Hundreds of supporters rally to "Save Belleayre"

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 9/16/2008 08:00 PM

H.O.G. benefit festival Saturday in Halcottsville

By Verna D’Alto The community members of the Hamlet of Halcottsville invite the public to join them in what they hope will be an historical event. On Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. they are holding a H.O.G. celebration. H.O.G. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

Delaware River Basin Comm. weighs in on gas drilling issue

By Matthew J. Perry In one sense, the anticipated natural gas rush is yet another discussion of water rights. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

DNB donation boosts efforts of Food Bank

Delaware Opportunities announced that a donation of $8,246.20 was received from the Delaware National Bank of Delhi (DNB) to support the food bank network. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

Rocker, film star Chris Isaak plays Belleayre Mtn. Saturday

Chris Isaak will bring his unique blend of rock, country and pop tunes to the Belleayre Music Festival stage on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Rail corridor growth to be topic of meeting

The public is invited to attend an outdoor meeting of the Central Catskill Collaborative at Davis Park in Olive on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Slow Food Catskills canning workshop set

The Slow Food Catskills convivium will be hosting a canning workshop on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Delaware County Historical Association grounds. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

NYPA will again allow bow hunting

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will again allow bow hunting for deer on limited areas of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Bnai Israel celebrates anniversary Sunday

Congregation Bnai Israel in Fleischmanns will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. with a program of song, videos, inspirational messages and special refreshments. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

DEC talks drilling to Delaware County supervisors

By Matthew J. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

German-American Club awards scholarships

Two area students who had been awarded $500 scholarships by the German-American Club of the Northern Catskills, Inc. in June were invited to meet the club members at meetings over the summer. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Shandaken Day set for Saturday

Shandaken Goes Greener is the theme for this year’s celebration at the site of future Catskill Interpretive Center on the Department of Environmental conservation Day Use Area on Route 28 in Mt. Tremper. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Opening is Saturday at Longyear Gallery

Opening this week is a new collective show by the Longyear member artists, featuring a solo exhibition by Ellen Wong. The artists’ reception will take place at Longyear Gallery on Saturday, Aug. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

ARC condemns film for negative depiction of the handicapped

The Arc of Delaware County (Delarc) has announced a campaign to address the demeaning portrayal of an individual with an intellectual disability in the movie "Tropic Thunder," which opened, nationwide this week. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Middletown adopts Cold War Exemption

The Town of Middletown adopted the NYS Real Property Tax Law 458-b Cold War Veterans Exemption on August 12. The exemption shall be applicable to Town of Middletown taxes. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Coalition seeks more protection for hamlets in DEP land buying

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties continues growth with Stamford office

By Julia Green The president and principal broker of Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties recently opened a new office in Stamford, upping his locations to three. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Twilight on the Rails rolls August 2 in Arkville

Twilight on a lovely evening, rolling fields, passing farms, and the rhythm of the rails are all on track as the Delaware & Ulster Railroad offers another moonlit excursion. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Landowners' coalition raises gas lease questions

By Matthew J. Perry The majority of the seats were filled in the Delaware Academy auditorium on Thursday night in Delhi by landowners, concerned citizens and even a handful of land men working for gas companies. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Delaware County Fair to open next Monday

The Delaware County Fair in Walton will open Monday and feature a demolition derby at 7 p.m. Tuesday’s program will feature a free grandstand all day and night with the firefighters’ parade with bands at 7:30 p.m. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Business leaders pledge big gift to SUNY Delhi

Community and business leaders Richard and Marilyn Wickham of Delhi have pledged a major gift of $50,000 to fund new technology at SUNY Delhi’s Resnick Library and Learning Center. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Delaware County art tour will be August 16

Delaware County has become a destination area for artists, and as a result, there are a growing number of galleries in every part of the county. On Saturday, Aug. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

DEP expedites flood repair permits

To assist landowners and local officials, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced Friday that it has authorized an emergency process to expedite flood repair work in Delaware County. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Property owner files lawsuit over Fleischmanns water tower

By Jay Braman Jr. Following months of battling a proposed 360,000 gallon, 50-foot-tall water tower next door to her home, a Flieschmanns woman and her husband have filed a lawsuit against the village and the Town of Middletown to stop it. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

"Two Jazz Diamonds" celebrated at Catskill Mountain Jazz Series

The Belleayre Music Festival celebrates “Two Jazz Diamonds,” a 75th birthday celebration for David “Fathead” Newman and Curtis Fuller, with Cedar Walton, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Cobb and special guests will be held Saturday, Aug. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Lodging & Tourism Association plans party, membership drive

The Belleayre Region Lodging & Tourism Association (BRLTA) will hold its Season Kick-off Party and Membership Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Overlook Lodge at Belleayre Mountain. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

Shandaken mulls major cuts in 2009 town spending plan

By Jay Braman Jr. The Shandaken Town Board met in a special session last Monday to begin work on the 2009 budget. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

Mt. Tremper man charged with illegal stream digging

By Jay Braman Jr. A Mount Tremper man is free on $5,000 bail after being arrested for working in the Esopus Creek with a backhoe. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

DEC timber theft investigation leads to multiple felony charges

An investigation into numerous timber theft claims in Schoharie and Delaware counties has resulted in multiple felony charges against a Schoharie County man, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Gene Kelly a More...

