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Writer's tour, artist demos, music at farmers' market festival series

Halcottsville — Geology professor Robert Titus, of Hartwick College and Kaatskill Life magazine, will be leading a visit to Dry Brook to explore the creek’s Ice Age history and its record of flood events on Saturday, July 10. The program begins at 9 a.m. at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30, Halcottsville and the tour departs at 10 a.m.


Donald H. McGee of Roxbury joins health foundation board

Margaretville — Donald H. McGee has been appointed to the Margaretville Health Foundation Board of Directors. McGee, a retired publishing executive, was twice voted Publisher of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly.


Martin Lerner Gallery opens in Roxbury

By Julia Green
A new art gallery opened its doors in Roxbury in June and already boasts a remarkable calendar of exhibits scheduled through December. The Martin Lerner Gallery, located on Route 30, is the first gallery owned by Lerner, who spent 20 years working for Konica Minolta Business Solutions in photo imaging and whose primary background is in retail. His artistic side, however, emerges through his own avocation: photography.


Broadway superstar Patti LuPone brings soaring talents to Belleayre

Highmount - Patti LuPone, one of the brightest stars in Broadway history, will display her soaring vocal talents in the intimate setting of the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, July 10 at 8 p.m.
Patti made a triumphant solo concert debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall in “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda,” resulting in a sold-out encore performance and she will perform this show at Belleayre.


Andes teenager gets jail in child pornography case

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An Andes man has been sentenced to six months in jail and was put on probation for 10 years after he was found guilty of charges involving sexual abuse of a child. Clint Peterson, who is now 19, was sentenced June 28 in Delaware County Court. He was arrested in October 2008 after he allegedly e-mailed an image of an underage girl to someone he thought was another girl. The recipient was a member of the Los Angeles County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


Kelly Miller Circus in Delhi July 12

Delhi — The Kelly Miller Circus will roll into Delhi for two performances under the big top on Monday, July 12 at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on the American Legion grounds. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Delhi Girl Scout Troop 270.


Farmstand controversy growing among Shandaken town officials

By Jay Braman Jr.
Last Tuesday afternoon Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley was hopeful that the process of preparing a new farm stand law would move forward later in the evening when the town board was scheduled to meet with the planning board to try and hammer out something that would allow larger enterprises of this type in Shandaken.
By the time the meeting was half over it was clear that his hopes would be dashed.


RAG invites artists to submit contest entries

Roxbury —The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) is inviting all artists to submit work for consideration for 2011 exhibits in The Walt Meade Gallery in The Roxbury Arts Center, and The Old Bank Gallery in the RAG office building on state Highway 30.


Congregation Bnai Israel lists summer programming

Fleischmanns — Congreg-ation Bnai Israel announces the arrival this weekend of Rabbi Moshe Edelman who will be sharing the pulpit alternate weeks with Rabbi Pomerantz. 
Rabbi Edelman has been a member of the United Synagogue Senior Staff since 1992 after 19 years as a congregational rabbi in Port Jefferson and Cedarhurst.


Past Scouts being sought for parade

Delhi — Delhi Boy Scout Troop 33 is seeking former scouts to participate in its parade on Friday, July 9.  The parade, marking Scouting’s centennial year, will start at 6 p.m. and is scheduled to coincide with Delhi’s Fair of the Square activities.


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