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Last week record heat waves swept across the world. More...

Posted 7/10/2018 08:08 PM

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Summer has arrived and with it comes the season of street fairs, festivals, carnivals, and field days. More...

Posted 6/26/2018 08:47 PM

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The official summer solstice is not until June 21, but every kid getting out of school in the next few days will tell you summer is here! Summer CROP programs will start in July and summer camps will span the 12-13 weeks of summer vacation. More...

Posted 6/12/2018 09:58 PM

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Memorial Day, marks the beginning of the season where folks start traveling to visit the outer corners of our beautiful country. More...

Posted 5/29/2018 10:32 PM

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National Pet Month, which ran from April 1 till May 7 2018, celebrates pets and the joy of having them in our lives. More...

Posted 5/15/2018 11:16 PM

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With spring finally moving in and summer hopefully on its heels, the nicer weather and longer days bring to mind, for some, fond memories of camp-outs and star gazing. More...

Posted 5/1/2018 07:50 PM

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The local Head Start programs have begun their recruitment and enrollment process, seeking children in the area who qualify for the early education program. Children must be turning three by December first. More...

Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

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We are slowly approaching the tax deadline for filing 2017 taxes. More...

Posted 4/3/2018 08:21 PM

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Despite the many feet of snow, coupled with frigid temperatures and the threat of another storm, spring has appeared on the calendar and will continue to push through until the robins can finally find some thawed out ground and unfrozen worms. More...

Posted 3/20/2018 09:23 PM

CWC Annual Meeting scheduled for April 3 at Margaretville office

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) will hold its Annual Meeting of member towns Tuesday, April 3 at 1 p.m. at the Corporation’s offices, 905 Main St., Margaretville.  More...

Posted 3/13/2018 08:34 PM

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On Sunday March 11th, reminders will go on local news and from family and friends to "Spring Forward" and set your clocks an hour ahead. Many electronic devices will do this automatically as well. We call this Daylight Saving Time. More...

Posted 3/6/2018 11:49 PM

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This week Americans celebrate Love Your Pet Day! Though pet-lovers probably don’t need the reminder, it’s a great time to show the special animals how much they are loved. In the U.S., there’s a whole lotta love.  More...

Posted 2/20/2018 09:08 PM

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On Friday, February 2 the infamous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, scuttered from his man-made burrow on Gobbler's Knob, glimpsed his shadow and subsequently predicted six more weeks of winter.  More...

Posted 2/6/2018 09:46 PM

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As the cold and snow continue, many readers are daydreaming about warm summer nights and outdoor concerts. Around now the lineups for spring and summer music festivals and performance events begin rolling out.  More...

Posted 1/23/2018 09:13 PM

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This week the Eastern U.S. saw a weather formation with a unique name, Bombogenesis, or a Bomb Cyclone, a winter storm phenomenon. More...

Posted 1/9/2018 09:06 PM

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New Year’s resolutions! As long as human being’s have existed they’ve been making resolutions about changing things in their lives. What can be more fun than thinking about all the things in life that should be different? More...

Posted 12/26/2017 08:29 PM

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Tis’ the season for giving and receiving! Many cultures, around the world, both religious and secular, celebrate holidays (holy days) in December. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 10:30 PM

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Saturday November 25th was Small Business Saturday, and local towns were bustling with events to kick off the holiday season and give a boost to the economy.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 09:38 PM

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This past week a little known ‘holiday’ passed mostly unnoticed. “Use Less Stuff Day” might sound less than serious or official, but the meaning deserves serious consideration.  More...

Posted 11/14/2017 08:46 PM

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Important elections are coming up next Tuesday Nov. 7. These elections put people in positions of authority across the board, from heads of highway departments, Town Board members, tax assessors and judges. More...

Posted 10/31/2017 11:23 PM

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Are you reading this in a public place? Or maybe you're at home? Stop for a minute, listen, do you hear that? It's a good chance that is the sound of sniffling or coughing, because unfortunately it's cold and flu season!  More...

Posted 10/17/2017 08:10 PM

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Fall is finally here – at least for now! When temperatures dropped on Saturday and Hubbell’s Family Farm was swamped for apple pressing activities, locals knew this most glorious of seasons was actually here. More...

Posted 10/3/2017 08:27 PM

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The dramatic dumping of orange leaves on area lawns this past week has signaled the unofficial commencement of autumn. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 11:39 PM

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As we witness the state of Texas, and the world responds to the catastrophic flooding of Hurricane Harvey, one might consider their own role in the aftermath of a natural disaster. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 08:33 PM

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National Dog Day is Saturday, August 26! This day is used to recognize and celebrate all the many types of dogs, and to appreciate the dogs in our own lives, as well as spotlighting the dogs that still need their ‘Fur-ever’ homes.  More...

