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Phoenicia Times, Olive Press newspapers out of business

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By Jay Braman Jr.
Two western Ulster County newspapers have joined a growing list of print publications that have closed due to tough economic times.


Participants sought for Relay for Life

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Delhi — The American Cancer Society invites anyone interested in forming a team to the Relay For Life Kick-Off Ceremony Oct. 27, 6 p.m. at SUNY Delhi’s Alumni Hall.


Hospital program for Mammography Day

Margaretville — Mar-garetville Hospital will offer walk-in Digital Mammography exams on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and a free presentation on “Integrated Approach to Breast Health and Wellness for Men and Women” at 6 p.m. at neighboring Mountainside.


Frost Valley hosts Fall Family Farm Day

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Claryville — Fall Family Farm Day, a free event at Frost Valley’s working farm, is set for on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 1-4 p.m.The fun at Fall Family Farm Day includes hayrides, a hay bale maze, scarecrow-making, live music, candle-making and petting the farm’s resident animals.


Bestiary and Flora debuts at Longyear

Opening this week at Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery is “Bestiary and Flora” featuring the paintings and ceramic sculptures of Gerda van Leeuwen of Roxbury. The Artist’s Reception will take place Saturday, Oct. 16 from 3-6 p.m.


Sager holding Town Hall meeting

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Delhi — David Sager, the Democratic candidate for State Senate in the 42nd District, will hold a “Town Hall” meeting on Monday, Oct. 18 from 6-8 p.m. in Room 211 of the newly renovated Farrell Hall Center on the SUNY Delhi campus.

Area residents are invited to “come meet the candidate and voice your concerns,” commented Sager’s campaign chair, Cindy Lockrow.


DCHA award of merit nominations sought

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Delhi — The Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) is accepting nominations for its annual Awards of Merit. Individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the preservation and presentation of local history, traditions and culture will be presented with Awards of Merit at DCHA’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 7.


Campaigns of the past are focus of program

Fleischmanns — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will offer a musical journey through spirited election campaigns of the past when it gathers for its Annual Meeting Saturday, Oct. 23 at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns.


Historical society hosts annual meeting and musical

Fleischmanns — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will offer a musical journey through spirited election campaigns of the past when it gathers for its Annual Meeting Saturday, Oct. 23 at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns.


Hospital pharmacy piloting Take Back Program

In order to address the emerging environmental and public health concerns associated with improper disposal of medications, the Margaretville Hospital Pharmacy, in cooperation with the Village of Margaretville, is planning to hold a Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Event, known as the Pharmacy Take Back Program as part of the hospital’s Health Fair on October 7.


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