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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).


Fiber Festival is Saturday at Pakatakan Farmers' Mkt.

Halcottsville — The art of carding, spinning and weaving will be showcased as Mountain Yarns presents a “Sheep to Shawl” demonstration on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30 Halcottsville.


Frost Valley’s Hike Heads To Waterfall Aug. 15

Claryville—A hike to Shelter Creek waterfall, one of the most scenic attractions on Frost Valley Y’s property, is planned for Sunday, Aug. 15 from 1-3 p.m.


Landowner files $2 million lawsuit in longtime Binnekill stream dispute

By Brian Sweeney
A Margaretville property owner is suing several current and past village and county officials for $2 million as a result from a long-standing dispute over the Binnekill stream.


Visitors will dig NYPA archeological project

North Blenheim— The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors’ Center Complex will be transformed into an archeological field school from August 16 to 20.


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.


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The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center held its 42nd annual Antique and Flea Market on Saturday at the village park in Margaretville. More than 125 vendors featured an endless array of goods.
A picture-perfect Catskill Mountain summer day added to the fun.


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