Class Act

50-PLUS — Left to right in front row, Marlene DeSilva, Doug DeSilva, Karen Clark Hennessey, pictured with back Barbara Atkin, Gary Atkin, Marilyn Vining and George Vining (left to right in back More...

Posted 8/15/2017 08:53 PM

Ila Faulkner to mark 100th birthday

Ila Faulkner has seen it all. And as she hits her 100th birthday next week, she’s content to watch the world go by her New Kingston window each day. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

Florida couple engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Finch of Halcott Center and Steve Moltere and Patty Hart, both of Daytona Beach, Florida, have announced the engagement of their children, Sonya Finch and Zach Moltere.  A 2018 wedding is being planned.   More...

Posted 2/21/2017 10:39 PM

Party Time

SURPRISE 98TH BIRTHDAY PARTY — Mountainside Residential Care Center held a surprise 98th birthday party for nursing home resident and auxiliary member Terry Cohen Nov. 28. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 08:56 PM

June Wedding Bells

Jeremy Owen and Laurie Grieco

Jeremy Owen and Laurie Grieco of Roxbury are pleased to announce their engagement.  The couple are both graduates of Margaretville Central School and even rode the same school bus as children.  Jeremy traveled both locally and out of state, More...

Posted 11/8/2016 09:00 PM

Celebration Time

160 BIRTHDAYS! Bernie and Joan Jacobs of Oliverea and Sheepshead Bay celebrated 160 birthdays (80 for her and 80 for him) last week with three different events in Oliverea. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 10:23 PM

Flood Of Kindness

SPECIAL DAY — Arline Flood was feted by more than 75 friends and relatives at an 80th birthday celebration recently hosted by her daughter, Wallis Flood-Poncic in Big Indian. More...

Posted 8/16/2016 09:38 PM

ACS graduate earns Dean’s List honors

Cassandra Storey, a 2015 graduate of Andes Central School, was named to the Dean’s List at Montclair State College for the spring, 2016 semester. More...

Posted 7/5/2016 09:32 PM

Diamond Anniversary

SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY — Paul and Lillian Steinfeld of Halcott Center will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on June 22 with a quiet gathering at home that will include their home health aides and family. More...

Posted 6/21/2016 09:55 PM

Beau O’Donnell soars to Eagle Scout status

Roxbury — Beau O’Donnell was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony on Saturday April 23 at Carriage House in Kirkside Park.  Beau is the son of Jason and Christy O’Donnell of Roxbury. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 07:20 PM

June wedding is planned

Michelle Erin O’Reilly and Maxwell Andrew Magill, both of Salt Lake City, Utah, have announced their engagement.  The future bride, the daughter of John and Wendy O’Reilly of Arkville, graduated from Margaretville Central School in 2 More...

Posted 11/25/2015 01:10 AM

DAPPLED DABBLERS

— Plein Air painters Linda Lariar, left and Melissa DelVecchio caught some action at Kirkside Park on Sunday when glorious summer weather brought crowds of people to Roxbury for a day filled wi More...

Posted 9/8/2015 11:08 PM

70 Years Strong

George and Doris Sanford, formerly of New Kingston, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 22.  More...

Posted 9/1/2015 10:06 PM

Network Celebration

TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY — The Catskill Women's Network celebrated its 25th anniversary at Hanah Country Club in Margaretville last Monday evening. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:22 PM

Melissa Cole’s engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn V. Cole Jr. of Andes have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ann Cole, to Brent McGrady, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward McGrady of Lenoxville, PA.  More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:22 PM

Short Break From Shortcuts

SUMMER SHORTCUTS V— Directors and actors in rehearsal for the nine 10-minute plays in “Summer Shortcuts V” opening Thursday, Aug. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:23 PM

Babies Born

Lisa (Staiber) Kaufman of Andes is happy to announce the birth of her and Terence “Terry” Kaufman’s son, Lucas Richard Kaufman. Lucas was born Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 3:08 p.m. at A.O. More...

