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Jack McShane honored as 'friend of the forest'

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Delhi — Andes resident Jack McShane accepted the Karl Connell Award from the Watershed Agricultural Coun-cil at the annual Watershed Forestry Program dinner and silent auction.

Tom Pavlesich, the council’s forestry program manager and Craig Cashman, the council’s executive director, presented McShane with a plaque at the November 5 event held at SUNY-Delhi.


Entrees sought for Scenic Byways logo

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Arkville — Artists and graphic designers take note: The Central Catskills Collaborative (CCC) is seeking logo designs to illustrate the scenic, historical recreational and cultural assets of New York State Route 28 between Hurley and Andes.


Support welcome for Christmas Project

Margaretville — The Community Christmas Project, which serves families and individuals in the Margaretville area, is again asking for support in helping your friends and neighbors this holiday season. The project, founded by area women nearly 50 years ago, served 142 families last year (252 adults and 217 children).


NYC to buy 4,100+ acres

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New York — New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Cas Holloway today announced the purchase of more than 4,125 acres of upstate land and easements for more than $16 million.


Buddhist teacher will read at Andes program

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Tulku Sherab Dorje Rinpoche, a reincarnated Tibetan Buddhist teacher and local resident, will read from and discuss his book of memoirs and reflections, A Path Strewn with Flowers and Bones” at the Andes Public Library on Tuesday, December 7 at 7 p.m.  


Andes names first quarter honor students

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Andes Central School has announced its first-quarter Honor Roll for 2010-11

Superintendent’s List (94.5%+)
Grade 12 – Gina Tait.
Grade 11 – Matthew Armstrong.
Grade 9 – Jennifer Andrews, Josephine DeSanto.
Grade 8 – Torin Bacon.
Grade 7 – Adriel Grapes.

High Honor (89.5%+)


Half-price holiday week fun

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Claryville — Visitors at Frost Valley YMCA can enjoy a great time and super values with a half-price offering on family-style lodging from December 27-January 2.
The special Family Holiday Week package includes lodging in family-style accommodations and all meals and activities. Guests have the option of staying for two nights or for the entire week.


Holiday Farmer's Market at Round Barn

Halcottsville — The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market will host its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Round Barn on Route 30, Halcottsville.


History walk featured at Frost Valley

Claryville — Participants in the History Walk at Frost Valley YCMA on Sunday, Dec. 19 from 1-3 p.m. will learn about the fascinating past of this century-old facility.


Roxbury News: Nov. 24, 2010

Betty Perazone was given a surprise 80th birthday party at The Roxbury Arts Bank Building by her family on Saturday. Those present for the celebration were her husband, Ed and their sons, Brian and wife, Ruth Ann and David and wife, Kim of Oneonta. All of Brian’s five children were in attendance which included: Brian Perazone Jr.


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