Car Show for a Cause raises more than $5K

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The Car Show for a Cause held Saturday at Kirkside Park in Roxbury raised more than $5,500 for local charities and attracted more than 600 spectators. Glenn Hotaling's highly modified 1930 Model A Ford was a red-hot attraction.—Photo by Dick Sanford

M-ARK Project now MARK Group as part of 30th anniversary changes

The M-ARK Project, a fixture in the region for parts of four different decades, will kick off its 30th anniversary this year with a name change, a new logo, a new website and a gala event in May to honor the group’s founders.


Friends of Bobcat hope to review Andes ski center

Friends of Bobcat hope to review Andes ski center

Group seeks input to help redevelop historic ski area

By Brian Sweeney
Nearly 200 people who are interested in the return of skiing and other activities to Bobcat Ski Center in Andes turned out for a public meeting Saturday at the ski area.


Communities seeking best way to spend $500,000 in local "smart growth" money

Funds are targeted to improvements along Route 28

By Jay Braman Jr.
The Catskill Center for Conservation and Devel-opment is trying to form a new alliance between several communities along the Route 28 corridor to hash out ideas for how to use a $500,000 state-fund earmarked for the area.


Slain trooper's widow files $100 million suit against St. Lawrence County

Probation department destroyed warrant for Travis Trim months before tragedy that killed trooper and fugitive gunman in farmhouse shootout

By Brian Sweeney


Auxiliary earns over $107,000 for MMH, Mountainside; Adams succeeds Austin as president

Auxiliary earns over $107,000 for MMH, Mountainside; Adams succeeds Austin as president

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Memorial Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center raised more than $107,000 in 2007, it was reported at the organization’s recent annual meeting.
Arkville resident Sue Adams, who will be president of the organization for the next two years, began her duties at the meeting.


Arkville Fire Department elects 2008 officers; activity report shows 67 calls

The Arkville Fire Department recently held its election of officers for 2008.
Robert Sweeney was reelected fire chief; Noel Amundsen, first assistant chief; Tom Roberts, second assistant chief; Ashton Sanford, captain; Israel Rivera, lieutenant; Claude Pitt, fire police chief; Andy Straut, safety officer and Connie Spielman, infection control officer.


Burroughs documentary to be shown at Roxbury Library's Tuesday Forum

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By Diane Galusha
A new documentary detailing the life and work of nature writer John Burroughs will be screened Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at the regular meeting of Tuesday Forum at Roxbury Library.


RCS boys clinch division; will face H-T in Crossover

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By John Bernhardt
It’s on to the second season for the Roxbury Rockets. With wins over Jefferson and Andes last week, the highflying Roxbury boys’ basketball team clinched the Delaware League’s Mountain Division title.


Cat in the Hat party planned at Andes Central School March 1

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Andes — That most famous of cats, the Cat in the Hat, was overheard in Andes Central School talking to the Gack about the Dr. Seuss Birthday Party to be held on Saturday, March 1. 


DCEC changes bylaws to pursue gas project; motives for move challenged by some at meeting

By Matthew J. Perry
At a meeting open to all of its members, the Delaware County Electric Cooperative (DCEC) voted on January 26 to change its by-laws and allow for the creation of a subsidiary company that will begin to convert methane gas into electricity on the site of the county’s Walton landfill.


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