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1,000 pound loss for Margaretville Weight Watchers group

By Pauline Liu
When people say that they’ve “lost a ton of weight,” we know it’s just a figure of speech. However, the skinny on the new Margaretville Weight Watchers group, is it’s not that far from the truth.  To be exact, the group with about 50 core members has collectively lost just over half-a-ton or 1,056 pounds, since the first meeting was held 20 weeks ago.


1,000 pound loss for Margaretville Weight Watchers group

By Pauline Liu
When people say that they’ve “lost a ton of weight,” we know it’s just a figure of speech. However, the skinny on the new Margaretville Weight Watchers group, is it’s not that far from the truth.  To be exact, the group with about 50 core members has collectively lost just over half-a-ton or 1,056 pounds, since the first meeting was held 20 weeks ago.


Consistent products, customer service keys to good business

Each year, when the winners of the Catskill Mountain News Best Service Awards are announced, we profile some of the recipients. This year we chose top voter getters who have been in business a long time and whose attention to detail has earned them a loyal following.

First Place -
Insurance Providers
Mang Insurance,
Margaretville


Winners of the 2010 Catskill Mountain News Best Service Awards

Following are the winners chosen in the 2010 Catskill Mountain News Best Service Awards Contest. Congratulations to all those who won and thanks to our readers for taking the time to cast ballots.

HOME SERVICES

Cleaning Services:
Kountry Moon
Maid My Day
Laura O’Connor

Contractor:
Chris Von Hassel
Absolute Construction


Schumans celebrate 65th Anniversary

The Schumans - 2010The Schumans - 2010 celebration was held Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 at the Roxbury Firehouse in honor of Emily and Andrew Schuman’s 65th wedding anniversary.

Emily and Andrew Schuman were married August 26, 1945 at the Jay Gould Reformed Church in Roxbury.


Andes Community Day

4-H Club4-H Club

These 4-H Club members joined many others in the parade in Andes which was one of the highlights of the Andes Community Day. Additional photos from all the festivities may be found in the image gallery.


New Bed & Bath Shoppe nicely filling a local niche

By Dick Sanford
Having opened their Bed & Bath Shoppe in the Binnekill Square complex on Main Street in Margaretville just prior to Memorial Day, owners Jeff and Elizabeth Warren now look back over the summer and think they’ve found a niche in the local retail market.


Vision loss no obstacle to success for former Margaretville resident

Contributed by Jennifer Cubic
A trip down memory lane brings Danny NovielliDanny Novielli Danny Novielli back to Margaretville. Although Danny currently lives in Arkansas, his grandmother, Aunt Marie and Uncle Joe still live here. Danny was a typical kid growing up in a small town. He loved hanging out with friends while fishing, hunting and riding dirt bikes. He graduated from Margaretville Central School. Danny was 20 when he left Margaretville to join the U.S. Coast Guard. Since then, his life has been anything but reflective of the calm of his childhood.


Yellowed Pages: Aug. 4, 2010

10 YEARS AGO
Wed., July 26, 2000


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