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Maine was wedding location



Big Indian — Donald and Heidi Clark of Big Indian along with Bret and Kathy Rowell of York, ME are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Doug Clark and Annie (Rowell) Clark. The ceremony was held on June 30, 2018 at the Barn at Flanagan Farms located in Buxton, ME. Clark, who grew up in Big Indian, graduated […]

Boogie Fever



Area men advance in military



Harrison Haynes, son of Madeline and Terry Haynes of New Kingston, graduated from US Navy Bootcamp in Great Lakes Chicago on May 11, 2018. Haynes is a 2016 graduate of Margaretville Central School. Harrison is now in A School in Chicago, studying to be an Operations Specialist. Haynes is the grandson of Marie Morrison and the late Fred Haynes and […]

Catskill Neighbors throw party for seniors



Margaretville – Area seniors were treated to a luncheon on June 1, when Catskill Neighbors hosted them to ring in summer at Crazy River Cafe in Margaretville. It was a chance for old friends to get out, catch up with one another and renew old ties, while enjoying a great meal and ambiance. Activities specialist Donna Rossman provided those in […]

Eleanor and Bob Barrack to receive the Roadman Award



The Board of Directors of the Margaretville Hospital voted unanimously to present the 2018 Keene Roadman Citizen of the Year Award to Bob and Eleanor Barrack of Arkville. For 18 years the couple has offered their time, energy, and money to help others in the Catskills. Eleanor has volunteered at the Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop since moving from Brooklyn […]

Brandon Goodell soars to Eagle Scout status

Ceremony held in Margaretville to honor work



Brandon Goodell became the latest local Boy Scout to earn the highest rank in scouting on Saturday, Dec. 9 when a Court of Honor ceremony was held in Margaretville to celebrate his accomplishment. Other local Eagle Scouts Travis Asher, Carl Grocholl and Gregory Lehn were on hand with Goodell’s parents, Christy and Dan for the ceremony at the MTC Community […]

Dominique Pucci promoted to the rank of Senior Airman



The United States Air Force 423d Security Forces Squadron has announced the promotion of Dominique C. Pucci to the rank of Senior Airman. Pucci was recognized for her accomplishments at RAF Alconbury, United Kingdom. Named as an Outstanding Security Forces Flight Level Airman, Pucci was also recognized as Airman of the Year at the USAFE level. It was another proud […]

Ellen Sanford celebrates 104th birthday



Margaretville resident Ellen Sanford celebrated her 104th. birthday on Saturday, surrounded by family and friends. The centenarian, who gave the News a lengthy interview last year when she was just 103, remains happy and healthy in her home at Mountainside Residential Care Center. Not one to be giving long-life advice to others, Sanford nonetheless told the News last year that […]

Making History



Celebrating A Legend



HISTORIC FIGURE —Longtime Catskill Mountain News employee Esther Snyder was honored by friends and family on Saturday at the Carriage House Pavilion in Roxbury’s Kirkside Park. Snyder, who served as a typist, proofreader and sometime jokester at the News celebrated her 89th birthday. Her retirement years have been filled with visits from and to those she loves and activities in […]


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