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"Remember When" exhibit at town hall

Remember when you could buy a Mexican Sundae at Joe Christian’s soda fountain? Remember when hamburger was 49 cents a pound at Bussy’s Store? Or when Stan’s Tavern in Arena and the Cat’s Meow in Fleischmanns were popular watering holes?


Summer Camp Open House Sunday at at Frost Valley

Claryville – Summer Camp Open Houses are planned for Sundays, March 28 and April 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville, N.Y.


Registration set April 7 at Andes

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Pre-K and Kindergarten registration will be held at Andes Central School on Wednesday, April 7 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. If you have a child who is turning four or five by December 1, 2010 and have not yet received an informational packet, please call the school at 845 676-3166.


Kasanof receives Bushnell Award from NYCCT

Anton N. Kasanof, a trustee of Columbia-Greene Com-munity College, received the Anne M. Bushnell Memorial Award March 12 from the New York Community College Trustees, at the organization’s 56th annual conference in Saratoga Springs.


Corridor update in Fleischmanns

This month’s meeting of Central Catskills Collaborative will feature a presentation by the Fleischmanns Byway Group as part of the Route 28 Scenic Byway Nomination process at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 at the Skene Memorial Library, Main Street, Fleischmanns.


Village election results for Fleischmanns, Margaretville

In the local elections held Tuesday night in the villages of Fleischmanns and Margaretville, four incumbent trustees retained their positions despite challenges.


Congressional Gold Medal presented to Ruth Reynolds' family members

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) congratulated the family of Ruth Franckling Reynolds last Wednesday for receiving a Congressional Gold Medal for her service as a Woman Airforce Service Pilot (WASP). Her children, Peg DiBenedetto, Nancy Reynolds and Warren Reynolds, received the award on behalf of their mother at the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony that took place on Capitol Hill.


Red Cross Blood Drive March 25 at MRCC

Margaretville — The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will hold a Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, March 25 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mountainside.
We urge all who can donate to please do so.  


Phoenicia Rotary to sponsor exchange students

Phoenicia — The Phoenicia Rotary is willing to sponsor two students entering 11th grade in September with full scholarships for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award conference.
Qualified candidates are those high school students finishing their sophomore year who demonstrate the potential to benefit from a program designed to nurture and instill confidence in their leadership skills and abilities.


Fire damage minimal at vacant Arkville house

By Brian Sweeney
A vacant home on Dry Brook Road, Arkville sustained only minor damage from a fire last Tuesday evening. The fire at a house owned by William Pyles started on an enclosed back porch. The porch was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, but they were able to bring the blaze under control in about 10 minutes.


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