Celtic band Black 47 plays RAG March 29

The Roxbury Arts Group opens its presenting season on Saturday, March 29 at 8 p.m. with a concert by the Celtic band Black 47. Led by Irish author, playwright, and songwriter Larry Kirwan, Black 47 has become a cornerstone of modern Celtic rock.

Roxbury News: March 12, 2008


According to the scoreboard, the Roxbury Rockets were not the winners of the game at SUNY Cortland on Saturday night. However, they were winners in their teamwork, and should be proud of their efforts and accomplishments, according to a member of the audience at the State Class D Tournament quarterfinal.

RAG features two artists in "Concurrence" show

"Concurrence," a joint exhibit of paintings and prints by artists Gerda van Leeuwen and Lisbeth Firmin, opens the gallery season at The Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade Gallery on Saturday, March 15. The opening reception will be Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit will run through April 21.

Roxbury’s historic preservation focus of Saturday meeting

Saturday, March 8 at 10 a.m. is the date for the next conversation about Roxbury’s proposed historic Preservation Ordinance. The meeting has been scheduled on a Saturday to allow both full-time residents and second homeowners to attend. The meeting will be held in Roxbury’s Town Hall on Main Street.

Roxbury supervisor favors wind power, but will let the process run its course

By Julia Green
More than 20 years of service in the political arena has taught Roxbury Town Supervisor Tom Hynes to let his supporting governmental agencies do their jobs. Although Hynes does not hesitate to express his personal opinion in favor of the installation of a wind farm along the Moresville Ridge when asked, he is content to stay on the sidelines and allow the agencies involved to shoulder the responsibility of the decision-making process.

Making books will be focus of Roxbury Library workshop

Roxbury resident and visual artist Susan Whittenburg will offer a presentation on the art of book making for the March Tuesday Forum program at the Roxbury Library on Tuesday, March 11 at 1 p.m.
Regular Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Whittenburg’s presentation.

Roxbury News: Feb. 13

Congratulations to the Roxbury Rockets! The boys’ basketball team came out on top in the Delaware League’s Mountain Division. The Rockets are now preparing for the Cross-over Championship game at SUNY Delhi on Friday, Feb. 15, when they face the Wildcats of Hunter-Tannersville Central School.

Love songs are in the air in Roxbury Saturday

You can get close to your sweetie again this Valentine’s Saturday with a romantic surrey ride through picturesque Roxbury in an elegant horse drawn brougham, just as lovebirds did in the good old days. Then cozy up in Public Lounge to the “sweetest sounds” of Richard Rodgers’ love songs, truffles and champagne.

Andes girls finish season with win over Roxbury

It’s been a season of growing pains for Andes coach Jeff Rhone and his Mountaineers basketball team. Leading the youngest team in the Delaware League, it has sometimes been hard for Rhone to track his team’s progress. That’s why last week’s, 46-36, victory over Roxbury during the final week of the season was a beacon of better things to come for Rhone’s novice team.

Burroughs documentary to be shown at Roxbury Library's Tuesday Forum


By Diane Galusha
A new documentary detailing the life and work of nature writer John Burroughs will be screened Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at the regular meeting of Tuesday Forum at Roxbury Library.

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