Kat Pheysey and Robin Evenistky

Kat Pheysey and Robin Evenistky are the most recent additions to the Senior Leaders Team at The Arc of Delaware County. CNews contributed photo.

Superintendent honored by colleagues

Dr. Robert Chakar with daughter Christina and son PJ Dr. Robert Chakar, the Superintendent of both Andes and Margaretville Central schools, was honored last week by ASBO, the Association of School Business Officials of New York State. The group named Chakar the School Superintendent of the Year at its annual conference, on Tuesday, June 4. The veteran educator was nominated […]

NYS Senator James Seward

SENATOR SEEKS VETERANS — Senator James Seward has put out a call for nominations of area veterans to be considered for possible induction into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Anyone knowing of a veteran worthy of such honor can make a nomination.

Diana Fronckowiak

Diana Fronckowiak is the new Account Clerk for the Village of Margaretville. Fronckowiak started the job just three weeks ago. Fronckowiak was on duty when the Village Board held an informational session at the Margaretville Fire Department for residents to voice their concerns and propose solutions to parking issues in the village. CNews photo by Eddie Donoghue.

Ulster BOCES Releases Course Catalog; plans Open House with SUNY Ulster

PORT EWEN — The new catalog for winter/spring courses available at the Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center has been released and is available on the Ulster BOCES website at adultedcatalog Once again, the catalog is shared with SUNY Ulster. Ulster BOCES Adult Career Education Center and SUNY Ulster will also be co-hosting an Open House on Wednesday, January […]

Go green to save some green! Go Solar with Delaware River Solar!

Community solar allows homeowners, businesses, and renters the ability to enroll in a local, shared solar array and participate to see consistent savings on their electric bill without upfront costs or making any changes to their property. There are no costs to participate, only savings, and customers are free to cancel at any time with absolutely no costs. It is […]

Newsmakers from 2019

Anna Reinshagen

DEFENDING DEVILS — SKCS Senior Anna Reinshagen played a pivotal defensive role in helping the Rams to a Class D, Section IV Championship title last week. Reinshagen held Franklin highscoring freshman Kayla Campbell to just 4 points taking here team to the state tournament this week. CNews photo by Dick Sanford.


MAIN STREET FIXTURES — Ducks in the streams are as much a part of Margaretville as the Freshtown bear. Everyone loves watching them and everyone wants to know they are safe and well-fed. When ducks are fed in the Freshtown parking lot, they are often killed or injured by cars, and bread is not really good for them. Jeremy Stake […]


News that made headlines in 2019; July - December

Absence of Supervisor and Code Enforcement Officer causes confusion 7/03/19 Shandaken appears to be having a moment, with its residents feeling empowered to speak out emphatically and consistently on a range of issues at Town Board meetings in a way that hasn’t been seen in recent times. It was a raucous public comment section as Big Indian residents came out […]


ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS — This group of MCS elementary students got fully and physically involved with a song they delivered to a delighted audience last Wednesday. CNews photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer.

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