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Roxbury News: Sept. 1, 2010

Gene Cronk and his son, Eugene, participated in the tractor pull at the Delaware County Fair. Eugene placed fourth in the 10,500 class. Gene placed third in the 14,500 class and fifth in the jumbo class.
The highlight of the day was when Eugene was presented with the sportsmanship trophy.


Shandaken Day offered fun & recognition

Shandaken Day 2010Shandaken Day 2010

By Jay Braman Jr.
It was the perfect end to a perfect day.


Quilting demos at market Saturday

Halcottsville —The textile team of Jeremy and Claire Herz will demonstrate fusible quilting techniques from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 4 as the final event of the ”Catskill Arts & Air” festival series at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30, Halcottsville. Events are free.


Fall workshops planned at RAG

Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) and the Catskill Artisans Guild continue their collaboration in a series of workshops scheduled at RAG this fall.


Dance classes on tap at Roxbury

Roxbury — Patti Dell will resume teaching her popular tap-dance classes at The Roxbury Arts Center on September 11.

There will be 10 classes, ending on November 27, to account for two breaks in the schedule.


Tour Woodchuck Lodge this weekend

Roxbury — The upcoming holiday weekend brings with it three opportunities to tour Woodchuck Lodge, the farmhouse where naturalist John Burroughs spent summers from 1910 to 1920.


Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East author to sign books at Quarltere’s on September 11

Halcottsville — Carolyn Summers will be talking about and signing copies of her new book, Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East at Quarltere’s Garden and Marketplace on September 11, hosted by the Catskill Community Garden Club.


Tickets are now on sale for auxiliary Fashion Show

Margaretville — The Auxiliary for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center has announced that its eighth annual Fashion Show & Luncheon Buffet will be on Saturday, Sept. 11 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Purcell Parish Center in Margaretville. This year’s event will have a red, white and blue theme to honor those who died on September 11, 2001.


Summerfields and Open Eye Theater team up for dinner and a show project

Margaretville — Through-out the run of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” The Open Eye Theater and Summerfields Restaurant are offering something new to local theatergoers: a dinner and theater special.


Elderly Phoenicia couple killed in tractor-trailer accident

By Jay Braman Jr.
An elderly Phoenicia couple was killed Thursday on Route 28 in Boiceville when their car was hit from behind by a tractor and trailer driven by a New Kingston man.


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