Health insurance enrollment continuing in New York State

Despite the end of most of the nation’s Open Enrollment for health insurance, New York joins California and Washington DC in offering an extended enrollment period through January 31, 2018. More...

Posted 12/26/2017 08:29 PM

Corrections & Amplifications

In the December 6 edition of the Catskill Mountain News an outdated ad for the Delaware National Bank of Delhi appeared. The News regrets the erroneous placement of this ad.   More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Community Christmas Project is something of a staple in the area come this time of year. More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

Community wastewater projects advance in Halcottsville and West Conesville

Margaretville — Community wastewater projects in the hamlets of West Conesville in Schoharie County, and Halcottsville in Delaware County, are advancing under the guidance of the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) and the coordination of Lamo More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

Margaretville, Arkville communities are back on the map

Neighbors are on the rebound after recession

By Brian Sweeney Margaretville, as they say, is back. More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

Deadline approaching for permit renewals

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R-Bainbridge) reminded pistol permit holders that due to SAFE Act requirements you must recertify all pistol permits five years after the date your license was issued. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Boy Scouts of America is an organization that has been around for more than a century, with over 2.4 million youth members and a million more adult volunteers. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:31 PM

Afghan sales boost preservation efforts

Roxbury women are coming to the rescue of Jay Gould Memorial Church. They are relying on the community to buy limited edition afghans with 12 historic Roxbury pictures woven through it. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:22 PM

Elliott farm traces roots seven generations

Nestled way back in the woods of New Kingston is one of only two dairy farms still existing in Delaware County. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:22 PM

WMC expands cardiology services

The Heart & Vascular Institute, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), recently expanded its robust suite of heart and vascular care offerings to network affiliate HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus with thre More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Holidays are the perfect opportunity to support community organizations

The holidays are here and are a reminder of the importance of giving back to those in need. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Belleayre, Hunter mountains lead regional ski resort openings

Skiers, boarders looking forward to the new season

For some, the cold weather marks a time for family, holidays, and friends; but for others it simply means the beginning of ski season.  That’s the case for many, as ski centers and mountains are beginning to open around the Catskills. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Pepacton Reservoir inspections will require shutdown of releases

New York — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will shut down its release valves at Pepacton Reservoir for three days in December to facilitate an underwater inspection of infrastructure at the reservoir.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Wayne Bank staff earned honors

Honesdale, PA – Six local Wayne Bank staffers recently participated in a leadership development course at the bank’’s Honesdale Corporate Office on November 8. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Fairbairn, Nolan win races after absentee ballot tallies

Town of Hardenburgh Supervisor Jerry Fairbairn retained his position when the Ulster County Board of Elections counted absentee ballots on November 16.  More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:02 PM

Community Heroes

HEROIC WORK — Six Delaware County business organizations were honored for contributions to their communities in a Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Taste for Commerce event at the Andes Hotel More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:03 PM

Catskills Rising: Samuel the Shepherd

It was a sleepy fall morning when I trudged through chilly weather and damp grass to hide myself in a warm car. As I started the engine, I couldn’t help but feel a tingle of excitement in the air. More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:03 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

“In 1912, Juliette Gordon Low envisioned an organization that would prepare girls to meet their world with courage, confidence, and character. More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

DEP project restores Pepacton Cemetery

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) was joined on November 9 by elected officials from Delaware County, local historians and veterans to mark the completed restoration of Pepacton Cemetery. More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

CWC Board approves funding for Delhi sweeper, vacuum truck

Margaretville – The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC)  Board of Directors has approved a grant of $220,174 to the Village of Delhi to buy a new street sweeper and vacuum truck.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

Thanksgiving dinner for seniors scheduled around Delaware Cty.

Delhi — Delaware Opportunities will serve a full Thanksgiving Dinner at all dining centers on Friday, Nov. 17 at 11:30 a.m.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

Fight-related charges dropped vs. Fleischmanns man

On October 26, charges against Charles Palka, 41 of Fleischmanns, that arose from an altercation in that Village in August were dismissed “without prejudice” by the Honorable John R. Fairbarn II in Town of Middletown Justice Court.  More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:55 PM

MARK Project awarded $290,000 to help families afford safe housing

Arkville — More than a quarter million dollars — $290,000 — has just been awarded to The MARK Project to rehabilitate local homes and make them affordable for local, full-time income-eligible individuals and families. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:55 PM

Karate life-changing sport for Jim Gohlke

Karate was the last thing on long-term Margaretville resident, Jim Gohlke’s mind two years ago. It was a time when cancer was beating him down and his wife, Lisa, of 30 years succumbed to Lupus. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:56 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Roxbury Arts Group will host a Treehouse Shakers production of Olive & Pearl on Saturday afternoon. The visually stimulating performance features puppetry, dance and an original musical score that explores the notions of home and family. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:56 PM

