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Students from Margaretville and Roxbury enjoyed a 12-day worldwind tour of Europe this month, including this stop at the ruins in Pompeii. Read more about their most excellent adventures in our Features or News sections! — Contributed Photo.

Small enrollment creates loss for Andes athletic programs

By Matthew J. Perry
The Andes Central School Board of Education met Thursday to reckon with problems expected with spring sports and to receive updates on a variety of events planned for students in the spring and ongoing negotiation with the school’s teachers.

Dead body found near Esopus Creek; police not releasing information on case

By Jay Braman Jr.
A man’s body was found in Big Indian near the Esopus Creek last Thursday. While the circumstances surrounding his discovery are mysterious, all area law enforcement agencies remained tight-lipped a full five days after the discovery.

Friends of Bobcat seek revival of popular Andes ski mountain

Public input welcome at Feb. 9 meeting
By Brian Sweeney
A community meeting seeking input on a proposed “redevelopment” of Bobcat Ski Center will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the ski area’s lodge.

Margaretville Memorial Hospital seeks to expand emergency department

Renovation plans for entire hospital are under study
By Brian Sweeney
Due to increasing demand, Margaretville Hospital has applied for permission to expand its Emergency Department.

Relay for Life fund-raiser set at SUNY Delhi

It’s not too late to get involved in the Delaware County Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society’s community based fund-raiser. Individuals interested in participating in the Sixth Annual Delaware County American Cancer Society Relay for Life are invited to an evening of food, fun and information on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at SUNY Delhi’s Alumni Hall. The event will begin at 6 p.m.

Hoops roundup: RCS boys surge to top of division as Downsville girls outpace MCS


By John Bernhardt
A two-year transformation is complete. A convincing Roxbury home-court win over South Kortright last week Tuesday cleared the logjam atop the Delaware League’s Mountain Division. In winning, Roxbury was transformed from "hunter" to "hunted" in the evolving 2008 Delaware League race.

Clutch shooting keys win for MCS girls over Indians

Clutch shooting keys win for MCS girls over Indians

A LEG UP — Margaretville’s Brittney Hull drives hard to the basket despite the defensive efforts of Charlotte Valley’s Miranda Zimmerman. — Photo by Abby Sanford

Zoning change would pave way for Magaretville Family Dollar

By Brian Sweeney
A Family Dollar store is set to open in Margaretville in July, if a zoning change is approved by village officials. The Village of Margaretville is considering a zoning amendment that would pave the way for new businesses to set up shop in the community.

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