The Dinner Plate for fine comfort food

Business Spotlight

The “year of the restaurant” is how some are describing the area’s food scene in 2018. With many new restaurants being opened and old favorites getting new owners or new menus, the dining options in the area have never been better. More...

Posted 1/15/2019 09:25 PM

Ulster Savings Bank spreads holiday cheer

Kingston - Lending a helping hand to those in need is one of the core missions of Ulster Savings Bank. As a community bank, branches spread holiday cheer by sponsoring or organizing charity drives for local families and individuals.  More...

Posted 12/26/2018 12:29 PM

All your holiday wishes fulfilled at local area shops

Holiday shopping is at its peak and from Boiceville to Delhi, retailers are pulling out all the stops with unique and intriguing items chosen for originality and appeal. And retailers aren’t just focused on gifts. More...

Posted 12/11/2018 11:41 PM


The Phoenicia Business Association and the Phoenicia Fire District joined forces to create Miracle on Main Street on Saturday. The community holiday event hosted activities throughout the day and early evening and was a smashing success. More...

Posted 12/11/2018 11:41 PM

Trattoria Locale offers authentic Italian food in Margaretville

Trattoria Locale opened its doors this week on Main Street in Margaretville to offer the authentic Italian cuisine so many felt was missing from the area.  More...

Posted 11/27/2018 08:59 PM

Catskill Seasons LTD has your outdoor needs covered

Whether hunter, skier, fisher, hiker or general outdoor enthusiast, Catskill Seasons LTD has something to keep everyone warm throughout the winter.  Linda Ballard opened up Catskill Seasons LTD, located at 768 Main Street in Margaretville, in Ma More...

Posted 11/13/2018 08:29 PM

Wayman’s Automotive marks 20 years

Following in his father’s footsteps, Rob Wayman of Wayman’s Automotive has earned himself loyal customers by providing consistent, high-level service. More...

Posted 11/6/2018 07:55 PM

Ulster Co. Business Award winners named

Kingston — The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Ulster County Economic Development Alliance have announced the winners of their 14th Annual Business Recognition Awards.  More...

Posted 10/30/2018 09:03 PM

Joe’s Sport Center has served avid area hunters for 40 years

Joe’s Sport Center is well known among hunters and outdoor sporting enthusiasts around the Catskills for being a shop that carries a wide variety of guns that can meet the needs of both beginners and those more experienced.  More...

Posted 10/30/2018 09:03 PM

TeaThyme Herb & Fruit Farm still going strong after quarter-century

Small Denver farm was a forerunner among area producers

TeaThyme Herb & Fruit Farm in Denver is one the smaller farms in Delaware County, yet has produced some of the area’s most unique and tasty food for more than 25 years.  More...

Posted 10/2/2018 08:14 PM


Now that summer is in the rear-view mirror, many part-time and full-time homeowners in the Catskills are beginning to think about home improvement. While some try to get projects completed before the cold and snow make them impossible, others are focused on making preparations specifically for that cold and snow. Luckily for Catskill residents, there’s no shortage of great area businesses that can meet all homeowners’ needs.

County Home Security Country Home Security has been a staple business in the area for nearly four decades. Next August, the business will celebrate its 40th year in business. More...

Posted 9/25/2018 09:19 PM

TEE TIME: Regional Golf Roundup

The College Golf Course at Delhi was happy to announce that it received $50,00 from New York State to purchase a golf simulator for the school’s professional golf management program. More...

Posted 9/11/2018 07:47 PM

Phoenicia Open Market a growing creative outlet

Former pharmacy is now retail outlet for many vendors

Markets are popping up all over the Catskills consistently up and down the main roads. Greenmarkets, craft fairs, swap meets, flea markets, and street bazaars. More...

Posted 8/14/2018 08:23 PM

Burnett Farms turning out a hot product

Special hot sauce winning rave reviews

At a 2,200-foot elevation in Bovina, Burnett Farms is perhaps the most unlikely success story in Delaware County farming in recent memory.  The farm was started by Steve Burnett and his wife Kristie around 10 years ago and has since gained notor More...

Posted 7/31/2018 07:49 PM

Tracy Squires developing plans for Hubbell Family Farm tours

Excited about project after making return to the Catskill Region

Tracy Squires brings her passion for animals with her wherever she goes, including Margaretville, where she has returned after more than 10 years of living out west and down south.  “I’ve always been an animal lover my whole life. More...

Posted 7/2/2018 08:18 PM

Two Stones Farms sets up shop on Main Street in Fleischmanns

Business specializes in cheese products

Makers of unique and original cheeses, Two Stones Farm has opened its first retail shop on Main Street in Fleischmanns.  Located at 1060 Main Street, Two Stones Farm Store is owned and operated by husband and wife team Alan and Robin White.  More...

