The tiny town of Roscoe, NY, (pop. 541) was thrown into the public spotlight in 2011 when it won the title of Ultimate Fishing Town in a competition put on by the World Fishing Network. Roscoe was awarded $25,000, and local businesses stepped up to the plate (or, uh, fishing line?) to reinvigorate Trout Town USA – now the number one fly fishing town in the country.

This Week's Circulars


WORCESTER - Melvin R. Force, 84, passed away at home on Oct. 13, 2019. He was born Sept. 21, 1935, in High Bridge, New Jersey, the son of Edgar and Elsie (Young) Force. Mel moved to Worcester from New Jersey in 1964. While in New Jersey he was a member of a country and western band. He also …

LAURENS - Ernest and Virginia Scott's graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Oct. 16, 2019, Schenevus Cemetery. Arrangements by Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home, Oneonta.

SOUTH NEW BERLIN - Lena Jane Savory Brooks of South New Berlin died peacefully with her family by her side on Oct. 11, 2019, following a short illness. Born Feb. 4, 1938, Lena spent her childhood in Guilford, one of nine children of Walter and Mildred (Hovey) Savory. Lena married Jerry Danie…

From yoga on the front porch to raw chocolate workshops among friends, an 8,000 square foot mansion named Spillian is the grand estate you always wished your family had.