News from Local Businesses

Hand beaded Jaguar head crafted by the Huichols of Sierra Madre of Mexico
By Blue Deer Center on Oct. 26, 2017
Come, Shop and Support artists & families in indigenous communities! Dec 1,2,3 Noon - 4PM Who are the Huichols and why are we connected to them? In the rugged Sierra Madre of Mexico, the Huichol... Read more
By Blue Deer Center on Aug. 29, 2017
Help Wanted - Facilities/maintenance: Tasks include lawn care, wood stacking, painting, minor electrical/plumbing.  Strong back, pleasant disposition. Must have dependable transportation.  Guest... Read more
Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) in partnership with the Town of Roxbury invites you to its traditional annual event Celebrate Roxbury Summer Festival. The event takes place Saturday, July... Read more
Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) invites you to its Fifth Anniversary Party and Community Celebration Tuesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. at The Lodging at Rosehedge (Randy and Lucci Kelly’s... Read more


By D. Seiler on Jan. 3, 2021
As a preemptive measure to deter the local spread of COVID-19, the Roxbury Library Association (RLA) is restricting Roxbury Library services to curbside pickups only on Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon... Read more
By D. Seiler on Oct. 30, 2020
2020 ROXBURY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR From Monday, November 9, 2020, through Monday, December 21, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays,... Read more
By D. Seiler on Jul. 13, 2020
Starting on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the Roxbury Library reopened its doors on a limited basis and is also offering curbside service, as requested by individual patrons. Following state-mandated... Read more
By D. Seiler on Oct. 17, 2019
2019 ROXBURY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR On Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the RoxburyLibrary Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the ... Read more
By D. Seiler on Jul. 3, 2019
The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) welcomes students in grades 1 through 7 to the July 2019 Summer Reading Program, which will extend from July 8th through July 31st, with session leaders Lorrayne... Read more

Press Releases

On Friday night, February 3, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies arrested and charged a 38-year-old Delhi man with attempted murder, unlawful imprisonment and criminal possession of a weapon... Read more
Arkville, NY – We wish to express gratitude towards Governor Cuomo for his continued support of a fully funded Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) budgeted at $300 million. In addition, the Catskill... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 23, 2017
On Thursday January 19th 2017 at about 10:15pm Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 35 year old Brian T. Bennett of Stamford New York, on charges of obstructing governmental administration 2nd... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 20, 2017
On Friday night, January 13, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies investigated a one car, roll-over motor vehicle accident on State Highway 10 in the Town of Tompkins, near intersection of... Read more
By Delaware County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 20, 2017
On Thursday afternoon, January 19, 2017, Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 50 year old Marc D. Trautrimas of Brooklyn, New York, upon his voluntary surrender to the Sheriff’s Office on an... Read more


By Lissa Harris on Jan. 3, 2017
Woodstock town supervisor Jeremy Wilber died at home on Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer, the Daily Freeman reports. He was 66. Wilber had been in hospice care for several months, though he... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Jun. 5, 2016
Above: Peggy O'Connell appeared on the back cover of “Oceans between Us,” a 1978 album by the Allen Harris Band, released by Tappan Zee Records/Columbia Records. Standing left to right are: Kim... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Jan. 7, 2016
Above: Edward Callahan, left, with Joanne Callahan, his wife and co-owner of Callahan Catskill Real Esate, in a 2013 publicity photo for their business. Photo by Joe Damone.  Edward “Eddie” P.... Read more
By Paula Ann Mitchell on Aug. 6, 2015
It was sometime in the late 1980s when one of Martin Millman’s longtime customers called to say that he was on his way to the Phoenicia Pharmacy to pick up his EpiPen prescription. The man had just... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Mar. 4, 2015
Above: Hilt and Stella Kelly at the 2014 Fiddlers! Festival in Roxbury. Photograph by Jill Ribich of Catskill Images.  Hilton Kelly, the legendary Catskills fiddler and square dance caller, died on... Read more

Real Estate

By Country House Realty on Nov. 16, 2016
Country House Realty's dreamy listing, a restored Dutch Colonial in Jeffersonville. Drink in hypnotic views while relaxing on the extra-wide covered porch - literally an outdoor living room - or take... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 15, 2016
Tucked up in the woods off a dead end road, Crosslands has been lauded as having fantastic design and luxurious appointments, from its well-appointed kitchen, to its hugely appealing three-season... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 11, 2016
Red Cottage Inc offers a carefully curated collection of country vacation rentals. We have a bunch of great spots still available for the Thanksgiving holiday. Some of our vacation rentals have... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 7, 2016
Hidden in the woodsy hills on the eastern edge of Jeffersonville, just three minutes from the Clair Inn and a 15 minute drive over the hill to Livingston Manor and the Arnold House, Boband Farmhouse... Read more
By Country House Realty on Nov. 3, 2016
Turnwood Farm is a historic family farmhouse situated on a 160-acre estate with breathtaking views. This is truly country living at its finest and is the perfect base for exploring what is arguably... Read more

Letters to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Aug. 1, 2016
To the Editor: Is there ever going to be a cell phone service tower to serve Andes, NY? It sure would make great sense in todays standards and also for life saving safety reasons, how about it? Nick... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 17, 2016
To the editor: The congressional primary on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, is where all NY-19 Democrats will make the critical decision as to the candidate they want to see on the ballot in the General... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
Dear Editor, All of us mourn the loss of life and the act of violence that occurred in Orlando last weekend. This was an attack on freedom-loving people and freedom-loving societies everywhere. Acts... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
To the editor: After 30 years of exclusive monopoly on the use of the U&D rail corridor by the Catskill Mountain Railroad, its long term lease has now expired. The citizens of the County, as... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Jun. 16, 2016
To the editor: As Ulster County reviews proposals and considers contracts of tourist rail vendors for expanded rail operations in Kingston and Phoenicia (Shandakden), County officials have a legal... Read more