Roxbury

Roxbury Constable recovering from stroke

By Pauline Liu
 Town of Roxbury Constable Steve Williamson is on the mend at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, after suffering a stroke on Sunday.

Contacted at his hospital room on Tuesday, the 63-year-old Williamson spoke slowly, but clearly and confirmed that he had suffered a stroke.


RAG presents 'My Sweet Patootie'

Denver— The Roxbury Arts Group will present My Sweet Patootie on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Old School Baptist Church in Denver.

Since 1999 My Sweet Patootie’s dazzling solos and joy of live performance brought fans from Canada, the US and England to their feet at Tanglefoot shows. Today, as My Sweet Patootie, Terry Young and Sandra Swannell embrace a forgotten brand of showmanship that’s “two parts exemplary musicianship and one part vaudeville comedy,” according to Binghampton Pressconnects.


Woodchuck Lodge tours open

Roxbury — Woodchuck Lodge, the farmhouse where naturalist John Burroughs spent summers from 1910 to 1920, will be open for free tours this weekend, August 6 and 7.

Visitors are welcome any time between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The lodge is located at 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury. Follow signs from Route 30, just north of Roxbury.
There is no admission charge; donations towards the ongoing restoration of the historic site are appreciated.


Acclaimed playwright brings two plays to Roxbury

Roxbury — Todd Mountain Theater Project (TMTP) and The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) are joining together to present two plays by Marc Wolf in one long weekend, August 11 through 14.
Wolf, who is familiar to Pakatakan Market-goers for assisting his partner Craig Thompson of


Roxbury News: July 27, 2011

Week of July 20
The annual Herdman Reunion was held last Saturday, July 16 at the Pine Hill Lake with 30 people present. Spending the weekend at the George and Julia Brower home were their children, David Brower and friend, Katheryn of Gorham, Maine; Karen and Terry Wells of Ballston Spa and Linda and Roland Earls of Apopka, FL. Also their grandchildren who attended were Jamie and Amanda Wells and son, Brayden of Ballston Spa and Kelly Wells and friend, Ben of Ballston Spa.


Fall workshops planned at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) and the Catskill Artisans Guild continue their collaboration in a series of workshops scheduled at RAG this fall.


Whet Paint / Inside Out at RAG Sept. 4

Roxbury — Whet Paint, The Roxbury Arts Group’s (RAG) popular annual gallery fund-raiser returns on Saturday, Sept. 4 with several exciting innovations, but it’s still the best opportunity to buy art by the area’s most talented artists at reasonable prices.


Roxbury News: Sept. 1, 2010

Gene Cronk and his son, Eugene, participated in the tractor pull at the Delaware County Fair. Eugene placed fourth in the 10,500 class. Gene placed third in the 14,500 class and fifth in the jumbo class.
The highlight of the day was when Eugene was presented with the sportsmanship trophy.


Speed will boost RCS boys' soccer team

By John Bernhardt
It’s been said that there are five Ss of sports performance; speed, stamina, strength, skill and spirit. Roxbury boys’ soccer coach Tom Faraci’s 2010 team is working hard, moving towards proficiency in all these areas. That could spell a sixth S on the soccer field this fall – success.


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