GRBA to meet Sept. 15 at Numann Center

Roxbury — The Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) membership meeting will take place Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. More...

Posted 9/1/2015 10:06 PM

Willow Drey Farm joins ranks of area’s event venues

Andes site offers perfect rural setting

Locals got their first look at the region’s newest event and wedding venue, Willow Drey Farm in Andes, last week when owners William Duke and Madonna Badger hosted a fundraiser for John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge at their Hyzer Hill site. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 08:48 PM

Belleayre Resort approved

With just days to go before his departure as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Joe Martens made history last Friday by signing an order directing the DEC staff to end the adjudicatory process on the Be More...

Posted 7/15/2015 12:05 PM

Business owners, residents debate struggles in Andes

Investors’ purchases in historic hamlet troubling to some

More than three-dozen Andes business owners and residents gathered last Tuesday at the Andes Hotel to strategize ways to save their struggling, historic community from what they see as a faceless, heartless international resort that is “holding them More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Business Booster

PITCHING IN — The Greater Roxbury Business Association was honored as the Community Business Development of the Year at the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner held May 2 More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM


The Tinderbox in Fleischmanns received the Business of the Year Award at last Wednesday's Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner. Accepting the prize were owners Keith and Kim O'Brien. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM

McIntosh Auction Service marks 40th year in business

Over course of four decades business has seen numerous changes

Going. Going. Going. Just over 40 years ago, Chuck McIntosh picked up an auction gavel when the assigned auctioneer didn’t show up. More...

Posted 5/21/2015 02:45 PM

Mountain Flame company continues growing at 35 years

Arkville business always changing with the times

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer Their first house in the region had no plumbing. The fact that they had to carry water and use an outhouse didn’t deter Marcia and Brian Olenych when they moved to Bovina with their young son in 1978. More...

Posted 5/12/2015 08:00 PM

Ulster planners weigh in with Belleayre Resort comments

Input turned over to Shandaken Bd. for consideration

The Ulster County Planning Board (UCPB) has weighed in on the plans submitted for the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park. More...

Posted 3/10/2015 08:00 PM

Catskill Interpretive Center will host flea market events

‘Phoenicia Flea’ will set up shop on several dates

The Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) in Mount Tremper is becoming a bit of a destination. More...

Posted 9/1/2015 10:06 PM

Titan Drilling planning celebration of 50th anniversary

Family-owned Arkville company still going strong

Born of a drought and built on the brains and brawn, Arkville-based Titan Drilling Corporation will celebrate 50 years of community service with a free fireworks display at the Arkville Pavilion on Saturday, Aug. 29 at dusk. More...

Posted 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Maplehurst Family Restaurant revisits piece of Roxbury’s past

New owners establish eatery in historic spot

The owners of the new Maplehurst Family Restaurant are bringing back a piece of history to the Roxbury community. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 08:48 PM

Arkville’s Lazy Crazy Acres ceasing most gelato production

Fairbairn family looking to other farming ventures

Karen and Jake Fairbairn announced the end of gelato production at their Lazy Crazy Acres farm recently and the announcement lit up Facebook. More...

Posted 7/1/2015 11:14 AM

Real Estate Changes

Arkville home  Wayne Shideler has sold his home on Dry Brook in Arkville. The property was purchased by Yarek Kajda and Heronim Doliwa who are excited to own a home here. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 10:07 AM


— The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development and the Maurice Hinchey were honored for Tourism Achievement of the Year at the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on May More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM

Timberland Properties teams up with Humane Society as part of Coldwell Banker ‘Homes for Dogs Project’

Realty company doing its part to help canines

Margaretville – Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties and the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, part of the network, are partnering to help find “forever” homes for dogs in Delaware County. More...

Posted 5/21/2015 02:45 PM

GOP Dines

CAMPAIGN TALK — From left, Bridget Lopez, State Assemblyman Pete Lopez, Delaware County Treasurer Bev Shields and Republican candidate for Delaware County Family Court Judge candidate Porter Ki More...

Posted 5/21/2015 02:46 PM

Home Goods celebrating first anniversary

Margaretville — Home Goods of Margaretville is holding a First Anniversary Sale with a 20 percent savings on all in-stock items throughout the month of May. More...

Posted 5/12/2015 08:00 PM

Orr, Bellar win Ulster Co. Real Estate awards

Kingston — The annual S.T.A.R. Awards brunch was held on Tuesday, March 31 at the Best Western to honor realtors who have excelled in their businesses during 2014. More...

Posted 4/7/2015 08:00 PM