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Brakes applied to Route 28 repaving project

By Jay Braman Jr.
As promised, work has begun on the $8 million project to repave Route 28. But while it was previously announced that the new pavement would stretch from Route 375 all the way to the Ulster/Delaware county border at Highmount, it turns out that complete repaving will halt in Boiceville.


Regional spelling bee winners go to head of the class

Roxbury — Winners of in-school Cultural Arts Spelling Bees will compete in the Second Annual Delaware and Otsego counties Regional Bee at The Roxbury Arts Center on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. Admission is free to the general public. Light refreshments will be served.


Singer-songwriter Mark Erelli to play at Roxbury May 15

Roxbury — Mark Erelli, the gritty-voiced singer songwriter from Boston brings The Roxbury Arts Group’s Singer/Songwriter series to a rousing close on Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hilt Kelly Hall of The Roxbury Arts Center.


Volunteers raised more than $140,000 for cancer fight at Relay for Life

By Mike Porter
Following last year’s topping of $1 million in total contributions was difficult, but Delaware County’s Relay For Life did just that. In this difficult time economically, county residents raised $140,000 by the end of festivities on Saturday.


Community invited to assist with watershed tree planting

Margaretville — Staff from The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD), Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), New York City DEP, Catskill Watershed Corporation and The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG), will be assisting local elementary students and community members in planting trees in Andes, Roxbury and Margaretville in celebration of a project titled "The Man Who Planted Trees."


Three area business to be honored at Chamber event

Margaretville — Three area businesses will be honored on Wednesday, May 19 at the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner to be held at the Hanah Country Club & Spa in Margaretville.


Auxiliary honored with prestigious HANYS award

Margaretville — The Auxiliary for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center was recently recognized by the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) for playing a key role in shaping the future of New York State’s health care system by serving as health care advocates.


Tremperskill Boys play Saturday

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Andes — The Tremperskill Boys will bring their high-energy, fiddle-driven music with them when they open the season at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House on Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
This skilled band of musicians is intent on pleasing with less well-known but musically well crafted Irish, Scottish and Appalachian tunes brought to life with the accordion, claw hammered banjo, flute and fiddles.


Herman Gottfried was landowner ally versus NYC

By Diane Galusha
Herman Gottfried, an attorney who represented hundreds of residents and business owners dispossessed by New York City’s Pepacton and Cannonsville reservoir projects, died April 24, 2010 at the age of 99.
Gottfried, just six months shy of his 100th birthday, passed away at Huntington Hospital in Huntington.


Civil War is luncheon topic

Delhi — Join the Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) on Saturday, May 15 for the first in their popular series of history luncheons scheduled for 2010. The luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the presentation following at approximately 1:15 p.m.


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