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Historic site paintings offered at auction

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Margaretville — A selection of original paintings of area historic sites will be auctioned Friday, Nov. 26 as a benefit for the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM).


Catskill Mountain News will shift printing to Troy

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The Catskill Mountain News, which has been printed by The Daily Freeman in Kingston for the past 15 years, will use a new printer for its issue of December 1, according to News Publisher Dick Sanford.


Route 28 exhibit opens at Erpf

Arkville — “Historic Route 28, The Making of a Scenic Byway” will be on exhibit in The Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery in Arkville from November 20 until spring 2011.
The exhibit, presented in partnership with The Roxbury Arts Group, will open with a reception on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m.


Zoom Gallery calling artists for theme show

Fleischmanns — The Zoom Gallery is calling for area artists to submit artwork related to “Interpretations of Animal Life in the Catskills,” to be included in a show opening on May 1, for the 2011 season.

The show will honor domestic animals as well as wildlife that contribute to the rich nature of the Catskill Region.


Curator choice show at Chace Gallery

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Andes — Chace-Randall Gallery presents “Curator’s Choice,” a group exhibition by the gallery’s permanently exhibiting artists. A reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5-7 p.m.


Bronze cow sculpture moo-ves to Arkville

By Brian Sweeney
A life-size cow, created by one of the country’s foremost sculptors, now greets visitors along Route 28, Arkville thanks to the generosity of an area resident. The bronze cow, which weighs about 2,600 pounds, arrived last week at its new home on the lawn of the Erpf House.


Italian Circle welcomes public for meetings

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Andes — The Italian Circle, a program of the Andes Public Library, 242 Main Street, meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library.


Wellness Committee hosted breast health program

Margaretville — Nearly 50 community members attended a presentation on breast health presented by Samira Khera, MD, on October 8 at Mountainside Residential Care Center.

The program was part of the Marian Connell Wellness Education Series sponsored by the Wellness Committee of the Auxiliary for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Center.


Woodstock Playhouse, Maverick Health get CWC loans

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Margaretville — The Woodstock Playhouse will be purchased and refurbished, and a Boiceville building will be renovated to accommodate a medical clinic, thanks to low-interest loans provided by the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC).

The loans were approved on November 2 by the CWC Board of Directors.


Metnick returns to the helm for STS's "Little Murders"

By Jay Braman Jr.
After a seven-year hiatus, Margaretville’s Dennis Metnick returned to the Shandaken Theatrical Society this fall, and from the audience reaction opening night to his interpretation of the dark comedy “Little Murders,” most hope that he stays this time.


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