RCS students earn awards at Science Olympiad

The Roxbury Middle School Science Olympiad Team was awarded the 2019 Small School Award Trophy at the Middle School Science Olympiad Division B Challenge in February. Taran Davis assisted by Dennis Slauson won a first place gold medal in a structural building event. The RCS Middle Schoolers competed as one of ten teams from seven schools and finished 4th at […]

RCS students take the cake

On Thursday, March 14, Roxbury Central School held its fourteenth annual For the Love of Books Family Cake Decorating Contest as part of “Treat Yourself to a Good Book” a month-long reading celebration for the PreK-12 school community. Twentytwo families baked and decorated cakes on a book or reading theme. The cakes were donated to the school for a silent […]


Stuff the Bus Team

THE ARC OF DELAWARE COUNTY celebrated Martin Luther King Day of Community Service with a Stuff the Bus event to support the Community Pantry in Margaretville. The Arkville Arc team spent several hours at Freshtown collecting food donations for those in need.

MCS Class to host Penny Social

The Margaretville Central School Class of 2020 will hold an old fashioned Penny Social on Wednesday, April 10. Doors open at the school on Main Street at 5:00 p.m. and calling begins at 6:00 p.m. All are invited to the event which will offer a full evening of food, fun and prizes. Prizes to be won will be geared to […]

Tractor trailer overturns; no serious injuries reported

No one was seriously injured last week when a tractor trailer overturned On Rt. 17 in Hancock. On March 13, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the East Branch and Hancock Fire and Emergency Squads, along with the Town of Hancock Ambulance and New York State Department of Transportation crews, responded to a 911 report of the […]

CWC schedules public hearing on New Kingston wastewater project

MARGARETVILLE — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors on March 5 approved a $5.2 million block grant to develop a community wastewater project to serve the hamlet of New Kingston. The NYC Department of Environmental Protection previously approved the block grant. The Town of Middletown Town Board voted February 13 to proceed with the project as proposed in […]

Stamford bank gets new manager

Krystin Woodcock has joined the Wayne Bank management team as Community Office Manager for the Stamford office. According to an announcement this week by Lewis J Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank, Woodcock brings depth and experience to the post. In announcing Woodcock’s appointment, Critelli said “I am so pleased to welcome Krystin to our Delaware County […]

Lorraine Takahashi combines passion and experience at Howard Hanna Real Estate

Business Spotlight

With a lifelong passion for the Catskills and an extensive professional background in telecommunications, Lorraine Takahashi is the newest addition to the Howard Hanna Real Estate Team based out of Andes. Takahashi’s focus is on what she calls “the magical area” of the Catskills, primarily composed of Andes, Hamden, Margaretville and Roxbury. She received her real estate license in 2008, […]

New York State Police

On February 27, at about 5:50 p.m., State Police at Stamford arrested Jonathan A. Clark, 34, of Hobart, on a criminal summons for Harassment 2nd degree physical contact, following an original report from February 9. The victim claimed Hobart shoved him while in front of Tops Supermarket and he fell to the ground. The incident was witnessed by another party […]


Sarah Scully

SARAH SCULLY, the first woman elected to an officer’s role in the Margaretville Fire Department, will mount a write-in campaign to win a seat on the Margaretville Village Board. Village elections for all villages in the State of New York are next Tuesday, March 19. Contributed photo.

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