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Roxbury basketball preview: Lady Rockets get new coach, new style of play

By Julia Green
While first-year head coach Tom Sherwood is no stranger to the game of girls’ basketball, he’s a newcomer to the home court at Roxbury Central School. Sherwood, who coached at Stamford Central School for 18 years, will be at the helm of the Rockets’ girls’ varsity hoop team this winter.
“Right now I’m getting to know the girls and they’re getting to know me and what the expectations are in practice,” Sherwood said. “Everybody’s working hard; we’ve got a lot of competition from the eighth-, ninth- and tenth-graders so far. We’re at the learning stage right now.”


"Guys and Dolls" plays at RCS this weekend

Roxbury — The hustle and bustle of 1940s New York descends on the quiet Village of Roxbury this weekend as the RCS Drama club presents their fall production of “Guys and Dolls” this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. in the school’s cafetorium.


Roxbury News: Nov. 12, 2008

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“Guys and Dolls” is the drama production at Roxbury Central School on November 14 and 15 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday Forum has been changed from November 11 to November 18 at 1 p.m. This meeting offers an opportunity for community service. Participants will prepare donation envelopes and inserts for the 2008 Community Christmas Project. Forum meets at the Roxbury Library.


RAG "Flowers" show blooming at hospital

Margaretville — An exhibit of photographs by Helane Levine-Keating entitled “The Flowers Within” is on display at Margaretville Hospital as part of a Roxbury Arts Group initiative to expand its gallery program and to make the work of local artists available to a broader public.


Bank Gallery hosts Scheele show

Roxbury — Light infused landscape paintings by Oneonta artist Gerri Scheele will be on exhibit at The Old Bank Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Group from Nov. 8 through Dec. 15. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.


Roxbury News: Nov. 5, 2008

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The following RCS eighth-graders attended a Leadership Conference at SUNY Oneonta on October 16: Derek Cowan, Kennedy Faraci, Nick Hamil and Bailey O’Donnell.
Congratulations to Marilyn Donnelly who has completed 30 years of service at Margaretville Memorial Hospital, and to Barry Lewis for his Ambulance Service Award for his 25-year mark. Both were among the honorees at the 36th Annual Employee Dinner held on October 25 at Belleayre Ski Center.


Margaretville boys advance to semifinals as Lady Devils fall

By John Bernhardt
The Margaretville boys’ soccer team was backed up against the wall. With the clock showing less then 10 minutes to play, Margaretville trailed Roxbury, 2-1, in Friday’s Section IV quarterfinal contest, and you could feel the Blue Devils’ season slipping away.
But conditions changed with lightning-like ferocity.


Roxbury wind project flapping in the breeze

By Julia Green
The wind game remains a waiting game.
When the Roxbury Planning Board convened for its monthly meeting on Wednesday night, their consulting firm LaBella’s representative John Collins began the discussion by reminding the board that the current stages of review do not constitute a formal step in the SEQR process.
He added that the possibility of further studies being conducted arose and that by communicating those possibilities to wind turbine developer Invenergy early would allow them to get started.


2008 Delaware League Soccer All-Stars

Following are the names of the boys' and girls' soccer players from the Delaware League who have been selected for first-team, second-team, and honorable mention recognition as 2008 Delaware League Soccer All-Stars.


Ghost Coach rolls Saturday

Roxbury’s Victorian Ghost Coach emerges from the shadows on Saturday evening, October 25, to take its intrepid passengers on a spectral moonlit quest in this historic hamlet.
Roxbury’s rich history is a natural breeding ground for spooky melodrama, legend and secrets told only from the grave. Such notorious Victorian horrors as Jack the Ripper and Lizzie Borden have also been known to “resort” to this storied hamlet — expect some haunting “cameo” apparitions!


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