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Thanksgiving! The celebration Americans will enjoy next week bears little resemblance to the first one we learned about in elementary school. More...

Posted 11/20/2018 10:48 PM

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Nation animal shelter awareness week is here and this is the time to give back to the local animal shelter for what they do to keep animals safe and secure. More...

Posted 11/6/2018 07:55 PM

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National Food Day is here and for many, that’s a day to celebrate! While some celebrate health food, more probably celebrate a good piece of candy, desserts, some soda, and oatmeal cream pies! More...

Posted 10/24/2018 11:31 AM

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Columbus Day provides a great excuse for a day off each fall. Many people gather with the family, relax at home, and go to one of the many local events scheduled. More...

Posted 10/9/2018 06:53 PM

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National New York State Day was Friday, September 21. So designated by Nationaldaycalender.com this was the day for people who live in New York or have been to New York, to say what they thought, felt and liked about it. More...

Posted 9/25/2018 09:19 PM

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Last weekend was National Grandparents Day, it was established to honor the role grandparents play in our society today. Historically, they played an important role as family elders who provided extra hugs and treats. More...

Posted 9/11/2018 07:47 PM

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Labor Day is the first Monday in September. The holiday was founded in 1894 and set aside to celebrate the labor movement. More...

Posted 8/28/2018 08:13 PM

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World Humanitarian Day is August 19. This day is dedicated to those civilian aid workers volunteering in areas of crisis, and also to memorialize those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. More...

Posted 8/14/2018 08:23 PM

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The summer vacation season is about a half over for many area schools. We’ve been at it just long enough for the kids to be bored and for their teachers to be a bit downcast at the thought of going back.  More...

Posted 7/31/2018 07:49 PM

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This week, July 19-22, Oak Hill, outside of Windham in Greene County, hosts the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. This music festival features a variety of acoustic musicians from old school jam bands, Cajun swing and contemporary blue grass. More...

Posted 7/17/2018 09:26 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 08:18 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 07:43 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 08:48 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 08:39 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 08:19 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 09:14 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 08:52 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 05:22 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 07:33 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 10:49 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 08:08 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 08:46 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 08:13 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 08:06 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 07:29 PM

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Veterans Day was Sunday, November 11 and all around the area people will be giving thanks to every veteran that has served our country. Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S Armed Forces. More...

Posted 11/13/2018 08:29 PM

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Beware! This is the night where all the ghosts, goblins, creatures, and CHILDREN come out to steal all your candy! IT’S HALLOWEEN! This is the best time to decorate, carve pumpkins, dress up and bring joy to kids and your family.  More...

Posted 10/30/2018 09:03 PM

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If ever there was an important day for this region to celebrate, National Farmers Day would be it! We need to make sure they are recognized for what they do for the community, people, stores and much more. More...

Posted 10/16/2018 07:07 PM

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National Love People Day just came and went. September 30 was the day to love everyone and anyone. With all of the challenges our world faces today, it seems a great time to act on this concept. More...

Posted 10/2/2018 08:13 PM

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National Responsible Dog Ovwnership Day was September 17th and if you missed it you can still go take your dog for a nice long walk (they will definitely enjoy it). Our dogs they mean so much to us and we mean a lot to them. More...

Posted 9/18/2018 08:08 PM

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Back to School time is here! Parents get ready to have some alone time. Students get ready to see all their friends and learn new subjects. Most schools in the U.S. start right after Labor Day, but some start back earlier, late August. Quick! More...

Posted 9/4/2018 08:47 PM

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National Dog Day is Sunday August 26. Quick! Refill the “milk bone” supply and make sure the day is free for taking time to spoil all the pups in your life! More...

Posted 8/21/2018 08:02 PM

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Did you ever watch a movie set in a different time and think “man it would be so cool to live during those historical events.” Or maybe you’ve seen pictures from distant places and wanted to explore the mysteries of another culture. More...

Posted 8/7/2018 07:27 PM

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The Catskill Forest Association (CFA) is hosting its annual Catskill Forest Festival on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Margaretville pavilion and park. The festival includes more than 60 vendors as well as educational presentations. More...

Posted 7/24/2018 08:25 PM

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

Posted 7/10/2018 07:08 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 07:47 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 08:58 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 09:32 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 10:16 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 06:50 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 4/17/2018 11:00 PM

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

Posted 4/3/2018 07:21 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 08:23 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 07:34 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 07:34 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 10:54 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 09:10 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 09:03 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 07:37 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 08:32 PM