Wright’s Home for Adults specializes in personalized care

Rest home offers an ideal setting

Wright’s Home for Adults, located in Dunraven, is an ideal destination for those seeking peaceful surroundings under the care of owner Wanda Wright, LPN. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Yoga: mind & body working together to produce one harmonious discipline

“Namaste. I salute the light in you.”  With that phrase, Pamela Martin has been deconstructing the myth that yoga is just for the ultra-thin and -graceful, indicating it’s good for everybody. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 12:03 AM

Acupuncture gaining popularity for treating variety of ailments

Though it’s been practiced as art and science for more than 5,000 years, acupuncture is among the most modern techniques for dealing with both acute and chronic health issues. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

CPR course set during February in Mount Tremper

According to the American Heart Association, there are 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the United States each year and according to at least one health website, almost 90 percent of those people die. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 08:39 PM

Healthcare Helpers

DOUBLE DUTY — Members of the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center presented a $68,200 check to the hospital and a $21,800 check to Mountainside Nov. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 08:55 PM

Medicare topic at Skene Nov. 19

Fleischmanns—It’s Open Enrollment time again, and whether you’re enrolling in Medicare for the first time or wondering if this is the year to change the plan you have, there’s a lot to think about and a lot to understand as yo More...

Posted 11/8/2016 09:00 PM

Focus On Health

COMMUNICATIONS TALK — Dr. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 11:26 PM

Margaretville Hospital Team supporting Relay For Life event

Members selling items to raise funds; Seeking community support for April 8 Paint Town Purple Day

Margaretville — Margaret- ville Hospital is again sponsoring a team to participate in the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life of Delaware Coun- ty” on April 30 in Delhi. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 06:31 PM

Restaurant promo highlights region’s culinary diversity

Catskill Mtn. News is organizing event

The Catskill Mountain News announced this week that it will sponsor a major restaurant-week promotion from Sunday, April 24 through Thursday, April 28.  More...

Posted 2/23/2016 06:57 PM

Mountainside honored as LGBT equality leader

Margaretville — For the third consecutive year, Mountainside Residential Care Center has been named a national “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”  More...

Posted 12/15/2015 09:14 PM

Margaretville Hospital plans Radiology Dept. open house, flu shot clinic

Events will run Friday, Oct. 16 from 1-3 p.m.

Margaretville — Margaretville Hospital will hold an open house on Friday, Oct. 16 from 1-3 p.m. to allow the public to tour the facility’s newly renovated and expanded Radiology Department. More...

Posted 10/6/2015 10:32 PM

Medicare is topic at Skene Sept. 26

Fleischmanns — Open Enrollment for Medicare is just around the corner—October 15 is the start date—and whether you’re just becoming eligible or are a current beneficiary who wants to be sure your plan is right for you, chances More...

Posted 9/15/2015 09:40 PM

Margaretville Hospital’s telemedicine enhances patient-centered health care

High-tech process greatly expands medical assistance

Margaretville — Margaretville Hospital has added some wound care services using telemedicine technology which electronically and remotely connects patients and medical providers. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM

Auxiliary starts membership drive

Group has goal of 500 members

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center is embarking on what organizers hope will be a record-breaking membership drive. More...

Posted 3/10/2015 08:00 PM

Hospital’s telemedicine program boosts school services

In a day and age when everything from family substance abuse to social media bullying threatens the well being of a community’s young people, psychiatric services are in high demand and providers are few and far between.  More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:53 PM

Healing arts practitioner uses calm approach

Julia Rose focuses on Chinese traditions

Julia Rose is a healer. And whether she’s working at her Phoenicia Healing Arts Center, or working to develop a local farmers’ market, her presence in the community is one of peace, calm, and light. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:30 PM

Pine Hill resident Dr. Eve Smith pursues community work at 81

At 81 years old, Pine Hill’s Dr. Eve Smith is a forceful presence in a community that benefits from her passion about people and issues. “I’m alive. You live until you die. You might as well make it interesting. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

Rural communities boast wealth of top-notch health services providers

They care for others and for an aging population, few things are as important as knowing who the best care givers in the region are. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 09:46 PM

5- Star Award

SIX TIMES FIVE – Staff members at Mountainside Residential Care Center celebrated recently when the local facility received another five-star rating after a series of inspections by both state and federal agencies. More...

Posted 11/22/2016 10:23 PM

Blood Drive Nov. 18 at Mountainside

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 18 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 09:00 PM

Flu shots, screenings offered at MH Fall Health Fair Oct. 7

Margaretville — Exhibitors offering preventive healthcare, medical screenings and education on a wide variety of health, wellness and lifestyle improvements will participate in Margaretville Hospital’s annual Fall Health Fair from 7 to 11 More...

Posted 10/4/2016 06:08 PM

Script Trails just what doctor ordered

Communities set up marked walking paths

Residents and visitors are being encouraged to “get out and walk” for their health on a series of new “Script Trails” established in local communities.  The Script (short for Prescription) Trails have recently been set up More...

Posted 5/10/2016 08:31 PM

Philip Mehl is leaving Mountainside after 19 years at longterm care facility

Oversaw facility that earned series of 5-Star ratings

Residents, staff, and community members were saddened last week to learn that Philip Mehl, the popular and successful administrator of Mountainside Residential Care Center has tendered his resignation from the post and that plans are underway by pare More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Auxiliary Blood Drive Nov. 20

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 20 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.  More...

Posted 11/10/2015 11:51 PM

Auxiliary Blood Drive Sept. 25

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, Sept. 25 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.  More...

Posted 9/15/2015 09:40 PM

Art Appreciation

WELCOME VISIT — Margaretville Central School's High School Art Club members returned to Mountainside Residential Care Center bearing gifts last week. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 10:07 AM

On The Wellness Trail

AIMING FOR WELLNESS — Margaretville Central School students and staff took part in the annual John Riedl Wellness Run on Thursday afternoon. More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM

Optometrist - Robert J. Connelly, O.D.

22 Harper Street (Rt. 23), Stamford  Eye Exams Glaucoma Testing Dilated Retinal Exams 607-652-7207  Best Selection of Eyewear in the Catskills  Insurances Accepted  More...

Posted 5/13/2008 08:00 PM