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.
A statewide burning ban is in effect through May 14 due to the increased wild fire risk, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds the public. Spring has become a prime season for brush fires and the total burning ban went into effect last month.
Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) will once again support groups and individuals who clean litter and other debris from stream banks in their neighborhoods. Youth and school groups, church organizations, civic and business associations, neighborhood groups and teams of friends are encouraged to scour stream and riversides for trash and to dispose of it properly.
By Brian Sweeney and Julia Green
A proposal to allow Andes students to join the Margaretville boys’ varsity soccer and basketball teams next year is the subject of a public meeting on Wednesday, April 7 at 7:15 p.m. in MCS Board Room.
The plan is being presented as a means of allowing Andes students to participate in varsity athletics during the 2010-11 season. Because of low enrollment, ACS officials do not anticipate being able to field boys’ teams next year for soccer or basketball.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.