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Dr. Paul Mullin and team offer medical services at new Phoenicia office

Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley’s newest facility in Phoenicia has seen constant use in its first month, being led by local native and neurologist Dr. Paul Mullin. The office is located at 9 Ava Maria Drive and is the culmination of months of effort by the Shandaken Town Board and other officials to fill the town owned building with […]

Margaretville Fire Department Field Days start July 2

The Margaretville Fire Department’s annual Field Days start on Tuesday, July 2 and run through Sunday July 7, a sure sign that summer is here! The week will be full of rides, games, food and events, and of course, fireworks. All events will take place in the Margaretville Village Park behind Freshtown Supermarket. The carnival, as everyone informally calls it, […]

Village of Margaretville tries to find solution to parking woes

Parking concerns were atop the agenda when the Village Board of Margaretville held its monthly meeting on June 18. “We’ve received several complaints. Most of them are on Swart Street. There have been a few on Maple Street; a few in our parking lots, mostly the municipal one out back because it’s always full,” said Mayor John Hubbell. Board members […]

Fire and EMS recover body from stream

Fire, EMS and law enforcement officials turned out in force last Wednesday evening, June 19 when Fleischmanns resident John Mulloy reported a body in the Vly Creek. Mulloy spotted the body of a deceased male while mowing his lawn near by. According to State Police, they responded at approximately 8:00 p.m. Investigation revealed that the deceased, identified as Thomas N. […]


UNLUCKY DAY — Gregory L. O’Hara age 74 of Forest Hills, was traveling east on State Highway 28 in Arkville at about Noon last Wednesday, June 19 when his vehicle left the road and struck two parked cars in the Delaware and Ulster Railroad Parking Lot. The crash also damaged the wooden railroad platform and railing. Police investigation revealed O’Hara […]

Andes ends dumping of C&D materials at transfer station

The Andes Town Board decided to end dumping of construction and debris (C&D) material when it met on June 11. The decision, which will impact contractors from around the region, was apparently made in an executive session after a 40-minute public presentation and discussion with Delaware County Department of Public Works Commissioner Sue McIntyre and Solid Waste Commissioner Tyson Robb. […]


STEPPING DOWN – Members of the Bovina Volunteer Fire Department honored Robert and Roberta Burgin last week as Robert stepped down from his post as Fire Chief after serving nearly a quarter of a century. Roberta was honored for 21 years as Bovina EMS Squad Captain. The pair are shown here with Kevin Brown, left and Dawn Brown right. Contributed […]

Arsenic in well is challenge to Bovina Town Board members

The Bovina Town Board considered options for removing arsenic from its backup well after a disappointing test result showed levels barely over the legal limit. When the Town Board met on June 11, Tom Suozzo and Nate Whittaker of Cedarwood Engineering discussed an ongoing project to install a well on Coulter Brook that would service the hamlet. The engineers hoped […]

New Kingston sewer district vote scheduled for June 29th

New Kingston property owners are scheduled to vote on the formation of a Sewer District Saturday, June 29. The vote, which involves some 31 or 32 properties, has become a bone of contention for some residents while others favor the move. The unknown factor is how property owners who are not currently full time residents will react. Should a sewer […]


RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING – Kathleen Eckett, Jenny Rosenzweig, Lucia Strutt, from left, and many other Roxbury volunteers were undeterred by rain as they gathered Sunday to fill community planters. The new planters were made possible through donations made to the Roxbury Beautification Fund care of the MARK Project and with matching funds from the A. Lindsay and Olive B O’Connor […]

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