Auxiliary Power

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Posted 12/26/2017 08:29 PM

Ski mountains gearing up for holiday activity

Ski season is in full swing in the Catskills and all four of the area’s major ski resorts are offering up plenty of events, activities, and deals.  More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

HealthAlliance facility designated as ‘Baby Friendly’

Kingston — The Broadway Campus of the HealthAlliance Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), is now a designated “Baby- Friendly” birth facility. More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

Economic development grants announced for area businesses

Community and business leaders were thrilled last week when annual announcements of Economic Development Grant Funding delivered significant resources to the region for important preservation and economic development projects.  More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

Economic development grants applications now being accepted

Delhi – The Delaware County Tourism Advisory Board is now accepting applications for funding under the newly created Tourism Promotion & Development Grant program. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

Roxbury tax levy dips in 2018 budget

The Town of Roxbury’s tax levy will decrease by approximately 1.3 percent under the spending plan passed by the town board in November.  The new budget has total appropriations (excluding special districts) of $3,037,014, a decrease of $92 More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

NYS Labor Commissioner speaks to chamber Jan. 5

Delhi — The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will commence its 2018 monthly networking breakfasts on January 5 at SUNY Delhi’s Alumni Hall from 8:30 to 10 a.m.  More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

DEP opens more acres for hunting

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has opened access this year to 1,038 additional acres of water supply land where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy recreation, including hunting.  More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:22 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) is a grassroots organization of store owners, business professionals, community organization leaders, and residents from the greater Margaretville area. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:22 PM

CWC Watershed Education Grant applications available

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) is now accepting Watershed Education Grant proposals from schools and non-profit organizations serving students and teachers in the New York City West-of-Hudson (WOH) Watershed and within More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Five $25 gift certificates up for grabs

Not unlike children anticipating gifts, the News staff is thrilled to give away five $25 gift certificates to some of the premier restaurants in the Catskills for the upcoming holiday season.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Pastor Dot a well-respected Methodist leader

Reverend Dottie Morris, fondly called Pastor Dot, has led the United Methodist Church of Grand Gorge, Gilboa, and Harpersfield for many years where she is well respected for her efforts and love for the people.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

VOLUNTEER VOICES

The Community Chorale of the Catskills began in 1974 when Richard Tucker was asked to put together a choir of volunteers from various area church choirs to do a Christmas Concert sponsored by the Inter-Church Council, the forerunner of today’s More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

Tree Topple

ON THE WATER — High winds in the region this week caused some power shortages and tree damage. This tree took a toll on the pedestrian bridge to a streamside property off Delaware County Rt. More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:02 PM

News to close office for holiday weekend

This week, the News will give thanks for the readers and advertisers we serve each week. It is a pleasure to be part of your lives.  More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:02 PM

Catskills Rising

Catskills Rising to provide younger viewpoints

The News is happy to debut Catskills Rising, a new column by Claire Burnett this week. More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:03 PM

Fleischmanns seeks pool contractors

Fleischmanns Village trustees grappled with a host of issues from long-needed pool repairs to New York City property buyouts when they held their monthly meeting Monday evening.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

New online source profiles Middletown Civil War soldiers

Margaretville – The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) is pleased to make available a new online collection detailing the lives and service records of 242 Civil War veterans from Middletown.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

Help wanted

DELAWARE COUNTY TITLE COMPANY is seeking a full-time Title Examiner/Administrator 35 - 40 hours per week. Title-reading skills preferred, training available. Computer and phone skills and a high level of organization required. More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

O’Connor offer youth grant funds

Hobart - The A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, Inc. of Hobart has announced a special grant program for 2018 focused on impacting youth in Delaware County. More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

Roxbury Arts Group welcomes two new staffers

Roxbury - Karen Fairbairn of Arkville and Solveig Comer of South Kortright have joined the Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) staff as Program Director, and Grants & Community Coordinator respectively, rounding out the management team lead by Executive Dir More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

DEP completes Shandaken sewer extension

Shandaken - The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the completion of work on a $2.2 million sewer line extension project in the Town of Shandaken to provide centralized wastewater collection and treatment to addi More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:55 PM

Marathon Man

ON THE RUN — Local resident Franz Edlinger completed the New York City Marathon last week, running the entire race except when he had to slow down to a walk to take video shots. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:56 PM

Shandaken man sentenced to prison

Danny Griffin, 32, of Creek Side Drive, Shandaken was sentenced to a term of 2 1/3 to 7 years in state prison in Ulster County Court following a conviction of Vehicular Manslaughter in the Second Degree.  More...

Posted 10/31/2017 11:23 PM

Candidates

ANDES Four people are running to fill two seats on the Andes Town Board. First-time candidates John Ciccone will appear on the Democratic and Independent lines and William Duke is running on the Main Street Party line. More...

Posted 10/31/2017 11:23 PM