Margaretville — “A Year Down Yonder,” in this new comedy premiering at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville on Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m. The year is 1937, and Mary Alice Dowdel’s father has lost his job.
Delhi — New York State’s trout season opens April 1 and for a growing number of fishermen, the lure of the Great Western Catskills makes Delaware County the place to be for this rite of spring.
Natural area trout streams, which eventually flow to the Delaware River, provide freestone stream fishing.
Boiceville — Onteora Central School District’s “Visiting Artists’ Series” has announced a performance by internationally recognized opera singers on Sunday, April 18 at 3 p.m. in the MS/HS Harry Simon auditorium, 4166 state Route 28, Boiceville.
The Catskill Mountain News has received three awards in the New York Press Association’s 2009 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented last week at the annual NYPA Spring Convention in Saragota Springs.
Margaretville —An eclectic exhibition of 25 photographs by a Margaretville lens master are on view at the Catskill Watershed Corporation’s office, 905 Main Street, Margaretville, through June 1. The exhibit marks the first time Dr. Kevin Oppenheimer has publicly shown his work, but it will not likely be the last.
Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group announces an upcoming celebration of comedy, with three funny ladies, two big comedy shows and comedy workshops that will keep audiences and participants laughing from spring through the fall.
By Jay Braman Jr.
Every year around this time the sounds of hammers banging nails and power saws cutting wood begin to fill the air. Like pictures of Shamrocks and Easter egg hunts, these are signs that spring has arrived, and with it the building season.
In these tough economic times, it is important to know there are financial institutions that are strong, secure, and ready and able to assist their communities. The Delaware National Bank of Delhi, New York is one such institution – dedicated to getting Main Street back on its feet.
“The Wild Mind” with Ellen Stewart will be held on six Tuesdays, April 13 through May 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Fairview Library in Margaretville. This workshop is an experiential creative journey of writing and other media to explore the creative process inherent in us all.
By Brian Sweeney
A 60-year-old Margaretville woman was killed Wednesday, March 24 when her vehicle was hit head-on by a car illegally passing on Route 10 in the Town of Hamden.
Sherry Bush was pronounced dead at the scene. She was killed instantly from the force of the collision, according to the investigators from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department. An autopsy indicated that Bush died from multiple blunt trauma injuries.