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MARK salutes departing members and welcomes board replacements

Margaretville — As the MARK Project Inc enters its 33rd year of operation, the organization is saying goodbye to long standing board members Elaine Grandy and Dennis Metnick.Glen FaulknerGlen Faulkner

In their tenure at MARK Dennis and Elaine helped shape programs and projects like the Margaretville Main Street Revitalization Project, HOME Repair and Homebuyer Assistance programs, and the development and construction of Mountain Laurel Gardens. They aided in the fundraising for the new pavilion while ushering in the Freshtown Supermarket.


CWC launches new e-newsletter, ‘Watershed Currents

Margaretville — Are you interested in what’s happening in the Catskill-Delaware Watershed? A free monthly electronic newsletter, “Watershed Currents,” can keep you tuned in.


Festival of the Voice in Phoenicia this weekend

By Jay Braman Jr.
You’ve got to hand it to Phoenicia.
There’s always something going on there to get attention. Whether it’s the hundreds of bright yellow rubber ducks thrown into the stream for a Rotary fund-raiser, or a crowd of bikers getting their pictures taken under Main Street’s most prominent feature, a giant statue of Davy Crockett. “What’s next?”


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.


Andes Community Day is Saturday

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Andes — We’ve lost count of how many years Andes has had an August Community Day celebration. But we haven’t lost our sense of old-fashioned fun that will take place this year on Saturday, Aug. 14. It’s fun for returning Andes folks to greet old school chums and neighbors.


Pow Wow is Saturday at PH Center

A Thunder in the Valley Pow Wow at the Pine Hill Community Center will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featured will be Native American vendors, food, children’s candy dance, story-telling and children’s craft corner. For more inforamation, call 586-4480 or 254-4238.


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).


Pathos Players perform Sat. at DCHA

Delhi — The Pathos Players, featuring well-known local actors Robert Gaffney, Reggie Brunson and Walter Putrycz, will present a one-act play in the historic ca. 1800 Frisbee Barn on Saturday, August 7 at 2 p.m. at the Delaware County Historical Society.


Painting donated as prize for Open Eye fund-raiser

Margaretville — Catskill Mountain artist Ellen Wong has donated one of her latest paintings, “View from Roxbury Mountain Road,” to The Open Eye Theater for its annual raffle to support upcoming programming.


Towns seek to pass on Scenic Byway Money

By Jay Braman Jr.
The Central Catskills Collaborative (CCC) met recently to talk over its future.


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