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Andes teenager gets jail in child pornography case

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An Andes man has been sentenced to six months in jail and was put on probation for 10 years after he was found guilty of charges involving sexual abuse of a child. Clint Peterson, who is now 19, was sentenced June 28 in Delaware County Court. He was arrested in October 2008 after he allegedly e-mailed an image of an underage girl to someone he thought was another girl. The recipient was a member of the Los Angeles County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


Kelly Miller Circus in Delhi July 12

Delhi — The Kelly Miller Circus will roll into Delhi for two performances under the big top on Monday, July 12 at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on the American Legion grounds. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Delhi Girl Scout Troop 270.


Tour Woodchuck Lodge this weekend

Roxbury —Woodchuck Lodge, the farmhouse where naturalist John Burroughs spent summers from 1910 to 1920, will be open for free tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, Sunday and Monday, July 3, 4 and 5.


Two great musical groups "headline" Sidewalk Fest

Roxbury — The jam is on July 3 with two popular local groups — Polish Moses and the Horseshoe Lounge Playboys — appearing in Roxbury during the annual Sidewalk Festival.  With vintage baseball, plenty of good eats, a streetful of craft and tag sales, Roxbury is the perfect summer Saturday destination for the whole family on July 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Past Scouts being sought for parade

Delhi — Delhi Boy Scout Troop 33 is seeking former scouts to participate in its parade on Friday, July 9.  The parade, marking Scouting’s centennial year, will start at 6 p.m. and is scheduled to coincide with Delhi’s Fair of the Square activities.


Panelists sought to assist arts group with applications

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) is seeking interested people to serve on a peer panel that reviews applications to the Community Arts Funding Program. Panelists should be practicing artists in any genre or community members who attend cultural events throughout the county. All panelists should reside at least part time in Delaware County.


Roxbury Library offers summer reading program

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will host its annual summer reading program at the Roxbury Library during the month of July.


Folk art demos Saturday at market

Debb Rendo will be demonstrating how to carve and paint wood to create folk art on Saturday, July 3 from 10 a.m. to noon on as the first of 10 artist demonstrations scheduled this summer at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market, Route 30, Halcottsville.


Fairview Public Library has busy summer planned for all ages

The Fairview Public Library in Margaretville is offering a variety of programs this summer for all ages. On July 2, the library will be holding a bake sale in front of the Freshtown. Come buy homemade goodies for your holiday weekend. At the same time, library personnel will be selling tickets for a prize drawing for a“wheelbarrow of fun” filled with items donated by local businesses.


Community arts funding applications available

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) has announced announce that it will again administer the Decentralization Program (Community Arts Funding Program) for 2011. Grants from $500 to $5,000 will be available to not-for-profit organizations and artists in Delaware County. The funds, made available through The New York State Council for the Arts, are for the fostering of continued development of local artistic and cultural resources throughout Delaware County.


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