Posted 6/19/2018 07:43 PM

Maeve’s Place is model for others in region

One of the newest additions in Pine Hill, Maeve’s Place continues to impress not only with its tasty food and drinks, but by being a leading example of how to care for disabled members of the workforce. More...

Posted 6/5/2018 08:48 PM

Honeybee Herbs adds to Margaretville business buzz

Offering an eclectic mix of earthy and medicinal products, newly opened Honeybee Herbs is the latest addition to the resurgence of businesses on Main Street in Margaretville.  Owned and operated by Kelley Edkins, the shop is located at 785 Main More...

Posted 5/15/2018 10:16 PM

Country Home Security Services: Offering peace of mind for 40 years

Home & business monitoring work for Catskills, HV

Serving full-time, part-time and commercial residents, Country Home Security Services in Fleischmanns has nearly 40 years’ worth of experience installing custom security systems for those in the Catskills and Hudson Valley region. More...

Posted 5/15/2018 10:16 PM

Filling big need in the region, Home Services has blossomed

From house-sitting to cleaning rentals, Carrie Cowan tackles multi tasks

In an increasingly busy world, finding the time to handle mundane home tasks like pet care, minor repairs and even package pickup is challenging.  For second homeowners, the burdens are doubled. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 08:20 PM

Jenkins’ Landscaping keeping properties in shape for three decades

Margaretville resident Harley Jenkins established Jenkins’ Landscaping 30 years ago.  The company offers an array of services to keep homes and businesses looking their best.  “We are happy to tackle any project. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 08:20 PM

Bramley Insurance Agency marks 85th year

Delhi company opened in 1932

The Bramley Insurance Agency located in Delhi has been a staple in the region, serving clients for more than 85 years. More...

Posted 4/24/2018 09:15 PM

Stay at The Roxbury is Restaurant Week top prize

Restaurant Week is on the horizon and looks to be better than ever for 2018. More...

Posted 4/10/2018 08:52 PM

Douglas Clarke is new agent at Coldwell Banker Timberland

Margaretville — Douglas Clarke, licensed real estate salesperson, has joined the staff of Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties working out of the company’s Margaretville office.  Douglas is entering the real estate field after years More...

Posted 4/3/2018 07:21 PM

Hot new coffee shop opens in Pine Hill

Maeve’s Place getting great reviews

Maeve’s Place, a coffee shop recently opened in the Pine Hill Arms has garnered much buzz in its first few weeks—not all of which is caffeine induced. More...

Posted 2/27/2018 10:54 PM

Burns Night at Chappie’s to become new area tradition

Special event will celebrate Scotland’s national poet in food, song and libations

A little bit of old Scotland comes to Roxbury later this month when James Chapman and his crew at Chappies Restaurant present a ribald night of celebration of the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns.  More...

Posted 1/15/2019 09:25 PM


GREAT GIFTS – Last minute shoppers love the Cheese Barrel for their great “every- year” gift baskets. Elizabeth Mami was helping promote the baskets and the holiday spirit by holding one and showing off her red antlers. More...

Posted 12/19/2018 12:59 AM

New owners of Graham & Co bring new life to Phoenicia favorite

The Graham & Co in Phoenicia has new owners and guests can expect a fresh and updated take on the hotel while still expecting all the rustic comforts that have made it a staple in Phoenicia.  More...

Posted 12/4/2018 08:18 PM

The Andes General Store opens its doors again to the delight of locals

A café, grocery store and a gas station, The Andes General Store is back open for business to the delight of local residents.  More...

Posted 11/27/2018 08:59 PM

Northhill Outdoors supports increasing popularity of archery

For more than a year, Northhill Outdoors LLC in Margaretville has been a hub for all things archery, drawing customers from near and far. More...

Posted 11/20/2018 10:48 PM

Rick’s Tire Service will keep you rolling year-round

Grand Gorge shop

Family run and operated, Rick’s Tire Service in Grand Gorge provides its specific expertise to both everyday drivers and farm owners to help keep the wheels turning.  Machelle Haight, along with her husband, Richard, purchased the shop loc More...

Posted 11/13/2018 08:29 PM

H&H Motors ready to keep your vehicle rolling along

For car care needs big or small, H & H Motors in Margaretville has rightfully earned its reputation as a dependable and thorough destination for your vehicle.  More...

Posted 11/6/2018 07:55 PM

Catskill Mountain Auto Body marks 16th year in repair business

This October marks 16 years in business for Catskill Mountain Auto Body in Arkville, one of the area’s most dependable destinations for automotive paint jobs and body work. More...

