Arkville

Bronze cow sculpture moo-ves to Arkville

By Brian Sweeney
A life-size cow, created by one of the country’s foremost sculptors, now greets visitors along Route 28, Arkville thanks to the generosity of an area resident. The bronze cow, which weighs about 2,600 pounds, arrived last week at its new home on the lawn of the Erpf House.


Filtration system needed for Arkville water

Staff Report
The discovery of trace amounts of arsenic in new well for the Arkville Water District will make an extensive filtration system necessary.


CCCD awarded contract to fight invasive species

Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) has been awarded a contract that may be worth more than $500,000 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to administer a partnership for invasive species management in the Catskill Region.


Mise en Place preview on Nov. 10

Arkville — As the holidays approach and culinary arts is tops on the agenda for holiday feasts, the public is invited to a free viewing of the six-minute trailer that describes the upcoming full-length documentary of Mise en Place. On Wednesday, Nov.


Emerald Ash borer workshop

Arkville — Landowners with greater than four acres are invited to a workshop on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount to learn how to prepare for the eminent threat of the emerald ash borer (EAB). 


Renewable energy tour

Arkville — Learn about solar panels, wind turbines, and geothermal systems by joining members of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) for a driving tour of Catskill homes and businesses that use these renewable energy systems.


Talk on outdoor recreation

“Outdoor Recreation in the Catskill Park,” a talk and presentation by NYSDEC Region 3 Director Willie Janeway and author Marty Podskoch will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at The Catskill Center in Arkville.


Twilight on the Rails rolls Saturday at D&U

There’s no better way to spend a lovely summer evening than on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad listening to great music as you roll along beside the East Branch of the Delaware River. On Saturday, September 4, the Blues Maneuver will take to the rails on the historic D&URR from 6-8:30 p.m. for a slow moving scenic train ride that everyone will enjoy.


Quilting demos at market Saturday

Halcottsville —The textile team of Jeremy and Claire Herz will demonstrate fusible quilting techniques from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 4 as the final event of the ”Catskill Arts & Air” festival series at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30, Halcottsville. Events are free.


Robberies planned Saturday, Aug. 28 at D&U Railroad

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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