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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.


Youth Theater Workshop set Aug. 21 at Open Eye

Margaretville — Just prior to the opening of The Open Eye’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Tem-pest” (August 25-September 4), the theater will host a special Youth Theater Workshop for those ages 6-18. The workshop will take place on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2-4 p.m.


Liddles to mark 50th anniversary

By Julia Green
Fifty years ago in nearby Hamden, Andes residents Ann and Dick Liddle took a gamble on the weather, getting married outdoors on what turned out to be a beautiful summer day.


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.


Arc awards county scholarships

Walton —The Arc of Delaware County has once again awarded scholarships to one high school graduate in each of the county’s 13 public school districts.


Fire destroys Roxbury barn; lawn mower ignited the blaze

By Brian Sweeney
A large barn outside of Roxbury was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.

The barn was located just off Route 30, on Mac More Road, and was owned by Christie and Jason O’Donnell.


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