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Pig Out on Books program at Roxbury Central School

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Roxbury Central School dedicates one month each year to For the Love of Books, a celebration of books and reading for the K-12 school community. This year’s theme is Pig Out on Books and the school has a great assortment of reading-related activities for students to enjoy.


Roxbury News: April 2, 2008

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Seven members of the Lady Rockets’ basketball team earned a place on the state Scholar Athlete list. Karly Bolger, Marlise Cammer, Alisa Fersch, Danyelle Greene, Jessica Martin, Kelly Snyder and Jessica Utsler achieved an aggregate average of 91.329 percent during the season. Way to go, Lady Rockets!


Roxbury hoops story

By John Bernhardt
Everything has to fall in place perfectly to move forward in New York State basketball tournament play. From the onset, things just didn’t fall Roxbury’s way Saturday night at SUNY Cortland. The Rockets’ season came to a close as they dropped a hard fought, 51-39, decision to Section III champion Sackets Harbor.


MMH officials provide overview of hospital services and expansion

Hospital’s CEO, board president address seniors

By Julia Green
Margaretville Memorial Hospital (MMH) Executive Director Ed Morache and Board President Carey Wagner were guests of the Roxbury Senior Citizens’ Club on Tuesday where they spoke and answered questions about the future of the hospital and its services.
Following lunch, Morache started the discussion by immediately addressing rumors that the hospital was closing altogether.


11th annual Snowmobile Races at Plattekill Mountain this weekend

Snowmobile drag racing will hit the slopes of Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury on March 29 and 30. This year will mark the resort’s 11th annual event and is sure to bring excitement to all ages whether racer or race fan. What started out as a fun race between a few sleds has turned into an event that brings close to 350 racers each year.


Roxbury seniors enjoyed St. Patrick's Day party

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Roxbury seniors celebrated St. Paddy’s Day on Tuesday, March 18 at the Roxbury Firehall. The dinner was catered by Sharon Fleck and her “crew” with servers from Roxbury Central School: Morgan Romann, Drew Camillone, Teddy Huggins, Adam Arvanete and Josh Rossman. There were 55 members and five guests.


Roxbury News: March 26, 2008

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Dick and Sue Kuhlow of Upper Meeker Hollow enjoyed a visit from several family members over the weekend of March 14-16. Granddaughter Jessica Miller and her daughter Amera flew in from North Platte, Neb.


Roxbury Board hears appeal for construction of skate park

By Patricia Adams
Led by Cody Allison and Jacob Liberatore, a group of Roxbury teens presented a petition to the Roxbury Town Board at its March meeting, signed by more than 80 Roxbury parents and children, imploring the town to help them create a skate park in town. The petitioners propose to work with Parks Director Peg Ellsworth to raise funds for construction if the town would allot a suitable property.


Roxbury News: March 19, 2008

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Several of the Roxbury Central School staff were absent last week Wednesday due to illness. There were 19 employees out (including three teachers who were attending meetings), but there were available substitutes to fill the vacancies.


Roxbury Junior High students second in Science Olympiad

A second place team trophy for the Junior High Science Olympiad Team at Roxbury Central School has earned the team a trip to the state finals on April 11 and 12. The team finished ahead of Goff Middle Schools “B” and “C” teams from East Greenbush and missed beating the Goff “A” team by only 26 out of 1,224 points.


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