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GREAT GIFTS – Last minute shoppers love the Cheese Barrel for their great “every- year” gift baskets. Elizabeth Mami was helping promote the baskets and the holiday spirit by holding one and showing off her red antlers. What a great time of the year to get a perfect gift for a family member or friend. Just stop down at the […]

All your holiday wishes fulfilled at local area shops

Holiday shopping is at its peak and from Boiceville to Delhi, retailers are pulling out all the stops with unique and intriguing items chosen for originality and appeal. And retailers aren’t just focused on gifts. Decorating the home for the holidays, special foods for families and friends, and a host of other holiday shopping opportunities are attracting attention in the […]


The Phoenicia Business Association and the Phoenicia Fire District joined forces to create Miracle on Main Street on Saturday. The community holiday event hosted activities throughout the day and early evening and was a smashing success. Martin Torres and Joe DiThomas from The Graham & Co are among the new business owners, joining with long-time proprietors to fuel a major […]

New owners of Graham & Co bring new life to Phoenicia favorite

The Graham & Co in Phoenicia has new owners and guests can expect a fresh and updated take on the hotel while still expecting all the rustic comforts that have made it a staple in Phoenicia. Co-owners Martin Torres and Joe Bi Thomas officially took over the hotel on October 12 of this year. The two had visited the Catskills […]

The Andes General Store opens its doors again to the delight of locals

A café, grocery store and a gas station, The Andes General Store is back open for business to the delight of local residents. The shop’s official return to business took place on November 11 after having been closed since June 8 due to a change in management. One new look that locals will notice is that The Andes General Store […]

Trattoria Locale offers authentic Italian food in Margaretville

Trattoria Locale opened its doors this week on Main Street in Margaretville to offer the authentic Italian cuisine so many felt was missing from the area. The opening marks the second new restaurant in Margaretville this season after the Binnekill Tavern opened in October. The restaurant officially opened for lunch on November 27 after a successful and well-attended open-house held […]

Northhill Outdoors supports increasing popularity of archery

For more than a year, Northhill Outdoors LLC in Margaretville has been a hub for all things archery, drawing customers from near and far. Located at 916 Main Street, the business is owned and operated by Margaretville natives and lifelong friends Leif Amundsen and Zeb Cohen. In addition to selling a variety of bows and being home to a 20- […]

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