The Gibson Brothers perform at the Pine Hill Community Center

The Pine Hill Community Center (PHCC) will celebrate 18 years of community service with its biggest concert to date when nationally acclaimed bluegrass duo The Gibson Brothers perform there on June 18 at 8 p.m. The Gibson Brothers concert will mark one full year of the community center’s monthly concert series that began in June of 2018. The concert series […]


Save money, save lives!

Our favorite car care tips help do both! Taking good care of the “wheels” whether they be the family sedan or the teen “beater” car, is the best way to save money and lives. Small investments in cleaning and maintenance now can save big bucks down the road (pun intended) on repairs caused by neglect, accidents, skyrocketing insurance premiums, lawsuits […]

New York State Police

On April 17, about 9:49 a.m., State Police at Stamford responding, to an anonymous complaint of a domestic dispute in the parking lot of Audiosears in the Town of Harpersfield, arrested Frederick W. Black, 49, of Jefferson, for Aggravated Harassment 2nd degree. The Trooper’s investigation revealed that Black was yelling at the victim. Further investigation revealed that Black called the […]

Local Trout Unlimited chapter raises funds to preserve fisheries

The Ashokan Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) held its 31 Annual Fundraising Banquet where its schedule of community-oriented events and new board members were unveiled on April 13. The local Trout Unlimited chapter members were abuzz with enthusiasm as the annual event was held at The Catamount at the Emerson Resort and Spa for the first time. The […]

Bovina considers road name change; request to match action taken in Middletown

What happens when a town changes the name of a town road that also runs through an adjacent town? That question became more than theoretical last week when New Kingston resident Louis Giorgi asked the Town of Bovina re-name its portion of the John Tuttle Road to match a re-naming action approved by the Town of Middletown, making its side […]

CWC Board approves loan, stormwater and flood mitigation projects

MARGARETVILLE — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors on April 2 approved a loan to an Ulster County motel, authorized reimbursement of stormwater costs for a Neversink, Sullivan County business, and approved funds to relocate a utility panel above flood level in the Westkill Community Hall in the Town of Lexington, Greene County. The $650,000 REDI Loan to […]

Grandy work to show at Longyear Gallery

MARGARETVILLE — Elaine Grandy’s solo exhibition, “Birds,” will open this week at Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery. Displayed in a separate space of the gallery, this exhibition will be accompanied by a group show of all Longyear Gallery member artists in the gallery’s three adjoining spaces. An Artists’ Reception will celebrate the show at Longyear Gallery on Saturday, April 20 from 3:00 […]

Skene Library to host Kincheloe reading

FLEISCHMANNS — John Kincheloe will read from his new book, Heroes for Hire, a Tall Tale of the Catskills, at Fleischmanns’ Skene Memorial Library at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. A longtime Halcottsville resident, Kinchloe tells the story of the summer of 1969, his introduction to the Catskills and to our mountain way-of-life. Seems he and his twin brother, […]

Hanford Mills Museum plans Clean Up Day

EAST MEREDITH — Volunteers are needed for the annual Clean Up Day at Hanford Mills Museum on Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers will help staff with a variety of spring cleaning tasks, including raking, preparing flower beds, moving objects, dusting, and washing windows. Hanford Mills, which operates a historic water-powered sawmill, gristmill, and woodworking shop, […]

Freund drawings on display in Pine Hill

PINE HILL — The Pine Hill Community Center is currently showcasing the work of Gail Freund of Highmount. Her plein-air ink and pastel drawings on paper and sandpaper are on display until May 11 and open to the public during regular center hours. Freund’s current show features works “of seasonal changes from summer of 2017 to winter of 2019.” Freund […]

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