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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.


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.


Rain slowing season start for Roxbury Legion baseball squad

By Julia Green
Thanks to a climate more suited to a rainforest than a summer in the mountains, local Legion baseball teams have struggled to maintain their schedule as rainouts and field conditions wreak havoc on their calendars.
The Roxbury Legion squad played its first game in a week Monday night, when they fell to host Stamford, 11-0.


Area high school graduations are Friday and Saturday

Leslie Roselli will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2009 Andes Central School graduation ceremony on Friday, June 26. The celebration will be held at 7 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. Seven graduates will receive their diplomas.
ACS seniors Hattie Brown and Melody Grapes, who possess averages less than one percent apart, will serve as co-valedictorians of the Class of 2009.


Roxbury News: June 24, 2009

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The Baccalaureate service for the RCS Class of ’09 is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Gould Church. Graduation ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 in the RCS gymnasium.


New proprietor takes over duties operating Stone House Restaurant

By Julia Green
Just in time for summer, local residents and weekend visitors in Roxbury have a new location to check out for lunch or dinner.
Long Island native Gabriel Cardamone is the new proprietor of The Stone House Restaurant at Shephard Hills, in the location of the former Mary’s Cookin’ Again at Shephard Hills.


Roxbury Nine and Mountain Athletic Club swing it out at Kirkside

Roxbury — The gorgeous green ball field of Kirkside Park in Roxbury makes the perfect setting this Saturday, June 20 at noon for an old-fashioned game of hard fought vintage baseball between the Roxbury Nine and their neighborly rivals, the Mountain Athletic Club (M.A.C.) of Fleischmanns. Vintage baseball is a great Father’s Day weekend gift (that costs nothing!) and one the whole family will truly relish.


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