Phoenicia sewer project remains clouded

Deadline extended for New York City system to serve the hamlet By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 4/29/2008 07:00 PM

Shandaken hammers out new building law; cell phone tower rules eased by town board

¬†  By Jay Braman Jr.  The Shandaken Town Board adopted a local law covering the administration and enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code following a public hearing that yielded little input from More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

Chamber of Commerce plans mixer at new Arkville gym

The new and expanded facilities and programs of the Cornerstone Health and Fitness Center now in Arkville will be showcased at an April 22 member to member mixer sponsored by the Greater Margaretville Chamber of Commerce during the hours of 5-7 p.m. More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

New Bovina highway garage gets green light from board

¬†  By Matthew J. Perry  The Bovina Town Board has voted unanimously to locate the town‚Äôs new highway garage on the site of the existing structure, on county Road 6, the hamlet‚Äôs Main Street. More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

Fleischmanns tank plan meets fierce opposition

¬†  ¬†  Need for water tank¬†questioned at meeting;¬†cost issue also raised  ¬†  By Matthew J. Perry  More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

"Healthy Kids' Day" at Frost Valley Sunday

Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville will host its second annual “Healthy Kids’ Day” on Sunday, April 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Posted 4/8/2008 07:00 PM

Belleayre phones down for more than two weeks

By Jay Braman Jr. In case you are wondering, Belleayre Mountain Ski center has not disappeared. Those who have called the state-run facility in the last two weeks may think otherwise. More...

Posted 4/8/2008 07:00 PM

Hall of Fame dinner Saturday at Belleayre

One of Belleayre’s most prestigious events is scheduled for April 5 at 7 p.m. The second annual Hall of Fame Dinner Dance will recognize and honor the efforts of a handful of legendary Belleayre Mountain contributors. More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

Delaware County 911 system easily passes review

County considering takeover of system that would increase Delaware’s budget by nearly $300,000 By Matthew J. More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

Belleayre supporters take message to Albany; group protests budget cuts at state-run mountain

Local residents also respond to complaints from officials in Greene County By Julia Green Over 120 supporters of the proposed Belleayre expansion joined Partners for Progress on buses bound for the state capital Thursday to meet with legislators to More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

Middletown reassessment project is subject at rescheduled meeting

A public meeting to discuss the Town of Middletown property assessment update has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Stamford supervisor weighs in on wind turbine issue

Thirty-four wind turbines 410 feet in height proposed between Stamford and Grand Gorge By Julia Green Mike Triolo’s first term as the Town of Stamford Supervisor comes at a time when a very public and hotly contested issue is on the minds o More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Humane Society plans dance, auction

Tickets for the ninth annual Heart of the Catskills Spring Dance and Auction are available now for the event set for Saturday, April 12 starting at 6 p.m. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Grand Gorge meetings planned for intersection, C&D station law

By Trish Adams Will a construction and demolition transfer facility be permitted in Grand Gorge? And will the busy intersection of Routes 23 and 30 in that hamlet ever be re-engineered? More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

State officials downplay costs cited for Belleayre snowmaking

By Jay Braman Jr. Recent allegations that state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski is wasting money by making snow this late in the season are inaccurate according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

CWC director makes sure folks know his organization is not NYC-run

By Jay Braman Jr. Alan Rosa wants you to know something. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Antler restrictions to be topic at March 29 meeting in Delhi

The Delaware County Department of Economic Development has invited the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to give a presentation on antler restrictions on March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Bruce Larsen

Bruce G. Larsen, 59, of Pine Hill and Brooklyn, passed away on March 12, 2008 after a short yet courageous battle with leukemia, with his brother-in-law, Robert Iannacone, by his side. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Greene County wants Belleayre audit

By Jay Braman Jr. The Chairman of the Greene County Legislature is calling for a full audit of the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Bovina highway garage hearing tabled over project cost concerns

Board wants time to explore options By Matthew J. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

New Bovina highway garage may cost $1 million to build

Public meeting is set for March 17 By Matthew J. Perry After nearly five years of review and discussion, the Town of Bovina appears to be ready to replace its dilapidated highway garage with a modern structure. More...

Posted 3/11/2008 07:00 PM

DEC releases final plan for Belleayre Resort review

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 3/4/2008 07:00 PM

Tourism group plans march to counter Belleayre's foes

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 3/4/2008 07:00 PM

Communities seeking best way to spend $500,000 in local "smart growth" money

Funds are targeted to improvements along Route 28 By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 2/12/2008 07:00 PM

Delaware supervisors call for NYC to end watershed land buys

By Matthew J. More...

Posted 2/5/2008 07:00 PM

MMH staff physician to relocate practice

Dr. Frank Sievert, a staff physician at Margaretville Memorial Hospital since 2003, has announced that he will be relocating his practice to Oregon. Dr. More...

Posted 2/5/2008 07:00 PM

Tickets available for 2008 Belleayre Festival

¬†  Tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Belleayre Music Festival summer season.  More...

