Roxbury

Andes, Roxbury boys secure spots in sectionals

By Julia Green
Roxbury 53, Jefferson 41 (Thursday)
Roxbury’s Ryan Skipper and DaVaun Morgan tallied seven points apiece in the opening quarter of Thursday’s home game against Jefferson to set the pace for the Rockets in a win that qualified them for sectional play. Skipper led the Rockets with a game- and season-high of 30 points, which included 13 field goals, a three-pointer and three points from the foul line.


Dana LaCroix plays at RAG

Roxbury — Dana LaCroix and her band will light up the winter night on Feb. 14 at 7:30 at The Roxbury Arts Group’s Hilt Kelly Hall.
Three albums, songwriting credits for a recent John Turturro film and touring activities covering Canada, Europe and the US have brought LaCroix recognition as one of today’s most promising singer/songwriters.


Food for Thought workshop planned by Writers in the Mountains

Roxbury — Writers in the Mountains is offering a six-week workshop, Food for Thought on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon from February 24 through March 31. The workshop, facilitated by Ann Epner, provides an opportunity for writers of all experience levels to indulge thoughts, feelings and memories about food through poems, essays, short stories, family recipes, anything that expresses the writer’s relationship with food.


Community Arts Funding winners named

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group has announced that Community Arts Funding awards totaling $26,700 have been granted to 19 Delaware County applicants for 2009.


Language of Flowers is topic at Thursday Walt Meade talk

Roxbury — Vesti Snyder, owner of Sage Rose Herbs, located in Binnekill Square in Margaretville will give a free lecture/demonstration on “The Language of Flowers” on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in The Walt Meade Gallery of the Roxbury Arts Group on Vega Mountain Road.


Circus Skills Camp for Kids is offered at RAG Feb. 17-19

School is closed and it’s winter. What is a parent to do with the eight- to 12-year-old kids? The Roxbury Arts Group steps into the gap with a new three-day workshop, “Stars in Motion – The Fairy Tale Circus” to be held at the Hilt Kelly Hall on Vega Mt. Road on Feb. 17, 18 and 19 from 12:30- 3:45 p.m. and is led by Hana Roth Seavey, a graduate of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College.


The heat of Louisiana at MARK fund-raiser

Roxbury —Think sun, think warm, and prepare to celebrate. On Feb. 28 at The Roxbury Arts Center The MARK Group will introduce its first ever “community development” event that is sure to serve as a cure for cabin fever.


Charlotte Valley boys' team outlasts ACS Mountaineers

By Julia Green
Davenport 89, Andes 47 (Thursday, Jan. 29)
The Andes Mountaineers moved to 8-7 overall and 4-7 in the league following an 89-47 defeat at the hands of the Charlotte Valley boys on Thursday.
“We knew we were going to have a tough time going in,” said Andes Head Coach John Bernhardt. “But we did well for a long time.”


MCS girls edge DCS Eagles

By Julia Green
Downsville 36, Margaretville 38 ( Jan. 29)
It all came down to the fourth and final quarter of the Margaretville Blue Devils’ league win over Downsville on Thursday night. Brandi Balcom hit 10 of her 14 total points in the quarter and Casey Hubbell iced two of two free throws in the closing minutes to extend the Blue Devils’ lead to seven.


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Mark your calendar for a ham dinner on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Grand Gorge United Methodist Church. There will be one sitting at 5:30 p.m., seating is limited to 100 people. A maximum of 100 takeouts will be available at 4:30 p.m. Snow date is Sunday, Feb. 22. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12.


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