Roxbury

Roxbury Girl Scout troop enjoys end of year party

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Roxbury Girl Scout Service Unit 658 celebrated their end-of-the-scouting year with a bridging ceremony on June 13 at the Grand Gorge Civic Center.  Roxbury Central School has five active troops, all of which participated in some way.


Roxbury News: July 9, 2008

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Former residents Don and Pauline Hadden, now of Stamford, celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on June 23 at Robinson Terrace. The couple renewed their wedding vows with their pastor, Rev. Richard Dykstra of the Gould Memorial Reformed Church in Roxbury, officiating. About 40 family, friends and residents attended the ceremony and celebration which followed.


French dessert cooking class at RAG

Don’t have lunch on Saturday, July 12. Come to The Roxbury Arts Group at noon and participate in a French Dessert Cooking class with Flora Hogman. You will learn how to make crepes, and to flip them in the pan. You will also make cherry clafouti and flambéed bananas. Then you get to eat everything up.


Asbestos awareness meeting at RCS July 9

The Roxbury Central School District will hold an Asbestos Awareness Presentation on Wednesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. Roxbury residents approved the Excel Project that will be performed this summer. The project includes the removal of asbestos-containing floor tile and a short span of pipe insulation in the building’s basement.


Writers in the Mountains Gala reading at RAG July 6

Writers in the Mountains (WIM) will hold a reading of work from recent classes in The Hilt Kelly Hall of The Roxbury Arts Group on Sunday, July 6 from 2-4 p.m. There will be short readings and an abundance of food and drinks. Admission is $10. A bound volume of the works included in the program will be available for sale as well.


Area's top female athletes took different paths to success

Carianne Fairbairn, Alisa Fersch and Jessica Srp honored for athletic achievements

Following are profiles of the top female athletes at Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury schools for the 2007-08 academic year.


Roxbury News: July 2, 2008

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Congratulations to the 21 members of the Class of 2008. They received their diplomas during their graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 28.


Catch the reading bug!

The Roxbury Library Association is participating in the 2008 NYS “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, Aug. 14.
Based on grade levels completed as of June 2008, programs for individual grade levels will occur from Mondays through Thursdays: Pre-K and K on Mondays, 9 to 10 a.m. with Tina Peters; grades 1 and 2 on Tuesdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with Lorrayne Bolger; grades 3 and 4 “Lunch Bunch Book Club” on Wednesdays, 10 to 11:15 a.m. with Lorrayne Bolger; and grades 5-7 “Literary Lunch Book Club” on Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. with Susan Whittenburg.


Roxbury hosts Margaretville Chamber's monthly member-to-member mixer

By Jill Ribich
The Greater Margaretville Chamber of Commerce hosted a member-to-member mixer Wednesday in Roxbury. Over 80 people attended the event that began at The Roxbury Motel. Food was provided by six Roxbury restaurants and caterers including Mary’s Cookin’ Again, Cassie’s Café, The East Branch, the T-Bar, Fane’s Family Diner and the Public Lounge.


Roxbury News: June 25, 2008

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George and Julia Brower of Lake Street, Roxbury, met their new great-grandson Brayden Wells on Sunday, June 22 at his home in Ballston Spa. Brayden is their first great-grandson. His parents are Jamie, the Browers’ grandson, and Amanda.


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