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Claryville — Visitors staying in family-style lodges at Frost Valley YMCA can benefit from Special Holiday Pricing between December 27-January 2.


Visitor wins Woodchuck Lodge drawing

Roxbury — Wolfert Conover, Jr. of Northville, 50 miles northwest of Albany on Sacandaga Lake, got a pleasant holiday surprise when he was notified recently that he had won a hand-turned “Witness Tree Bowl” in a drawing conducted by Woodchuck Lodge, Inc., the organization which maintains the Roxbury home of literary naturalist John Burroughs.


Buy Local and save at Belleayre

Highmount — Belleayre Mountain Ski Center and the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce have partnered to provide an economic jumpstart for area businesses beginning on January 1.


Roxbury News: Dec. 22, 2010

Tony Brown of Vega had as a weekend guest his nephew Donald and Don’s lady friend, Kelly, of Clifton, NJ. They went out for dinner on Sunday evening.


Yuletide event in Phoenicia

By Jay Braman Jr.


Pine Hill seeks historic district status

By Jay Braman Jr.
The Pine Hill Community Center has embarked on a program called the Main Street Initiative.
According to Director James Krueger, one aim is to get Pine Hill listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.

“Being listed on the National and State Registers would bring well-deserved recognition and prestige to Pine Hill,” he said.


Pine Hill seeks historic district status

By Jay Braman Jr.
The Pine Hill Community Center has embarked on a program called the Main Street Initiative.
According to Director James Krueger, one aim is to get Pine Hill listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.

“Being listed on the National and State Registers would bring well-deserved recognition and prestige to Pine Hill,” he said.


Community Christmas Project still going strong

By Brian Sweeney
A record number of families received donations of food, clothing and toys this year from the Middletown Community Christmas Project. Community volunteers made deliveries on Saturday to 147 families throughout the township. A total of 269 adults and 209 children benefitted from the donations made to the project, according to longtime Co-Chair Teresa Goodchild.

The Middletown Community Christmas Project relies on the public for contributions of money, food, clothing and toys.

Volunteers work long hours at the Purcell Center in Margaretville packing the boxes with appropriate items for families in need of assistance and for those who live alone.
The annual Jimmy DiGiacomo Fund-Raising Auction was held December 5 at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns and raised more than $7,000 for this year’s fund-raising project.
Monetary donations are still being accepted and may be mailed to: Community Christmas Project, P.O. Box 58, Margaretville, NY 12455. Or call, 845 586-2408.

Roxbury Community Christmas Project: Volunteers turned out in strong numbers Tuesday morning to finish packing boxes for the Roxbury Community Christmas Project. After the packing, boxes were delivered to 68 children, 46 families and 16 senior citizens in the Roxbury Central School District.Roxbury Community Christmas Project: Volunteers turned out in strong numbers Tuesday morning to finish packing boxes for the Roxbury Community Christmas Project. After the packing, boxes were delivered to 68 children, 46 families and 16 senior citizens in the Roxbury Central School District.


'Don't mess with Belleayre' rally planned for Monday

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer
Congressman Maurice Hinchey will join members of the Coalition to Save Belleayre at a “Don’t Mess With Belleayre” rally on Monday, Dec. 27.  The noon event announced this week by Coalition Chair Joe Kelly will be held at the intersection of Rt. 28 and county Road 47 (also known as the access road to Belleayre) to continue protesting the cut of 48 permanent staff positions at the ski center.  


Roxbury Motel expansion adds unique lodging choice

The Wizard's Emeralds RoomThe Wizard's Emeralds RoomRoxbury —There are getaways, and then there are GETAWAYS!

The Roxbury Motel has just doubled its capacity to blow your mind, rock your soul, wet your whistle, and freak your chic. With the recent opening of its very grand 8,000-square-foot North Wing, the Catskills’ boutique motel crosses the street and expands its bold and luxurious signature style in a burst of glorious new construction encompassing nine new suites, an Executive Conference Room, that deserves a name more like “Psychedelic Power Pow-wow Chamber,” and The Shimmer Spa North, a fraternal twin of the property’s original pamper-zone, The Shimmer Spa South.


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