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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.


Friday is Opening Night for "Steel Magnolias"

The Open Eye Theater’s production of “Steel Magnolias” celebrates its opening performance on Friday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. Friday is also a 12455 zip code special. Anyone who lives in12455 is entitled to purchase two tickets for the price of one for the opening night performance, and the audience is invited to stay after the show for a free dessert reception.


Margaretville Central School lists final honor roll

The following students of Margaretville Central School were named to the Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2008-2009 school year:


Luminous exhibits will open at RAG

Roxbury — Two luminous exhibits by area artists Nat Thomas and Yale Epstein will open in the galleries of The Roxbury Arts Group on July 25 and continue through August 22. An opening reception for both exhibits will be held on July 25 from 2-4 p.m.


Rob Stanley endorsed by GOP

By Jay Braman Jr.
Shandaken Republicans unanimously endorsed councilman Rob Stanley Thursday to run for town supervisor in the November election.


Mettawee Theatre Company plays 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.
Presented this year by RAG 76 MAIN!, the company is coming with a brand new production, “Beyond the High Valley – a Quechua Story.” The performance will take place on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m. on the Cyr Center lawn in Stamford. Admission is free.


Actors sought for 10-minute plays

Open auditions for actors and actresses of all ages will be held at The Roxbury Arts Group’s 76 MAIN! Performing Arts Center located at 76 Main Street in Stamford, on Tuesday evening, July 28 at 7 p.m.


Covelli, Kolb and friends play Belleayre benefit

Highmount – Piano virtuosos John Covelli and Justin Kolb, along with special guests Mikhail Horowitz, Louis Otey and Jacqueline Kerrod, will perform a benefit show at the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, July 18 at 8 p.m.


Here's the Scoop: July 15, 2009

The Wild Life
Sometimes, column topics change. Other times, they are reinforced.
This is one of those times.
This week’s topic was going to be about the adventures of moving to the “country” and the different types of experiences vs. the “city” living (Arkville) we had enjoyed over the years.


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