Features and Upcoming Events

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.


"The Truth About Cinderella" will be revealed at Andes show

Fairy tale adaptations have become a popular literature genre. Adaptations are built around an original fairy tale but altered in some way. Characters may be changed, the language may be simplified, or the story line might be modified.


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.


Frost Valley YMCA offers family specials

Winter Family Week is an opportunity for visitors to enjoy half-price lodging at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville from February 18-20 and February 20-22.
This half-price offer applies to guests staying at Frost Valley’s family-style lodges and there is a two-night minimum for this promotion.


"February Frolic" show opens at Longyear Gallery Saturday

Presidents’ Day Weekend marks the opening of Longyear Gallery’s latest show, February Frolic. The artists’ reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The gallery hours have been extended that day with the hope of attracting after-work and après ski types, as well as diners from newly opened Dominico’s Café downstairs in The Commons Building.


MMH Dance-a-Thon planned at Belleayre

The second annual Dance-a-Thon to benefit the Margaretville Hospital will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Overlook Lodge at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount.


Wink Hinkley wins top prize in Margaretville Chamber of Commerce drawing

Grand Gorge resident Wink Hinkley was the grand prize winner of a family weekend for four at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville in a drawing sponsored by the Greater Margaretville Chamber of Commerce.
The prize drawing was held in conjunction with the Arkville Holiday event held December 29.


M-ARK Project now MARK Group as part of 30th anniversary changes

The M-ARK Project, a fixture in the region for parts of four different decades, will kick off its 30th anniversary this year with a name change, a new logo, a new website and a gala event in May to honor the group’s founders.


Spitzer honored with Spirit of the Catskills award

By Jay Braman Jr.
A capacity crowd of supporters turned out for the Belleayre Music Conservatory’s annual Snowball at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Saturday night. The midwinter, black-tie event is held to raise funds for the Belleayre Music Conservatory’s summer music program and to honor friends of the conservatory.


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