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Roxbury News: Aug. 11, 2010

Richard and Cynthia Herdegen of Vero Beach, Flordia are houseguests of Elton Ridge. Eugene and Wilma Bierne with the Herdegens and Elton, enjoyed dinner together Sunday at Hillside Manor, Kingston.

The service tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 14 at the Old School Baptist Church in Halcottsville will not take place. However there is a possibility a service could be held in September.


Classic folk rockers America anniversary show at Belleayre

Highmount — America, a band that dominated radio airwaves throughout the 1970s and whose signature folk-rock sound still resonates today, will bring its hit-filled 40th Anniversary Tour to the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m.


Roxbury gearing up for TOC festivities

Roxbury — Roxbury’s celebrated festival of “all the agreeable pursuits” of 1898 on September 4 will be packed into one fun-filled day of vintage baseball, children’s activities, hand crafts, plenty of vintage victuals, spectacular fireworks at dusk, and as always, period fashions. 


DEP issues Phoenicia sewer ultimatum

By Jay Braman Jr.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has informed the Hamlet of Phoenicia that enough is enough after taking 13 years and $1.6 million to consider whether or not to build a municipal wastewater system.


Judith Lamb and Marie Vickerilla, new works at Chace

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Andes— Chace-Randall Gallery presents a late-summer exhibition: new works by Judith Lamb and Marie Vickerilla. The show will hang from August 13 to September 26. A reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 5-7 p.m.


Frost Valley’s Hike Heads To Waterfall Aug. 15

Claryville—A hike to Shelter Creek waterfall, one of the most scenic attractions on Frost Valley Y’s property, is planned for Sunday, Aug. 15 from 1-3 p.m.


MARK salutes departing members and welcomes board replacements

Margaretville — As the MARK Project Inc enters its 33rd year of operation, the organization is saying goodbye to long standing board members Elaine Grandy and Dennis Metnick.Glen FaulknerGlen Faulkner

In their tenure at MARK Dennis and Elaine helped shape programs and projects like the Margaretville Main Street Revitalization Project, HOME Repair and Homebuyer Assistance programs, and the development and construction of Mountain Laurel Gardens. They aided in the fundraising for the new pavilion while ushering in the Freshtown Supermarket.


CWC launches new e-newsletter, ‘Watershed Currents

Margaretville — Are you interested in what’s happening in the Catskill-Delaware Watershed? A free monthly electronic newsletter, “Watershed Currents,” can keep you tuned in.


Festival of the Voice in Phoenicia this weekend

By Jay Braman Jr.
You’ve got to hand it to Phoenicia.
There’s always something going on there to get attention. Whether it’s the hundreds of bright yellow rubber ducks thrown into the stream for a Rotary fund-raiser, or a crowd of bikers getting their pictures taken under Main Street’s most prominent feature, a giant statue of Davy Crockett. “What’s next?”


AFD tanker truck damaged during pool-filling episode

By Dick Sanford
An Arkville Fire Department tanker truck was seriously damaged on Sunday evening, July 11 while it was being used by one of the department’s members to fill his swimming pool in Arkville.


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