Weekly winners chosen in CMN summer contests

Celebrate summer with weekly contests! Win prizes for golf, concerts and more! This week, and for the next 10 weeks, the News will celebrate summer with weekly contests to win a variety of prizes offered by our advertisers. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

CWC adds staff, considers programs

The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC), held its monthly Board of Directors meeting at its offices in Margaretville on July 5, at 1:00 p. m. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Volunteer Voices

Rotary International. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Morton Library in Pine Hill a novel spot to learn, relax

On a quiet street off Main in the hamlet of Pine Hill, residents and travelers alike can find a world of literature, activities, and friends. More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:53 PM

Win two free tickets to see the Ricky Gordon Quintet at the Belleayre Music Festival Saturday, July 15.

Local favorites Blues Maneuver will be there too, celebrating the Silver anniversary of this classic summer music festival. Opening performers begin at 6:30 “on deck” where food service and cash bar are also available. More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:53 PM

Delaware Opportunities to distribute food in Hamden

Hamden — Delaware Opportunities Inc. will be conducting a distribution of surplus donated food to Delaware County residents on Friday, June 30 from 10:30 a.m. until all food is distributed.  More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Catskill Watershed Corp will meet Wed., July 5

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. at the corporation’s offices at 905 Main Street.  More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Johanson joins Catskill Dream Team

Erik Johanson’s first experience in the Catskills was from a cabin on Vega Mountain Road, rented on a whim with some friends from college. Fully immersed in city life at the time, he went along for the ride as weekend respite city life. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Ticks are thriving; Lyme disease a result

The numbers are in and they are frightening. Ticks are thriving in this area, meaning more tick bites and more cases of Lyme disease. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Grants available for agri-tourism

Delhi – The Delaware County Department of Economic Development has announced a second round of funding under the Agricultural Microenterprise Program. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Corrections & Amplifications

A story in last week’s issue should have stated that the Arkville Fire Department Golf Tournament was won for the second straight year by a father and son team. However, there were different champions in the tournaments. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

County health rankings focus of Wellness group

Margaretville — The public is invited to participate in an informational session focusing on Delaware County’s health rankings on June 29 at 1 p.m. at Margaretville Hospital.  More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

Hospital EMS marked 50th anniversary

Margaretville Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department marked its 50th anniversary at an open house on May 23.  Among those on hand for the event in the hospital lobby were current and former members of the hospital’s a More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

CWC announces project funding

Margaretville – The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors has approved funding for six storm water projects, four fuel tank anchoring projects and materials for a much-needed parking lot for a popular state trailhead.  More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Haggerty Hardware adds U-Haul rental to company services

Delhi — U-Haul Company of New York and Vermont, Inc. has announced that Haggerty Ace Hardware has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Delhi community. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Volunteers welcome to help ducks

A group of volunteers will gather in the parking lot near the Binnekill Stream on Bridge Street in Margaretville this Thursday, June 15, to round up the ducks wandering the village and urge them back to the stream. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Gene Gormley has always been proud to call Phoenicia community his home

For all of his 75 years of life, Gene Gormley has found plenty to do in Phoenicia.  More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Kent Brown set to retire as deputy MARK director

Public invited to farewell party at Union Grove

Arkville — With eight years at the “go to” desk, Kent Brown is hanging up his hat for an easier daily routine. The MARK project staff and board of directors have invited the public to help honor Kent on Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Andes joins Delaware County schools serving up ‘Cow to Cafeteria’ lunches

Andes farmer Bud Gladstone recently joined students in the school’s cafeteria for lunch when Farm Catskills introduced its Cow to Cafeteria program.  More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

County Chamber to sponsor half-marathon on July 22

Delhi — The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Catskill Scenic Mountain Trail Half-Marathon and Relay on Saturday, July 22.  The 13.1-mile race route begins at the Bloomville entrance to the Catskill Scenic Tra More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

Stratton Falls project inches toward approval

Roxbury — Masserson Holdings took another tiny step toward implementation of a new lodging establishment when a public hearing was held by the Delaware County Industrial Development Agency at the Roxbury Town Hall.  More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

Home repair funding offered in Delaware Co.

Stamford — The Town of Stamford has announced that the Office of Community Renewal has awarded the Town Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for a Mobile Home Replacement Program.  More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

Outdoor recreation focus of new byway driving tour

Arkville — A new, one-hour driving guide focusing on outdoor recreation opportunities of the Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway (NYS Route 28) has been released. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

CWC funds flood mitigation projects

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors voted May 2 to fund two initiatives under the Flood Mitigation Implementation Program.  More...

