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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.


Twilight on the Rails rolls Saturday at D&U

There’s no better way to spend a lovely summer evening than on the Delaware & Ulster Railroad listening to great music as you roll along beside the East Branch of the Delaware River. On Saturday, September 4, the Blues Maneuver will take to the rails on the historic D&URR from 6-8:30 p.m. for a slow moving scenic train ride that everyone will enjoy.


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.


Whet Paint / Inside Out at RAG Sept. 4

Roxbury — Whet Paint, The Roxbury Arts Group’s (RAG) popular annual gallery fund-raiser returns on Saturday, Sept. 4 with several exciting innovations, but it’s still the best opportunity to buy art by the area’s most talented artists at reasonable prices.


National Inclusion Project awards grant to Frost Valley YMCA for Day Camp kids

Claryville — The National Inclusion Project recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Frost Valley YMCA to implement Let’s ALL Play—Inclusion in Recreational Programs. The grant will allow children with developmental disabilities to enjoy a successful summer camp experience in an inclusive setting at the camp, which has served children with special needs for over 30 years.


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.


WIOX Roxbury radio officially begins transmitting

By Jay Braman Jr.
Roxbury’s new station flicked the switch to “broadcast” last Friday, and operators of the nonprofit endeavor promise to serve and reflect the diverse interests in the region.


Margaretville Street Fair

Street Fair FineryStreet Fair Finery Courtney Spaulding assisted the Catskill Mountain Christian Center with its tradition of providing assorted paper hats at the Margaretville Street Fair on Saturday. More photos from the Street Fair are in the Image Gallery. — Photo by Dick Sanford


Joyce St. George to receive Citizenship Award

Joyce St. GeorgeJoyce St. GeorgeMargaretville — The Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center Board of Directors has selected Joyce St. George of New Kingston to receive  the Keene A. Roadman Hospital Citizenship Award. The award will be presented on October 16 at the Harvest Moon Ball which is sponsored by the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center.

Ms. St. George has served as a member of the Margaretville Hospital Board and Mountainside Residential Care Center, and held the position of board chair from 2005-2007.


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