Roxbury

WIOX Roxbury radio officially begins transmitting

By Jay Braman Jr.
Roxbury’s new station flicked the switch to “broadcast” last Friday, and operators of the nonprofit endeavor promise to serve and reflect the diverse interests in the region.


Roxbury Site Plan Review Law under consideration

By Brian Sweeney
A proposed Site Plan Review Law for the Town of Roxbury will be the subject of a public hearing at the town hall on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The Site Plan Review Law has been modified from a version that was voted down by the board several years ago.


Roxbury’s Turn of the Century Day is Saturday

Turn of the Century DayTurn of the Century DayAll the old-time mountain fun of 1898 comes but once a year in Roxbury’s celebrated Turn of the Century Day festivities. This Saturday, Sept. 4 the entire family can enjoy vintage baseball, children’s crafts and games, a parade of fashion, vaudeville acrobats, spectacular fireworks at dusk, and as always, plenty of vintage victuals, including grilled sausage sandwiches, chicken barbecue, fruit pies and beer and wine for the grownups. 


Community worship Sunday at park

Roxbury — There will be a community worship service in Kirkside Park this Sunday at 10 a.m.

Members of the Jay Gould Memorial Church and the Roxbury United Methodist Church will host this service as part of their Labor Day weekend events. Pastors Richard Dykstra and Peg Van Siclen will co-lead the service and music will be provided by church members.


‘Whet Paint’ on the easel

Roxbury — Whet Paint, The Roxbury Arts Group’s (RAG) annual and wildly popular fund-raiser has added some new twists and surprises this year. Re-imagined as Whet Paint/ Inside Out, RAG hopes to emphasize the “plein air” aspect of painting in the open air that has always been at the heart of the event.


Roxbury fireworks Sept. 4 will cap a day of family fun

Fireworks in Kirkside Park have become a “new” tradition for Roxbury's Turn of the Century Day, and once again the sky will light up at dusk on Saturday, Sept. 4 with a spectacular send-off to summer and “all the agreeable pursuits of 1898.”


Roxbury News: Aug. 25, 2010

Margaret Carmeli and daughter, Rebecca, spent the week with her parents, Tony and Ruth Carmeli. Rebecca attended the children’s studio art camp at the Andes Hunting Tavern Museum for the week.

They also attended the Delaware County Fair at Walton one evening.

It has been reported that Danny Underwood is doing well at Robinson Terrace but hasn’t as yet put any weight on his leg.


Writers in the Mountains workshops are set for fall

Roxbury — Three new writing workshops sponsored by Writers in the Mountains are scheduled in the upcoming months. Those interested in registering for classes may do so online at writersinthemountains.org or by calling 607 326-4802.


Vintage baseball in full swing all day Sept. 4 at Roxbury TOC Day

Roxbury — All three Delaware Vintage baseball clubs have been hard at play all summer long and will face off in a full day of games on Saturday, Sept. 4 during Roxbury’s Turn of the Century Day festivities. Games start at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the afternoon.


Re-Store

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWSOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW
The design team of artist Grant Collier, above at left, student assistant Jacob Liberatore, at rear, and architect and project developer Andrew Williams chose a barber shop as the theme of their re-store design project. Featured in their design is a barber chair, in which Williams is sitting, that was used by longtime Roxbury barber Bob Cole.


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