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Maple syrup season shaping up to be a sour one

By Brian Sweeney
Unless things turn around quickly, the 2010 maple syrup season will go down in the books as a very sour one.
A record snowstorm in late February, followed by much higher than average temperatures in March, have made for an uneven season, at best.


"How to Draw a Bunny" plays at RAG

“How to Draw a Bunny” (Artisan Entertainment/Palm Pictures, 2004, 80 mins., unrated), the third film in RAG’s Reel Artist series, will be screened on Sunday, March 28 at 1:30 p.m. at The Roxbury Arts Center. Following the film there will be a Q and A with a panel of experts moderated by Jonathan Starch.


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.


Women's wellness focus at Frost Valley

Claryville — Visitors to Frost Valley YMCA’s Women’s Wellness Weekend from March 26-28 will enjoy an opportunity for relaxation and renewal.
The theme is this year’s Women’s Wellness Weekend is ‘Body, Mind and Spirit.’


Large tax hikes or layoffs faced in Onetora District

By Jay Braman Jr.
Up to 38 teaching and staff jobs could be lost if the Onteora Central School District in a worst case budget scenario. Superintendent Dr. Leslie Ford announced that budget issues are going from bad to worse.


Alexis Molnar is FCCLA rep

Margaretville Central School student Alexis Molnar will be representing MCS at the NY State FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Conference in Otego, N.Y., from March 24 to 27. Molnar is a state-level FCCLA Junior Leader.


Wreath-making workshop Saturday at the Commons

“Wildflowers” will host a workshop to create a “Welcome Spring Silk Flower Door Wreath” in the Commons Building at 785 Main Street, Margaretville this Saturday, March 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of the ongoing “Art in Common” series of multi-arts events.


New Kingston Post Office will be hosting Passport Day

New Kingston — The State Department announced that it is planning to raise passport fees, but customers can avoid the increase by getting their passports now. As a convenience to postal customers, New Kingston Post Office will host a passport day and accept passport applications on Saturday, March 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the New Kingston Post Office.


Rummage sale benefits CHS

Delhi — The Paws for the Cause Rummage Sale to benefit Heart of the Catskills Humane Society will be held Saturday, March 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Delhi United Ministry Church basement.
Included will be treasures, baked goodies, knickknacks and linens are standard fare among antiques, collectibles.


ARC volunteers raise funds for Salvation Army

Arkville — Folks from The Arc of Delaware County’s (Delarc) Community Living Skills Center in Arkville raised $251 from Thanksgiving to Christmas for the Salvation Army by ringing the bells.


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