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Flights of Fancy: Folk art at DCHA

Delhi — The Delaware County Historical Association will open a new exhibit in the Elijah Thomas Gallery, Flights of Fancy, focusing on the bird carvings of the late Charles Albert. An opening wine and cheese reception will take place at the museum on Friday afternoon, March 6 from 4 until 6 p.m.


Senior Camp is auxiliary topic

A new “camp for seniors” will be the featured topic at the March 12, 10 a.m. meeting Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center. Tom Briggs, director of the Delaware County Office of the Aging, will speak about the 4C Camp for Adults to be held at 4-H Camp Shankitunk in Delhi from August 28-30.


Art therapy on program for Roxbury Library Forum

Roxbury resident and art therapist Ellen Stewart will offer Roxbury Library Association Tuesday attendees a series of creative exercises to heal body, mind and spirit on Tuesday, March 10 at 1 p.m.


Auxiliary Dance-a-Thon tickets now available

The third annual Margaretville Hospital Dance-a-Thon benefit, hosted by the Hospital Auxiliary, will be held at Belleayre Ski Center’s Upper Lodge on Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m. This year, for the first time, the event will feature live music from Blues Maneuver. Country line dancers Rose and Gordy Stahl and professional swing dance teacher, Kyla Marion will be back to demonstrate new steps.


ONC BOCES administrative offices relocation endorsed

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Stamford — Following 15 months of study and research, the Board of Education for the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES has endorsed a plan that will relocate all services currently operating at the Cyr Center in Stamford to one of the two centers the BOCES currently owns in Milford and Grand Gorge.


Hospital squad has 3 new paramedics

Margaretville — Three ambulance squad members at Margaretville Hospital have recently earned certification as paramedics. Completing the bridge program from registered nurse to paramedic were Nora Todd, Sharon Gavette and Mike Sarubbi.


Congressional candidate Murphy off & running

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Delhi — Scott Murphy, Democratic Candidate for the U.S. 20th Congressional District, officially opened his Delaware County headquarters last Wednesday. Approximately 40 Delaware County constituents gathered at the 98 Main Street, Delhi headquarters to meet the candidate, ask questions and speak with him directly.


MARK-di Gras a huge hit in Roxbury

Roxbury — The MARK Project brought the heat of bayou to Roxbury last Saturday night for a sold out Mardi Gras celebration complete with the dynamite Zydeco sounds of Lil’Anne and Hot Cayenne, a Cajun/Creole cook-off and all the unparalleled fun of Bourbon Street.


Moments in Rock show opens Saturday at Erpf Gallery

Arkville — The Erpf Gallery and The Catskill Center kick off their 2009 gallery season on March 7 from 3-5 p.m. with an opening reception for Professor Robert Titus’ exhibit, “Moments in Time; Moments in Rock.”


Art in Commons action heating up

Margaretville —The popular multi-arts series “Art in Common” is running strong each Saturday, with music, art, hands-on crafts demonstrations and literary events lined up, along with refreshments, and tastings of wine, local brews and cheese. All events take place on Saturdays from 4 to 7 p.m. in Margaretville’s Main Street Commons building.


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