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Meditation focus of forum at Roxbury Library

Roxbury — Roxbury resident James Gordon of the Roxbury Zen Center on Hardscrabble Road will offer a presentation on meditation techniques, entitled “How to Breathe, How to Meditate” on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Gordon’s presentation.


'Picture your Passion' show opens at CWC

Margaretville — Photographs by five young people who used simple pocket digital cameras and a world of vision to record their unique perspectives on familiar scenes, is on view through February 25 at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, 905 Main Street, Margaretville.

The exhibit can be seen weekdays (except February 21) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Group to present 'Economic Benefits of Parkland'

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Olivebridge — Research in the Adirondack and Shawangunk mountains shows that public lands are beneficial to the economic health of local communities. Learn how residents in the Catskills can adopt the lessons of important studies from the experts who conducted them.


Roxbury News: Feb. 9, 2011

Randy Hughes of Bakersfield, CA spent the week of January 24-31 with his parents, Mal and Ellen Hughes. On Saturday, Jan. 29, Mal, Randy and a friend, Paul Tillmann, attended the Railroad Hobby Show in West Springfield, MA.


Meditation focus of forum at Roxbury Library

Roxbury — Roxbury resident James Gordon of the Roxbury Zen Center on Hardscrabble Road will offer a presentation on meditation techniques, entitled “How to Breathe, How to Meditate” on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 1 p.m.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following Gordon’s presentation.


Open Eye Theater presents Deanna Kirk

Margaretville — An evening of warmth with popular songwriter and one of today’s most extraordinary jazz singers, Deanna Kirk, will be presented by The Open Eye Theater. This very special event, which will include one glass of wine with ticket, evening snacks and desserts, will take place at The Open Eye, 960 Main Street in Margaretville at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26.


Valentine Party at the Commons on Saturday

Margaretville— The merchants of the Commons Building will be holding a ”Valentine’s Party” on Saturday, Feb. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. on the second floor atrium of the Commons Building on Main Street in Margaretville.


CCCD accepting applications for artists-in-residence

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Arkville — The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) is accepting applications for the 2011 Platte Clove Artist-in-Residence Program. Painters, writers, sculptors, photographers, and composers from across the country have participated in this unique residency set in a remote location amidst the dramatic mountain scenery of the Platte Clove Preserve.


A girl, a basketball, a dream: Mariah Ruff chases hoop career

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By John Bernhardt


Governor’s budget knife chops big slice from area schools’ aid

By Brian Sweeney
Area school administrators are anticipating staffing cuts and program elimination as a result of deep State Aid cuts included in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed 2011-2012 budget.
Margaretville Central School would be among the districts hardest hit by the proposal, losing more than 20 percent of its State Aid under Gov. Cuomo’s proposal.


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