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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.


Catskill Interpretive Center kiosk dedicated in Mt. Tremper

Mount Tremper — Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannies, and other local officials today formally unveiled and dedicated the new Catskill Interpretive Kiosk site.


Anti-gas drilling rally September 8 in Delhi

Delhi — A group of Delaware County residents will hold an anti-gas drilling rally and march in Delhi on Wednesday, September 8 from 5-6 p.m. in front of the Delaware County Office Building on Courthouse Square before and during the county board of supervisors’ monthly meeting there. 


‘Whet Paint’ on the easel

Roxbury — Whet Paint, The Roxbury Arts Group’s (RAG) annual and wildly popular fund-raiser has added some new twists and surprises this year. Re-imagined as Whet Paint/ Inside Out, RAG hopes to emphasize the “plein air” aspect of painting in the open air that has always been at the heart of the event.


‘The Tempest’ plays at Open Eye

Margaretville — “The Tempest,” brimming with mystery, magic, romance and comedy, was first performed in 1611 and thought to be the last play written by William Shakespeare. Amie Brockway directs and composer Robert Cucinotta provides original music for The Open Eye’s summer season production.


Fleischmanns First brings art to Wagner Avenue ball field

Fleischmanns — Twenty children, ages 7-12, responded to the open call for drawings earlier this spring from the Fleischmanns First Art Project Committee. The drawings were reviewed and interpreted by the committee as inspiration for its first art beautification project, a mural on the concession stand at the Wagner Avenue ball field.


Writers in the Mountains workshops are set for fall

Roxbury — Three new writing workshops sponsored by Writers in the Mountains are scheduled in the upcoming months. Those interested in registering for classes may do so online at writersinthemountains.org or by calling 607 326-4802.


Glenbrook Park hosts Shandaken Day Saturday

By Jay Braman Jr.


Robberies planned Saturday, Aug. 28 at D&U Railroad

Arkville — Reports are coming in from other railroads in the region of the return of the infamous Shadows of the Old West. These bandits are making their presence known on every pay train that rolls on the rails.


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