Posted 5/16/2017 09:30 PM

Fleischmanns Classical pianist Justin Kolb accepts assignment in Budapest, Hungary

Will give lecture about Franz Liszt at piano academy

Some people in the region retire young and take it easy. Others, not so much. Justin Kolb is one of the others. More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

HOME IMPROVEMENT

Get ready for summer with this home checklist

Getting ready for summer means getting through the spring home improvement season. In yet another year of weird weather, insect infestations and unpredictable economy, knowing which projects to do and which to hold off has never been more important. More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM

Circus skills focus of Skene workshop

A Circus Skills and Facepainting Workshop, including juggling, stilt-walking, unicycling, mime, performing circus skits with a Circus Arts Teaching Artist and graduate of Ringling Bros. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Catskill Mt. News presents weekly summer contests

Celebrate summer with weekly contests! Win prizes for golf, concerts and more! This week, and for the next 10 weeks, the News will celebrate summer with weekly contests to win a variety of prizes offered by our advertisers. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Catskill Mt. News presents weekly summer contests

Celebrate summer with weekly contests! Win prizes for golf, concerts and more! This week, and for the next 10 weeks, the News will celebrate summer with weekly contests to win a variety of prizes offered by our advertisers. More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:52 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Belleayre Conservatory celebrates its Silver Anniversary season this year by staging a series of six jazz events that kicked off last weekend with the Black Eagle Dixieland Band and continues next weekend, July 15 with Ricky Gordon Sextet and pop More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:53 PM

Win two free rounds of golf at the Stamford Golf Club any day this summer.

The free passes are good until October 31, 2017 and include a golf cart. To enter the contest, read the ads in this week’s paper until you have found four (4) golf balls that match this sample.  More...

Posted 7/4/2017 06:53 PM

Catskill Mt. News presents weekly summer contests

Celebrate summer with weekly contests! Win prizes for golf, concerts and more!  This week, and for the next 10 weeks, the News will celebrate summer with weekly contests to win a variety of prizes offered by our advertisers. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Accident

The B&D Motors Crew prepared the vehicle to be removed from the scene of an accident on Rout 28 Tuesday afternoon. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

WWI centennial exhibit in Grahamsville

Grahamsville - July, 2017 is 100th anniversary of the first United States forces sent overseas to fight in World War I. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Bnai Israel welcomes new Cantor for the 2017 summer season

This year the Bnai Israel Temple in Fleischmanns welcomes Shai Simonson as the new Cantor for the summer season. More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Margaretville Fire Department (MFD) is one of more than a dozen local fire companies in the News service area, all of which rely on the dedication and commitment of volunteers to do everything from fighting fires and responding to motor vehicle a More...

Posted 6/27/2017 11:35 PM

Congressman Faso to speak in Roxbury at chamber event

The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will host a visit from area congressman, John Faso on Friday, July 7 at the Roxbury Arts Center in Roxbury. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

O’Connor grants Headwaters support

North Blenheim — The Headwaters Soccer Club, celebrating Headwaters 28 recently received funding support from The A. Lindsay & Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, Inc. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:29 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

Volunteers. They weave the social fabric of a community. They provide not just a backbone, but hands and feet, heart and soul and a whole brain trust of what it takes to get things done. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:30 PM

Delaware, NY, PA and New York City plan to preserve conservation releases

The states of Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and New York City have announced an agreement on a plan to continue sustainable water management for the Delaware River. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Too many lists, not enough buckets in the lifetime of Peg DiBenedetto

Margaret “Peg” DiBenedetto started her bucket list when she was five. Her parents took her to see the movie, “Hatari” and she knew she had to go to Africa to see the animals. Fifty years later she did. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Newstand price of Catskill Mtn. News increase planned

The Catskill Mountain News will be increasing its newsstand prices effective June 28. After holding the line on prices for two years despite increasing production costs, staff at the paper see a need to increase rates. More...

Posted 6/13/2017 11:05 PM

Chamber Honors

LEADING THE WAY — Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley, top left, was honored by Larry Reilly last month with the Central Catskills Leadership award for efforts of the Route 28 Leaders Group of whi More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

Evans and Evans sheep farm the right move for Andes couple

Anyone who’s been “around these parts” for long knows that the history of agriculture in the Catskills was significantly dependent on European farmers who, for one reason or another, felt compelled to make their way across “the big pond,” the Atlanti More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

County Big Buddy program gets a boost

The Delaware Opportunities Big Buddy Program got a new lease on life recently when Jaclyn Brownell took on the coordinator’s role and instituted new programs for children and their mentors.  More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

NY Health Act will be focus of Delhi meeting

Delhi — Local residents will discuss the New York Health Act at an event at Bushel on 84 Main Street on Saturday, June 10, from 4-6 p.m. More...

Posted 5/30/2017 08:47 PM

Delaware County Food Distribution planned May 26

Hamden - Delaware Opportunities Inc. will be conducting a distribution of surplus donated food to Delaware County residents on Friday, May 26t from 10:30 a.m. until all food is distributed.  More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

MRCC earns Top Leadership Award for ‘Excellence Beyond the 5-Star Rating’

Margaretville — Mountainside Residential Care Center, operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), was honored recently with the American College of Health Care Administ More...

Posted 5/16/2017 09:30 PM

Corrections & Amplifications

Two names were inadvertently omitted from the Roxbury Central School honor rolls that were published in the May 3 edition of the News.  Among eighth-grade students listed on the honor roll should have been Matthew Vajtay and among the ninth-grad More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

Introducing “Kicking The Bucket List” column

In recent years (thanks largely to a movie that got mixed reviews), the term “bucket list” has come to mean a list of items we want to accomplish before we die. More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM