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Reception Saturday at Chace-Randall for Cardillo's unique works on paper

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Andes — The Chace-Randall Gallery presents new works by Rimer Cardillo. The show will hang from June 25 to August 8. The opening reception is Saturday, June 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. A world-renowned printmaker and installation artist, Rimer Cardillo’s work celebrates the ancient art of the woodcut, often fusing it with modern photographic technology.


History marked at New Kingston event

New Kingston — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown and the New Kingston Valley Association unveiled a historic marker near the post office in the hamlet of New Kingston on Sunday.
Fran Faulkner, longtime executive committee member of the historical society, former postmaster and “unofficial mayor” of New Kingston, unveiled the marker with her grandson, Brian Faulkner.
Former New Kingston resident Bill Birns, a retired teacher, spoke following the unveiling of the marker to the assembled audience of more than 60 people.


Father/child fly fishing weekend set

A Father/Child Fly Fishing Weekend will be held from Friday to Sunday, July 2 to 4, at Frost Valley YMCA’s Straus Center in Claryville. This is an opportunity to share this time-honored tradition with your son or daughter.


Rep. Murphy gave keynote address at Delaware County Democratic Committee dinner

By Julia Green
The top of the mountain held a distinctly blue hue on Saturday evening, when the Delaware County Democratic Committee held its annual dinner at Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club. On hand to speak were Margaretville native Max Finberg, who serves as director of the USDA Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and Congressman Scott Murphy, who represents New York’s 20th Congressional District.


MARK honoring board member Dennis Metnick

Margaretville — Whether you’ve known him for a moment or forever and a day, the MARK Project Board of Directors invites you to join them as they roast and toast MARK’s own voice of reason and rhyme, Dennis Metnick.


Rep. Murphy to address Dems at dinner

Margaretville — The 2010 Delaware County Democratic Committee Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday, June 19 at Hanah Resort & Country Club in Margaretville. Delaware County Democrats can anticipate a lively evening as the county Democratic Committee prepares to welcome Representative Scott Murphy as keynote speaker for its 2010 annual dinner. Murphy represents New York’s 20th Congressional District, which contains almost all of Delaware County.


Catskill Center director sees regional economy at "tipping point"; organization will refocus efforts on eco-friendly development

By Julia Green
Few would argue that a perfect storm of external factors has developed to create a dire economic situation in the Catskills in recent years. Declining population, stringent watershed regulations, an increase in city-owned land, and a stagnant real estate market have left the region reeling and scrambling to find its footing on an ever-changing terrain.


Maple production down 29 percent in New York State

New York’s 2010 maple syrup production decreased 29 percent from last year. Syrup production is estimated at 312,000 gallons, down from the 439,000 gallons produced in 2009 according to Stephen Ropel, Director of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office. Only Vermont produced more syrup than New York.


Pathos Players reading Sunday at DCHA

Delhi — Join the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHA) on Sunday, June 20 for the first of four dramatic readings in 2010 presented by The Pathos Players. This month’s reading, in the Frisbee House tavern, will focus on the legacy of the railroads in Delaware County.


MCS students earn recognition at annual academic banquet

Margaretville Central School held its 13th annual Excellence in Academics Banquet on Monday night to recognize the academic achievements of students in grades seven through 12. In addition to honoring the students who appeared on the honor roll, high honor roll and principal’s list, a number of scholarships and awards were presented.


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