MARK Project

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 - 12:45 pm
A two-day Main Street Boot Camp conference sponsored by the Arkville-based MARK Project nonprofit attracted 90 attendees each day, according to Peg Ellsworth, the MARK Project's executive director.  The conference, which was held on Monday, March 23 and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 19, 2014 - 4:27 pm
A Brooklyn couple who moved to the Catskills full-time in April has convinced the state of New York to nominate the derelict Fleischmanns Theater to the state and national registers of historic places. It's the first step in Erik Johanson and Fernando... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 9:51 pm
Utility poles near Binghamton. Photo by Flickr user Enoch Ross; photo published under Creative Commons license. Rural utility companies call it the "last mile problem": Even in places where there is a network nearby that carries data, the final... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm
Above: MARK Project director Peg Ellsworth, who serves on the Southern Tier Regional Economic Council, presents Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a gift basket of Delaware County goodies during the Governor's visit to the Southern Tier on Wednesday. Photo courtesy... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 9:57 am
Two programs that have been helping with the local effort to rebuild and restore the region after the Irene and Lee floods announced application deadlines this week. A $2.5 million program for funding debris removal from streams in the New York City... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 5, 2012 - 9:36 pm
In an abrupt about-face, the Fleischmanns village board has appointed trustee Todd Pascarella as mayor, to fill a vacancy left by former mayor Dave Morell's resignation. In February, the Catskill Mountain News reported that a motion by trustee Ben Fenton... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 - 8:57 am
Peg Ellsworth, the director of the Roxbury-based MARK Project, asked us to get the word out this week about several new grant programs for small businesses and commercial properties in Delaware County. Two press releases about the new programs as well as... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 - 8:02 am
By Rusty Mae Moore on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 - 1:23 pm
Left to right: Ann Epner, director of the Pine Hill Community Center; Dr. Alison O’Brien, thrift store volunteer; Kent Brown, deputy director of the MARK Project. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. The Pine Hill Community Center donated $ 618.64, the proceeds of... Read more


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