Posted 9/2/2008 08:00 PM

Twilight on the Rails promises music and good times on Saturday

There’s no better way to spend a lovely summer evening than on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad listening to great music as you roll along beside the East Branch of the Delaware River. On Saturday, Aug. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

YMCA hosts weekend hike

A free guided hike, led by members of Frost Valley YMCA’s Natural Resources Department, is planned for Saturday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. in Claryville. The Labor Day weekend venture is the first in a series of monthly hikes offered by Frost Valley. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Community Square Dance Friday night at Bovina hall

Get ready to do-si-do your partner down at the Bovina Community Hall this Friday, Aug. 29 6:30 p.m. Wes St. Onge will be calling the dances for dancers of all ages and level of experience. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Tennis auction raised funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research

The 34th annual Fleischmanns Tennis Tournament’s rescheduled benefit auction took place on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Garden Room at Belleayre Mountain. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Drilling opposition group shows film to spark debate

By Matthew J. More...

Posted 8/26/2008 08:00 PM

Timberland Properties recognized for building preservations efforts

The Delhi Chamber of Commerce recently presented a Preservation Award to Eric Wedemeyer and Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties for its restoration of the Parker House on Main Street in Delhi. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Fall schedule listed by eCenter

The fall schedule of classes at the Delaware County eCenter offers a mix of computer and business learning. New to the schedule are classes that address business uses of the Internet and computer programs. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill to play Belleayre Fest in Highmount Saturday

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill brings his hit-filled show to the Belleayre Music Festival in Highmount on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Vince Gill is a multiple Grammy award-winning artist who has sold more than 26 million albums. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Delaware to get records management funds

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mount Hope) announced that the New York State Archives, in conjunction with the Local Government Advisory Council, has awarded grants to a variety of Delaware County organizations. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Woody biomass energy options explored for facilities in region

The Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC) is currently seeking applications from public institutions and other facilities exceeding 50,000 square feet interested in exploring biomass-heating options for their building(s). More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Former President and Sen. Clinton were Emerson Resort & Spa guests

Former President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton spent part of their August vacation at the Emerson Resort and Spa on August 12 and took time out of their visit to meet local residents and hear concerns about a number of local issues. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 08:00 PM

Solar sculptures shine in Delhi

Nearly 20 Main Street, Delhi businesses have delightful additions to their display windows this week: solar spinning sculptures. The sculptures, which use solar energy to power their rotating bases, are novel pieces constructed by area artists. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Festival Opera's 10th anniversary presentation of "Pagliacci" is August 2

“Pagliacci” and Opera Choruses will be presented as the Belleayre Festival Opera celebrates a 10th anniversary opera gala on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Rice to run for Shandaken Board

By Jay Braman Jr. Longtime Phoenicia resident Tina Rice has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Shandaken Town Board. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Broadcast notification plans utilized during flood period

By Matthew J. Perry During the heavy rains of late July, the threat of flooding hovered over much of the Catskills—and a new automated phone service made sure that residents had the word. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Frost Valley YMCA Archery Shoot August 9

Claryville — Frost Valley YMCA’s Outdoor Sporting Program will hold a 3-D Archery Shoot and Barbecue on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Ramsey Lewis Trio featured at Jazz Series

Renowned jazz piano great Ramsey Lewis headlines the opening weekend of the Catskill Mountain Jazz Series at the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Pakatakan Art Colony focus of Erpf show

The public is invited to the opening reception of Margaret Leveson’s paintings featuring some of the buildings in the wonderful and historic Pakatakan Art Colony, on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 3-5 p.m. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Mt. Tremper firemen douse sign project

By Jay Braman Jr. The guys at the Mount Tremper Fire Company are mad. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

DEP mum on plans for local gas drilling

By Matthew J. Perry While natural gas thousands of feet below the surface has residents preparing for land men and dreaming of dollar signs, water still creates a great deal of concern in the Catskills, if not conversation. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM

Business funding available from county

The Delaware County Department of Economic Development announced Friday that it will begin accepting applications from local businesses and entrepreneurs for funding through the Micro Enterprise Start-up and Expansion grant program. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 08:00 PM