By Frischome on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 - 4:16 pm
Next time you're in Freshtown, take a look by the front window in the middle of the store and you will see a plastic bin labeled Reusable Shopping Bags.  It's been there about 2 months already.  Have you noticed it?  How often have you gone in the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:08 pm
Nicole Day Gray took this shot on Monday, Feb. 9 at the Freshtown grocery store in the Delaware County village of Margaretville, where a mob of hungry ducks congregate to await kindhearted shoppers who toss them crumbs. Sometimes, the ducks really... Read more
By Adam Bosch on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 6:36 pm
Above: Protective "aqua-berm" barriers being inflated with water at the Margaretville Freshtown this morning. Photo by Joe Moskowitz. Used with permission. The berms were later emptied after a Middletown code enforcement officer warned the store that it... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 12:18 am
Above: Sandbags surrounding the Boiceville IGA Supermarket. Photo by Jen Dragon. Last year, Irene's floods tore through the heart of the Boiceville commercial district -- and the supermarket at the center of it. The Boiceville IGA Supermarket suffered... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 4:08 pm
When is a fresh peach front-page news? When it's the first one for sale in town in almost nine months. Reader Sharon Skoble Goldstein took these photos today at the re-opening of Freshtown, a Margaretville supermarket that has been closed since the Irene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 22, 2012 - 11:08 pm
One of the Freshtown's iconic wooden bears looks out over a row of grocery carts, lined up and ready for throngs of Margaretville shoppers to descend in the morning. Photo by Lissa Harris. Margaretville's been waiting a long time for its grocery store to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 10:22 pm
The owners of the Freshtown supermarket in Margaretville, which has been closed since the Irene flooding last summer, publicly announced today that the store would reopen before June 1. They also say that the CVS pharmacy at the site, which was completely... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 30, 2012 - 11:34 pm
Freshtown, the Margaretville supermarket that is still closed seven months after it was heavily damaged in the Irene floods, announced to local officials this week that work is being done in the building, and they hope to be "fully operational" by June 1... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 - 11:52 am
Editor's note: The Freshtown supermarket in Margaretville, owned by the Katz family, was flooded during last August's Tropical Storm Irene. Six months later, it is still closed. -- Julia Reischel Dear Editor, I took a ride today, to Prattsville. I haven'... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 11:10 am
Noah Katz, a Vice President of Foodtown/Freshtown, stands in front of the Margaretville Freshtown, which will hold a grand opening ribbon-cutting at 7pm tonight. Photo by Lissa Harris. The citizens of Margaretville and Delhi get to celebrate two long-... Read more


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