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MCS students earn recognition at annual academic banquet

Margaretville Central School held its 13th annual Excellence in Academics Banquet on Monday night to recognize the academic achievements of students in grades seven through 12. In addition to honoring the students who appeared on the honor roll, high honor roll and principal’s list, a number of scholarships and awards were presented.


Cordero to rock RAG June 26

Roxbury — Cordero, a hot bilingual indie-rock band that switches easily between atmospheric Southwestern ballads, guitar-and-drum driven numbers, and Ani Cordero’s moody vocals to re-imagine the notion of Spanish rock, will be raising the temperature at The Roxbury Arts Center on Saturday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.


NYPA completes major project overhaul

North Blenheim—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) marked the completion of a nearly four-year overhaul of its Blenheim-Gilboa (B-G) Pumped Storage Power Project at an event Thursday where NYPA President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel was joined by state and local officials in highlighting the milestone.


Dairy Princess to appear at NBDC offices

Walton — Bloomville resident Nikki Holdridge, the 2010 Delaware County Dairy Princess, will attend public receptions in the lobbies of National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC), in recognition of June is Dairy Month. Holdridge will offer dairy products to sample, as well as recipes and other information about the benefits of dairy product in the diet.


Belleayre supporters irked by Mt. Snow stimulus funds

By Jay Braman Jr.
Recent news that Mount Snow Ski Center in Vermont is getting $25 million in federal stimulus funds has opened old wounds for the Coalition to Save Belleayre. It was the winter of 2009 when the coalition wanted federal economic stimulus funds to be used at the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center.


Teen adventure trips feature summer fun

Claryville — Kids seeking a summer adventure will discover plenty of action on Frost Valley YMCA’s Adirondack Rambler excursions. Open to children ages 12-14, the Adirondack Rambler trips are an exciting mix of opportunities that include hiking, canoeing, rock climbing and whitewater rafting.


Four-artist show at RAG galleries

Roxbury — Four artists with widely diverse backgrounds and subject matter will exhibit works at The Roxbury Arts Group galleries from June 26 through July 23. The opening reception will be on Saturday, June 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.


Shandaken continues calling for cell phone coverage

By Jay Braman Jr.
Have you ever hit a deer at night and had to walk two miles before finding a phone to call for help?
Shandaken Town Councilman Jack Jordan has. Jordan, a Pine Hill resident and the town’s point man tasked with trying to increase cellular phone service in town, plans on making a note of the incident, and he wants others to do the same.


Local students earn German-American Club scholarships

Arkville —The German-American Club of the Northern Catskills, Inc. recently awarded scholarships to three local high school graduates.  The study of German was required for only one of these scholarships.


Unveiling of historic marker will take place Sunday in New Kingston

New Kingston — The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) and the New Kingston Valley Association will unveil a historic marker near the post office in the hamlet of New Kingston on Sunday, June 20 at 1 p.m.


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