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Fall workshops planned at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) and the Catskill Artisans Guild continue their collaboration in a series of workshops scheduled at RAG this fall.


Tour Woodchuck Lodge this weekend

Roxbury — The upcoming holiday weekend brings with it three opportunities to tour Woodchuck Lodge, the farmhouse where naturalist John Burroughs spent summers from 1910 to 1920.


Elderly Phoenicia couple killed in tractor-trailer accident

By Jay Braman Jr.
An elderly Phoenicia couple was killed Thursday on Route 28 in Boiceville when their car was hit from behind by a tractor and trailer driven by a New Kingston man.


WIOX Roxbury radio officially begins transmitting

By Jay Braman Jr.
Roxbury’s new station flicked the switch to “broadcast” last Friday, and operators of the nonprofit endeavor promise to serve and reflect the diverse interests in the region.


Margaretville Street Fair

Street Fair FineryStreet Fair Finery Courtney Spaulding assisted the Catskill Mountain Christian Center with its tradition of providing assorted paper hats at the Margaretville Street Fair on Saturday. More photos from the Street Fair are in the Image Gallery. — Photo by Dick Sanford


Joyce St. George to receive Citizenship Award

Joyce St. GeorgeJoyce St. GeorgeMargaretville — The Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Board of Directors has selected Joyce St. George of New Kingston to receive  the Keene A. Roadman Hospital Citizenship Award. The award will be presented on October 16 at the Harvest Moon Ball which is sponsored by the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center.

Ms. St. George has served as a member of the Margaretville Hospital Board and Mountainside Residential Care Center, and held the position of board chair from 2005-2007.


Roxbury Site Plan Review Law under consideration

By Brian Sweeney
A proposed Site Plan Review Law for the Town of Roxbury will be the subject of a public hearing at the town hall on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The Site Plan Review Law has been modified from a version that was voted down by the board several years ago.


Roxbury’s Turn of the Century Day is Saturday

Turn of the Century DayTurn of the Century DayAll the old-time mountain fun of 1898 comes but once a year in Roxbury’s celebrated Turn of the Century Day festivities. This Saturday, Sept. 4 the entire family can enjoy vintage baseball, children’s crafts and games, a parade of fashion, vaudeville acrobats, spectacular fireworks at dusk, and as always, plenty of vintage victuals, including grilled sausage sandwiches, chicken barbecue, fruit pies and beer and wine for the grownups. 


Regional parcelizing is Roundtable topic

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The Andes Roundtable will see the premiere of “Parcelizing the Catskills and ‘The Boiled Frog Syndrome,’” a documentary produced by Art Siegel of Walton, and Jack McShane of Andes Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Hunting Tavern on Main Street, Andes.


Community worship Sunday at park

Roxbury — There will be a community worship service in Kirkside Park this Sunday at 10 a.m.

Members of the Jay Gould Memorial Church and the Roxbury United Methodist Church will host this service as part of their Labor Day weekend events. Pastors Richard Dykstra and Peg Van Siclen will co-lead the service and music will be provided by church members.


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