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Bovina family of six left homeless by fire

By Brian Sweeney
A Bovina Center woman and her five children escaped serious injury in a September 24 fire, but lost their home and all possessions in the blaze. Shana McIntosh Eaglefeathers and her children were able to escape from their home after discovering the blaze. Eldest son, Sol, is being credited with helping rescue his siblings.


Bnai Israel Sukkot services

Fleischmanns — For the first time in many years, Congregation Bnai Israel, Fleischmanns, will hold services for Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles. Friday evening services will begin at 7 p.m.
The celebration of the bat mitzvah of Elia Tanzer will occur at Sabbath services on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m.


Bovina United Presbyterian Church bicentennial celebration Oct. 10 and 11

The Bovina United Presbyterian Church will celebrate its bicentennial over the weekend of October 10 and 11 with a series of events open to the public.
The festivities will begin on Saturday at 11 a.m. with the unveiling of an historic marker on the front lawn of the church followed by a brief service at noon and then a picnic lunch at the site of the original church. A hike will follow the picnic.


Middletown Historical Society planning exhibit and programs

Margaretville — Upcoming exhibits and programs of the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will shine a light on the once common business of dairying, walk down some forgotten roads, and remember a time when tractors were replacing horsepower of the four-legged variety.


Arkville Head Start gets play space funding

Reston, Va. — The Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play has announced that Delaware Opportunities Inc. is one of 351 recipients of a $5,000 grant to improve the outdoor play space at the Arkville Head Start Center.


Multi-instrumentalist plays at Pleasant Valley Oct. 3

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Andes — The final concert of the season at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., will feature a multi-talented performer.


History award merit nominations are being sought

Delhi — The Delaware County Historical Association is accepting nominations for its annual Awards of Merit. Individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the preservation and presentation of local history, traditions and culture will be presented with Awards of Merit at DCHA’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 1.


Roxbury Library Tuesday Forum will focus on cancer awareness

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) will offer its October 2009 Tuesday Forum program in recognition of National Cancer Awareness Month.
On Tuesday, October 13 at 1 p.m., Jeanne Darling, executive director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will offer a presentation on breast cancer awareness, a program facilitated by Peter Molnar and John Riedl of the Margaretville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Wellness Committee.


New superintendent spoke at Andes church on Sunday

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New Andes Central School (ACS) Superintendent Robert Chakar spoke to the Forum Society of the Andes Presbyterian Church on Monday. The monthly meeting was held at the home of Buffy Calvert.


Storyteller Jonathan Kruk entertains at Andes Library

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Andes — The Andes Library welcomes professional storyteller and enchanter extraordinaire, Jonathan Kruk for a free concert for kids of all ages on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.


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