Firemen’s Field Days start June 30

Annual carnival promise fireworks, fun, games & food

Margaretville — The “unofficial” start of summer in the Catskills takes place when the Margaretville Firemen’s Field Days comes to town from Tuesday, June 30-Sunday, July 5. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

THE REVEAL

— Mike Ondish is about to uncover his prize Mustang in preparation for restoring the classic car. — Contributed photos More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

Hot tips on fun things to do

Though we can’t always say this about the picks of the week, this week’s picks are all great for people of all ages! So whether you’re one or 100 or somewhere in between, it’s a great weekend to get out and about. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

Bluebirds topic at Wild Saturday event on July 4

Roxbury — Build a blue bird box and learn about New York’s state bird with nature educator Patti Rudge at the next “Wild Saturday” event at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge on July 4. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

Honest Brook Music Festival set to kick off its 27th season

Meredith — The Honest Brook Music Festival announces its 27th Summer Season of classical music concerts on Honest Brook Road in Meredith.  More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

DEP to host Family Fishing Day on Pepacton Reservoir June 20

Fishing license requirements waived for event

Andes — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that it will host a family fishing day at the Pepacton Reservoir on Saturday, June 20.  More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Stonesong Antiques opens doors in Andes

Owners excited to contribute to community

Andes, known locally as a key destination for antique lovers, got a boost last month when John Graham Tucker opened Stonesong Antiques on Main Street. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

AFD fund-raising golf tourney at hit

Margaretville residents Zac Clark and his son, Zachariah, were the winners of the 2015 Arkville Fire Department Golf held Sunday at the Meadows Golf Center in Margaretville. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, June 17 The Andes Roundtable presents Molly Marquand, a botan- ist, native plant gardener, and small flower farmer living in the western Catskills. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Roxbury Library plans Summer Reading Project

Roxbury — Readers of all ages will explore diverse facets of heroism this summer as the Roxbury Library Association (RLA) presents “Every Hero Has a Story” during the 2015 RLA Summer Reading Program at the Roxbury Library. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Living History Cemetery Tour is set June 20 in New Kingston

New Kingston — The Fourth Annual Living History Cemetery Tour, sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM), will take place Saturday, June 20 at the New Kingston Valley Cemetery on Thomson Hollow Road. More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Andes Hotel hosts Craft Beer Fest on June 20

Andes — Come to the SummerShack outdoors at the Andes Hotel on June 20 at 2 p.m. to taste some of the newest seasonal craft beers.  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Thrift Shop closing from June 15-19 for sidewalk repairs

Margaretville — The Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop will be closed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June19 while the sidewalk in front of the shop is undergoing reconstruction.  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Garden tour set in Andes for June 20

Andes — The popular Andes Public Library sponsored garden tour will take place on Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Klondike Capers at DCHA

Delhi — Come see if you can hit the jackpot while learning to pan for gold at the Delaware County Historical Association! On Saturday, June 13 at 1 p.m. children and adults alike can learn to sift and pan soil for gold particles.  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Celebrity waiters help raise nearly $9,000 for Margaretville Health Foundation

Peekamoose hosted event on Saturday

Staff report  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:47 AM

Medical Education

NATIONAL EMS WEEK — The Grand Gorge Rescue Squad recognized 2015 EMS Week by promoting emergency medical services to 11th grade students at two local schools, Roxbury and Gilboa. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:18 AM

Headwaters History Days continues on June 6 & 7

Headwaters History Days taking place at 16 historic sites across two counties from Andes to Olive will continue June 6 and 7. Visit www.headwatershistorydays for a schedule, site descriptions and a map. All activities are free.  More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Observe nature at Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury

Roxbury – Wild Saturday at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge on June 6 will feature an easy ramble to observe flora and fauna with Violet Snow, a journalist and former herbalist.  The 1 p.m. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, June 3 From Jorgensen to Jenner: Sixty years of Transgender and Pursuit of Gender Authenticity. The Andes Roundtable presents an open and frank discussion with Denise Norris about being transgender and gender authentic in society. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Uniforms featured at exhibit opening

DCHA to host reception June 12

Delhi — A new exhibit at the Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) highlighting uniforms from DCHA’s collections will open on Friday, June 12 at 4 p.m. with a wine and cheese reception. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Flower images on exhibit at Catskill Watershed Corp.

Margaretville – “My Foto Garden,” an exhibition of floral images by photographer Howard Harrison, is on view at the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) offices at 905 Main Street.  More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Smile & Say Cheese Barrel

BUSINESS HONOR — The Cheese Barrel and Gourmet Shop on Main Street, Margaretville was honored with a Special Community Recognition of the Year Award as the May 20 Annual Awards Dinner held by the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 10:22 AM

Headwaters History Days this weekend

The first of two weekends of local history events, exhibits, open houses and activities will be held this weekend, May 30 and 31, in several communities in the Central Catskills. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 10:22 AM

Tours of 1828 stone house part of Headwaters History Days

Roxbury — During Headwaters History Days on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, June 7 , Ginny Scheer, folklorist for Catskills Folk Connection, will offer tours of the Walter Stratton House at 3217 New Kingston Mountain Road, just off Lower Meeker Hollow R More...

