Roxbury

Girls' basketball coaches hope to build on last year's progress

By Julia Green
Following are basketball previews for area girls’ teams.


Roxbury News: Dec. 9, 2009

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Margaret Peslak and her husband, Arthur and their daughter, Rebecca of Freehold, New Jersey, spent Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving week with her parents, Tony and Ruth Carmeli.


Roxbury teacher charged in arson case

By Brian Sweeney
A Roxbury Central School teacher was arrested on Dec. 1 and charged with arson stemming from his alleged involvement in setting fire to a camping trailer that he co-owned with another RCS teacher. Mike McAfee, 44, was charged with one count of fifth-degree arson, a Class A misdemeanor.


Roxbury resident charged with arson in camper fire

New York State Troopers arrested a Roxbury man on Tuesday, Dec. 1 in connection with a fire that destroyed a large camping trailer at Slauson’s Trailer Park near Roxbury late Saturday afternoon, November 28.
Arrested was Mike Mcafee, age 44. He was charged with one count of fifth-degree arson, a Class A misdemeanor.


Roxbury News: Dec. 2, 2009

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The Roxbury United Methodist Church will have a tree trimming party with potluck to follow on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m.


Arson suspected in Roxbury trailer fire

By Brian Sweeney
A fire of suspicious origin destroyed a large camping trailer at Slauson’s Trailer Park near Roxbury on Saturday afternoon. The Roxbury Fire Department was called to the scene about 4:40 p.m.


Hometown "Top Chef" gets cooking Saturday

Roxbury — The kitchens are heating up and so is the rivalry between the two “Top Chef” culinary teams who will dazzle their discerning guests (you!) with their most irresistible tapas in elegant surroundings this Saturday night. Be sure to reserve your plate at this creative and tasty fund-raiser on Dec. 5, hosted in two of Roxbury’s most lovingly restored Main Street “grand dames.”


Returning players, experience key for area boys' hoop teams

By Julia Green
Margaretville Blue Devils
After graduating only one senior from last year’s squad, first-year head coach Dave Goodchild is looking to a strong core of returners to set the foundation for the Blue Devils squad this season.
“I think the biggest thing that we’ve got – there are four guys from last year, and we pretty much have all of our starters back from last year, so I think we just go on that experience,” Goodchild said.


Roxbury News: Nov. 25, 2009

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The Gould Reformed Church will join with the United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 for a joint Thanksgiving service at the Methodist church. Everyone of any faith is welcome.


Roxbury Library Association's annual Holiday Bazaar planned for Dec. 5

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Roxbury Library.
The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the opportunity to purchase bake sale items and quality RLA Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s History of the Town of Roxbury, and 2009, “Jean Porter Basket Quilt” raffle tickets are $1.


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