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Free "al fresco" concerts offered at amphitheater

Margaretville — A series of free music concerts “al fresco” in the MARK Amphitheater in Margaretville will be held on three Fridays from 6-8 p.m.
The concerts are sponsored by the MARK Project with support from the O’Connor Foundation and bring several of the area’s most popular musical acts to the open-air performance space next to the Masonic Hall on Margaretville’s Main Street.
Wendy Nief, popular vocalist of jazz, blues and pop standards, will kick things off on Friday, July 31, accompanied by Geoff Samuels and Rob Roman.


Delaware Opportunities honors Helen Lewis

The Delaware Opportunities Board of Directors and staff formally recognized Helen S. Lewis on June 16 as Helen retired from voluntary service on the board of directors after 32 years, serving many of these years as an officer of the board of directors, including eight years as board president.


Margaretville priest arrested; faces 20 counts in sex case

By Brian Sweeney
The pastor at the Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in Margaretville was arrested Thursday on 20 counts stemming from his alleged sexual misconduct involving six males aged 11-19.
The Very Rev. James McDevitt voluntarily turned himself in at the Middletown Town Court in Margaretville on Thursday morning where he was charged with six counts of second-degree sexual abuse, seven counts of forcible touching, six counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of third-degree sexual abuse.


At Your Service: July 22, 2009

By Margaret S. Inge
It has been 40 years since Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon, taking a giant leap for mankind. It was the culmination of millennia of dreams of wonder and eight years of dedicated work. The timing could not have been more perfect then; it is the kind of event we could use now.


Real Estate Changes: July 22, 2009

Real Estate Changes

Old Gladstone Hollow land
Ray and Carol Sachtleben purchased John Conte‘s beautiful land on Old Gladstone Hollow. They look forward to building on this lovely parcel and enjoying country solitude. It was sold by Jeffrey Ashton of Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties and listed by Diana Johnston of Apple Tree Realty.


9th Annual Tunament

FUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE — The Ninth Annual Tunament Golf Tournament, named after the late Bill “Tuna” Sanford was held Friday at Shephard Hills Golf Course in Roxbury. The annual event raises money to fund a scholarship for Margaretville Central School graduates in memory of Bill Sanford.


Classical Jam to play at OSBC

Denver — Classical Jam, a vibrant ensemble best known for its engaging and lively presentations for today’s contemporary audiences, thought provoking concert themes, and wide-ranging repertoire from Renaissance dance music and traditional classical works, will perform at the Old School Baptist Church in the Denver Valley on Sunday, July 26 at 2 p.m.


Mettawee River Theatre Company presents free show

Stamford — The Mettawee River Theatre Company returns to Stamford for the 26th year of appearing in the area through the auspices of The Roxbury Arts Group.


Grand Gorge woman has MVCC degree

Melissa M. Pasiecnik of Grand Gorge, daughter of Christine and Stan Thorington and Philip and Jackie Pasiecnik, is a 2003 graduate of Roxbury Central School and a 2006 graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College with a certificate in photography and graphic communication.


"Whoop-de-Doo" exhibit at Middletown Town Hall

Margaretville — The New Kingston “Whoop-de-Doo,” a celebration of local food, fun and folkways that was held annually from 1969 to 1976, is the subject of a new exhibit in the history display case at the Middletown Town Hall.


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