Arkville

Riparian Buffer Workshop held on D&URR

Arkville — Clear skies and comfortable temperatures made Saturday, July 31 a perfect day for a train ride. The Delaware and Ulster Railroad provided the venue for the First Annual Riparian Buffer Workshop hosted by the Catskill Streams Buffer Initiative (CSBI) of the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD).


AFD tanker truck damaged during pool-filling episode

By Dick Sanford
An Arkville Fire Department tanker truck was seriously damaged on Sunday evening, July 11 while it was being used by one of the department’s members to fill his swimming pool in Arkville.


Pakatakan Paintings of Spirit and Place featured at Erpf showing opening Aug. 14

Arkville — “Pakatakan, Paintings of Spirit and Place “ by Judy Abbott, will be on exhibit in The Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery in Arkville from August 14-October 31.

The exhibit, presented in partnership with The Roxbury Arts Group, will open with a reception on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.


Prize drawing features Yankee tickets

The Arkville Revitalization Committee is sponsoring a prize-drawing for a pair of tickets to a baseball game featuring the Seattle Mariners at the New York Yankees on Friday, Aug. 20.

Tickets for the drawing are available at Casey Joe’s Coffeehouse in Arkville, Catskill Rentals in Kelly Corners and from members of the Arkville Fire Department.


CCCD honors Dennis Lucas Sr. at annual meeting in Arkville

Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) honored Dennis Lucas, Sr. with the Alf Evers Award for Excellence at their 41st annual membership meeting on Saturday, July 17. Dennis received the award for his outstanding leadership and commitment to community development in the Catskill Region.


Redeemers to entertain Saturday aboard D&U

The Redeemers, one of the Hudson Valley’s most danceable rock-and-roll bands, will perform at a Twilight on the Rails event on the historic Delaware & Ulster Railroad in Arkville on Saturday, July 31 with the train departing at 6:30 p.m. for a slow-moving scenic train ride that everyone will enjoy.


Public input welcome at Thursday’s Scenic Byway meeting

Arkville — The Central Catskills Collaborative (CCC) will address the question of how its seven towns and villages will work together to keep the scenic byway a thriving entity at a public meeting on Thursday, July 22 from 6-8 p.m. at The Catskill Center in Arkville.


Catskill Center’s Annual Meeting planned for July 17 at Erpf House

Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) will hold its 41st annual membership meeting on Saturday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at the Erpf House in Arkville.


Catskill Cornucopia series examines life in the region

Arkville — The Catskill Heritage Alliance, Catskill Mountainkeeper and The Catskill Center for Conservation and Devel-opment are joining together to host Catskill Cornucopia, a series of monthly roundtables on a wide range of topics examining aspects of life in the Catskills as it is evolving today. 


The Great Train Robbery planned Saturday at DURR

Arkville — Reports are coming in from other railroads in the region of the return of the infamous Shadows of the Old West.  These bandits are making their presence known on every pay train that rolls on the rails.


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