Roxbury

Broadband expansion targeted for Roxbury

By Patricia Adams
At its regularly monthly meeting Monday night, Roxbury town board members and residents heard encouraging updates on a number of funding and restoration projects. 
MTC President Glen Faulkner reported on efforts to expand broadband Internet access to some 550 residents in the township who aren’t currently “wired.”


Roxbury Library Association trip to Cooperstown

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) will close the 2011-2012 Tuesday Forum season with a buffet luncheon at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Tuesday, June 12.

RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Julia A. Menne cordially requests that all buffet luncheon attendees meet in the Roxbury Library parking lot at 10:15 a.m. on June 12 for carpool transport to Cooperstown.


GRLIC toast Tech Center benefactor

By Pauline Liu
The Greater Roxbury Learning Initiative Corporation (GRLIC) hosted a celebration at Shephard Hills Golf Club on Sunday in honor of 80-year-old Guy Numann, the Roxbury Central School alumnus, who is funding the new $250,000 tech center to be located in the school’s basement.

The Numann Media and Technology Center will offer classes during school hours and remain open after school to serve the community. “It’s wonderful to have him in our presence and to have him meet the adults and kids who will be helped by this endeavor,” said GRLIC President Kellie Sullivan.


Roxbury officials commit to land revaluation

By Pauline Liu
It’s official. According to Roxbury Supervisor Tom Hynes, for the first time in 34 years, the town is “working on” the revaluation of its nearly 3,300 land parcels. The issue was not on the agenda at Monday night’s town board meeting, but that’s where Hynes made the revelation, in response to questions from Ed Dalski, who is chairman of the Roxbury Republican Committee. “The assessor is working on that, but it’s going to take a couple of years to start-and-finish,” said Hynes. “Has he started?” asked Dalski. “Yeah, he’s started,” responded Hynes.


Sculpture and screening at Roxbury Arts Group

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group invites the public to attend an opening reception featuring the sculptural works of artist Marion Behr on Saturday, May 26 from 2 until 4 p.m. To help raise awareness for her cause, the importance of early cancer screening, Ms. Behr, with the Roxbury Arts Group, helped organize a free cancer screening offered by the Cancer Services Program of Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties. The screening will be held at Roxbury Arts Group’s Old Bank Building on Main Street in Roxbury on Wednesday, June 13 from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.


Chef John cooks up lesson at the Public

Nine lucky "foodie" students from Lisa Riley's first grade Roxbury Central School class had a grand, "behind the scenes" restaurant adventure with Public Restaurant's prep cook, John Cronk, on May 2.


'Red Molly' serenades Roxbury on May 19

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group presents an evening at the Roxbury Arts Center with the multi- talented and much loved, NY-based trio “Red Molly” on Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.

From the start, “Red Molly” garnered rapt attention with their lively, engaging stage performances.


Roxbury lists honor roll for third quarter

Roxbury — Roxbury Central School has announced its third-quarter honor rolls for the 2011-12 school year.

Those students earning a place on the Superintendent’s List include:
Grade 4: Delaney Kearns and Richard Lalosh III.
Grade 5: Rose Battista. Grade 6, Christine Ianniello.
Grade 7: Robin Dee, Kevin Hubbell and Samantha Vickery.
Grade 8: Molly O’Brien.
Grade 9: Allyce McIntosh and Jessica Moore.
Grade 10: Emily Arvanete, Adam Loper, Joseph McAfee and Joshua Riley.
Grade 11: Kennedy Faraci, Spencer Hinkley, Bailey O’Donnell and Jennifer Wallace.


Beeswax program at Roxbury Library

Roxbury — Ashley Drum, environmental educator for Minekill State Park in North Blenheim, will offer a presentation on making beeswax salve on Tuesday, May 8 at 1 p.m. at the Roxbury Library.
Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Drum’s presentation. The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.


Roxbury stages huge rally in baseball

Staff report
Move over New York Yankees. The Bronx Bombers aren’t the only team in town who can piece together a colossal come-from-behind victory. Over the weekend, trailing 9-0 against hated rival Boston, the Yanks scored 15 runs over three innings in an historic comeback victory.


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