Posted 10/30/2018 09:03 PM

Dry Town Tavern Inn opens doors; Newest business in Bovina Center

Historic home totally renovated as lodging facility

Though the Dry Town Tavern has yet to open its doors, the adjacent Dry Town Tavern Inn in Bovina welcomed friends and neighbors recently for an open house event. More...

Posted 10/9/2018 06:53 PM

Home Improvement

With Autumn in full swing, some homeowners around the Catskills race against the clock to finish last minute home improvement projects, while others prepare for the Winter ahead. Regardless of your home’s needs, there’s plenty of helpful professionals in the Catskills ready to meet them.

Brookside Hardware and Auto Sales   Brookside Hardware and Auto Sales opened its doors in Margaretville on June 1, 1988 and has been serving area residents in a variety of ways for the last 30 years. More...

Posted 10/2/2018 08:14 PM

Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club

The team at Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club have some exciting things in the works for this fall, front and center of which is the brand new menu developed for The Bar and Grill.  More...

Posted 9/11/2018 07:47 PM

Hair styling was right career path for Karen Neblung; A pioneer in serving Catkill Region wedding business

Running Roxbury shop for more than two decades

When Karen Neblung and her husband, Rick, relocated to the Catskills from New Jersey nearly 22 years ago, her art restoration job had recently ended and Karen was uncertain about a career path.  Karen’s best friend was a hair stylist and e More...

Posted 8/28/2018 08:13 PM

Maine Black Bear going strong offering fresh seafood & dining

Arkville eatery started in 1982 offering truck sales of Maine lobster

Restaurants are a notoriously fickle business, but don’t tell that to Maine Black Bear owner Bruce Beddoe. More...

Posted 8/14/2018 08:23 PM

Kimchee Harvest Kitchen opens this week in Roxbury

Kimchee Harvest Kitchen, a new seasonal farm-to-table restaurant serving breakfast and lunch will host its grand opening on Friday, July 13.  More...

Posted 7/10/2018 07:09 PM

Dirty Girl Farm creamery up and running

Goat farming operation expands at Andes location

There are some things in life that never get old. Visiting the goats at Cyndi Wright’s Dirty Girl Farm is one of those experienes! More...

Posted 7/2/2018 08:18 PM

Table to Farm Tours operation gives closeup agriculture view

Roxbury residents launch business bringing people to the farm sites

Brand new Table To Farm Tours out of Roxbury looks to be one of the area’s most exciting new businesses, offering upclose experiences with producers and the food they make to tourists and locals alike.  More...

Posted 6/19/2018 07:43 PM

Pop-Up restaurant serving locally grown food opens in Delhi

Delhi — Goldenrod, a seasonal pop-up restaurant focusing on locally sourced food, opened June 9 in Delhi. More...

Posted 6/19/2018 07:43 PM

Dirty Girl Farm sets up shop in Andes

Products from goat farm keep gaining popularity

Cyndi Wright from Dirty Girl Farm, always enjoys working around food be it cooking, planting, or growing. She’s worked at community markets, and is an outdoor girl always in the middle of the action, jumping right in to offer her services. More...

Posted 5/29/2018 09:32 PM

Combined Energy Services has family business approach

Company traces its roots to 1968

In an industry dominated by corporate interests, Combined Energy Services (CES) is sticking with its close-knit, familyrun approach to providing propane and oil to its customers.  More...

Posted 5/15/2018 10:16 PM

Skilled Cat

ON THE JOB — Skillcats Construction, based in Fleischmanns provides a wide range of building services, including decks, kitchens and baths, siding, tiling, flooring, trim work, painting, replac More...

Posted 5/15/2018 10:16 PM

Dixie’s earning rave reviews for wine and liquor offerings

Only four months in and Dixie’s Wine and Liquor, formerly Ray’s Fine Wine and Spirits, is establishing itself as a hub for libations in Delhi.  The shop is located at 70 Main Street and officially opened for business on December 30 o More...

Posted 5/8/2018 08:20 PM

Marigold Home blooming at new Kingston location

Store specializes in home improvement and design services

New locations and new services are on tap at Marigold Home as it enters its second decade in business. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 08:20 PM

Love of the life keeps family farming operations going

Despite obstacles, area family farms are forging ahead

Dairy farming, once a mainstay in the Catskill Region, has steadily declined in recent decades due to numerous factors. Falling milk prices, increased production costs and the steady growth of mega-farms have had a dramatic impact on small farms. More...

Posted 5/1/2018 06:50 PM

Margaretville Business Association’s Something Fishy on Main April 21

Margaretville — The Business Association of Margaretville has morphed its Spring on Main celebration “Something Fishy on Main” Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Posted 4/10/2018 08:52 PM

Feather & Stone popular Walton landmark since 2014

When “where to go and what to do” becomes the rallying cry, the Feather and Stone in Walton is often the answer. More...

Posted 3/6/2018 10:49 PM