Posted 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Bridget Fisk promoted at Community Bank

DeWitt — Community Bank N.A. has announced that Bridget M. Fisk has been promoted to vice president for the south district in the central New York region.  More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:50 PM

AMR Open Studios Tour maps available

Self-guided tour set for July 25-26

Margaretville — Reserve the days of the AMR Open Studios Tour 2015 planned for Saturday and Sunday July 25-26 from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Final honor rolls listed at RCS

Roxbury Central School has announced its Honor Rolls for the final marking period of the 2014-15 school year.  More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Honest Brook Music Festival opens for season on Saturday

Meredith — The Honest Brook Music Festival announces the opening of its 27th annual summer chamber music series on Saturday evening, July 11 at 8 p.m.  More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Auxiliary plans Blood Drive July 24 at Mountainside

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, July 24 from 1: 30- 6: 30 p. m. at Mountainside. Blood donors must be over the age of 17. More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Cedric Taylor awarded Hendricks Memorial Scholarship

Margaretville — The Margaretville Fire Department (MFD) and the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) have presented Cedric Taylor with the 2015 George Hendricks Jr. Memorial Scholarship.  More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Having A Blast

DONATIONS WITH A BANG — Two more local businesses have stepped up with donations to help offset the cost of two nights of fireworks at the Margaretville Fire Department 's (MFD) Annual Field Da More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Roxbury graduate will be commissioned

Troy — John Hall, a 2011 graduate of Roxbury Central School, will be commissioned into the United States Navy on Saturday, May 30. More...

Posted 5/12/2015 08:00 PM

RCS graduate engaged

Joan Kemp of Halcottsville and Dave Riordan of Arkville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Riordan, to Brandon Hall, of Franklinton NC, son of Jenny Edwards and the late James Hall. More...

Posted 3/10/2015 08:00 PM

Fall wedding is planned

David W. Avitabile of Middleburgh and Tracy Ann Jones of Shandaken are proud to announce their engagement to be married this fall.  Mr. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:15 PM

Wedding Bell News

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Finch of Halcott Center and Steve Moltere and Patty Hart, both of Daytona Beach, Florida, have announced the engagement of their children, Sonya Finch and Zach Moltere.  A 2018 wedding is being planned.   More...

Posted 2/28/2017 09:50 PM

Buerge sisters earn college degrees over holidays

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer  The holiday season was a momentous one for a proud, local woman who traveled to Albany and to Plattsburgh for the college graduations of two daughters.  More...

Posted 1/3/2017 10:10 PM

Fall wedding is planned

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn V. Cole, Jr. of Andes proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Cole, to Matthew Lloyd Lakin, son of Woodrow Lakin and Pamela Lakin. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 08:56 PM

Ellen Sanford marks 103rd birthday

Looks back fondly on century of life

In 1913, Woodrow Wilson took over as president, the Constitutional Amendment (16) allowing the federal government to collect taxes was ratified, the National Temperance Council was founded to promote the temperance movement and R. J. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 08:25 PM

Exchange Student Revisits Her Hosts after 45 Years!

FORMER EXCHANGE STUDENT — Former Rotary International exchange student, Jan Gillespie (now Jan Milne), visited recently with one of her host families from 45 years ago, Willis Marks and family. More...

Posted 8/23/2016 10:49 PM

Ralph Felter honored at 90th birthday party

Crazy River Café in Margaretville was the scene on Saturday evening as nearly 60 guests turned out to help Ralph Felter Jr. celebrate his 90th birthday. The surprise get-together included his children Ralph III, Tom and Wendi Felter Gabbidon. More...

Posted 7/26/2016 11:45 PM

Crossroads founder Dean Gitter has retired

Ken Pasternak to become manager of resort project

Dean Gitter, 81, a founder of Crossroad Ventures LLC and for many years its managing member, announced his retirement last week. More...

Posted 6/28/2016 09:57 PM

Perazone is Magna Cum Laude Siena grad

Loudenville — Angela Perazone graduated Magna Cum Laude from Siena College on Sunday May 15 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and a Certificate in Community Consulting.  More...

