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Roxbury Board takes a stand against DOH

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

The Roxbury Town Board’s frustration with the Department of Health (DOH) over delays in the town’s water projects were on full display when it met on February 11. The Board took its frustration out on Mike Harrington of Lamont Engineers whose lengthy monthly water report has become a thing of dread for some Board members. It was no different on […]

Up in smoke!

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

ARKVILLE MISHAP – An unfortunate Arkville visitor saw her car go up in flames after she parked it to go into the Post Office last week. No one was injured in the incident. Photo Ben Corley. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

To hear or not to hear

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

The Middletown Town Board is being asked to consider putting audio recordings of its meetings on its website so people unable to attend meetings in person can hear what actually transpired at the meetings. The practice is thought to enhance transparency and accountability and is common in other nearby municipalities. Putting audio files online, allows residents who are unable to […]

Tavern Touted

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

TAVERN TOUTED – Binnekill Tavern opened to wide acclaimed last summer has now earned the votes of News readers. Jennie and Phil Farinatci picked up two award at Union Grove last Friday. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

Valentine’s Day

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

This week we celebrate Valentine’s Day, one of the oldest and most popular holidays observed all over this planet. From China to Finland, almost every country on earth celebrates this Holiday. More than one billion Valentine’s Day cards will be sent worldwide, but how many of the senders or recipients actually know how this Holiday came about? The history of […]

The Bovina Farmer

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

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Andes Public Library to undergo restoration

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

The Andes Public Library is in the midst of a complex overhaul; one that its director thinks will secure the community institution for future generations. The process, which includes relocation and demolition, dates to 2016 when current director Pam West-Finkle joined the library. “When I came to the library in 2016, I assessed where we were as far as state […]

Funding cuts and grants on agenda for board

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

Middletown Town Board members reviewed a new CDBG grant, considered changing the name of a local road, debated publication of meeting recordings and sought restoration of budget funds marked for removal in the New York State Budget when it met in a workshop meeting last Wednesday, Feb. 6. Peg Ellsworth, of the MARK Project, opened the meeting with an update […]

Budget must encourage people to stay in NYS

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

President Trump and Governor Cuomo are in a war of words again – certainly not breaking news. This time around the back and forth centers on the upstate economy with President Trump advising upstate residents to move out. The president’s actual words to people who feel things aren’t going their way, “If New York isn’t gonna treat them better, I […]

Hospital Hospitality is Tops

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | February 13, 2019

HOSPITAL HOSPITALITY IS TOPS – Margaretville Hospital, Mountainside Residential Care Center, The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary earned multiple awards in the 2018 Best Service Awards celebrated at Union Grove Friday night. Auxiliary members above and hospital staffers below were on-hand to pick up the award. Staff photo. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe […]