Reading Bingo to net summer prizes; News subscriptions

The Fairview Library on Walnut Street in Margaretville is hosting a new Summer Reading contest to encourage, not only students, but also adults to continue reading throughout the summer. From now through August 16 patrons who read five books may fill out a book Bingo card to enter. The contest will be held for the first time and will feature […]


WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 The Adult Enrichment Center at Saint James Church Lake Delaware will have Dr. Michael Freeman present about his family’s 460-mile journey over three weeks on the Pilgrimage Road called Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain. The presentation will start at noon. For more information call program facilitator Laurie McIntosh at 845.676.4727. Several Delaware County Businesses will be […]

Yankee baseball to take center stage at Emerson

‘Day with NY Yankees’ Historian Marty Appel’ begins fan trip to celebrate Mariano Rivera and Mike Mussina’s induction into Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

MOUNT TREMPER — Former New York Yankees Public Relations Director and current New York Yankees historian Marty Appel will be a guest speaker at the Emerson Resort & Spa on Wednesday, July 17, four days prior to Yankee relief pitcher Mariano Rivera and starting pitcher Mike Mussina being inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Appel, called one of […]

Free Family Saturdays at Hanford Mills Museum

EAST MEREDITH — The Free Family Saturday series at Hanford Mills Museum continues on July 20. Kidfriendly programming will focus on working at the Mill, and kids can take part in mill jobs like making wooden crates, grinding corn, and bagging sawdust. Along with finding out about the job of millers, families can find out about horses with a special […]


CHILLIN’ — Children in Big Indian beat the heat at the first free concert in the Big Indian Gazebo this year when fire department members on hand turned on the hoses. Photo by John Michelotti.


FREE CONCERT — Big Indian residents and visitors recently enjoyed the first of three free concerts planned for the summer of 2019. The gazebo was erected last summer by volunteers in the community. Photo by John Michelotti.

HSM auctions Mark Citret books at Halcott Fair; seeks Grange stories

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown will greet friends and neighbors at the Halcott Fair Saturday, July 20 from noon to 4 p.m. The annual event will take place in the Halcott Grange hall where the Greene Valley Grange once met and held dinners, dances and other community gatherings. HSM is anxious to hear from former Grangers – […]

HSM Events August – September, 2019 Programs in HSM Hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville unless noted

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m. “Middletown Melodrama” an original theatrical starring local thespians, written and directed by Marge Miller. A bit of midsummer silliness, with music! Admission by donation. Sat., Aug. 17. “Ghosts on the Land: How Hardscrabble Farmers Changed History.” A two-part program by writer/ researcher Jennifer Kabat. Explore remnants of an early homestead (meet at 5:30 p.m. at […]

That’s Entertainment

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 The Adult Enrichment Center at Saint James Church Lake Delaware will have Professional harpist Rebekah Efthimiou will present an informal concert. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions about the music and the harp in between pieces during the presentation. The presentation will start at 1:00 p.m. THURSDAY, JULY 11 The Roxbury Arts Group will […]

“Sunset Series” launched at Belleayre Mountain Saturday

The Phoenicia Festival of the Voice kicks off a whole new chapter in its history this Saturday when its “Sunset Series” at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center gets underway at 7:00 pm The first event in the newly staged series will be the showing of the 1990 Royal Opera House Production of Die Fledermaus in a special screening, with a preshow […]

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