Posted 6/21/2016 09:55 PM

Wed in Vermont ceremony

Richard and Mary Colfer of Margaretville have announced the marriage of their daughter, Amy Carpenter to Sean Hernandez, son of Karen Patrick of Arkville and Mauer Hernandez of New York City.  The couple was married on February 23 in a private c More...

Posted 3/1/2016 06:38 PM

Roxbury’s Barbara Meade earns Catskill Mtn. Quilting Hall of Fame induction

Works on display at Erpf Gallery

A thread of Roxbury history was woven into the Catskill Mountain Quilters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday. Barbara Meade of Roxbury, a 2015 inductee, is the granddaughter of Ethel Hinkley, a 1984 Hall of Famer.  More...

Posted 9/15/2015 09:40 PM

Sanfords celebrate 70 years together

George and Doris Sanford, formerly of New Kingston,  More...

Posted 9/2/2015 10:15 AM

Brockway honored for Open Eye work

Artistic achievement award was presented at annual convention

Amie Brockway, the producing artistic director of Margaret- ville’s The Open Eye Theater, was honored by her peers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 6 when the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) awarded her the Sara Spencer Arti More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:22 PM

Honoring veterans a natural for teen’s scouting project

Becky Jone’s project showcases vets as “America’s Best”

A Grand Gorge teen, who graduated from Roxbury Central School in June, capped off more than a decade in Girl Scouting with “America’s Best,” an event to honor veterans on August 8 at the Grand Gorge Civic Center. More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:22 PM

Kyle Faraci earns Merit Scholarship from SUNY Oswego

Oswego — SUNY Oswego has awarded a Merit Scholarship in the amount of $750 a year for four years to Kyle G. Faraci of Roxbury. The award recognizes past academic achi- evement and potential for success.  More...

Posted 8/19/2015 02:22 PM

Hinkley promoted to Chief Master Sgt.

Anchorage, Alaska — Winfield S. Hinkley Jr. has recently been promoted to the rank of Chief Master Sergeant while assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard. More...

Posted 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Twins join Air Force

Dominique and Monique Pucci, twin granddaughters of Wink and Karen Hinkley of Grand Gorge, have joined the United States Air Force and completed their basic training at Lackland Air Force Base.  Dominique is now completing her technical training More...

Posted 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Todd earns degree in biology studies

Olivia Todd, of Fleischmanns received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology during the 2015 Commencement Ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, held on Sunday, May 17. Todd, the child of Joseph E. Todd and Brenda J. More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

MCS graduate earns King honors

Oneonta — The Oneonta Area Branch of the NAACP has awarded the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Posted 7/8/2015 01:51 PM

Patrick Connell is Wagner grad

Staten Island — Patrick O’Connell, a 2011 graduate of Margaretville Central School, graduated from Wagner College on May 22 with a major in international affairs with a concentration in international politics and a minor in history.  More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Amber Certain earns Master’s

Amber Certain, a 2005 graduate of Margaretville Central School (MCS), has earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science and Information, with a concentration in Children and Young Adult Services from Queens College in New York. More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

RCS elementary students hit stride as Girls on the Run

Seventeen Roxbury Central School fourth- and fifth-grade girls recently participated in the national Girls on the Run program that culminated in a 5K run on Sunday, June 6 at the Clark Gym in Cooperstown.  Girls from 30 other schools in area als More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Happy Birthday, Ila!

SEVENTY-TWO YEAR CHURCH MEMBER — The congregation of the Margaretville New Kingston Presbyterian Church celebrated the 98th birthday of long-time church member Ila Faulkner on Sunday, April 26. Ila actually turned 98 on April 21. More...

Posted 5/5/2015 08:00 PM

Babies Born

Charles and Sarah Scully of Margaretville have announced the birth of their daughter, Kayleigh Katherine, born at 12:40 a.m. on January 27, 2015 at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta. More...

Posted 3/10/2015 08:00 PM