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Visitors will dig NYPA archeological project

North Blenheim— The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors’ Center Complex will be transformed into an archeological field school from August 16 to 20.


Pakatakan Paintings of Spirit and Place featured at Erpf showing opening Aug. 14

Arkville — “Pakatakan, Paintings of Spirit and Place “ by Judy Abbott, will be on exhibit in The Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery in Arkville from August 14-October 31.

The exhibit, presented in partnership with The Roxbury Arts Group, will open with a reception on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.


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The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center held its 42nd annual Antique and Flea Market on Saturday at the village park in Margaretville. More than 125 vendors featured an endless array of goods.
A picture-perfect Catskill Mountain summer day added to the fun.


Re-Store Design Challenge is taking shape in Roxbury

Roxbury — In only two short weeks the Re-Store Design Challenge teams will bring tools, paint, ingenuity and other, more exotic artifacts, to create three fantastical retail “stores” on Main Street, Roxbury.


Festival of the Voice in Phoenicia this weekend

By Jay Braman Jr.
You’ve got to hand it to Phoenicia.
There’s always something going on there to get attention. Whether it’s the hundreds of bright yellow rubber ducks thrown into the stream for a Rotary fund-raiser, or a crowd of bikers getting their pictures taken under Main Street’s most prominent feature, a giant statue of Davy Crockett. “What’s next?”


Pow Wow is Saturday at PH Center

A Thunder in the Valley Pow Wow at the Pine Hill Community Center will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featured will be Native American vendors, food, children’s candy dance, story-telling and children’s craft corner. For more inforamation, call 586-4480 or 254-4238.


Roxbury News: Aug. 11, 2010

Richard and Cynthia Herdegen of Vero Beach, Flordia are houseguests of Elton Ridge. Eugene and Wilma Bierne with the Herdegens and Elton, enjoyed dinner together Sunday at Hillside Manor, Kingston.

The service tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 14 at the Old School Baptist Church in Halcottsville will not take place. However there is a possibility a service could be held in September.


Lost Villages author Sive to lead tour on Saturday

Halcottsville — Explore the villages “lost” to the reservoir system with Mary Sive, author of Lost Villages: Historic Driving Tours in the Catskills, on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30, Halcottsville.


Writers in the Mountains workshops will feature topics with varied themes

Roxbury —Three new writing workshops, sponsored by Writers in the Mountains, are scheduled in the upcoming months. Those interested in registering for classes may do so on line at writersinthemountains.org or by calling 607 326-4802.


Alleged Esopus drowning incident remains a mystery

By Jay Braman Jr.
On Saturday afternoon the Phoenicia Fire Department received a chilling call.
A teenage girl in a red swimsuit was allegedly seen playing in the water on the Esopus Creek in Phoenicia one minute and the next she was gone, leaving only a life jacket stuck on a branch bobbing in the currents.


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