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News takes three prizes in NYPA contest

The Catskill Mountain News has received three awards in the New York Press Association’s 2009 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented last week at the annual NYPA Spring Convention in Saragota Springs.


Local photographer's work on display at CWC show

Margaretville —An eclectic exhibition of 25 photographs by a Margaretville lens master are on view at the Catskill Watershed Corporation’s office, 905 Main Street, Margaretville, through June 1. The exhibit marks the first time Dr. Kevin Oppenheimer has publicly shown his work, but it will not likely be the last.


Comedy shows on tap at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group announces an upcoming celebration of comedy, with three funny ladies, two big comedy shows and comedy workshops that will keep audiences and participants laughing from spring through the fall.


Shandaken building activity hits a lull

By Jay Braman Jr.
Every year around this time the sounds of hammers banging nails and power saws cutting wood begin to fill the air. Like pictures of Shamrocks and Easter egg hunts, these are signs that spring has arrived, and with it the building season.


Delaware National Bank of Delhi earns highest rating from Bauer

In these tough economic times, it is important to know there are financial institutions that are strong, secure, and ready and able to assist their communities. The Delaware National Bank of Delhi, New York is one such institution – dedicated to getting Main Street back on its feet.


"Wild Mind" workshops offered at Fairview

“The Wild Mind” with Ellen Stewart will be held on six Tuesdays, April 13 through May 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Fairview Library in Margaretville. This workshop is an experiential creative journey of writing and other media to explore the creative process inherent in us all.


Margaretville woman killed in Route 10 head-on collision

By Brian Sweeney
A 60-year-old Margaretville woman was killed Wednesday, March 24 when her vehicle was hit head-on by a car illegally passing on Route 10 in the Town of Hamden.
Sherry Bush was pronounced dead at the scene. She was killed instantly from the force of the collision, according to the investigators from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department. An autopsy indicated that Bush died from multiple blunt trauma injuries.


Margaretville Hospital PT department expands services

Margaretville — Margaretville Hospital continues expanding the services of its Physical Therapy Department and recently welcomed a second doctor of physical therapy to its staff.


Egg Hunt at the Commons in Margaretville on Saturday

Elvia Gil of Little Sprouts will host an “Easter Egg Hunt” on Saturday, April 3 at 1 p.m. in the Commons Building on Main Street, Margaretville. Children of all ages are invited to come get an Easter basket at Little Sprouts and collect Easter eggs from the businesses though out the building.


NBDC issues warning about phone call scam

Walton — The National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC) has become aware that some of its customers are receiving automatic phone calls, which claim to be from the bank. The message then goes on to say that the customer’s debit card has been deactivated, and the customer is then prompted to enter his or her card number and pin number to fix the problem.


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