Roxbury

Roxbury News: July 22, 2009

By Barbara Scudder
The desperados were at it again! Periodically they hold up the Delaware and Ulster Railroad train. Two shots rang out at the Roxbury Depot on Saturday, disrupting a tranquil afternoon. The good news is that no one was injured and no one died as a result of the attack of these unsavory characters.


Few Delaware races for November elections

By Brian Sweeney
All supervisors in local townships will be running for re-election without opposition in November balloting unless Independent candidates emerge.
The deadline for filing party-affiliated petitions with the Delaware County Board Elections was July 17. Candidates running on an Independent line have until August 18 to file petitions to have their names placed on the ballot.


Woodchuck Lodge tours Aug. 1 & 2

Roxbury — Woodchuck Lodge, the rustic Roxbury farmhouse where literary naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921) spent summers during the final 10 years of his life, will be open for guided tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 and 2.


Luminous exhibits will open at RAG

Roxbury — Two luminous exhibits by area artists Nat Thomas and Yale Epstein will open in the galleries of The Roxbury Arts Group on July 25 and continue through August 22. An opening reception for both exhibits will be held on July 25 from 2-4 p.m.


9th Annual Tunament

FUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE — The Ninth Annual Tunament Golf Tournament, named after the late Bill “Tuna” Sanford was held Friday at Shephard Hills Golf Course in Roxbury. The annual event raises money to fund a scholarship for Margaretville Central School graduates in memory of Bill Sanford.


Roxbury News: July 15, 2009

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By Barbara Scudder
Vincent and Anne Snyder, Tamara Snyder and Aaron Titch attended the surprise 50th birthday party for Dale Liddle, a former area resident, at Gum Spring, Virginia last weekend. To conceal the real purpose of their trip, they called to say they would be going to Florida and would stop by on their way down. It was a poolside party on their seven-acre property with approximately 100 guests present.


Lindon Morse

Lindon (Lindy) B. Morse, 94, of Main Street, Roxbury, passed away Monday, July 13, 2009 in Roxbury.
He was born February 17, 1915 in the Town of Roxbury, the youngest of seven children of Chauncey F. and Annie Dent Morse.


Roxbury Seniors Earn Graduation Prizes

Roxbury Central School graduation awards at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 27 were as follows:


Summer reading set at Roxbury

The Roxbury Library Association is offering the NYS-initiated theme “Be Creative @ Your Library” for the Roxbury Library’s 2009 Summer Reading Program. Individual sessions for different age groups will provide youthful participants with a range of activities, from reading and storytelling to arts-and-crafts projects, with refreshments offered at the end of each session, all free of charge.


Roxbury News: July 8, 2009

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By Barbara Scudder
“Tablecloths,” a Roxbury Arts Group fund-raiser. will be held at noon on Saturday, July 11 on the lawn of the Old School Baptist Church on the Denver-Vega Road. The event includes music by the Horseshoe Lounge Playboys, a chicken barbecue and an auction of vintage tablecloths. Admission is $20. At 2:30 p.m. the Roxbury Nine opposes the Brooklyn Atlantics in a vintage baseball game on site.


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