'Edges' opens at Longyear

Margaretville — “Against the Edges,” a show of paintings by Amy Masters will open at Longyear Gallery with an opening reception on Saturday, May 7 from 4-6 p.m.

Audubon Society planning Andes bird watch


Andes — The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society has scheduled a spring bird walk in Andes for Saturday, April 30. This will be an easy walk of about two hours. Species expected to be found include warblers, bluebirds and other thrushes, among returning migrants. Also possible are orioles, tanagers and raptors.

Participants should meet at Andes Central School on Rte. 28 at 8 a.m. For further information, contact Andy Mason at 607 652-2162,

Yellowed Pages: April 27, 2011


Wed., March 7, 2001
County Approves Increase Toward Cost of prison—The Delaware County Board of Supervisors added $1,233,000 to the price of the prison it plans to build (off Route 28 in Delhi.). The cost of the total project now stands at $22,639,000.

Tom Pacheco plays Public

Roxbury — Veteran singer-songwriter and worldly-wise story weaver Tom Pacheco will be in concert in Public Restaurant & Lounge for one night only, Saturday, May 7, starting around 8 p.m.

Local leaders react to PA fracking spill

By Pauline Liu
The hydrofracking crisis in Pennsylvania last week was closely watched by the entire nation and here in Delaware County town supervisors have been carefully weighing in on the situation.

The incident, which led to the spill of thousands of gallons of hydraulic fracturing fluid into streams and farm fields in Bradford County, PA, has added new fuel to the already heated nationwide debate over the safety of gas drilling.

Locally filmed 'Stake Land' hits theatres

By Brian Sweeney
“Stake Land,” a movie filmed extensively in local communities and featuring a number of area residents as extras, opened in limited release on Friday.

Angelique Biasutto of Arkville is among those with a small role in the movie. In a key sequence, the young actress (she was four when filming took place here in the fall of 2009) dances with Nick Damici, one of the movie’s primary vampire slayers.

Stone Tavern plans more music events

By Pauline Liu
The owners of the Stone Tavern Farm in Roxbury say negotiations are currently underway for the return of the Desiderata Festival this summer.

“We are negotiating right now,” said John Burrows, who’s been talking with several organizers of the festival. “They would prefer a smaller place that’s not so spread out. They were scheduled to have a meeting with me last Thursday, but one of them had bronchitis, so we’re supposed to meet next week.”

No tax hikes in Fleischmanns budget

By Jay Braman Jr.
For the second year in a row, the Fleischmanns Village Budget will not bring any tax increaes for property owners.

“No tax increases…..again” was all Mayor David Morell said proudly at Monday night’s meeting of the village board of trustees.

The budget however, is not yet etched in stone. It will be the subject at a public hearing next Monday, May 2, beginning at 5:10 p.m. The hearing, to be held in the Skene Memorial Library, follows a 4pm workshop where trustees will discuss the spending plan and possibly make some changes to it.

Sound of Music at OCS this weekend

The Sound of Music, considered to be the world’s most beloved musical, graces Onteora’s Harry Simon Auditorium from April 28 through May 1.  

Performances, all held at the Middle/High School Campus on Route 28 in Boiceville, are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on April 28, 29 and 30 with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sunday, May 1.  Tickets are $12 per person, or $8 for seniors and children and may be purchased at the door.  For more information, please call Onteora’s Middle School/High School at 845 657-2373, or

Roxbury News: April 27, 2011

The Roxbury Senior Citizens Club’s spring luncheon and card party will be held Thursday, April 28 starting at 12 noon at the Roxbury Firehall on Main Street. This is a fun day—your choice of cards and games—prizes and raffle. Everyone is welcome.

Tom O’Brien’s sister and husband, Margaret and Bill Greason and daughter, Elizabeth, of New York City, and Mr. O’Brien’s mother, Ruth, were Easter dinner guests at the O’Brien home on Pekrul Road.

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