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Arkville Fire Department publishes annual report

The Arkville Fire Department recently published its 2008 annual report, which stated that the department responded to a total of 70 fire and emergency calls over the course of the year.


Little throws hat into ring for Congressional vacancy

State Senator Betty Little (R,C,I-Queensbury) has announced that she is a candidate for the 20th Congressional District. The popular upstate senator well-known for her accessibility and hands-on approach has a strong record of experience in local and state government.


Dana LaCroix plays at RAG

Roxbury — Dana LaCroix and her band will light up the winter night on Feb. 14 at 7:30 at The Roxbury Arts Group’s Hilt Kelly Hall.
Three albums, songwriting credits for a recent John Turturro film and touring activities covering Canada, Europe and the US have brought LaCroix recognition as one of today’s most promising singer/songwriters.


Fly tying workshop

Phoenicia — Once again the Jerry Bartlett Memorial Angling Collection at the Phoenicia Library will be offering fly tying workshops this winter. The purpose of these workshops is to pass on the art and the history of fly tying, specifically the angling heritage of the Esopus Creek and Phoenicia.


Food for Thought workshop planned by Writers in the Mountains

Roxbury — Writers in the Mountains is offering a six-week workshop, Food for Thought on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon from February 24 through March 31. The workshop, facilitated by Ann Epner, provides an opportunity for writers of all experience levels to indulge thoughts, feelings and memories about food through poems, essays, short stories, family recipes, anything that expresses the writer’s relationship with food.


Full slate of Girl Scout events planned at Frost Valley YMCA

Claryville — A calendar of themed weekends for Girl Scouts will be hosted at Frost Valley YMCA in 2009. Girl Scout Winter Wonderland outings are planned for Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 16-18 and again from Wednesday-Friday, Feb. 18 to 20, during which Scouts can earn their Frosty Fun and Winter Sports badges.


Art in Common heating up winter

“Art in Common” multi-art events keep the Margaretville Commons building abuzz every Saturday afternoon and evening with art, activities, shopping and socializing. Two important causes are now the worthy recipients of retail space upstairs in the Commons during these events, donated by the Commons building.


Broadway star boosts Open Eye

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Broadway singer, Jenn Gambatese, got the audience in the mood for love at The Open Eye Theater on Saturday night.
With her husband, Curtis Cregan operating the background music, Gambatese’s powerful voice filled the auditorium with songs of love: discovering it, feeling it, searching for it, losing it, and daring to believe in it again.


Artwork on display at Delaware bank

Delhi — Artwork currently on display at the Main Office of The Delaware National Bank of Delhi, “Thru Her Eyes,” is a collection of images taken by photographer Barbara Boucher. Boucher is a resident of New Kingston and says that her interest in photography started early in her life.


Youth Theater Workshop set in Margaretville

The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, is offering a Youth Theater Workshop for children ages 8 – 13 on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The workshop will consist of creative movement, improvisation, theater games, scene writing, scene work and more. The required reservation deadline is Feb. 18.


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