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Annual holiday bazaar Saturday at Roxbury Library

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Roxbury Library on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


Fund-raising and resource development at CCCD

Arkville — At a time of escalating financial hardship and cutbacks in state and federal funding due to the economic downturn, it is increasingly important that communities come up with creative ways to maintain and expand services for their citizens.


Auxiliary goal: 500 members by year end

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center is seeking to boost its membership to 500 by year’s end.
Individuals and businesses can join the auxiliary with a minimum contribution of $5. Donations of greater amounts are welcome.


Auditions this Sunday at Open Eye

Margaretville — Actors of all ages are invited to audition for “A Christmas Party” at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5.
Performances are Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 16-18 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.


Speed will be key to Roxbury boys' hoops

By John Bernhardt
Speed is the common denominator that Roxbury Coach Tom Faraci hopes will keep his Rockets in the mix in the Delaware League this winter.

Faraci has some roadrunners, and the Rockets will be playing an open throttle style of game, moving quickly up and down the floor.


A full weekend of entertainment at RAG

The Roxbury Arts Group is kicking off the holiday season with a full weekend of seasonal fun.

“It’s a Wonderful Life,“ RAG’s second annual radio-style staged play of a holiday classic will be performed live on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. in the Carriage House at RAG 76 MAIN! Admission is $10.


Belleayre cutbacks ripped by officials

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By Jay Braman Jr.
It’s been a week since Belleayre Mountain Ski Center management announced that as many as 48 employees at the state-owned facility will lose their full-time employee status and be converted to seasonal employees.


Parade & festivities in Margaretville on Saturday

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Margaretville — A Holiday “Give & Gift” Making Fair, sponsored by The Kids in the Kaatskills in collaboration with the Catskill Mountain Artisans’ Guild, will present a children’s “Holiday Give & Gift Making Fair” on Saturday Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the second floor atrium of the Commons Building on Main Street, Margaretville.


Belleayre staffers cry foul over job cuts

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By Brian Sweeney
All of the workers being laid off at Belleayre Mountain have reportedly been offered seasonal positions, with no salary protection, and a 20 percent reduction in annual hours.
Seasonal employees are limited to 1,750 hours of work in one year. The workers will be allowed to maintain their benefits if they return as seasonal workers.


Arkville man killed on Route 28

By Brian Sweeney
A 28-year-old Arkville man was struck and killed by a motor vehicle near Fleischmanns last Wednesday night.

Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies said that Jay P. Todd was walking on the northbound lane of Route 28 near the center of the roadway about 6:15 p.m. when he was hit by a northbound vehicle operated by Sheldon Sife, 84, of Fleischmanns.


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