By roynish clown on Thursday, Apr. 6, 2017 - 2:09 pm
DONATION DOLLARS AT WORK:BRIGHTENING THE FUTURE                       Fleischmanns, NY—If you’ve ever wondered how your contributions to the public library are used, stop in any day at the Skene and the answer will be made brilliantly clear.            ... Read more
By skenelib on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:  Linda Rodgers, Library Director 845 254-4581 John Verdon, Best-Selling Author of the ‘Dave Gurney’ Thrillers,At the Skene January 14   Fleischmanns, NY—Cool, competent, former NYPD detective Dave Gurney has retired to a... Read more
By Leigh Melander on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 - 12:04 pm
A Spillian New Years Eve Revel! A very special New Years Eve celebration, with a full traditional English feast, roaring hearths, champagne, a dash of Twelfth Night, wassail, saying farewell to this crazy year and ushering something new and magical,... Read more
By skenelib on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 - 3:11 pm
Local author and musician Robert Burke Warren will read and perform songs from his debut novel, Perfectly Broken, at 2:00pm at Skene Memorial Library, Main Street, Fleischmanns. Warren is well known throughout the central Catskills as 'Uncle Rock," a... Read more
Wilma Beers
By Rebecca Andre on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2016 - 3:37 pm
On August 28, 2011, Irene, downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, arrived in the Catskills region of New York. The storm killed three people, destroyed entire towns and caused millions of dollars in damage. In the days, weeks, months and years... Read more
By Michael Ryan on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 - 6:30 pm
Above: The podium at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's August 3 announcement about $54.2 million in grants slated for broadband internet service across New York State. Photo via the governor's Flickr page. Hundreds of miles of remote rural roads and thousands of local... Read more
By Margaretville Health Foundation on Monday, Jul. 25, 2016 - 7:22 pm
By Robert Cairns on Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2016 - 8:20 pm
Weekly newspapers in the Catskills region have had a bad month. One local weekly quit publishing entirely, while two more that are part of a regional chain laid off veteran reporters. The Delaware County Times, a newspaper that traces its lineage back to... Read more


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