Margaretville

Art in Commons action heating up

Margaretville —The popular multi-arts series “Art in Common” is running strong each Saturday, with music, art, hands-on crafts demonstrations and literary events lined up, along with refreshments, and tastings of wine, local brews and cheese. All events take place on Saturdays from 4 to 7 p.m. in Margaretville’s Main Street Commons building.


Margaretville candidates bring varied backgrounds

By Matthew J. Perry
The Village of Margaretville will field two candidates for the board of trustees on March 18. Since there are two seats to fill, the outcome likely will not be a nail-biter, which is regrettable to Iris Mead, who is running for her fourth term.
“I wish there were more candidates,” she says. “But at least there’s a choice to be made about our mayor.”


Art in Common series to host authors Feb. 28

Margaretville — The Saturday “Art in Common” series continues on Feb. 28 as three authors recently published by Purple Mountain Press of Fleischmanns; Bob Steuding, Michael Kudish and Tim Duerden, sign and discuss their books on regional lore and landscapes. A wine and cheese tasting will add additional local flavor to the event at the Commons building, starting at 4 p.m.


"Keeping Mr. Lincoln" performances begin run Friday at The Open Eye

Margaretville — In celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday, and his remarkable life, The Open Eye Theater presents Sandra Fenichel Asher’s new play “Keeping Mr. Lincoln,” directed by Amie Brockway. There will be six performances only from Friday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 8, at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville.


Tweedie, Cole named to Delaware League Coaches Hall of Fame

By Julia Green
Two local coaches were inducted into the Delaware League Coaches Hall of Fame on Friday. Andes Central School’s Dale Cole and Margaretville’s Ron Tweedie were two of five area coaches to receive the honor this year.


Pairings announced for Section IV tournament

Following is the schedule for the first- and second-round match-ups in the 2009 Section IV Class D high school basketball tournament.


New exhibit shows photographs depicting scenes "Close to Home"

Margaretville — A new exhibition of 20 photographs by Delhi resident Barbara Onasch is now on view at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, 905 Main St., Margaretville. “Close to Home” may be seen weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through April 30.
The exhibit is a colorful collection of digital images taken near the confluence of Elk Creek and the West Branch of the Delaware River in East Delhi.


MCS honor students listed for second period

Margaretville Central School officials have released its second quarter Honor Roll.

Honor Roll
Grade 7 — Annette Auchmoody, Cecilia Galatioto, Isacmar Cruz-Martinez, Robert Maxim, Victor Mendoza, Chelsea Shultis, Tiffany Zullin.
Grade 8 — Samantha Bouton, Crystal Colon, Samanatha Fairbairn, Mitchell Hull, Sonia Mendoza, Caleb Todd.


RCS boys top Andes; teams look ahead to sectionals

By Julia Green
Roxbury 60, Andes 46 (Wednesday)
Despite a change of venue in the Roxbury/Andes boys’ varsity basketball game Wednesday night, the outcome was the same as the last meeting between the two teams. A leak in the Andes gym roof led to the game’s relocation to Margaretville, where the Andes Mountaineers held a two-point lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Roxbury Rockets fired up their engines in the second, outscoring their opponents 18-5 to take a 29-18 halftime lead.


MCS girls headed to postseason

By Julia Green
Roxbury 52, Andes 41 (Tuesday)
Jessica Utsler and Jenna Johnston combined for 33 of Roxbury’s total 52 points when the Rockets defeated the visiting Andes Mountaineers 52-41 on Tuesday night at Roxbury. The Rockets tallied 10 points to Andes’ six in the opening quarter to take an early lead.


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