Car Show for a Cause raises more than $5K

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The Car Show for a Cause held Saturday at Kirkside Park in Roxbury raised more than $5,500 for local charities and attracted more than 600 spectators. Glenn Hotaling's highly modified 1930 Model A Ford was a red-hot attraction.—Photo by Dick Sanford

DEC releases final plan for Belleayre Resort review

By Jay Braman Jr.
The much-anticipated final scoping document for the environmental reviews of two major development projects on the western edge of Ulster County, one a private plan for a resort complex and the other a public plan to expand the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center and attach it to the resort, has been released.

Paws for the Cause Rummage Sale to benefit HCHS


Whether you’re looking to clear a closet or fill it with something nearly new, look no further than the Paws for the Cause Rummage Sale on Saturday, March 29 to benefit the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society.

"Fishing History" talk is March 15 at Fairview Library

“Fins and Flies: A History of Fishing in the Catskills,” an illustrated talk by angling experts Ed and Judy Van Put, will be held Saturday, March 15, just two weeks before the opening of fishing season.

Roxbury supervisor favors wind power, but will let the process run its course

By Julia Green
More than 20 years of service in the political arena has taught Roxbury Town Supervisor Tom Hynes to let his supporting governmental agencies do their jobs. Although Hynes does not hesitate to express his personal opinion in favor of the installation of a wind farm along the Moresville Ridge when asked, he is content to stay on the sidelines and allow the agencies involved to shoulder the responsibility of the decision-making process.

"The Truth About Cinderella" will be revealed at Andes show

Fairy tale adaptations have become a popular literature genre. Adaptations are built around an original fairy tale but altered in some way. Characters may be changed, the language may be simplified, or the story line might be modified.

"Curator's Choice" show opens at Chace-Randall

"Curator's Choice" show opens at Chace-Randall

Andes — Chace-Randall Gallery presents “Curator’s Choice,” a group exhibition by the gallery’s permanently exhibiting artists from March 8 to May 4. A reception for the artists is scheduled for Saturday, March 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Phoenicia Hotel is purchased by local investor Declan Feehan


Development plans may be dependent upon sewer project

By Jay Braman Jr.
The Phoenicia Hotel, which burned down last July, has been sold. The purchaser is local businessman Declan Feehan, who had been in negotiations with the previous owner for years before finally closing on the property last Wednesday.

Dance-A-Thon a big hit for MMH

Dance-A-Thon a big hit for MMH

By Jill Ribich
The house was rocking on Saturday night when the Margaretville Memorial Hospital hosted the second annual Dance-A-Thon to raise funds for the operation of the hospital complex. About 150 people gathered at Belleayre Ski Center to dine, dance and have a hot time on a cold winter night.

Catskill WoodNet ties in with Pure Catskills brand

Catskill WoodNet ties in with Pure Catskills brand

Catskill WoodNet, a regional collaboration of woodworkers, artisans and sawmills, has announced the launch of the Pure Catskills brand for local wood products.

Roscoe ends sectional bid for Margaretville girls; Roxbury, Hunter boys to meet for title


By John Bernhardt
With their backs to the wall, the Margaretville girls’ basketball season was on the line. The Lady Blue Devils needed a three-game sweep during the final week of the season to qualify for the Section IV Playoffs. After winning back-to-back Delaware League contests over Stamford and Windham, a late Blue Devil rally came up short, ending their season on the short side of a 47-43 decision against Roscoe on Saturday night.

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