Roxbury

Low-salt, low-fat benefits are focus of forum in Roxbury

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Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Hamden will offer a presentation on the dietary and nutritional benefits of low-salt, low-fat cooking on Tuesday, May 13 at 1 p.m. at the Roxbury Library’s Tuesday Forum.
Regular Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Ms. Gilmore-Barnes’ presentation.


County businesses get micro enterprise funds

The Delaware County Department of Economic Development recently announced the approval of 10 projects for the first round of funding through the Micro Enterprise Program Start-up and Expansion Grant.‚ÄÇ
Through the start-up and expansion grant, new or expanding micro enterprise businesses are eligible to apply for a working capital grant of up to $5,000.


Roxbury passes law regulating C&D facilities

Business proposed for Grand Gorge spurred concerns

The Roxbury Town Board unanimously passed a local law “regulating construction and demolition debris processing facilities” after a short public hearing on April 14 to take comments on the law.
The impetus for the law came when a C&D transfer station was proposed for Grand Gorge, and area residents expressed concerns about the possible negative impacts of such a facility.


"Faith and Environmentalism" topic at forum

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The Engaging the World Forum will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Carriage House, Gould Memorial Church, Main Street, Roxbury. It presents a filmed interview with Richard Cizik, vice president for governmental affairs at the National Association of Evangelicals.


Roxbury students earn Science Olympiad prizes

 

The Roxbury Central School Junior High Science Olympiad Team finished 27th out of 39 teams in state final competition on April 11 and 12 at SUNY New Paltz.

The team of Brandi Carufe and Mickey McAfee brought home a gold medal in the category of mystery architecture. 


Roxbury News: April 23, 2008

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George and Julia Brower returned to their home on Lake Street this past weekend after spending the winter in Polk City, Fla. George told his neighbor, “It is good to be back home.”


RAG show opens Saturday

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“Share Your Life,” an installation project by David Kenny and Diana Cozzens, will open at the Walt Meade Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Group on Saturday, April 26. An opening reception will be  held from 2 to 4 p.m.


No trivial matter

 

The third annual Team Trivia Challenge was held on April 19 at The Hilt Kelly Hall in Roxbury. Eleven teams vied to place in the categories of two- and four-person teams.  


Roxbury News: April 16, 2008

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Roxbury Library Association presents the final program in the We the People “Pursuit of Happiness” Bookshelf series. On Monday, April 21 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. fifth- through seventh-graders are invited to a reading and discussion from Lawrence Yep’s The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung.


Roxbury elementary students "pig out" on reading assignment

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By Trish Adams


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