Posted 5/27/2015 10:22 AM

‘Demon on Wheels’ rolls into Walton Theater on July 26

Margaretville’s Mike Ondish & his Mustang are film’s stars

“Demon On Wheels,” a documentary centered around Margaretville’s Mike Ondish restor- ation of his classic Ford Mustang, premiers at the Walton Theater on Sunday, July 26 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

Independence Day celebration planned at Hanford Mills Museum

East Meredith — Are you ready for a frog-jumping Fourth of July? More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

King show at Painters’ Gallery

Fleischmanns — The Painters Gallery presents new work by Laura Sue King—a painter, printmaker and educator based in Brooklyn and Fleischmanns. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 09:12 AM

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If you’re looking for entertainment sample the CMN’s Picks of the Week

With the official arrival of summer this week, we’re happy to introduce our newly configured arts, entertainment, and the great outdoors section. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Great Depression focus at DCHA event

Food from era to be featured this Saturday

Delhi — Do you like to cook? Do you like history? If the answer is a resounding “yes,” then come to the Dela- ware County Historical Association (DCHA) on Saturday, June 20 at 1 p.m. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Artists gearing up for Open Studios Tour

AMR Open Studios Tour 2015 is up and running on Saturday and Sunday July 25-26, 11a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

‘Singular Obsession II’ opens June 20 at Longyear

Margaretville — Opening this week at Longyear Gallery is “Singular Obsessions II” featuring the paintings and prints of Helene K. Manzo, accompanied by a group show of all of the Longyear Gallery artists. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Davey O. performs at Empire State Railway Museum June 20

Phoenicia — Flying Cat Music brings New York native and Buffalo favorite Davey O. to Phoenicia to perform at the Empire State Railway Museum on Saturday, June 20.  The doors open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:30 prompt. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Thrift Shop closed through Friday during sidewalk repair work

Margaretville — The Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop will be closed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June19 for sidewalk reconstruction.  Organizers have requested that the public please hold all donations to the shop during the week More...

Posted 6/17/2015 09:07 AM

Three Free Family Saturdays planned at Hanford Mills

East Meredith — This summer, Hanford Mills Museum will present three Free Family Saturdays on the third Saturday of the month: June 20, July 18, and August 15. More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Concert series kicks of June 14 at Stamford park

Stamford — Roxbury Arts Group kicks off their Veteran’s Memorial Park summer music concert series with a country, folk, rock performance by award winning fiddler, singer and tunesmith Sara Milonovich and and acclaimed Celtic multi-instrum More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

That's Entertainment

Wednesday, June 10 The Andes Roundtable presents Carmela Marner, executive/ artistic director of the Franklin Stage Company, who will be speaking about the vital social need for the shared experience of theatre, the powerful role of the audience in e More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

‘Go-Go’ dance party June 20 at WIOX in Roxbury

Lizzie “a go-go” Douglas is set to reprise her successful timetravel trip back to the 1960s at WIOX Radio in Roxbury on June 20.  More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Catskill Rec. Center celebrating first year

Arkville pool, workout facility continues adding new amenities

The Catskill Recreation Center (CRC) in Arkville is currently marking its first anniversary with a series of special events.  A weeklong open house, offering the opportunity for nonmembers to stop at the center and swim and/or utilize the gym fa More...

Posted 6/10/2015 09:46 AM

Margaretville First Friday postponed

The First Friday event planned for June 5 in Margaretville has been postponed. The next First Friday event is Friday, Aug. 7.  BAM, the Business Association of Margaretville regrets any inconvenience caused by the change in plans.   More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:18 AM

Community Chorale of the Catskills spring concerts are set this weekend

The Community Chorale of the Catskills, under the direction of Richard Tucker, will present two performances of its Spring Concert this weekend. On Friday night, June 5, the Chorale will perform in the Roxbury Central School Cafetorium at 7:30 p.m. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Cemetery Tour planned June 20

New Kingston — Eight men and women, their voices silenced long ago, will return to tell their stories at the Fourth Annual Living History Cemetery Tour Saturday, June 20 at the New Kingston Valley Cemetery on Thomson Hollow Road. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Martha Graham principal dancer performs June 13 at RAG

Roxbury — Back by popular demand, the Roxbury Arts Group and the Byrdcliffe Performing Arts Organization have built upon what they started just a couple of years ago, to return an Evening of Dance to the Catskill Region.  More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

10 local ‘celebrities’ to wait tables at Health Foundation fund-raiser

June 6 luncheon set at Peekamoose

Ten local “celebrities” will wait tables at Peekamoose for a luncheon to benefit the Margaretville Health Foundation on Saturday. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

MCS students earned art prizes

Margaretville Central School art teachers Michele Dietz and Jennifer Wentland honored nearly 60 students last month for participation in a school/community art program offered to students from the Pre-K to graduating Senior level.  More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Study in Paris a rewarding experience for Roxbury resident Angela Perazone

Semester abroad provides unique educational insights

When it comes to education, there’s no better way to learn than to immerse oneself in a foreign culture. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 08:19 AM

Anne of Green Gables plays at Open Eye this weekend

Margaretville — R. N. Sandberg’s stage adaptation of “Anne of Green Gables” based on the novel by L. M. Montgomery and directed by Amie Brockway at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, continues performances through May 31. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 03:45 PM

Margaretville announces initial First Fridays on Main! on June 5

Margaretville — The Business Association of Margaretville is excited to announce First Fridays on Main! starting June 5 from 5- 8 p.m. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 10:22 AM

Lost reservoir towns and local railroads will be held Sunday

“Lost Towns of the Pepacton Reservoir and the Railroad that Served Them,” a program by John Duda, trustee of the Greater Fleischmanns Museum of Memories, will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 10:22 AM