Posted 4/22/2008 07:00 PM

High fire hazard warning in Delaware County

¬†  By Jill Ribich  New York has begun its fire season and it will continue through September 15, according to a fire management report by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).¬†  More...

Posted 4/22/2008 07:00 PM

Septic system workshop planned

¬†  ‚ÄúYour Septic System: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know,‚Äù will be the subject of a free workshop on Friday May 9 at 2 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center at 287 Main Street, Pine Hill.  More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

DEP, county to explore options for recreation on NYC reservoirs

¬†  By Matthew J. Perry  The Catskills‚Äô water reservoirs, for years available to fishermen in rowboats, may soon offer greater opportunities for recreation. ¬†  More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

Halcottsville bridge plans stir troubled waters

¬†  ¬†  Business owners,¬†county officials¬†spar over efforts¬†to replace structure  ¬†  By Julia Green  The sixth line item on last week‚Äôs Town of Middletown Town Board meeti More...

Posted 4/15/2008 07:00 PM

Crossroads tax break plan tabled by Shandaken Board

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 4/8/2008 07:00 PM

CMN wins awards in NY press contest

The Catskill Mountain News has won several awards in a number of categories in the New York Press Association’s (NYPA) annual Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Posted 4/8/2008 07:00 PM

Spring Sporting Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA April 18-20

Frost Valley YMCA will host its annual Spring Sporting Weekend from Friday-Sunday, April 18-20. More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

Crossroads says Empire Zone is a good deal for Shandaken

By Jay Braman Jr. The developers of the proposed Belleayre Resort say that a tax break plan they are now pursuing is more lucrative for the Town of Shandaken than the plan they were previously considering. More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

RETTEW elects Allison to firm's board of directors

LANCASTER, Pa. – The shareholders of RETTEW Associates, Inc., recently elected Robert W. Allison Sr., PLS, to the firm’s board of directors. More...

Posted 4/1/2008 07:00 PM

Buses to state capital to boost Belleayre Mountain

Nearly 100 supporters of Belleayre Mt. Ski Center are expected to board two buses Thursday morning for a trip to Albany to meet with legislators on behalf of the beleaguered resort. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

April workshop on berry growing set in Hamden

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will host a morning workshop for beginner berry growers on Friday April 11, 9 a.m. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Free maple sugaring weekend at Frost Valley March 29 and 30

A free Maple Sugaring Weekend Open House at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville is set for Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Crossroads seeks Empire Zone status; 10 years of free NYS taxes could result

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 3/25/2008 07:00 PM

Delaware Board backs DEP intern program

By Matthew J. Perry The Delaware County Board of Supervisors, at its March 12 meeting, extended its support and enthusiasm for a New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) internship program that is set to begin in June. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Frost Valley offers the great outdoors and inner peace at Women's Weekend

The sixth annual Women’s Wellness Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville from April 4 to 6 offers a unique opportunity for women of all ages to visit this historic YMCA Camp to relax and enjoy a variety of workshops while taking in the se More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Details of "Horizon Protection" topic for Middletown planners

By Matthew J. Perry The regular meeting of the Middletown Planning Board on March 13 saw further discussion of a proposed horizon protection plan and extensive debate over how far-reaching, general, or detailed such a plan should be. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Middletown handed $8,000 bill for illegal construction dumping

By Julia Green Thanks to the illegal dumping of 42 tons of construction and demolition materials at the Middletown Transfer Station, the Town of Middletown has received a bill from the county for $8,000. More...

Posted 3/18/2008 07:00 PM

Trails slashed from Belleayre's expansion; performance venue also chopped from plan

By Jay Braman Jr. More...

Posted 3/11/2008 07:00 PM

Paws for the Cause Rummage Sale to benefit HCHS

Whether you’re looking to clear a closet or fill it with something nearly new, look no further than the Paws for the Cause Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 29 to benefit the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society. More...

Posted 3/4/2008 07:00 PM

State trims Belleayre trail plans; many disappointed with switch

By Jay Braman Jr. For what may be the first time, opponents and supporters of the proposed Belleayre Resort have something in common. More...

Posted 3/4/2008 07:00 PM

Phoenicia Hotel is purchased by local investor Declan Feehan

Development plans may be dependent upon sewer project By Jay Braman Jr. The Phoenicia Hotel, which burned down last July, has been sold. More...

Posted 2/26/2008 07:00 PM

Safe-lead working practices focus of March 13 workshop in Stamford

Western Catskills is sponsoring a lead safe work practices training class on Thursday, March 13 at the Cyr Center (BOCES) on West Main Street in Stamford. Sign in begins at 7:45 a.m. sharp and class will end at 4 p.m. More...

Posted 2/26/2008 07:00 PM

DCEC changes bylaws to pursue gas project; motives for move challenged by some at meeting

By Matthew J. More...

Posted 2/5/2008 07:00 PM