State Route 28, from Kingston to Herkimer. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Super golfing choices at Catskill Region’s courses

For thousands of visitors to the region, summer means golf and the courses of the Catskills meld elements of mountain terrain, awesome views, and even a little history of the region.  More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Emerson provides comfortable Catskill charm

Remodeled inn, spa a lovely combination of elegance, coziness

Idyllic setting   More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Behind the Scenes with Jill Ribich

The Catskill Region is filled with incredible artists of all media. But among the best of the best are the local photographers who capture the moods and emotions of the people and places that in- spire so much awe.  More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Behind the Scenes at the Spa

Christina Burns and Liz Zabel comanage the Emerson Spa and together, this pair has created an unparalleled spa experience for overnight guests and dayvisitors. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Festivals abound in region throughout summer

North, south, east or west, the Emerson sits at the heart of the region’s greatest traditions and hottest new trends and this summer is going to sizzle. Four festivals (three music and one food) top the list of mustvisit events this year. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 08:57 PM

Skip Jester has been holding court at Margaretville barber shop 50 years

Still going strong providing grooming, jokes and gossip

Balloons, cake, and lots of good-natured ribbing marked the 50th anniversary of a Main Street icon last week, when Margaretville barber Skip Jester celebrated a half-century of service in the community. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 08:55 PM

Molly Little named CEO at Arc of Delaware County

Hamden — Molly Little has been enjoying her position as CEO of The Arc of Delaware County since the retirement of former CEO George Seuss in January 2016. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Delaware County businesses honored at chamber dinner

Delhi College hosted event

New energy, new direction, and a new team were championed at the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Gala on May 6 at SUNY Delhi.  More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

Marta Weisz joins CB Timberland Properties

Margaretville — Marta Weisz has joined Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties as a licensed real estate salesperson.  Marta began her affiliation with Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties in early March, having previously worked in the re More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Ready To Roll

THAT TIME OF YEAR — Many vehicle owners are in the market for new tires in the spring and Shamro's Tire and Auto Service at 684 Wagner Avenue, Fleischmanns has many brands and sizes in stock. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:21 PM

Be sure to leave room for spectacular Just Desserts during Restaurant Week celebration

While local restaurants specializing in dinner fare are offering price fixed three-course meals with beverages for restaurant week, popular local luncheon spots will offer “just desserts” to visitors between Sunday and Thursday. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

‘Main Street Boot Camp’ puts focus on business

Spillian in Fleischmanns was the setting for the MARK Project’s second-annual “Main Street Boot Camp” event last Monday and Tuesday afternoon and the two-day program brought more than 60 business owners, community leaders, and non-p More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Good work, customer service keys for Wayman’s Automotive

Consistent, friendly service and keeping up with new technology are keys to success for Wayman’s Automotive at the intersection of Route 28 and Fair Street, Margaretville. Rob Wayman Jr. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:46 PM

County Chamber to honor businesses for achievements

Presentations May 6 at gala

Delhi — Local businesses and individuals will be recognized by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce for their achievements and contributions to life in Delaware County. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Swantak Co. has equipment for big & small jobs

It’s the time of year when property owners begin focusing on making landscaping improvements. Joseph Swantak Inc. in Oneonta has a full line of equipment to make this work easier — for homeowners and those tackling largescale projects. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Gardens are special places

A favorite spot for many homeowners is their own backyard and garden. It’s a location that’s fun to personalize and reinvent each year. A lot of people find keeping up a garden to be a relaxing activity and gratifying experience. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

CAR CARE

Sanford Auto Parts helps keeps vehicles on the road

Arkville — When it comes to vehicle care, Sanford Auto Parts on Route 28, Arkville has a vast selection of items the will help keep your car, truck or SUV running smoothly and looking good.  More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:01 PM

Nappi Tile & Marble ready to update your home’s look

Nappi Tile and Marble has been helping homeowners with remodeling work for more than a quarter-century. The family-run enterprise offers everything needed to transform your home into a functional, modern space. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Tips for buying exterior doors

Getting the perfect door for your home is extremely important. It can improve your home’s curb appeal, energy efficiency and value. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Creating a great kitchen

A great design blends functionality and aesthetics in order to create a timeless, smart and user-friendly space. The kitchen doesn’t make an exception, especially since this room serves various tasks. More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Pine Shop has furniture variety for inside and outside your home

The Pine Shop in Oneonta has been offering customers quality home furnishings for more than four decades. More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Small bathroom spaces offer many renovation possibilities

Small bathrooms have their challenges, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on them. If you’re tight on budget and don’t want to spend the time or money remodeling your entire bath, you should consider a low-cost and time-saving make- over. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Spring Cleaning

ROOMS WITH A VIEW — SPRING CLEANING! More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

“Trout Tale”Sponsors appreciate fly-fishing’s importance, history

There’s nothing fishy about the people who have come together to sponsor Trout Tales 2016! Each of these sponsors plays an important role in the community of people who care about the region and its environment. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM