RAG Gallery exhibit opens on Saturday

Roxbury — The final exhibits of the 2010 season in The Roxbury Arts Group’s Walt Meade and Old Bank Galleries will open on Saturday, Nov. 6, with opening receptions from 2-4 p.m.

Local musical duo play Broadway at benefit


The Margaretville Central School Class of 2011 will present the well-known local cabaret duo, Patricia Dell and Kent Brown, performing a cabaret program, “Our Favorite Broadway-Great Music of the American Stage!” at the school on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in a benefit for the senior class.

There is a $10 cover charge. Call 586-3720 to make reservations, which are suggested.

Participants sought for Holiday Express Parade

Margaretville — Local businesses, organizations and past participants are signing up to participate in the 3rd Annual Holiday Express Parade on Saturday, Nov. 27 and you can too! A float, dance group, local organization or informal group – you’re invited.

Free Thanksgiving dinner offered at Purcell Center

Margaretville — A free Thanksgiving dinner for the greater Margaretville community will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Purcell Center, 61 Academy Street in Margaretville. This free community dinner is open to everyone.

Crafts featured at Roxbury forum next Tuesday

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will host a holiday crafts workshop, led by Roxbury resident and visual artist Susan Whittenburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 1:00 p.m.
Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments at the conclusion of the workshop.

Mise en Place preview on Nov. 10

Arkville — As the holidays approach and culinary arts is tops on the agenda for holiday feasts, the public is invited to a free viewing of the six-minute trailer that describes the upcoming full-length documentary of Mise en Place. On Wednesday, Nov.

Craig Werth plays Fleischmanns benefit

By Brian Sweeney
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Craig Werth, a Margaretville Central School graduate, will perform Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Fleischmanns Community Church on Main Street.

Now based in New Hampshire, Craig returns to the Catskill Mountains to perform at this church fund-raiser. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the concert.

Local government day video on CWC website


Margaretville— Excerpts from the keynote address at the October 20 Catskills Local Government Day have been posted on the website of the Catskill Watershed Corp- oration (CWC), www.cwc

Crossroads preparing revised resort plan

By Jay Braman Jr.
After months of silence the team behind the resort project known as the Belleayre Resort at Catskill Park has announced a new timeline for what should be the beginning of the end of the proposal’s seemingly endless review process.

DEC commissioner fired for fighting staff cuts


By Jay Braman Jr.
The Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was unceremoniously fired last week due to his public disagreement with Governor David Paterson’s plan to drastically cut the DEC’s staff and budget.

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