Margaretville

Hudson and his ship topic of slide show

Margaretville – Kipp Cronk Van Aken, chief engineer of the Half Moon, will give an illustrated talk Saturday, Feb. 28 on life aboard the 85-foot replica of the ship Henry Hudson sailed while exploring the Hudson River in 1609.


Mountainside had zero deficiencies in survey by state Health Department

Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville was pronounced deficiency-free in an unannounced survey conducted by the state Department of Health between January 26 and 29. A survey that renders findings of zero deficiencies is extremely rare, explained Mountainside Administrator Philip Mehl. He said New York State nursing homes are cited for an average of 6 and 9 violations during these Department of Health (DOH) reviews.


New Auxiliary Thrift Shop grand opening is Saturday

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will hold a grand opening of its new Thrift Shop at 850 Main Street, Margaretville on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


MCS students get front-row seats to presidential inauguration

By Julia Green
Mitchell Hull did something a little special for his birthday this year: he witnessed history. Hull, an eighth-grade student at Margaretville Central School, attended the Junior Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 17-21, and was a spectator at the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States.


Valentine's Tunes

The Community Music & Arts Network kicks off its second season of All Ages shows with a special Friday, Feb. 13 Valentine’s Day show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Fairview Library Community Room on Walnut Street, Margaretville.


Margaretville girls clinch spot in sectional play

By Julia Green
SK 57, Roxbury 19 (Wednesday)
Jenna Johnston led Roxbury with seven points when the Roxbury Rockets hosted the visiting Rams of South Kortright on Wednesday night. The Rockets (2-12, 1-10) dropped a harsh 57-19 game to the Rams.


Andes, Roxbury boys secure spots in sectionals

By Julia Green
Roxbury 53, Jefferson 41 (Thursday)
Roxbury’s Ryan Skipper and DaVaun Morgan tallied seven points apiece in the opening quarter of Thursday’s home game against Jefferson to set the pace for the Rockets in a win that qualified them for sectional play. Skipper led the Rockets with a game- and season-high of 30 points, which included 13 field goals, a three-pointer and three points from the foul line.


Art in Common heating up winter

“Art in Common” multi-art events keep the Margaretville Commons building abuzz every Saturday afternoon and evening with art, activities, shopping and socializing. Two important causes are now the worthy recipients of retail space upstairs in the Commons during these events, donated by the Commons building.


Broadway star boosts Open Eye

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Broadway singer, Jenn Gambatese, got the audience in the mood for love at The Open Eye Theater on Saturday night.
With her husband, Curtis Cregan operating the background music, Gambatese’s powerful voice filled the auditorium with songs of love: discovering it, feeling it, searching for it, losing it, and daring to believe in it again.


Youth Theater Workshop set in Margaretville

The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, is offering a Youth Theater Workshop for children ages 8 – 13 on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The workshop will consist of creative movement, improvisation, theater games, scene writing, scene work and more. The required reservation deadline is Feb. 18.


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