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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.


Art funds available in Delaware County

The Roxbury Arts Group has announced that funding is available for 2010 through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization program administered in Delaware County by RAG. Grants in amounts of $500 to $5,000 are available to not-for-profit organizations in Delaware County or to individual artists who are sponsored by a not-for-profit organization for arts projects that take place in 2010 and are open to the general public.


Roxbury students earn honors in final marking period

Roxbury Central School has announced its Honor Roll for the Fourth Quarter of the 2008-2009 school year.


Roxbury Seniors Earn Graduation Prizes

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


Roxbury News: July 1, 2009

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Congratulations to Roxbury Central School’s Class of 2009 who received their diplomas and many awards at commencement ceremonies on June 27.
The Four-County Library System Cybermobile arrives at the Halcottsville Post Office at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 and leaves at 3:45 p.m. The final stop of the day is at the Grand Gorge Civic Center from 4:30-5:15 p.m.


Workshops set this summer by Writers in the Mountains

Roxbury — Writers in the Mountains has announced two writing workshops this summer.
Ev Ellsworth will lead two sessions of her longtime favorite journaling workshop.  
The classes will be held on Tuesdays from July 7 to August 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Walt Meade Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Center at 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury and on Thursdays from July 8 to August 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at The Fairview Library on Walnut Street in Margaretville.


Local students celebrate with high school graduation ceremonies

Students at area high schools celebrated this weekend as Andes, Margaretville, Roxbury and Onteora central schools conferred diplomas on the graduating classes of 2009.


Roxbury Nine, Bovina Dairymen to step up to the plate for a worthy cause

Roxbury — As part of the Roxbury Sidewalk Festival, the Roxbury Nine will square off with the Bovina Dairymen in Roxbury’s Kirkside Park on Saturday, July 4 at 11 a.m.
But, there will be something very different about this particular vintage match. In fact, in the seventh-inning stretch, the clocks will fast forward from 1898 to July 4th 1939—the year Lou Gehrig delivered his history making speech to the world. It was the early summer of that year that Gehrig, the stoic Yankee first baseman was diagnosed with ALS —amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—a disease that was unknown at the time, but would ultimately bear his name.


Tablecloths and tunes on tap at Old School Baptist Church

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group is kicking off the summer season on Saturday, July 11 from noon to 4 p.m. with Tablecloths, a fun-filled Fun-Raiser, at its new venue, The Old School Baptist Church in the beautiful Denver Valley.


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