Roxbury — Actor and playwright Jessica Dickey is bringing her powerful play “The Amish Project” to The Roxbury Arts Group as this summer’s offering from Todd Mountain Theater Project (TMTP).
“The Amish Project,” written and performed by Jessica Dickey, will be at The Roxbury Arts Group August 6-9 and August 13-16. Thursday to Sunday at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Her riveting writing and acting recently garnered rave reviews in New York City during a successful run at The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.
Roxbury — Two luminous exhibits by area artists Nat Thomas and Yale Epstein will open in the galleries of The Roxbury Arts Group on July 25 and continue through August 22. An opening reception for both exhibits will be held on July 25 from 2-4 p.m.
FUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE — The Ninth Annual Tunament Golf Tournament, named after the late Bill “Tuna” Sanford was held Friday at Shephard Hills Golf Course in Roxbury. The annual event raises money to fund a scholarship for Margaretville Central School graduates in memory of Bill Sanford.
Denver — Classical Jam, a vibrant ensemble best known for its engaging and lively presentations for today’s contemporary audiences, thought provoking concert themes, and wide-ranging repertoire from Renaissance dance music and traditional classical works, will perform at the Old School Baptist Church in the Denver Valley on Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m.
Melissa M. Pasiecnik of Grand Gorge, daughter of Christine and Stan Thorington and Philip and Jackie Pasiecnik, is a 2003 graduate of Roxbury Central School and a 2006 graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College with a certificate in photography and graphic communication.
By Barbara Scudder
The desperados were at it again! Periodically they hold up the Delaware and Ulster Railroad train. Two shots rang out at the Roxbury Depot on Saturday, disrupting a tranquil afternoon. The good news is that no one was injured and no one died as a result of the attack of these unsavory characters.
By Brian Sweeney
All supervisors in local townships will be running for re-election without opposition in November balloting unless Independent candidates emerge.
The deadline for filing party-affiliated petitions with the Delaware County Board Elections was July 17. Candidates running on an Independent line have until August 18 to file petitions to have their names placed on the ballot.
Roxbury — Woodchuck Lodge, the rustic Roxbury farmhouse where literary naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921) spent summers during the final 10 years of his life, will be open for guided tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2.
By Barbara Scudder
Vincent and Anne Snyder, Tamara Snyder and Aaron Titch attended the surprise 50th birthday party for Dale Liddle, a former area resident, at Gum Spring, Virginia last weekend. To conceal the real purpose of their trip, they called to say they would be going to Florida and would stop by on their way down. It was a poolside party on their seven-acre property with approximately 100 guests present.
Lindon (Lindy) B. Morse, 94, of Main Street, Roxbury, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009 in Roxbury.
He was born February 17, 1915 in the Town of Roxbury, the youngest of seven children of Chauncey F. and Annie Dent Morse.