Roxbury News: April 2, 2008

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Seven members of the Lady Rockets’ basketball team earned a place on the state Scholar Athlete list. Karly Bolger, Marlise Cammer, Alisa Fersch, Danyelle Greene, Jessica Martin, Kelly Snyder and Jessica Utsler achieved an aggregate average of 91.329 percent during the season. Way to go, Lady Rockets!
Congratulations to Winfield Hinkley, son of Wink and Karen Hinkley of Grand Gorge, upon his promotion to master sergeant. Winfield is an instructor at the Elemendorf Professional Military Educa-tion Center in Alaska. A 1992 graduate of Roxbury Central School, Hinkley has been reassigned to Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington, effective July 2008.
Thomas E. Miner Sr. of Grand Gorge has received recognition at the local level for his 34 years of service to the Grand Gorge Fire Department and for his service through numerous other community organizations. He has now been nominated for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Fire Service Community Achievement Award.
The second program for grades three and four will be held at the library Monday, April 7 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The featured book is The Great Migration: An American Story by Jacob Lawrence.
Calling all prekindergartners! Your special program is on Wednesday, April 9 with the book by Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. Your program is earlier than the others, from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
Tuesday Forum on April 8 at 1 p.m. presents speaker Landa Palmer of Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care in Oneonta. Her topic is “Making Life Easier…Together.” Refreshments will be served following the program.
Tanglefoot, “full throttle Canadian troubadours,” appears at RAG on Saturday, April 5 at 8 p.m. Concert sponsors are Kurt Flachs Plumbing and Heating, and Mike Hinkley Electric. Tickets are $15. For reservations and details, call at 607 326-7908.