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New York State Police



On November 6, at about 9:35 a.m., State Police at Margaretville, arrested Barbara J. Campo, 45, of Andes, for the misdemeanor Assault 3rd degree with intent to cause physical injury. In a dispute between family members, Campo is accused of punching a victim in the head several times, following the victim into another room and punching the victim in the […]

Mercedes Gonzalez, Arkville shop owner, releases first book



The Catskills have a new hit author as Mercedes Gonzalez’ Chronicles of a Fashion Buyer is earning high praise for its worldly appraisal of the fashion industry. Gonzalez is best known locally for being the owner of Just Shop in Arkville which sells affordable men’s and women’s clothing. The book, her first, was released on October 28 of this year […]

Fontanelli Best Actress at film festival



Singer Cristina Fontanelli, who carries strong Catskill Region ties, was recently named Best Actress at the Cutting Room International Film Festival and will be filming as host for WLIW/PBS Michael Bublé special end of November. Cristina is also busy preparing the 15th-annual “Christmas in Italy®” at Carnegie Hall, which preserves Italy’s great musical heritage, gives more than 70 children performance […]

Jennifer Kabat writing featured in Best American Essays



Margaretville – based writer/ teacher professor Jennifer Kabat has been selected to have her newest composition appear in the prestigious Best American Essays. Jenn’s essay is titled “Rain Like Cotton” and explores the fascinating history of the Albany Pine Bush. Her piece originally appeared in BOMB, an arts magazine that also publishes largely experimental writing. Offering a synopsis of her […]

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- […]

Middletown Board tackles many tasks



Town of Middletown officials adopted the Delaware County Multi-Jurisdictional All-Hazards Mitigation Plan Update at their board meeting last Wednesday. The plan identifies and reduces the vulnerability to natural and man-made hazards through cost-effective and workable mitigation efforts. FEMA mandates this plan be updated every five years. Board members also reviewed a proposed 2019 Town Budget. Considering the 2 percent raise […]


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