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Police search for gunman after Roxbury store robbery

By Brian Sweeney
Police are searching for an armed robber who stole cash from the Roxbury Country Store on Monday night.


County to maintain sales tax rate; freeze spending

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By Matthew J. Perry
Bracing for the effects of a deepening financial crisis, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted last Wednesday in favor of an expenditure freeze for the 2009 budget and to continue collecting an additional one percent sales tax for the next two years.


Malcolm Becker joins mayoral race

By Jay Braman Jr.
Acting Fleischmanns Mayor Malcolm Becker, missing the deadline to appear on the ballot in this year’s village elections on March 18, has announced his candidacy for the position of mayor as a write in candidate.


CMN Web site is now online

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By Julia Green
It’s been present in the Catskill Mountains since 1864. It’s changed formats, changed looks, and changed hands. It’s grown with the times, and on Wednesday, it grew on a world-wide scale.

The World Wide Web, that is. The Catskill Mountain News is now online. The Web site, which was officially launched Wednesday, can be found at:
www.catskillmountainnews.com


Roxbury planners await input on Moresville

By Julia Green
All’s quiet on the windy front as the Roxbury Planning Board awaits a response from Invenergy. Visible progress on the proposed Moresville Wind Project hums in idle as the review process continues moving through the required State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) review, and the ball is still decisively in the developer’s court.


Water harvesting plans are cloudy

By Jay Braman Jr.
After months of mulling over some very tricky legal language and hearing several opinions from lawyers, judges and residents, the Shandaken Zoning Board of Appeals reached a verdict this month on whether water harvesting is an activity covered in the town’s zoning code.


Watershed Corp. to fund Route 28 corridor project

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By Jay Braman Jr
Members of the Central Catskills Collaborative (CCC) got some good news last Thursday from Alan Rosa, the executive director of the Catskill Watershed Corporation.


Local business association wants longer ski season

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By Jay Braman Jr.
The Belleayre Region Lodging and Tourism Association has launched a drive to convince the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to reconsider plans to close Belleayre Mountain Ski Center early this season.


‘Snow White’ plays at ACS

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Andes — Andes Central School will present “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in the school auditorium on March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m.

This family musical contains a zany, wisecracking Mirror who will only answer if spoken to in rhyme, as well as a whole court full of funny and bubbling characters. It hums with 14 lively songs.


Newscasters will be featured at CWN program

The Catskill Women’s Network will meet at Casey Joe’s Coffeehouse at the intersection of county Route 38 and Route 28 in Arkville on Monday, March 9 with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Featured speakers will be Joe Moskowitz and Pauline Liu who will be talking about their experiences in radio and television broadcasting. Bring a dish to pass.


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