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Roxbury News: June 18, 2008

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There was an "overwhelming response" locally to the efforts at the United Methodist Church to raise funds for Heifer International, according to Bonnie Grocholl. Bonnie of Roxbury, her daughter Dawn Jones, and Dawn’s daughter Rebecca, and young Brittany Douglas, all of Grand Gorge, presented $1,062 raised locally.


Vintage Base Ball on Power Authority field June 14

The New York Power Authority’s grounds in North Blenheim make the perfect setting for an old-fashioned game of gentlemen’s base ball between the Roxbury Nine and their neighborly rivals, the Mountain Athletic Club of Fleischmanns on Saturday, June 14 at noon.


Bible school being planned at Gould Church

Vacation Bible School will be held in the Carriage House of the Gould Memorial Church in Roxbury beginning June 17. 
All children and youth aged preschool through grade six are invited to participate in the 9 a.m. to noon sessions. This year’s theme is “God’s Big Backyard,” which teaches us to “Serve Family, Serve Friends, Serve Neighbors, Serve Community, and Serve Jesus.”


Works of outstanding colorists featured at new Roxbury show

An exhibit of paintings by two outstanding colorists will open at The Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade Gallery on Vega Mountain Road on June 20. An opening reception will take place on June 21 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Joannna Murphy attended the Swain School of Art in New Bedford, MA and subsequently spent formative years in Paris, Northern California and New York City.


Roxbury News: June 11, 2008

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Have you noticed the Thai Flag fluttering at Elton Ridge’s house? It was there to welcome his longtime friend and houseguest, Professor Chawalart Letchalarm, (Chulikorn University).


Tabletop fund-raiser June 13, 14 at RAG

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Some of Central Catskills most imaginative designers will converge once again at The Roxbury Arts Group on Vega Mountain Road to create “The Most Beautiful Night in the Catskills.” The sixth annual “Over the Tops Tabletops” is chaired this year by RAG Vice President Michael Mathis and co-chaired by Bonnie Walker. Funds raised by this sumptuous affair will support RAG’s expanding cultural and educational programming in Delaware County.


Rockets edge Devils in Sectionals; Wildcats stop RCS in semifinals

By John Bernhardt
Steven Hubbard is a Roxbury baseball machine. The Rockets’ senior excels at every facet of America’s pastime.
The tall, lean Hubbard is a gifted infielder who almost glides across the diamond from his shortstop position covering a large swath of real estate and gunning out runners with a cannon-like arm. Hubbard elevates Roxbury’s victory chances every time he climbs the hill as the Rockets’ pitching ace. From the right side of the batter’s box, Hubbard is a consistent contact hitter with awesome power to left field. And, once he reaches base, he navigates the base paths fearlessly with reckless abandon.


H-T wins title at Shephard Hills

Roxbury Central School and the Shephard Hills Golf Course hosted the Delaware League Golf Championships Wednesday. The Rockets struggled on their home course and finished last in a six-team field.


John Burroughs talk set June 7; Woodchuck Lodge open for tours

“Learning about nature through the words of John Burroughs,” will be the topic of a talk by Tom Alworth on Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m. at Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury. This is the second of a summer series of family-friendly presentations about Burroughs and nature to be offered at the lodge where the renowned nature writer spent summers during the final 10 years of his life.


Railride into yesteryear rolls June 21

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Does the price of gas these days have you wondering how you’re going to supply affordable summer fun for your family? Relax and take a “no gas mileage” vacation from all your 21st century cares by riding the “Railride into Yesteryear” and visiting the quintessential Catskills hamlet of Roxbury, circa 1898.


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