Awards and recognition

Spinelli earns Coldwell Banker Presidential Circle designation

Carol Spinelli, a real estate salesperson with Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties, has been awarded membership into the prestigious Coldwell Banker Real Estate International President’s Circle.
Ms. Spinelli was honored March 12 by Budge Huskey, chief executive officer, for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, at the Coldwell Banker Gen Blue event held at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT.
The International President’s Circle, designation represents membership among the top six percent of all sales associates/representatives worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system.


James Warner, newest Eagle Scout

Flying like an EagleFlying like an Eagle
Margaretville Boy Scout James Warner has been awarded his Eagle Certificate, the highest award in scouting. Above, Troop 180 Committee Chair Jim Gauntt makes the presentation to James last Thursday. James is a senior at Margaretville Central School and is the son of Jeff and Doris Warner.  He has been a boy scout since the first grade and is a member of the Order of the Arrow. His Eagle project involved rebuilding a back porch at Fairview Public Library. James is also a member of National Honor Society, the varsity golf, soccer, basketball, and tennis teams at MCS and is an active participant at Sacred Heart Church in Margaretville. —Contributed photo


Jon Dykstra is a member of college band

Orange City, Iowa — Jon Dykstra, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, is a member of the Symphonic Band this semester.

The Symphonic Band will tour in Mitchell and Sioux Falls, S.D., March 30 to April 1, performing full or partial concerts in six venues. For concert times and details, visit www.nwciowa.edu/band-tour.


Mariah Ruff is Gym Rat All Star

By John Bernhardt
A record field of over 2,200 girls playing on 200 basketball teams from 14 states and Canada gathered in Albany last weekend to take part in the Gym Rat Challenge.
Former Andes player Mariah Ruff was named as one of 39 Gym Rat All-Stars in the tournament. Ruff, a former junior high girls’ varsity standout at Andes Central School transferred this past year to Oneonta where she was an all-star freshman point guard for the Section IV Class B champions. Ruff’s Catskill Mountain AAU team advanced to the championship round of the tournament.


Needham honored at family celebration

Jesse NeedhamJesse NeedhamRalph and Lori Needham of Roxbury held a celebration dinner recently in honor of their son Jesse who is home on leave from Fort Benning, GA.


Needham honored at family celebration

Jesse NeedhamJesse NeedhamRalph and Lori Needham of Roxbury held a celebration dinner recently in honor of their son Jesse who is home on leave from Fort Benning, GA.


Dennis Metnick honored at MARK Project roast

By Jill Ribich
The MARK Project held a roast to honor Dennis Metnick on Friday, upon his retirement from its board of directors. During his 12 years on the MARK Board, Metnick served as chair of the finance committee, vice president and president. Dennis Metnick & Doug HinkleyDennis Metnick & Doug Hinkley

Since opening his law practice in Margaretville in 1992 he has been town attorney for the Town of Middletown and has served on the boards of directors and as a officer of many not-for-profit corporations in the area including the Round Barn of Halcottsville, The Roxbury Arts Group, Shandaken Theatrical Society, Greater Margaretville Chamber of Commerce, Margaretville Hospital, Mountainside Residential Care Center, Delaware County ARC and as a member of the Board of Governors of New York State ARC.


McColgan honored for computer work at Alfred graduation

Alfred — Sean McColgan of Kelly Corners was a May 16 graduate of Alfred State SUNY College of Technology located in Alfred where he earned a degree in information technology with a major in computer web development.


Todd will attend NYLA conference

The Rotary Club of Margaretville has announced the selection of Olivia Todd to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Conference this summer at Hartwick College in Oneonta.


MCS students earn recognition at annual academic banquet

Margaretville Central School held its 13th annual Excellence in Academics Banquet on Monday night to recognize the academic achievements of students in grades seven through 12. In addition to honoring the students who appeared on the honor roll, high honor roll and principal’s list, a number of scholarships and awards were presented.


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