Roxbury

RCS Open House is Sept. 29

The annual open house at Roxbury Central School will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6-8 p.m.
RCS will again host the event “fair style” in he gymnasium. Elementary classrooms will be open from 6-7 p.m., while the gymnasium will remain open to all from 6-8 p.m.


Roxbury still assessing flood damage

By Pauline Liu
While Tropical Storm Irene did not cause as much devastation in Roxbury as she did to neighboring municipalities, the town did not go unscathed. The repairs will be costly.

Floodwaters transformed Main Street into a river, deposited mud into storefronts, and caused the destruction of roads and streams, as well as a bridge. At its September 12 meeting, the Roxbury Town Board assessed the extent of the damage and discussed preliminary costs of repairs, which have so far run into hundreds of thousands of dollars. 


Roxbury News: Sept. 21, 2011

A surprise 85th birthday luncheon was given Caroline Thompson at the home of her daughter, Barbara Meade on Friday, Aug. 26. The 14 people present included local family and friends as well as guests from Grand Gorge. Caroline said they also had an enjoyable time reminiscing.
Mary Lou Niles of Ocala, Florida recently spent 10 days with her brother and sister-in-law David and Barbara Munsell.


RAG guessing game Sept. 24

Roxbury — Truth or Consequences? The audience gets to decide at the Liar Show on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Roxbury Central School presented by The Roxbury Arts Group.


SK boys top RCS in league opener

By John Bernhardt
“Here we go again,” had to be running through the minds of the South Kortright and Roxbury boys’ soccer teams as they squared off for Monday’s Delaware League opener in Roxbury. The two teams had battled in the championship game of Stamford’s Mayor’s Cup on Saturday. The Rams scored two goals in the last 10 minutes to win the title, 3-1, then pushed past the Rockets, 4-1, on Monday night.


RLA hosts potluck luncheon

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will open the 2011-’12 RLA Tuesday Forum season with a potluck luncheon at the Roxbury Library on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at noon.

RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Julia A. Menne cordially requests that all potluck luncheon attendees bring a dish to pass, as well as a place setting. The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.


Lady Rockets lack early scoring punch

The Roxbury girls’ soccer team is searching for an offensive booster to get its rockets fueled. Roxbury struggled finding the nets and dropped their first two Mayor’s Cup contests. The Rockets’ offense scored only one goal in two games.


Photo exhibit Saturday at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Center will hold an opening reception on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. for an exhibit of photos by David Leveson at the Walt Meade Gallery on Vega Mountain Road. The exhibit will run through October 12. 

Local photographer, David Leveson, studied with Albert Freed at the Educational Alliance in New York City, and Robert B. Cowan, whose works are in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.


Roxbury boys advance to Stamford Cup finals

By John Bernhardt
Spirits are soaring in Roxbury. The Rockets boys’ soccer team beat Davenport and Schenevus last week to advance to the Mayor’s Cup championship game. Roxbury will try to dethrone defending champion South Kortright Saturday night at Archibald Stadium in Stamford.


WIOX Bluegrass Festival at Stone Tavern

Roxbury —The sounds of mountain music will be filling the airwaves of Meeker Hollow in Roxbury from Friday, Aug. 26 to Sunday, Aug. 28 as Stone Tavern Farm and Roxbury’s radio station, WIOX, present the Roxbury Bluegrass Festival.


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