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Margaretville art students show off skills in State-wide competition

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

The artistic prowess of Margaretville Central School students was on full display when its high school and middle school teams competed and took home awards at the 37th Olympics of Visual Arts in Saratoga Springs in early April. Margaretville’s high school Graphic Design team won “Most Creative Overall K-12” in its category while the middle school Photography Team placed third […]

Petition to dissolve Fleischmanns rejected; no vote to be held

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

Fleischmanns will remain an incorporated village after it reviewed and rejected a petition that called for a referendum to dissolve the municipality which was spearheaded by William Hrazanek. “We’re at the point where we reviewed the petition and we’ve rejected it. It does not meet the standards of the law,” said Village Trustee Larry Reilly in an interview last week. […]

Road name change a can of worms!

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

To the Editor: The name change of John Tuttle Road has opened a can of worms. I am a property owner and attended the Feb. 13 Town of Middletown board meeting to voice my concerns and opposition. I was joined by my father and aunt and uncle. They are also property owners on John Tuttle Road. I am on the […]

MFD joins RECRUIT/NY

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

The Margaretville Fire Department (MFD) will join hundreds of others around the state this week in RECRUIT/NY an initiative of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York to help identify new members for volunteer fire departments. The program, “Is there a fire in you?” will see MFD open its doors to the public for the entire day on […]

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By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

EARTH DAY – The Arc of Delaware County and The Catskill Forest Association held an Earth Day program at Catskill Recreation Center Tuesday morning. Margaretville Central School students and program participants from The Arc of Delaware County joined in and planted six apple trees with Steve Finkle from The Arc and others from the Catskill Forest Association. The students were […]

The Bovina Farmer

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

Communities to collaborate on grant applications

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

An effort at community collaboration that might had garnered $10 million in grant funding for the region hit a snag this week after presentation of the initiative at the April meeting of the Margaretville Village Board. Director of the MARK Project Peg Ellsworth raised the prospect of having the village collaborate with the Town of Roxbury to compete for $10 […]

New Kingston sewer situation up in the air; residents speak

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

The Middletown Town Board held a lengthy public hearing related to adopting a New Kingston Sewer District Sewer Use Law which would govern the hamlet’s sewer district wastewater collection system and treatment facility should the system be approved by voters. Supervisor Pat Davis and Councilman Ken Taylor were both absent from the April 10 hearing and meeting where the project […]

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By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

CLASS OF 2020 – MCS Juniors from left to right, back row, Jeffery Lehn, Kevin Johnson, Monique Murphy, and from left to right, front row, Paige Credaroli, Taylor Stake and Kansas Shamro. All the students helped out at the Penny Social at MCS last Wednesday. There were plenty of prizes participants could win and lots of tasty food on hand […]

Hotel veterans acquire Alpine Inn

By marketing@catskillmountainnews.com | April 24, 2019

The Alpine Inn, a landmark tourism property in the Big Indian/Oliverea Valley for more than three-quarters of a century, will begin the next chapter of its life when new owners re-imagine the iconic site for a new generation of visitors. Seasoned hotel developer Phil Hospod and innovative innkeeper and designer Lyon Porter announced the acquisition of the 27-room Oiverea landmark […]