Posted 8/22/2017 08:43 PM

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“O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain…” - Katharine Lee Bates, America the Beautiful, 1910   More...

Posted 7/2/2018 09:18 PM

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A bittersweet time is approaching for many local students. Graduation is a time to revel in the academic success of young adults, but also a reminder to so many parents, grandparents and caregivers, of just how quickly the time flies by. More...

Posted 6/19/2018 08:43 PM

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The interest and obsession with celebrity lives has long permeated American culture. Just a few weeks ago the “Royal Wedding” took networks and social media by storm. More...

Posted 6/5/2018 09:48 PM

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“Memorial Day” or “Decoration Day” is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. It is observed yearly on the last Monday of May. More...

Posted 5/22/2018 09:39 PM

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“April showers bring May flowers.” But April in the Catskills can still be pretty chilly and snowy, and May has started out a bit soggy. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:19 PM

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Wednesday April 25th is Administrative Professionals Day, a day to appreciate the support personnel in every American workplace. More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:14 PM

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This coming Friday is Friday the 13th! For some, it’s a date that conjures up images of a scary movie franchise, for others it brings to mind the old superstition and fear linked to the day and date. More...

Posted 4/10/2018 09:52 PM

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This week is Spring Break for many of the area schools, and although the snow fall has prevented it from feeling like spring has sprung, this week off is an indicator for many of the final break before the home stretch to summer.  More...

Posted 3/27/2018 06:22 PM

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Though adults of a certain age might not realize it, every school kid and mathmetician in the country is likely to know that Wednesday, March 14 is nationally recognized as Pi Day. More...

Posted 3/13/2018 08:33 PM

Blood Drive set March 23

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, March 23 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.  More...

Posted 3/13/2018 08:34 PM

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Friday March 2nd is the birthday of beloved children's book author and illustrator, Theodore Geisel, lovingly known as Dr. Seuss! More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

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We are hot on the coattails of the National Football League Championship known as the Super Bowl, where the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots, much to the excitement of their faithful fans in the “Bird Gang” and thousa More...

Posted 2/13/2018 10:10 PM

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This past Sunday was National Puzzle day, a day to appreciate the joy of solving puzzles, whether they be jigsaw puzzles or word and number puzzles, or riddles. Puzzles provide a sense of accomplishment, challenge, and relaxation. More...

Posted 1/30/2018 10:03 PM

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In these early weeks of 2018, there has been an overwhelming amount of loss felt by our small communities across Delaware and Ulster Counties. Friends and family members have left us too soon, and knocked the wind out of us as they went.  More...

Posted 1/16/2018 08:37 PM

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Again this week the News is happy to celebrate the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 with a look at resolutions. People in varying countries all over the globe worked on creating New Year’s Resolutions. More...

Posted 1/2/2018 09:32 PM

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Tradition! Few events in life or events during a year are as infused with and bound by traditions as the holiday season we now enjoy. More...

Posted 12/20/2017 12:26 AM

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Imagination is a powerful tool, and whether its conscious or sub conscious, using it is a great gift. More...

Posted 12/5/2017 09:22 PM

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Thanksgiving is this week and whether celebrating with a large family dinner or quiet gathering of friends, it’s a time when heart and home may be filled with more gratitude than usual. Being grateful is a proven way to live a happier life. More...

Posted 11/21/2017 09:02 PM

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With Veterans Day ahead on Saturday and officially celebrated by local schools on Friday, the News reached out to a number of our nation’s finest to see what they still remember most about their days of service. More...

Posted 11/7/2017 06:55 PM

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Halloween is coming up, and it’s always nice to see folks getting into the spirit. Fun outside decorations have been popping up in neighborhoods across the county. More...

Posted 10/24/2017 11:04 PM

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also known as Pink October. During this month, organizations push education, outreach, and fundraising for breast cancer research and treatment. More...

Posted 10/10/2017 08:43 PM

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Starting at sundown last Wednesday, Jews the world over marked Rosh Hashanah. More...

Posted 9/26/2017 09:06 PM

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Most of us can remember the anticipation and nerves that consumed us leading up to the beginning of a new school year. More...

Posted 9/12/2017 09:58 PM

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Labor Day is nearly here which means back to school is right around the corner for local students and teachers! Hopefully this summer has offered everyone a refreshing break from rigorous studies. More...

Posted 8/29/2017 09:30 PM

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The week of August 15-21 is National Aviation Week, as the birthday of Orville Wright falls on August 19. More...

Posted 8/15/2017 08:52 PM