Historical society hosts annual meeting and musical

Fleischmanns — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will offer a musical journey through spirited election campaigns of the past when it gathers for its Annual Meeting Saturday, Oct. 23 at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns.

Hospital pharmacy piloting Take Back Program

In order to address the emerging environmental and public health concerns associated with improper disposal of medications, the Margaretville Hospital Pharmacy, in cooperation with the Village of Margaretville, is planning to hold a Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event, known as the Pharmacy Take Back Program as part of the hospital’s Health Fair on October 7.

Talk on outdoor recreation

“Outdoor Recreation in the Catskill Park,” a talk and presentation by NYSDEC Region 3 Director Willie Janeway and author Marty Podskoch will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at The Catskill Center in Arkville.

Bronx opera at Frost Valley

Claryville — The Bronx Opera will perform its annual fall concert at Frost Valley YMCA’s Forstmann Castle at on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m.

Fall Festival at Belleayre

Highmount — There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are turning, so that means one thing. Belleayre is continuing preparations for the 31st Annual Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Columbus Day Weekend, October 9 and 10.

Helicopter rides at Plattekill

Roxbury — Plattekill Mountain will be hosting their first ever Count-Down-to-Winter Celebration, “Platte-palooza” this Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. both days. 

Breast health program at hospital and Mountainside

Margaretville — Margaretville Hospital will offer walk-in Digital Mammography exams on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and a free presentation on “Integrated Approach to Breast Health and Wellness for Men and Women” at 6 p.m. at neighboring Mountainside.

Roxbury News: Oct. 6, 2010

Thelma Wheeler celebrated her 90th birthday with a family get-together at her home on Saturday, Sept. 25. There were 33 family members on hand for this special event.

Those present were her son, Rexford Wheeler and wife, Rosalie, of Calabash, North Carolina; daughter, Patty and husband, Manley Haight of Gilboa and daughter, Joan and husband, Keith Davis of Walton.

Residents chide hospital for Roxbury Health Center closing

By Dick Sanford
Margaretville Hospital officials got a chilly reception from a standing-room-only crowd at Roxbury Town Hall Thursday evening when they came to town to confirm what most already knew; that the hospital-owned Roxbury Family Health Center would close in mid-November and that their favorite physician, Dr. Susan Fiore, would leave the hospital’s staff at the same time.

Binnekill stream lawsuit dismissed

By Brian Sweeney
A lawsuit against current and past Margaretville and county officials stemming from a long-standing controversy over the Binnekill stream has been dismissed.

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