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Delaware County to be sued over “false incarceration and negligence” toward a minor

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

A notice of claim, which serves as the first step in a lawsuit, has been filed against all 19 members of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors and against multiple department heads. Attorney Lee Hartjen has filed the notice of claim on behalf of an underage client who was recently the subject of an investigation and hearing in charges against […]

Car overturns on Bridge Street in single-car accident

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

A white Nissan Altima overturned in a single car accident on Bridge Street in Margaretville a little after 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov 29. According to State Police, the driver was 31-year-old Lady L. Nunez of Margaretville. Nunez had three passengers in the car, not four as originally reported from the scene, including a 49-year-old woman, and two male children, […]

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By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

BAZAAR — Margaretville Central School held its yearly Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov 30 where a full gymnasium of vendors offered an array of great gifts for the holidays and a chance to take a picture with The Grinch. CNews photo by Eddie Donoghue.

Fire in Andes Highway Garage destroys dump truck; no injuries sustained

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

A fire broke out in the Andes Highway Garage destroying a valuable Freightliner Dump Truck in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Nov 26. Highway Superintendent John Bouton told the News he received the call around 4 a.m. and highlighted that no one was in the garage at that time the fire began and that no injuries were sustained in […]

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By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

DINNER IS SERVED — Deana Pereira, left and Lori Knapp Fairbairn co-coordinated a successful Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the American Legion Hall last Thursday. More than 83 donors and volunteers came together to serve well over 65 meals in a spirit of love and good will. More photos inside. CNews contributed photo. MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK— Volunteers cooking and […]

Supervisors approve 2020 county budget; refuse to disclose attorney Frank Miller’s fees

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

The Delaware County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted unanimously to adopt its 2020 budget after a brief public hearing on Tuesday, Nov 26. The $106,394,661 budget reflects a 1.7682 percent increase as compared with the 2019 spending plan according to Budget Officer and Colchester Supervisor Art Merrill. Bovina Supervisor and BOS Chair Tina Mole’ said to Merrill, “It’s a great […]

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By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

HOLIDAY SPIRIT — Main Street in Margaretville was bustling last weekend as Small Business Saturday featured a holiday parade with creative floats made by local businesses, The Grinch, a pop-up market, and appearances from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. CNews photo by Eddie Donoghue and Mark Burnham.

Counting our blessings

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

In a season designed for showing gratitude, when people the world over stop, however briefly, to count their blessings, the last week has given us ample blessings to count and reasons to be grateful that this is where we live; that this is who we are. Even as local school officials and business owners were decrying a stupid, senseless teenage […]

Think carefully about dissolution

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019

To the Editor: The upcoming vote on disincorporation presents Fleischmanns voters with an important and difficult choice. They are being asked to weigh a certain gain against an unknown number of uncertain losses—losses they cannot now foresee or calculate. The gain of course is the tax reduction that disincorporation will bring to every property owner. The size and therefore the […]

The Bovina Farmer

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | December 04, 2019