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Roxbury News: June 24, 2009

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The Baccalaureate service for the RCS Class of ’09 is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Gould Church. Graduation ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 in the RCS gymnasium.


New proprietor takes over duties operating Stone House Restaurant

By Julia Green
Just in time for summer, local residents and weekend visitors in Roxbury have a new location to check out for lunch or dinner.
Long Island native Gabriel Cardamone is the new proprietor of The Stone House Restaurant at Shephard Hills, in the location of the former Mary’s Cookin’ Again at Shephard Hills.


Roxbury Arts Group presents James Krueger at Denver show

Roxbury —The Roxbury Arts Group will present local songwriter James Krueger in a special matinee performance at the Old School Baptist Church on Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m.  
Hailed by judges as “an extraordinarily talented writer with a real talent for poetic imagery” Krueger is a two-time honor award winner in the Great American Songwriting Contest.  


Roxbury Nine and Mountain Athletic Club swing it out at Kirkside

Roxbury — The gorgeous green ball field of Kirkside Park in Roxbury makes the perfect setting this Saturday, June 20 at noon for an old-fashioned game of hard fought vintage baseball between the Roxbury Nine and their neighborly rivals, the Mountain Athletic Club (M.A.C.) of Fleischmanns. Vintage baseball is a great Father’s Day weekend gift (that costs nothing!) and one the whole family will truly relish.


Roxbury News: June 17, 2009

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Peggy Owen Sanford and Esther Finch Snyder spent some time Saturday with their brother, John Owen Finch, at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown. John had major surgery the previous day.
On Saturday, June 20, the Roxbury Nine takes on the Mountain Athletic League of Fleischmanns at Kirkside Park at noon.


Roxbury planning Sidewalk Festival for July 4

Roxbury — The annual Roxbury Sidewalk Festival, on Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is a daylong block party, with vendors and tag sales lining the shady Main Street and vintage baseball afoot in Kirkside Park, along with children’s fun, food galore and new this year: your chance to win big prizes aboard the Stimulus Surrey.


"Face of Farming" tribute opens at RAG

Roxbury — “The Face of Farming,” a multimedia tribute to five of the last operating dairy farms in our area, is on exhibit at The Hilt Kelly Hall of The Roxbury Arts Center. There will be a reception on Saturday, June 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. The installation contains portraits, watercolors, photographs and audio interviews by Ellen Wong and video imagery by Anthony Manzo and Kent Garrett.


Top scholars named at local schools

By Julia Green
The top honors graduates have been named at local high schools.


RCS students get a lift from climbing towers, giant swings on field trip

Claryville —   Climbing towers and giant swings raised the bar on leadership and teambuilding skills for 56 Roxbury Day School seventh- and eighth-graders during a recent trip to Frost Valley YMCA camp in Claryville. During the one-day program, students conquered challenges such as scaling a 20-foot climbing wall, completing a ropes course and testing their composure on the Giant Swing in an effort to hone their cooperative skills in a relaxed setting.


Roxbury News: June 10, 2009

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Congratulations to RCS Valedictorian, Karly Bolger and Salutatorian, Danyelle Greene. Karly was awarded the Scholarship for Academic Excellence, from New York State for $1,500 a year for four years, which is based on Regents scores. Danyelle was also awarded the Scholarship for Academic Excellence for $500 a year for four years. John Bolger was awarded the New York State Lottery Scholarship for $1,250 a year for a total of $5,000.


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